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Metaxa Hospitality Group Hosts German Tour Operators on Crete

The Metaxa Hospitality Group recently welcomed over 150 German tour operators, travel agents and journalists to its Creta Maris resort on Crete.

Greece’s Lavreotiki Municipality Aiming for UNESCO Status

The Lavreotiki Municipality will submitt a file to the culture ministry in order to be included on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list for its vast history and singular geology.

Spyros Gianniotis and the European Swimming Elite at The Authentic Marathon Swim

The Greek island of Evia is preparing to host The Authentic Marathon Swim, a prime sports tourism event scheduled to take place from September 4-6.

GNTO Supports Greek Summer 2020 Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has included a number of cultural and sport events under its auspices this summer.

Thessaloniki Promoted at Virtual post-Covid-19 Expo

Thessaloniki's tourism offerings were presented to Chinese travel professionals during the "Partnerships in European Tourism" virtual expo.

Restoration of Greece’s Philippi Site Proceeds as Planned

Restoration works budgeted at 3.7 million euros at the UNESCO World Heritage of Philippi in Northern Greece, are moving ahead as scheduled.

Acropolis Museum’s Annual Performance Positive Despite Covid-19

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, welcomed a total of 1,283,125 visitors from June 2019 to May 2020 despite its forced closure on March 14 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Athens and Aegina Ready to Star in New French Film

Athens and the nearby island of Aegina have been selected as the filming locations of a new French feature film, titled "On sourit pour la photo".

Safe Water Sports Teams Up with EODY to Raise Awareness

Greece’s National Public Health Organization and the Safe Water Sports initiative have joined forces to strengthen safety policies and regulations with regard to recreation at sea.

Acropolis Museum Turns 11 on June 20

The Acropolis Museum in Athens turns 11-years-old on Saturday, June 20, and will celebrate with reduced entry to all exhibition areas.

FoodTreX Greece & Cyprus: Culinary Tourism Professionals to Meet Online June 24-25

Prominent gastronomy tourism professionals from Greece and Cyprus will meet online during the FoodTreX Greece & Cyprus Food Travel Summit during June 24-25.

Greece to be Partner Country at Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2021

Greece will be the partner country of the Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2021 in Helsinki, the largest travel fair in the Nordic countries that is scheduled to take place in January.

WTM London: Business as Usual at ExCeL in November 2020

WTM London has announced that it will be open for "business as usual" at ExCeL during November 2-4, 2020.

New Date for Authentic Marathon Swim Race in Evia

The Authentic Marathon Swim, a prime sports tourism event to take place on the island Evia, has been rescheduled for September 4-6.

Santorini Experience: Gold Award at 2020 Tourism Awards

Santorini Experience has won the Gold Award in the Sea Tourism category at the 2020 Tourism Awards, which recognizes excellence in tourism.

Navarino Challenge: Platinum at 2020 Tourism Awards

The Greek sports tourism event Navarino Challenge won the Platinum Award in the Sustainability category at the 2020 Tourism Awards.