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Greek Exhibitor TIF-Helexpo Promotes Family-friendly Thessaloniki 

Greece’s national exhibitor TIF-Helexpo is looking into ways to expand activities and events held on the Thessaloniki International Fair grounds to include children and families. 

Greek Mythology Theme Park in Thessaloniki Presents the 12 Labors of Hercules

The 12 Labors of Hercules will be presented and explained at Greece's first theme park on Greek mythology to open in Thessaloniki in September.

“Chocolate Factory and Museum” In Greece Is Ready To Open Its Doors

The "Choco Factory and Museum" in Thessaloniki, a theme park of international standards that will include the largest chocolate waterfall in Europe, is getting ready to open its doors to the public on 6 September and will operate for six months.
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Greek Tourism Minister Says Swedish Ad Is “In Bad Taste”

“We consider this advertisement unfortunate and a campaign of bad taste,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on Wednesday, 24 April, in regards to an advertisement for a theme park in the Swedish city of Gothenburg that is using Crete in a negative way to attract...

Theme Park Planned for Lavrion

The plan to construct a theme park in Lavrion, which will resemble the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia and the city Lijiang (Yunnan province in northern China), was recently approved by the town's municipal council.

Full Speed Ahead For New Tourism Products

A theme park inspired by ancient Greek mythology opens in the Anavyssos area, south of Athens, in 2004 and by when all phases are fully completed, in 2006, the park is expected to attract up to 1.2 million visitors per year.

Esperia Creates Country’s Biggest Water Park

Local hotel enterprise Esperia has created Greece's biggest and some claim most beautiful water park. The complex covers some 80,000 square meters at the Faliraki area on the island of Rodos, and is just 10 kilometers from the Esperos Palace hotel.

Rodos Golf Course Up For Long-term Lease

Owner of the Afantou Golf course on Rodos, Hellenic Tourism Properties, says it has completed studies for the development of the course and that before the beginning of August it will call for expressions of interest from the international community. It expects to have completed...

Major State Investment Program For Tourism

Athens could soon acquire a theme park, an aquarium, a marine research park and more marinas as part of a major two-year investment project by the Hellenic Tourism Organization's new real estate subsidiary, Development Minister Nikos Christodoulakis said last month.