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‘Podilatodrasis’: Bike ride in Aegina

‘Podilatodrasis’  (Cycling Activities, a SKAI television series hosted by Aphrodite Simiti) and the Municipality of Aegina, invite you to the Port of Aegina on Sunday, 4th November, for an unforgettable Bicycle Ride. Competitions and presents for our young friends: ‘Learn How to...

Greek Travel Agents Experience Doha

Qatar Airways recently organized a familiarization trip (fam trip) to Doha, for Greek travel agents to experience the capital city of Qatar as a tourism destination for Greeks.

3rd Catamarans Cup International Regatta Begins

The 3rd Catamarans Cup international regatta by Istion Yachting kicked off on Saturday, 20 October, from Athens on an enjoyable route that will include visits to the Greek islands and excursions to places of interest.

Celebrity Reflection Part Of Celebrity Cruises’ Fleet

The sleek Celebrity Reflection officially became part of Celebrity Cruises' modern luxury fleet after a recent celebratory handover ceremony on board the ship.

“Queen Elizabeth” Welcomes Greek Travel Agents

Greek travel agents from Athens were introduced to Cunard Line’s Queen Elizabeth cruise ship when she recently docked at Piraeus Port. The Queen Elizabeth is the newest “Cunarder” that joined the fleet in October 2010.

Chambers Team Up On Tourism Issues

Tourism and trade cooperation were among the main topics during the first meeting of the network of chambers of twin towns and sister cities Lesvos, Lamia, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Kerkyra, Preveza and Paphos, Cyprus) held on Saturday, 13 October, at the Chamber of Lesvos.

Kazakhstan Expresses Interest To Invest In Greece

Greece will soon sign a bilateral cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan on tourism issues, the Greek Tourism Ministry said today, Monday, 15 October.
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Countdown for Spetses’ 2nd Mini Marathon

  The second Spetses Mini Marathon will be held on the island of Spetses on 14 October 2012 at 11:00 am. This mass sporting event is being held in Spetses for the second year running and features two unique races: the 26km Run (Full Naturalistic Round of the Island) and the...

HATTA Distributes Free Trips To Greek Radio Fans

On the occasion of World Tourism Day (27 September), the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) distributed complimentary accommodation vouchers to Greeks who tuned in to SKAI FM 100.3 during a seven-day radio contest.

Tourism Minister Discusses Crisis Management With Former NY Mayor

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni discussed issues of security, crime and crisis management with former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, during a meeting today, Wednesday 10 October, in New York, US.

Aegean Airlines Proudly Sponsors Greek National Football Team

Aegean Airlines is the official sponsor of the Greek National Football Team for the next two years, according to an agreement between the airline and the Hellenic Football Federation announced today, Wednesday 10 October, at Hotel Metropolitan in central Athens.

Kalymnos Climbing Festival Attracts International Audience

Kalymnos Island, leading Greek and European rock climbing destination, recently wrapped up its annual climbing festival in late September, organized this year by Swiss climbing equipment company North Face in cooperation with the Municipality of Kalymnos.

GNTO To Sponsor WTM International Press Center

For the eighth consecutive year, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will sponsor the World Travel Market (WTM) International Press Center during this year’s trade fair 5-8 November 2012 at Excel London.

Countdown For Thessaloniki’s 1st Night Half-Marathon

Thessaloniki will host its first International Night Half-Marathon and 5000-km run, organized by athletic association Μ.Ε.Α.S TRITON and the Municipality of Thessaloniki, on Sunday 21 October 2012 at 6:40pm to 9:40pm.

Athens Flying Week Leaves Audience Impressed

The Greek air show Athens Flying Week wrapped up last weekend, 29-30 September, at Tatoi Airfield, but not without offering spectacular performances to spectators.

Porto Carras Holds Beauty Pageant

Eighteen-year-old Maria Nektarijevic was crowned Miss Porto Carras 2012 at a beauty pageant held on Friday, 28 September, in the lobby of the five-star Porto Carras Meliton.