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‘Smart Cities’ Program to Open for 315 Greek Municipalities in July

The “Smart Cities” program in Greece is entering its second phase and will open to 315 municipalities in July.

100 Cities Participating in EU Mission for Climate-neutral, Smart cities by 2030

Six Greek cities including Athens, are among the 100 EU cities that will participate in the EU Mission for 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, according to an announcement by the Commission.

Greek Cities Join EU Mission for Climate-neutrality by 2030

The Greek Environment Ministry and 21 municipalities have signed a memorandum of cooperation for inclusion in the EU’s mission towards climate neutrality by 2030.

Greek Digital Ministry Invites Municipalities to Get Ready for ‘Smart Cities’ Program

The Ministry of Digital Governance is inviting 17 of Greece’s largest municipalities to submit their strategic plans to participate in the announced “Smart Cities” program.

Thessaly Upgrading Walking Trails to Develop Hiking Tourism Offering

Aiming to promote hiking tourism in Thessaly, regional authorities have announced the upgrade of hiking trails in Meteora and Mount Koziaka.

Five Greek Municipalities Aim to Join EU’s ‘100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030’ Venture

Heraklion, Ioannina, Kalamata, Trikala and Kozani are looking to join the European Commission’s “100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030” venture.

Dutch Bloggers Get to Know Trikala and Kalavryta

Τhe Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is promoting Trikala, central Greece, and Kalavryta in the Peloponnese, to Dutch bloggers through fam trips.

Athens and Trikala Exchange Know-how on ‘Smart City’ Programs

The Municipalities of Athens and Trikala have agreed to exchange know-how on “smart” programs to facilitate life in the two cities for residents and visitors.

Hollywood Shooting Closes off Athens’ Syntagma Square

Athens’ Syntagma Square will be closed off on Sunday, 10 March for the filming needs of 'Born to be Murdered', a joint US-Italian Hollywood production.

More Greeks to Travel Abroad for the Holidays

More Greeks this year will travel abroad for the Christmas and New Year holidays, according to figures gathered from travel agencies throughout Greece.

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.

Greek Tourism Minister Tours Thessaly, Presents Development Plan

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently presented the ministry's plans for the tourism development of the Region of Thessaly in Central Greece.

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.

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

New Faces: Danae Tsadila, Managing Director at ‘Trails Beyond’

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Danae Tsadila, the Managing Director at Trails Beyond, an incoming boutique tour operator offering authentic adventure explorations in Greece.

Kalambaka Municipality, Greece, To Change Name For Tourism Purposes

The Municipality of Kalambaka, in the Trikala regional unit, part of Thessaly in Greece, is expected to be known soon as the "Municipality of Meteora." The name change is expected to help enhance the region's tourism industry.

Promotion of Thessalia Considered a Success

The promotion campaign of tourist destinations of the region of Thessalia (Larissa, Karditsa, Trikala and Magnessia—Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos) was recently completed with countable results.

Guides Undergo Training as Mountain Specialists

Visitors interested in exploring Greece's mountains now have properly trained official guides, all of which have followed months of training through vocational programs.

Panorama Opens April 7-10

Panorama celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and to commemorate the event organizers (the Kalofolias group of companies) have upgraded the fair with a new modern logo - still the sun and the sea but with a more modern mood - and have added new sectors to the "international"...