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GNTO Promotes Samothrace Island to Romanian Travelers

Journalists of leading Romanian magazines, such as National Geographic Traveler, visited Samothrace, as part of a press trip organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Zante Ferries Takes Over Samothrace- Alexandroupolis Route Until October 31

Zante Ferries will operate the ferry route connecting the Greek island of Samothrace with Alexandroupolis in northern Greece, until October 31.

Greek Gov’t Examines Funding Increase for Remote Island Ferry Services

The Greek Shipping Ministry is looking into ways to boost funding for remote island ferry services and ship lease, following problems on the Samothrace – Alexandroupolis route.

Seajets Returns to Samothrace – Alexandroupolis Route

Seajets’ Andros Jet catamaran on Monday, September 9, resumed services on the Samothrace - Alexandroupolis ferry route.

‘Nike of Samothrace’ Replica to be Placed in Northern Greece

An exact replica of “Nike of Samothrace”, the ancient marble sculpture of Greek goddess Nike will soon be placed on the island of Samothrace in northern Greece.

Product Price Hikes Across 32 Greek Isles as of Jan. 1

Products and services on 32 islands in the Dodecanese and North Aegean Region will go up as of January 1, 2018, due to new VAT rates.

Thassos Excavation Wins Archaeology Award

The French School at Athens and the Greek Culture Ministry received the grand prize in archaeology for excavation works on the island of Thassos.

Mouzenidis Group Sets Sights on E. Macedonia & Thrace Region

Mouzenidis Group announced plans to promote and serve new markets starting with the East Macedonia and Thrace region and the upcoming launch of Ellinair flights from Russia to Kavala.

The Acropolis Museum to ‘Reveal’ the Mysteries of Samothrace on World Tourism Day

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, the Acropolis Museum will give visitors the opportunity to discover the landscapes, the people and the great archaeological exhibits of Samothrace.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates Six Years with Impressive Samothrace Show

As part of celebrations for its sixth birthday, the Acropolis Museum will launch a series of exhibitions featuring archaeological treasures from small museums across Greece, with “Samothrace - The Mysteries of the Great Gods” launching the festivities on June 20.

Fam Trip to East Macedonia-Thrace Impresses

The Region of East Macedonia-Thrace, northeastern Greece, completed a six-day fam trip for media and tour agents as part of the European Territorial Cooperation Program 2007-2013 between Greece and Bulgaria.
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Canadian Media Supports Greek Tourism

The Canadian press has recently run a series of press reports on Greece that contain positive references to Athens, Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.
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Xanthi Opts For Tourism Development To Boost Local Economy

A tourism office for the development and promotion of Xanthi is part of a series of initiatives the Chamber of Xanthi plans to launch within its effort to establish Greece's northeastern destination as a tourism magnet for Greek and international visitors.