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Tinos the Aegean Muse: Island’s New Plan for Tourism

The Cycladic island of Tinos is aiming to expand to new markets and promote both its tourism offerings as well as its local products with the launch of its latest tourism action plan.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

‘Patmos Revelation’: Greek Sacred Island Gets Ready for First Sports Tourism Event!

In less than two weeks runners and swimmers will gather on Patmos in Greece to participate in the sacred island's first sports tourism event “Patmos Revelation”!
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

Santorini and Sifnos to Host American Journalists and Bloggers

Santorini and Sifnos will host a group of American journalists and bloggers, upon the initiative of the South Aegean Region and the GNTO New York & Canada.

TILOS Project Wins EU Sustainable Energy, Citizens’ Awards

A renewable energy-based battery station and smart microgrid on the remote island of Tilos has won an EU Sustainable Energy Award and the Citizens' Award via public online vote.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Nat Geo Traveler Russia Gives Dodecanese Islands Thumbs Up

National Geographic Traveler Russia is recommending the Greek islands of Kos, Kalymnos, Nisyros and Patmos for the summer holidays in its June-August issue released this week.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Crete Unveils its History, Culture, Gastronomy to Japanese Media

Crete's local authorities and Enterprise Greece organized a familiarization trip for Japanese journalists, aiming to promote the island's culture and gastronomy.

Minister Talks Tourism with South Aegean Region

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura applauded the significant contribution of the South Aegean Region to the development of tourism in Greece.
Posted On 19 Jun 2017

Tourism, Promotion of Local Products Top Crete – Russia Talks Agenda

Ways of boosting tourism from Russia to Crete and promoting Cretan products where discussed between the Region's Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis and Russian Ambassador to Greece Andrei Maslov.

Mamma Mia! Sequel Says ‘No’ to Greece, Takes a Chance on Croatia Instead

The sequel to Hollywood blockbuster "Mamma Mia!" that put the small Greek island of Skopelos in the international spotlight will be filmed in Croatia instead.

Athens Center Gets Four New Pedestrianized Streets

Four new pedestrianized streets will be available in Athens as part of the municipality’s program to restore the “commercial triangle of Athens”.
Posted On 19 Jun 2017

Lesvos: Molyvos Castle Closed for 10 Days

The Medieval Castle of Molyvos on the Greek island of Lesvos will remain closed for 10 working days, the Culture Ministry announced.
Posted On 19 Jun 2017

Summer 2017: Mykonos, Paros, Tinos Top Destination Preferences of the Greeks

The islands of Mykonos, Paros and Tinos lead the destination preferences of the Greeks for summer 2017, a recent survey revealed.

Virtual Tours of Greece via ‘YouGoCulture’ Platform

Greek culture, traditions and destinations are at the core of Athens University’s new online platform, which offers visitors virtual tours around the country.

Athens Mayor Presents ‘City Resilience Strategy’

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis presented the "City Resilience Strategy", a comprehensive approach to help the Greek capital become more open, green, proactive and vibrant.

Three More Central Athens Hotels in the Pipeline

A tender for the long-term lease of three properties in central Athens is expected to be announced by the Bageios Foundation in the coming months.

Lesvos’ Tourism Infrastructure Not Affected by Earthquake

The tourism infrastructure of Lesvos has not been affected by the strong earthquake, assured the president of the island's travel agents.
Posted On 13 Jun 2017

Athens and Shanghai Strengthen Trade, Tourism Relations

Athens and Shanghai recently agreed to further strengthen their trade, cultural and tourism ties by renewing a Memorandum of Cooperation signed between the two cities four years ago.

Milos Municipality Wants Venus de Milo to Come Home

The Municipality of Milos plans to launch procedures for the return of the ancient Greek statue of Venus de Milo from the Louvre Museum in Paris, France.
Posted On 13 Jun 2017

Larissa’s Coastal Area Sees Summer Bookings Surge

Hotels in the coastal area of Larissa in central Greece have more than 90 percent of their rooms booked for the summer period, according to local hotel associations.

Swiss Students Focus on Thessaloniki’s Tourism Features

Students of Switzerland’s HTW Chur University visited the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, within the framework of their tourism bachelor degree studies.