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Pelion’s Legendary ‘Moutzouris’ Train Hits the Tracks… Again

One of Pelion’s leading tourism attractions, the legendary “Moutzouris” steam-powered train will be up and running this weekend after routes were cancelled in the previous month.

Thessaloniki Travel Guide Published in Hebrew

A new Thessaloniki pocket-sized travel guide, featuring the tourism offerings of the city and the greater region, was recently published in Hebrew.

Domotel Hotels Launches ‘Life Experiences’, Holds Special Wine Event

Domotel, a chain of boutique and lifestyle hotels, has launched its “Domotel Life Experiences” program, which focuses on gastronomy and wine.

Greek Assets Body Aims to Launch Third Port Privatization Phase in Fall

Following the sale of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, Greece's assets body is aiming to launch the third privatization phase of 10 ports across the country in fall.

Volos Airport Welcomes New Flights, Set to Post Rise

Incoming travelers to Volos' Nea Aghialos Airport are set to rise by 25-30 percent, in great part due to new flights from the UK and Israel.

SWOT Seals Partnership with Valeni Boutique Hotel in Pelion

SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism), a Greek hospitality management company, has welcomed the Valeni Boutique Hotel, on Mount Pelion, to its network of associates.

SWOT Provides its Sales Expertise to STAR Hotels Through New Partnership

SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism) will provide its expertise to STAR Hotels for the development of the group's sales in the Greek and international market.

Oropos to Host ‘Akropolis Jet Raid 2018’ in June

Professional jet skiers from 30 countries in June will gather in Oropos, eastern Attica, to participate in the Akropolis Jet Raid 2018.

Hellenic Seaways Says Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Not Viable

Hellenic Seaways issued a statement justifying its decision to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands for this summer.

Hellenic Seaways to Suspend Thessaloniki – Sporades Summer Itineraries

Hellenic Seaways has decided to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands this summer, according to media reports.

Greek Assets Fund Seeking Ways to Put 10 Ports to Good Use

Ten state-owned regional ports across Greece will soon be open to concessionaires wishing to tap into their potential.

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.

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.

Three Greek Ports Join MedCruise Board of Directors

Greece will be represented on the new Board of Directors of MedCruise, the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports, by the ports of Piraeus, Volos and Corfu.

Kountoura Sees Great Potential for Thessaly Region via Tourism

Offering fresh experiences and attracting investments are key to making Thessaly a year-round sustainable destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said.

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.

Greece Celebrates European Music Day with Numerous Events in 50 cities

Greece is celebrating the 18th European Music Day with a variety of cultural events, due to take place during June 21-25 in 50 cities.

US Show ‘The Cooking Odyssey’ Highlights Gastronomy of Pelion and Volos

Pelion and Volos' gastronomy will be featured on “The Cooking Odyssey”, an American TV series that showcases the sights, sounds and tastes of Greece.

Take a Dive in the Pagasitikos Gulf from Valis Hotel’s New Floating Platform

The Valis Hotel & Conference Center in Pelion has unveiled a new, 100 square meter floating platform to offer guests exciting experiences during their stay.

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.