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Greek Airports See 8.1% Increase in Passengers in January-August

Passenger traffic through Greece's airports posted an increase of 8.1 percent year-on-year during the January-August period.
Posted On 13 Sep 2016

Fraport Greece Hiring for Various Positions

Fraport Greece, the company in charge of the management of 14 regional airports across Greece, is looking to hire qualified individuals for various positions.
Posted On 26 Aug 2016

NE Aegean Islands Get EU Funding Priority for Monuments

Over 10 million euros in EU funding have been allocated for the restoration of a number of monuments on the northeastern Greek islands.
Posted On 23 Aug 2016

Rhodes Acropolis to Get Facelift

Plans for the creation of a fully-fledged archaeological park aiming to both highlight and preserve Rhodes’ famed Acropolis are in the pipeline, according to the Region of the South Aegean.
Posted On 09 Aug 2016

TAIPED: Open Electronic Tender for Sale/Lease of 14 Real Estate Assets in Greece

Greek state privatization fund TAIPED announced the launch of an open electronic tender for the sale/lease of 14 real estate assets located in Kavala, Attica, Lasithi, Chalkidiki, Rhodes, Argolida and Messinia.
Posted On 15 Jul 2016

US Journalists to Spread the Word about Rhodes and Kos

The tourism department of the Region of the South Aegean is hosting a press trip for American journalists on the islands of Rhodes and Kos.
Posted On 24 Jun 2016

Greece Extends Pilot Program Granting Visas on Islands for Visitors Arriving from Turkey

The pilot program for the issuing of visas to tourists coming from Turkey to the border entry points of the islands of the Eastern Aegean will be extended for one year.
Posted On 25 May 2016

TUI Says Austrian Vacationers Have a Soft Spot for Greece

Turkey move over, Greece now leads Austrian travelers’ holiday destination choices, according to a survey carried out by international tour group TUI and presented in Vienna recently.

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Announce Extra Flights to/from Greek Islands Between May 7-10

AEGEAN and Olympic Air will operate extra flights to/from Chania, Kefalonia, Milos, Leros, Naxos, Paros, Zakynthos, Rhodes, Mytilene and Corfu between May 7 and May 10.
Posted On 06 May 2016

Russian Tour Operators Urge Early Bookings for Fear of Visa Delays

The tedious visa regime and seemingly short-staffed consulate offices in Russia are negatively affecting Russian bookings to Greece with local tour operators requesting travelers book two weeks in advance.
Posted On 27 Apr 2016

S. Aegean Region Goes Tech, Calls on Users to ‘Share its Sunshine’

As part of its 2016-2020 tourism promotion plan, the South Aegean Region recently presented its new digital communication strategy which includes extensive social media actions.
Posted On 25 Apr 2016

TripAdvisor Ranks Santorini #1 Island in Europe, 2nd Best in World

Santorini ranked as the best island in Europe and second best in the world in the TripAdvisor 2016 Travelers' Choice awards for Islands.
Posted On 19 Apr 2016

Alexander Zinell Appointed CEO of Fraport Greece

Alexander Zinell has been appointed CEO of “Fraport Regional Airports of Greece Management Company S.A.” based in Athens. His tenure will start this summer.
Posted On 18 Apr 2016

Greece’s Airports See 16.9% Increase in Travel during First Quarter of 2016

A total of 5.7 million passengers passed through Greek airports during the first three months of the year, up 16.9 percent compared to the same period in 2015, which had handled 4.9 million passengers, according to data released on Tuesday by the Civil Aviation Authority.
Posted On 12 Apr 2016

Fraport to Officially Take Over Operations at Greek Regional Airports at End of 2016

German transport company Fraport expects to officially take over the operations at 14 regional airports in Greece at the end of this year, after obtaining the necessary permits and solving some technical issues, according to the company’s CEO, Dr. Stefan Schulte.
Posted On 07 Apr 2016

Gastronomy & Tourism: The Case of Greek Olive Oil – Opinion

Greek olive oil is inextricably linked with the Greek identity and can be considered a valuable asset which can enhance and differentiate the Greek tourist product. - Opinion by Alexandros Passalis
Posted On 18 Mar 2016

Three Greek Cities Shortlisted for ‘European Capital of Culture 2021’ Title

Eleusina, Kalamata and Rhodes were shortlisted on Friday in the competition for the title of European Capital of Culture 2021 in Greece.
Posted On 26 Feb 2016

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.
Posted On 24 Feb 2016

Greece Refugee Crisis Warding Off German Travelers

The ongoing refugee crisis in the Aegean, and Greece's economic instability are taking a toll on bookings by German holidaymakers, according to figures released by tourism group DER Touristik during its annual meeting held in Athens on Tuesday.
Posted On 17 Feb 2016

Russian Volvo Regatta Set to Sail Off Rhodes

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes will be the host of this year’s Russian Volvo Regatta during the week of April 30-May 6 as well as of two more high-profile sailing events in June and October.
Posted On 18 Jan 2016