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GNTO Supports Greece’s Entry in 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting Greece’s participation in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Restoration of Larissa’s First Ancient Theater to be Completed in 2022

Restoration works on the largest open-air theater in the Central Greece region of Thessaly, the First Ancient Theater of Larissa, will be completed in 2022.

Meteora Natural History Museum to Host 4th Mushroom Festival in September

The Natural History Museum of Meteora, during September 7-9, will host the 4th Mushroom Festival with events focusing on mushroom species and delicacies.

Thessaly’s Nature, History, Experiences Shine in New Promo Videos

The Region of Thessaly has launched three new videos, as part of its “Handcrafted by Time” campaign, aiming to promote the area’s tourism offerings.

‘Marketing Greece’ Presents its Vision to Hoteliers in Cyprus

Marketing Greece CEO Ioanna Dretta recently presented the company's vision for Greek tourism during the annual conference of the Cyprus Hotel Managers Association.

Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

New Promo Videos Invite Travelers to ‘Visit Meteora’

Aiming to promote the imposing Meteora rocks in central Greece, the online travel agency Visit Meteora recently launched three short videos.

Digital Marketing Workshop Offers Thessaly Tourism Pros Know-how

Thessaly's tourism professionals had the chance to gain valuable insight into digital practices and the use of social media during a workshop recently held in Volos.

Aegli Hotel in Volos Launches New Website

Following an extensive renovation project, the Aegli Hotel in Volos launched its new website with information on its history, rooms, suites and services.

Meteora’s Mushroom Museum Honored by TripAdvisor

The Mushroom Museum of Meteora in central Greece, was honored with the 2017 Certificate of Excellence by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Five Regions Collect Most 2016 Travel Receipts in Greece

Five out of 13 regions in Greece accounted for the better part (87.5 percent) of the 12,749 million euros in travel revenue for 2016.

German Travel Company Seeks to Add Pelion to its Cycling Destinations

German travel company Islandhopping is looking into the prospects of adding Mount Pelion to its cycling destinations in Greece.

Ananti City Resort’s Boutique Spa Nominated in ‘World Luxury Spa Awards’

The "Anatasi Spa & Wellness" boutique spa of the Ananti City Resort in Trikala has been nominated at the World Luxury Spa Awards

Renovated Aegli Hotel Volos Unveils New Logo

Following the completion of extensive renovation works, the Aegli Hotel Volos unveiled a new logo, which reflects its contemporary image and long history.

Thessaly Region Campaign Takes Off in Full Force

An integrated marketing plan for Thessaly that aims to strengthen the region's brand and attract visitors from new markets was presented recently.

Greek Ministry Says ‘Lost City’ Known Since 19th Century

News of a 2,500-year-old lost city discovered by archaeologists in Greece that has recently taken the media by storm was "corrected" this week by the Greek culture ministry.

Ancient Theater of Larissa Opens to the Public

The open-air Ancient Theatre of Larissa will open its doors to the general public for the first time on April 1.

Travel Group Meteora Thrones Showcases its Secrets in Serbia

As part of its long-term strategy to promote the Meteora-Kalabaka region in Central Greece, Meteora Thrones tourism and travel group participated in the recent ITTFA Travel Trade Fair held in Belgrade, Serbia.

Larissa to Bid for 2021 European Capital of Culture Title

Larissa, the capital and biggest city of the Thessaly region in Greece, will bid to become the European Capital of Culture in 2021.

Thessaly Region Aims to Set Up Tourism Promotion Body

The Region of Thessaly, central Greece, announced plans for the creation of a promotion body which will primarily focus on attracting tourism to the region through the Nea Anchialos Airport.
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