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Greece’s Menalon Trail Set to Grow and Include People with Disability

Greece’s Menalon Trail, was re-certified earlier this month, with plans underway for the first trail for people with disability.

Peloponnese Paves Way for Alternative Tourism with 1st ALTE Show

The 1st ALTE Peloponnese Tourism Exhibition is a fact aiming to serve as a reference point for alternative tourism offerings in the Peloponnese region.

Greece Shares Tourism Best Practices in Belgrade

Greece's best practices in tourism were presented by the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, George Tziallas, during the annual Adria Hotel Forum in Belgrade.

Apollo Trails: New Footpath Network Launched in Messinia

A new network of footpaths named "Apollo Trails" has been launched in the Ambeliona region of Messinia in the Peloponnese.

GNTO VP: Perseverance and Consistency Behind Greek Tourism Success Story 

Establishing Greece as multi-island destination in the Mediterranean, offering 365 days of tourism options, tops the tourism ministry’s agenda, according to GNTO VP Aggeliki Chondromatidou.

Greek Ministry Bets on Sports Tourism for Exposure

Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas underlined the significance of sporting events for local communities and the economy during a conference recently held in Patra.

Tziallas: Tourism Paving Way for Investment in Greece

The dynamic growth of tourism is stimulating investment activity in Greece, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas.

Halkidiki Trails Up for International Certification

Hiking trails in Halkidiki are up for official certification by the Europeans Ramblers Association (ERA) following a workshop that laid out the requirements on the project.

‘Menalon Trail’ Gets Gold at Greece’s Tourism Awards 2018

The Menalon Social Cooperative, currently operating the Menalon Trail hiking path in the Peloponnese, clinched a gold honor at the Tourism Awards 2018.

Greek Hotel Investments Set to Go Full Steam Ahead

Eight billion euros worth of hotel investments will be materializing in the coming years in Greece, on the back of soaring tourism arrivals.

Stemnitsa Launches Hiking Guide Studies Program

A two-year study program aimed at educating hiking guides was presented during the 1st Greek Trails Conference, which was recently held in Vytina.

Menalon Trail Paves Way with 1st Greek Hiking Path Meet

Menalon Trail is Greece's first to receive the European LQT certification, as announced during the 1st Greek Trails Conference - 3rd European Leading Quality Trails meeting.

Secrets of Sustainable Nutrition at Costa Navarino

The 5-star Costa Navarino in Messinia, has joined forces with WWF Greece for the launch on July 20-23 of "The Magical World of Sustainable Nutrition”.

Fresh Hotel First to Go Bike-Friendly in Athens

Fresh Hotel is the first Athens hotel to receive a special sticker indicating that it welcomes bicycle lovers and certifying that it has the facilities to accommodate their needs.

Greek Bike Friendly Hotels Get Special Sticker, Pilot Launch at WTM London 2016

Greek hotels welcoming bicycle lovers and accommodating their needs will now receive a special sticker in efforts to attract cyclists and actively contribute to sustainable tourism.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Boasts 1st Bike Friendly Hotels in Greece

In tune with the changing trends and new demands, Porto Carras Grand Resort hotels Meliton and Sithonia are the first in Greece to receive “Bike Friendly Hotel” accreditation.

Bike Friendly Hotels the Next New Thing in Greece

Whether its needing a place to stay the night or a spot to keep your bicycle safe, the new Bike Friendly Hotels initiative rewards accommodation facilities in Greece, which not only offer hotel services tailored to cyclists’ needs but also actively contribute to sustainable tourism.