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New Archaeological Museum of Pylos Opens to the Public

The Archaeological Museum of Pylos in Messinia, which was recently relocated to the Niokastro Fortress, is now open to the public exhibiting finds from the wider region.

Navarino Observatory: Climate Change Took Toll on Mycenaean Palace in Pylos

Navarino Environmental Observatory researchers have presented findings that climate change most likely led to the destruction of the Mycenaean Palace of Nestor at Pylos.

Russian Athletics Federation Eyes Greece as Sports Tourism Destination

Aiming to promote Greece as a sports and training destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with representatives of the Russian Athletics Federation.

Pylos Seeking Investments to Create Underwater Parks

Brimming with antiquities and historic relics, the Pylos-Nestor municipality in the Peloponnese is seeking partners in order to create two underwater archaeological parks where visitors will be able to see submerged treasures.

‘Navarino Challenge 2016’ in Greece Wraps Up with Great Success

Some 2,000 amateur and professional athletes of all ages embraced the "Navarino Challenge 2016" sports tourism event in Messinia and Costa Navarino in Greece and participated in more than 15 activities from September 9 to 11.

Interview: Runner Dean Karnazes invites all to join the ‘Lifestyle Movement’ named ‘Navarino Challenge’ in Greece

Supporting the “Navarino Challenge” event for the fourth year in a row as ambassador, Greek American ultramarathon runner Dean Karnazes this September will be in Messinia and Costa Navarino once again to raise awareness on the benefits of the Mediterranean diet and on the global...

Water Activities Take Center Stage at this Year’s ‘Navarino Challenge’

Greece’s multi-award winning sports tourism event "Navarino Challenge" this year will highlight the natural beauty of its host destination Messinia by showcasing a series of activities related to water.

‘Water Airports’ to Serve Ionian Isles, Cyclades, Crete via Pylos

The Peloponnese port town of Pylos is among 28 other locations across Greece to get the green light for the construction of a waterway.

ABTA Travel Convention Wraps Up in Greece – Video Highlights

A highly successful ABTA 2015 Travel Convention came to an end on Wednesday, October 14, in Costa Navarino in the Region of the Peloponnese, Greece. ABTA CEO Mark Tanzer comments on the convention.

‘Navarino Challenge’ 2015 Coming Up!

The “Navarino Challenge” will welcome people of all ages from Greece and abroad on September 11-13 with an enriched schedule of sports and entertainment.

New Activities and a Special Guest of Honor at 2015 ‘Navarino Challenge’

The multiple-award winning event “Navarino Challenge” has added new sports activities to its program for people of all ages and is gearing up to welcome all during September 11-13 in Messinia and Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese in Greece.

Sports For All at This Year’s “Navarino Challenge”

The multi-award winning sports event “Navarino Challenge” this year has enriched its program with many more activities for the whole family and welcomes all on September 11-13 in Messinia and Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese.

State Subsidies Approved For Creation Of New Hotels In Greece

The Greek Development Ministry has given the go-ahead for 100 million euros of state subsidies to be allocated for the development of hotels on popular Greek islands.
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Sarah Jessica Parker Spends A Few Days In Greece

The Sex and the City actress and designer, Sarah Jessica Parker, 48, was recently spotted in Perdika on the island of Egina of the Argosaronic with her husband Matthew Broderick and friends Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons and wife Sinead Cusack.
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SDOE Spots Tourism Tax Dodgers In Greece

One in every two enterprises inspected across Greece by the Financial Crimes Squad (SDOE) over the 21-24 June long weekend was found to be withholding tax payments.

Lights, Camera, Action: Costa Navarino!

The unique natural setting of Messinia in the Peloponnese will be screened around the world as the Costa Navarino resort recently "starred" as a filming destination for two international film productions.

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Λίγο πριν κλείσει η ύλη του τεύχους Μαρτίου, μας προέκυψε η συνέντευξη τύπου της τρόικας και η έντονη αναστάτωση που προκλήθηκε από αυτήν. Πολλοί εμφανίζονται ενοχλημένοι από τις παραινέσεις, συστάσεις, προτάσεις, υποδείξεις ή όπως αλλιώς θέλετε να τις πούμε, για μείω...

Navarino Dunes Project In Final Phase

The Navarino Dunes resort, part of one of the biggest investment projects under construction in the Messinia region in the southwest Peloponnese at a cost of some 550 million euros, will welcome its first visitors in May 2010, according to Achileas Konstantakopoulos, CEO of...

Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts Choose Greece

The Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts selected Greece as its first location in Europe. The company anticipates the creation of two luxury resorts, on the island of Santorini and Pylos of Messinia, under its management by 2009.

30 Investment Plans for Golf Courses

Not too long ago, government said that a law would be implemented to encourage the construction of golf courses in Greece.
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