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Luxury Hotels In Greece Shine at Boutique Hotel Awards 2014

Two hotels located in Greece shined at this year's Boutique Hotel Awards, which aim to showcase the world's most prestigious boutique establishments.

Spetses, Greece, Attracts Over 10,000 Visitors For 4th Mini Marathon – Photo Report

More than 10,000 visitors, athletes and journalists from Greece and abroad gathered from 10 to 12 October on the island of Spetses for the fourth edition of the Spetses Mini Marathon.

Spetses To Host Greece’s First “Tweed Run” Classy Group Bicycle Ride

Greece's cosmopolitan and elegant island, Spetses, will be having a Tweed Run in November.

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 Destinations In The News Over The Summer

A selection of important announcements concerning various Greek destinations that took place during the summer.

Museum Of Laskarina Bouboulina Open 7 Days A Week For Visitors On Spetses

Bouboulina’s Museum on Spetses, Greece, will operate every day to as late as 8:30 pm during the peak summer months due to high visitation, according to the museum's management.

Poseidonion Grand Hotel On Spetses, Greece, Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel on Spetses this year is celebrating 100 years of living history and is holding various events on the island to mark the occasion.

Poseidonion Grand Hotel Promotes Spetses, Greece, As Yachting Destination

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel, a landmark on the Spetses skyline, has plans to attract mega yachts to moor in the island's waters and launch cruises to nearby destinations.

International Hotel Awards: Brand Management Of “Poseidonian” On Spetses Honored

In recognition of the successful brand management, PR, communication and marketing of the Poseidonion Grand Hotel located on Spetses, Greece, the company Communication Lab was honored at the recent International Hotel Awards ceremony in London, UK.
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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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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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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.

Poseidonion Shines At 2012 Boutique Hotel Awards

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel on Spetses was honored yesterday, 1 November, at the ceremony held for the 2012 Boutique Hotel Awards at the Hempel Hotel in Knightsbridge, London,UK.
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Countdown for Spetses’ 2nd Mini Marathon

  The second Spetses Mini Marathon will be held on the island of Spetses on 14 October 2012 at 11:00 am. This mass sporting event is being held in Spetses for the second year running and features two unique races: the 26km Run (Full Naturalistic Round of the Island) and the...

“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.

Piraeus Prefect Discusses Tourism

The Piraeus Prefecture recently held a meeting that focused on tourism and ways to deal with the economic crisis in the areas and islands within its jurisdiction.

Regional Authorities Now Urge for Lower Athens Airport Fees

The municipal authorities of the Saronic Gulf tourist islands of Aegina, Poros, Hydra and Spetses last month made a joint appeal for a reduction in usage charges at Athens international airport, Eleftherios Venizelos, which they said would encourage more charter flights to the...

AKS Conference Center Opens Next May

AKS Hotels says it will open its new conference center at Porto Heli in May of next year.

Utell launches ‘Discover Greece 2000’

Utell, the worldwide hotel reservations and marketing service of REZsolutions, has launched 'Discover Greece 2000' program in conjunction with Astra Hotels. A dozen destinations within Greece are spotlighted within the program. The destinations spotlighted include Athens,...