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Greek Groves - A new trail in ancient Crete

Help GREEK GROVES map an official trail around Crete's ancient olive groves. The oldest trees will be declared national monuments.

Greek Groves - A new trail in ancient Crete

Help GREEK GROVES map an official trail around Crete's ancient olive groves. The oldest trees will be declared national monuments.

£51
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backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Sun, November 30 2014 11:59 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated February 2, 2015
 

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    Pledge £50 or more About $66

    Grovers rewards are:
    (a) A VIP Invite to Greek Groves Launch 'Meander'. Be the first to walk the route across Crete's olive groves (April 2015).
    (b) Join special events along the new olive trail and 'live like a local'.
    (c) Founders Invites to London's Royal Geographical Society lecture programme, Spring 2015.
    (d) Credit your name in Greek Groves website and blog during April and May 2015.

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    Pledge £100 or more About $132

    Grovers rewards include the above, plus:
    (a) One free 'Olive Tree Adoption' scheme. Visit your own tree, receive a certificate plus a years supply of Cretan organic oil.
    (b) Free GreekGroves Map and App! Special launch keepsake editions to all Grovers who pledge on Kickstarter! Be the first to drive the olive trail.

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    Pledge £1,000 or more About $1,314

    Honorary Grover! As well as above receive:
    (a) Exclusive invitations to VIP events; including 'naming ceremonies' of ancient olives trees along the routes.
    (b) Attend Grand Opening the first rescued grove in Crete. Invite to media events in London and Greece. Special invites to lectures at the Royal Geographical Society in London.
    (c) Special thank yous: Acknowlegments in Greek Groves publications;, The Greek Groves book, Mapping the Groves documentary. Attend opening nights of Photography exhibitions in London's Kew Gardens and Athens' Acropolis Museum.
    Unlimited access to the first 'Rescue Grove'.

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    Pledge £5,000 or more About $6,570

    CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP PACKAGE:
    The founding partners’ reward.

    As one of the first sponsors, you will receive the biggest benefits. These benefits will start immediately and last for the following three years.
    The trail will target the 2m visitors to the island, and aim to engage with all inbound markets. These range from group day trips from the beach resorts, to individual travellers on a self drive holiday, to those seeking cultural or foodie breaks from Athens.
    • Your business and products will be featured in a global promotional campaign, targeting the EU inbound tourist markets, as well as domestic Greek visitors. The media campaign has already generated EUR 250,000 of international publicity including The Sunday Times Travel and Guardian Online.
    • The publicity will target the cultural affluent traveller and will feature your brand in all press materials. Targets include luxury and mass market travel food and lifestyle publications as well as vital trade magazines across Europe. Luxury concierge services such as Quintessentially.com. You will instantly reach shop front and online agents who sell travel products.
    • The new trail will be promoted across tourist boards and authorities, airports, car rental companies, airlines and inflight magazines, ferry companies and guidebooks.
    • The trail will have an official launch in Crete in spring 2015 (April), with a VIP event held at ELEONAS in Zaros. Leading tourism officials, Greek media, international travel, food and wine experts from around the country, as well as leading experts on tourism investment to help you network your own business. And of course, the most important guests will be you and your key employees.
    • The Assets: Your business' logo will be featured on a new professionally designed map, showing the trail and where you are located with your contact details and space for a photo and description. This map will also be featured online, can be downloaded onto your website (in production). You will receive copies of the map to distribute to your customers.

    • The map will be printed and distributed to overseas tourist offices and trade fairs such as World Travel Market. The map (in Greek and English) will appear at airport car rental offices, hotels, travel agents and tourist information centres in Athens and Crete.
    • Your business will be featured in a dedicated App for GREEK GROVES (in development)
    • You will be given the opportunity to host international media as part of our visiting journalist programme.
    • GREEK GROVES road signs will be featured from the start (ie airport and port) with colourful branded signposts. These will guide visitors in hire drive cars or public transport taxis to get to their next point, whether it be your farm or shop.
    • Discounts. As members, you will immediately obtain discounts to all other trail partners (unless you opt out). This means paying 15% less on Crete’s best food destinations, restaurants, bars, wineries and cultural attractions.
    For a full report and description of the above, please get in touch.

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