Greece to Promote its ‘Hidden Treasures’ via EU ‘EDEN’ Challenge

Greece is exploring methods to advertise its “locations of excellence” and sustainable tourism via the European Fee’s “European Locations of Excellence” (EDEN) venture. Greece’s EDEN “locations of excellence” are Florina, Grevena, Lesvos, Serres, Delphi and Marathonas.

In a gathering held in Athens on Friday on the Tourism Ministry, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Thessaloniki’s Regional Vice Governor Voula Patoulidou mentioned actions to advertise Greece’s EDEN locations each regionally and globally.



Ms. Patoulidou has been chosen as a nationwide Ambassador to the EDEN venture to advertise the awarded Greek locations each in Greece and overseas.

The function of EDEN Ambassador is to convey out the message: “Europe is filled with hidden treasures which might be price being found” and to advertise the concept of “a wholesome, eco-friendly and sustainable tourism life-style”.

The EDEN venture was launched in 2007 by the European Fee to advertise rising locations and sustainable tourism. It includes an annual competitors to pick an rising tourism “vacation spot of excellence” in every collaborating nation – based mostly on dedication to social, cultural and environmental sustainability.

Ms Patoulidou is an Olympic gold medalist with a big contribution to the worldwide promotion of Greece and an energetic contribution to the political and social lifetime of the nation