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Marketing Greece’s 2018 Tourism Campaign Grabs Attention of Global Media

Focusing on the multi-dimensional character of Athens and lesser known destinations, Marketing Greece’s 2018 tourism campaign attracted the interest of international media.

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.

Aria Hotels Adds New Property to Crete Portfolio

“The Island Concept” is the name of the new luxury boutique hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, that Aria Hotels is adding to its portfolio.

Legendary Epirus Bridge Set to be Restored

The Greek Infrastructure Ministry has named a contractor for the restoration of the historic arch bridge of Plaka in the Zagori region, which collapsed in 2015.

Aria Hotels Expands its Hospitality Concept to Spain

Aria Hotels, a collection of boutique hotels and villas based in Greece, is expanding its activities to the Spanish market by opening a new office in Madrid.

Tinos Awarded as Greece’s Leading Guest Experience Destination 2018

The island of Tinos in the Cyclades has been named "Greece's Leading Guest Experience Destination" at the World Travel Awards 2018.

Ministry Seeks Contractor to Repair Historic Epirus Bridge

The infrastructure ministry has invited expressions of interest for the repair and restoration of the Plaka stone bridge in Zagori, Epirus, which collapsed in 2015.

Marketing Greece’s Publicity Actions Shine Spotlight on Greek Tourism in Q1 2018

Athens' Keramikos district was among the destinations that received international promotion through actions of Marketing Greece during Q1 2018.

Tourists to Walk Through Greek Culture on the ‘Epirus Trail’

The Region of Epirus is aiming to offer visitors a chance to experience the destination's history by walking on the Epirus Trail, a 400-kilometer footpath.

Rise in Numbers @ Greek Destinations Over Holidays

Traditional winter destinations across Greece welcomed a rise in visitors over the holidays while tourism professionals are already speaking of positive pre-bookings for the the summer ahead.

National Geographic Adds Second Greek Resort to “Unique Lodges of the World” Collection

The Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas is the second resort in Greece to join National Geographic's “Unique Lodges of the World”, a collection of boutique hotels in extraordinary places around the world with a demonstrated commitment to sustainability, authenticity and excellence.

Peak Participation at this Year’s ‘The North Face Zagori Mountain Running’ Races

Everyone from Olympic gold medalists and professional runners to amateurs and sports buffs from across the globe took to the hills of northern Greece, to participate in one of the country’s largest mountain running events, The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015, on July 24-26.

The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015

The top trail running race of Greece, The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015, will be held on 24 - 26 July 2015 in the region of Zagori.

‘The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015’ Ready To Take Off – Full Program

Athletes from all over the world will meet up at the Epirus region, northwestern Greece, to take part in the fifth edition of the The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015 event on July 24-26.

‘The North Face Zagori Mountain Running’: Athletes Prepare to Discover Their Limits!

Professional and amateur athletes are getting ready to run and discover their limits at the "The North Face Zagori Mountain Running" on July 24-26.

Runners Ready for the Zagori Experience, Participations Peak

Participation for one of the most exciting travel-related running events in the country, “The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2015” races, to be held in the Epirus region, northwestern Greece, on July 24-26, has peaked this year, organisers told a press conference last week.

North Face Joins Zagori’s ZEN for July’s Mountain Run

North Face Zagori and the Zagori Excellence Network (ZEN) have joined forces for this year’s mountain running race to be held on July 24-26.

Domestic Tourism in Greece Up in 2014

Domestic travellers have boosted Greek tourism for 2014, according to figures released recently by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Greece’s Zagori Mountain Running Races Attract Thousands

Over 1,300 Greek and European athletes participated in the recent mountain running competitions of the North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2014 event and ran through picturesque and challenging landscapes of the region of Zagori in Greece.

North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2014

The top trail running race of Greece, The North Face Zagori Mountain Running 2014, will be held on 26 and 27 July 2014 in the region of Zagori.
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