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Nafpaktos Attracting Investor Interest in Tourism

The city of Nafpaktos is a top ministry priority and among destinations for strategic tourism development, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Patra Next Focus of Greece’s ‘greekend’ City Break Campaign

Patra will be at the center of the Greek Tourism Ministry’s upcoming “greekend” campaign which promotes city breaks across Greece.

Tourism Ministry Promotes Western Greece as Next Place to Visit

The Greek Tourism Ministry is casting the spotlight on Western Greece as part of its ongoing promotion plan which includes introducing lesser-known destinations.

Western Greece Takes the Spotlight in New ‘Epic West’ Tourism Campaign

The tourism offerings of Western Greece take the spotlight in a new tourism campaign titled “Epic West” presented recently by regional authorities.

Western Greece Region Allocates Funds for Three Main Sites

Three sites in Western Greece have secured 7.5 million euros in EU funding for restoration, preservation and maintenance works.

Popular ‘Odontotos’ Train Rides Up and Running

Railway company OSE lifted a ban on train services along the popular “odontotos” rack railway, a major tourist attraction in the northern Peloponnese.

EU’s ‘EDEN’ Ranks Patra 2nd for Social Media Outreach

Patra in Western Greece has been ranked second for the efficiency and success of its online communication strategy, according to an EDEN report.

Five Greek Regions Account for Majority of Tourist Visits to Greece

Central Macedonia, the South Aegean Region, Attica, Crete and the Ionian Islands account for 84 percent of visits to Greece, according to a survey by INSETE.

Kalavryta Choo-Choo Train Back on Track

Kalavryta’s legendary racked railway and train, which has been a major tourist attraction for the region for decades, will again begin operations on Saturday.

GTP at WTM 2013 – Photo Report

Through a revamped pavilion and with more Greek exhibitors, Greece showed its best to the international travel trade sector at the 34th World Travel Market (WTM), held 4-7 November 2013 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London.