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Thessaloniki’s Gastronomy on the Menu of the NatGeo Traveller Food Festival

The rich gastronomy of Thessaloniki was one of the "flavors" on the menu of the National Geographic Traveller Food Festival that took place in London, UK.

Navarino Challenge: ‘Sports Unite People’ for a 7th Year in a Row

Under the motto "Sports Unite People", the Navarino Challenge sports tourism event will be held October 11-13, for the seventh year at Costa Navarino.

‘Tweed Run’ Back on Spetses for 6th Year

The island of Spetses will once again host dozens of cyclists, dressed in stylish vintage clothing, for the 6th Tweed Run event, scheduled to take place in October.

Greek Panorama Expo to Host ‘Paths of Greece’ and ‘Hikers Friendly Hotels’

The Greek Panorama alternative tourism expo, to take place in Athens in November, will host the “Paths of Greece” and the “Hikers Friendly Hotels”.

Air France Surprises Passengers with Ballet Performance from Paris Opera

Air France recently surprised the passengers onboard its AF117 flight from Shanghai to Paris-Charles de Gaulle, with a live ballet performance from the Paris Opera.

Greece Again Host Country for ‘Mrs. India Worldwide’ Beauty Pageant

Greece has once again been selected as the host country for the Haute Monde Mrs. India Worldwide beauty pageant, which will take place in Halkidiki in October.

ITB Asia 2019 Conference to Focus on Trends Revolutionizing the Future of Travel

The ITB Asia 2019 conference will bring together thought leaders from across the MICE, leisure, corporate, and travel tech sectors for high-level discussions on the future of travel.

‘The Trip’ TV Series Films Fourth Season in Greece

Greece has been chosen as the film location for the fourth season of "The Trip", a popular TV series on the BBC and Sky Atlantic stations.

WWF’s Ship ‘Blue Panda’ in Greece to Support Ionian Sea

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) ship "Blue Panda" has arrived in Greece to inform on the threats in the Mediterranean, which include offshore drilling for oil and natural gas.

‘blueFest Crete 19’ Event Connects Tourism with Culture

Tourism and culture were connected at the “blueFest 19” event, held on the island of Crete by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation.

Athens to Host ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ Event in September

Women in 120 cities around the world, including Athens, on September 22, will celebrate the joy of cycling by participating in the “Fancy Women Bike Ride” event.

‘Democracy and Spirituality Weekend’ at Costa Navarino by the New York Times

Prominent personalities, key opinion leaders and influencers from all over the world will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia, in October for the “Democracy & Spirituality Weekend”.

MSc in Sustainable Tourism: Application Deadline Extended to July 26

The application deadline for the MSc in sustainable tourism, launched by the Harokopio and Aegean universities and Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, has been extended to July 26.

Daskalio Finds May Carry Secret to Origins of Ancient Greece

Recent discoveries on the islet of Daskalio, off Keros, in the Cyclades, may hold the secret to the birth of Ancient Greece, according to archaeologists.

Theoharis: Shielding Greek Tourism Key for Future

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis called for a strategic plan which will lay the foundations so that Greek tourism can enter a new era.

5th Santorini Experience: Special Offers Announced for Participants and Visitors

Many special offers have been announced on ferry tickets, car rental and accommodation for the participants and visitors of the 5th Santorini Experience event.