Greece is a very special travel destination. To celebrate these rare qualities the country possesses, Visit Meteora travel board recently announced they are having an exciting educational trip for talented travel writers, to three of Greece’s major tourist attractions, Athens, Meteora and Olympus mountain from Oct. 20th – Oct. 28th, 2015. The excitement surrounding the trip is very high.
Greece is a country packed with very special mysteries, history and natural sights that must be seen to be believed. Few understand this better than the leading destination management company Visit Meteora. Recently, the Visit Meteora travel board announced an upcoming special 7-day media trip designed to help raise awareness of the amazing sites to visit that mainland Greece has to offer. Visit Meteora will be inviting a number of talented travel writers, bloggers and filmmakers to join the guides and visit three major Greek tourist attractions, Athens, Meteora and Olympus mountain. The trip begins on October 20th, 2015 and ends on October 28th, 2015!
“We couldn’t be more excited about this 7-day adventure than we are”, commented a spokesperson from Visit Meteora. “We are passionate about Meteora and the other sights we’ll be taking this wonderful team. We really hope the experience inspires them to write some great articles, reviews, take amazing photos and film, and otherwise help show the world what we have to offer here.”
According to the company, the media trip will focus on outdoor edutainment opportunities and sustainable tourism. Some of the diverse activities will include: exploring exciting hiking trails with breathtaking views and a sampling of the always delicious Greek food; seeing first hand natural Greek wonders and UNESCO world heritage sites like Acropolis, Meteora, and Olympus Mountain; visiting immaculate settings in their natural glory; and experiencing cultural excursions that show remarkable aspects of Greek history and tradition.
The list of media professionals participating in the trip is very impressive. Some who are already signed up are representatives from the Matador Network, the leading millennial adventure website which receives over 18 million unique visitors a month; Dave and Deb from The Planet D, named 2014 Lowell Thomas Gold Medal Winners for Best Travel Blog; Sam and Audrey, two of the leaders in travel advice and inspiration through their two very popular blogs and YouTube channels; Laurel from BBC travel as their #BBCLocalite for Munich and as social media influencer for BBC Earth; and Mo Williamson, a content creator for some of the biggest names in media, like Conde Nast International, Social Media Today, CNN, and Mode Media.
This lineup is very close to unmatched to have such brilliant travel minds together and experiencing mainland Greece on a trip organized by true professionals.
The trip is being sponsored by a number of very important Greek organizations. With major sponsors being the GNTO, Prefecture of Thessaly, Municipality of Kalampaka, HATTA (Hellenic Association of Travel Tourism Agencies), GNTO(Greek National Tourism Organization), the Meteora Hotel Association, the Meteora Tourism Enterprises Association. Platinum sponsor of the trip is the Divani hotels by offering high-quality complimentary hospitality at Divani Caravel and Divani Meteora. AVIS will offer a car, while Athens Walking tours will offer tours in Athens.
Expect to see major features on the tour not long after it’s completed.