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Sailing & Yachting: The Best Way to Experience Greece

With hundreds of islands, cosmopolitan or off the beaten path, Greece is the ideal destination to indulge in sailing, yachting and other marine activities.

Greece’s Saronic Islands Welcome Chamber Music Festival for Sixth Year

The Saronic Chamber Music Festival, an annual meeting for an international ensemble of world-class musicians, is returning for the sixth year with concerts on the islands of Galatas, Spetses, Hydra, Poros, and for the first time, Kythera.

WTM 2015: Poros – A Greek Island for the Refined & the Soul Seeker

For some Greek islands, mass tourism is their life source, but for the isle of Poros, in the Saronic Gulf, just an hour away from Athens, it’s not a factor at play.

East Med Yacht Show 2015 Gears Up for Opening on Poros

The East Med Yacht Show 2015 opens its doors on Wednesday and up to 70 Greek luxury crewed yachts for charter will line the docks of Poros Island in Greece between April 29 and May 3.

Full-speed Ahead for East Med Yacht Show 2015 on Poros, Greece

The harbor of Poros in Greece is getting ready to welcome international charter professionals, private yacht brokers, travel agents and tour operators to give a broad display of up to 70 Greek luxury crewed yachts for charter.

Dates for East Med Yacht Show 2015 on Poros Announced

The East Med Yacht Show 2015 will be held on Poros between April 29 and May 3 this year, the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association announced this week.

Poros: One Destination, Many Options!

At about one hour away from the port of Piraeus and equally accessible by land, Poros, part of the Saronic Gulf islands along with Salamina, Aegina, Agistri, Hydra and Spetses, is an idyllic weekend destination for Greeks and visitors alike.

Greek Travel Agents & Professional Yacht Owners Join Hands To Grow Yachting Business

A series of important initiatives have been announced to develop the Greek yachting industry in the domestic and international markets.

Dates Confirmed For Poros Yacht Show 2014

The East Med Yacht Show 2014 will be held 2-7 May on the island of Poros in Greece, the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association recently confirmed.

Low Cost Travel To Greece’s Saronic Gulf Islands By New Consortium

A new joint venture of ferry boats has launched in Greece under the title "Consortium of Saronic Ferries" and offers trips to islands close to Athens at a very low price.

Poros Yacht Show 2014 Opens For Registration

The East Med Yacht Show, to be held 2-7 May on the island of Poros, is now open for registration.
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GNTO Holds Talks On Saronic Gulf Promotion

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is planning to promote the Saronic Gulf as a single tourism destination to Greeks and international travelers in order to boost arrivals to its several islands such as Hydra, Poros, Aegina and Spetses.
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Mykonos Most Expensive (But Not Most Popular) For Greek Three-Day Weekend

The most expensive Greek destination for the upcoming bank holiday weekend (Agiou Pnevmatos holiday) is Mykonos but it is not the most popular, as Greeks have focused their attention on Fira, Santorini, according to online booking company Trivago.
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Athens Hosts 4th Greek Tourism Destinations Expo

Greeks and tourists visiting Athens that used the metro at Syntagma last week had the chance to get informed on many Greek tourism destinations, taste local products and attend a series of local cultural events at the 4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Expo.
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Argosaronic Gulf Islands Explore Religious Tourism Possibilities

Greek tourism professionals from the islands of the Argosaronic Gulf are in talks with the Greek National Tourism Organization and the Greek Church to launch a unified strategy for the promotion of religious tourism to markets abroad.
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Greece To Launch Tenders For Marinas To Boost Yacht/Sea Tourism

Greece’s privatization agency TAIPED will launch six international tenders for Greek marinas by June to boost yacht tourism, it was announced today, 28 March, at a joint press conference of the agency and the Greek Tourism Ministry.
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Athens’s Bad Image Hurts City Hotels

Occupancy and revenue for hotels in Athens plunged last year and the number of units that have closed down over the past three years has reached 41, according to data released at a press conference held today, Wednesday, 30 January, by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

“Turn To The Argosaronic” In Athens Center

“Our destinations are a cure for the stress and intensity of everyday life because of their close distance to Athens and Piraeus,” Piraeus Prefect Yiannis Michas said recently.

Don’t Know? Ask First

The General Secretariat for Youth under the auspices of the Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs and the non-government organization PRAKSIS launched an innovative campaign to inform young people about a better quality of life.

Hotel Chamber Awards Nine For Tourism Contribution

At a ceremony last month, the Hellenic Hotel Chamber granted nine awards for significant contributions to tourism in Greece, in an award program first started in 2004. This year, a special committee selected individuals, businesses, initiatives and hotels that regardless of their...