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Shipwrecks Identify Fournoi as Significant Hub of Ancient World

Eight more underwater shipwrecks where discovered around the Fournoi islets, bringing the number of total shipwrecks found in the area to 53.

Greek Government Seeks to Upgrade 23 Airports via PPPs

The Greek government aims to prompt public-private partnerships (PPPs) towards the upgrade and modernization of 23 regional airports.

Icarus Festival 2016: August Shows and Concerts

The 11th Icarus Festival on the North Eastern Aegean island of Ikaria continues its summer program in August with a series of shows and concerts.
Posted On 01 Aug 2016

‘Closer to Greece’: AEGEAN Puts Samos, Ikaria and Lemnos in the Public Eye

AEGEAN’s “Closer to Greece” initiative this month is dedicated to three islands of the northeast edge of the Aegean: Samos, Lemnos and Ikaria. These three “star destinations” will be introduced to all domestic and international passengers.
Posted On 07 Jul 2016

Dodekanisos Seaways Announces Discounts up to 50% on Ferry Tickets

Dodekanisos Seaways has announced discounts on ferry tickets to all of the destinations it covers in an aim to boost tourist arrivals to the islands of the Dodecanese and of the Samos prefecture.
Posted On 21 Jun 2016

‘Project Pathways’ Invites Volunteers to Lend a Hand for Sustainable Tourism on Ikaria

Ikaria-based arts and educational center Ikarian Center aims to bring together volunteers, Greece-lovers, nature buffs and active citizens for its Project Pathways, to take place on the Greek island in June, in efforts to promote sustainable tourism hands on.
Posted On 17 Feb 2016

Doctors of the World Offer Charity Medical Aid to Refugees on Hellenic Seaways Ferries

International medical charity Doctors of the World (DOTW) and Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways have joined forces to meet the health needs of refugees travelling on ferries from the Greek islands to Athens.
Posted On 19 Jan 2016

Ikaria’s ‘Seychelles’ Among World’s Most Magical Hidden Beaches

Seychelles Beach on Ikaria has been included on a list of the 10 most magical hidden beaches "where you’ll find peace and perhaps just one or two other people", compiled by the UK's Stylist magazine.
Posted On 19 Jan 2016

Cult Chef Jamie Oliver Cooks Greek Island Style on Ikaria

Cook-turned-cult persona Jamie Oliver did it Greek style earlier this month, promoting both the Greek islands and their cuisine while visiting Ikaria as part of his ongoing research into the role of food in longevity and quality of life.
Posted On 28 May 2015

Ikaria Comes to Athens for Three-day Expo

The North Eastern Aegean island of Ikaria will be showcased this week in the multipurpose area of the Athens metro at Syntagma Square.
Posted On 26 May 2015

Authorities Call on Culture Ministry to Apply for Inclusion of Ikaria Dance on UNESCO List

Authorities and academics from the North Eastern Aegean island of Ikaria are calling on the Greek culture ministry to apply to UNESCO for the inclusion of Ikaria’s traditional dance, the “Ikariotiko”, on its Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Posted On 05 May 2015

Greece Destinations Making International Good News Again

Whether its Ikaria and its super diet that keeps islanders alive and well way into their hundreds, the island of Kefalonia as the setting for Louis de Bernieres' novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin or New York-based Greek chef and restauranteur Maria Loi revealing secrets of the...
Posted On 17 Apr 2015

Ikaria: One of the World’s Most Incredible Islands, says ‘Wanderlust’

Aiming to assist travellers planning ahead for their summer holidays, Wanderlust magazine has placed the Greek island of Ikaria among its top 12 choices for this year under the title: “12 of the World's Most Incredible Islands”.
Posted On 08 Jan 2015

Ikaria, Greece, Welcomes The Salamis Filoxenia Cruise Ship

On Monday 25 August the Salamis Filoxenia cruise ship made a one-day stopover at the port of Agios Kirikos in Ikaria with some 700 holidaymakers from Cyprus onboard.
Posted On 25 Aug 2014

Tender Launched For Much Wanted Samos-Kos Ferry Connection

The Greek Shipping Ministry expects bids from ferry operators interested in running a ferry connection next year to and from Samos - Patmos - Lipsi - Leros - Kalymnos - Kos.
Posted On 11 Jul 2014

Ikaria, Greece, To Turn Clocks Ahead This Summer To Be “On Time” For Visitors

Residents on Ikaria, the Greek Island known for its laid-back lifestyle, will turn their clocks ahead by two hours in mid-July, to better service visitors.
Posted On 07 Jul 2014

Aegean, Olympic Air Present Plans For Remote Greek Island Routes

Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air recently presented their plans that will follow the merge of the two companies, during a meeting with 32 representatives from 15 Greek remote islands that has air routes covered by Olympic Air.
Posted On 23 Oct 2013
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CNN Singles Out Nine Top Greek Islands To Visit

American news network CNN singled out nine out of Greece's 1,400 islands and labeled them as the Mediterranean's most beautiful assets. CNN presented the nine Greek islands on its news website and noted what makes each of these destinations stand out.
Posted On 20 Aug 2013
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NEL Cancels “Theofilos” Routes Due To Ship Inspection

NEL LINES has informed that due to the annual inspection of the THEOFILOS vessel, the following routes to the islands of the eastern Aegean, Ikaria and Samos, will be canceled from Sunday 23 June until Saturday 29 June...
Posted On 21 Jun 2013
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Greek Islands Included On Lonely Planet’s “Best-Value” List

Hydra, Kefallonia, Ikaria and Santorini are among the best-value destinations in Europe for 2013, according to travel guide Lonely Planet.
Posted On 07 Jun 2013
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