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ANEK Lines Upgrades Wifi Service on its Ferries

ANEK Lines has launched its new “Wifi on Board” service, aiming to offer an upgraded Internet browsing experience to its passengers.

Grekaddict Presents Latest Additions to Gastronomy Activities Portfolio

Aiming to introduce Thessaloniki's gastronomy tourism to the city's visitors, Grekaddict, a marketplace for travel experiences in Greece, has made a number of additions to its portfolio of culinary experiences for travelers.

Greece Food Expert Urges Collective Action for Promotion of Country’s Gastronomy

With two decades of researching, tasting, writing and promoting behind him, food expert George Pittas is back with a new book on Greece's gastronomic communities and destinations.

Thousands Travel to the Greek Islands as Summer Holiday Exodus Begins

The summer holiday exodus from Athens to the Greek islands began to get underway with fully booked ferries departing from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio.

Blue Star Ferries Promotes the Aegean Islands’ Gastronomy via Online Campaign

Greek ferry company Blue Star Ferries has launched an online campaign to promote the gastronomy and products of the Aegean Islands.

Topos by Yoleni’s – A Taste of Greece and its Products

Yoleni's introduces Topos, a new dining experience offering a taste of traditional Greek cuisine and whetting your appetite for more to be discovered on your travels.

Celestyal Cruises Supports Educational Events on Samos

Celestyal Cruises is supporting a series of educational events for the students and teachers of Samos, within the framework of the “Archimedes” program.

Hellenic Seaways: Discover Greece Through a Ferry Experience

Maritime company Hellenic Seaways aims to offer its passengers unique experiences during their travels to the Greek islands.

Greece Expects 30% More Dutch Tourists in 2018

Bookings from the Netherlands to Greece are expected to increase by 30 percent this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Blue Star Ferries Invites Travelers to ‘Write Their Story’

Blue Star Ferries is inviting travelers to "write their own story" and share experiences related to their travels and life on the Aegean islands.

Celestyal Focuses on Greek Market, Aims to Offer Year Round Cruises

Celestyal Cruises will focus on the Greek market in 2018 and extend the season, aiming to offer year round cruises by 2020.

South Aegean Region Crowned ‘Best Creative Destination’

The South Aegean Region has been awarded as the “Best Creative Destination” at the Creative Tourism Awards 2017 for its digital campaign “Aegean Islands Like No Other”.

Karpathos Presents Unique Trail Network at TourNatur 2017

The natural features and unique trail network of Karpathos were presented during the recent TourNatur 2017 alternative tourism exhibition in Düsseldorf.

Athens Airport Invites All to Journey to the Cycladic Islands’ Culture

Athens International Airport is hosting an exhibition that will give visitors to Greece a first idea of what the Cyclades were like in 3,000 B.C.

Additional Flights, Bus and Train Routes for Greek Easter Exodus

Additional flights, bus and train routes in Greece have been announced to facilitate Easter holidaymakers.

Neptune Hotels Receives TUI Holly Award for 14th Time

Neptune Hotels on Kos was recently honored for its high quality services and scooped the TUI Holly Award for the 14th time.

Greek Gov’t Migrant Center Plan Irks Islanders, Refugee Kids to get Schooling

Despite repeated pleas by authorities from the Greek islands bearing the brunt of the ongoing migrant influx, the government is making plans to “decongest” facilities, improve existent centers or create new ones without however providing a specific time frame or locations.

SETE Says ‘No’ to Hotspots at Greece’s Tourist Destinations

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), representing over 50,000 businesses, is calling on the government to reconsider a plan to construct so-called hotspots, or refugee registration centers, at major tourist locations across the country.

South Aegean Announces Candidacy for ‘European Region of Gastronomy 2019’ Title

The Region of the South Aegean has announced that it will be a candidate for the "European Region of Gastronomy 2019" title, an important initiative that will highlight and give international visibility to the quality food offer of the Aegean islands.

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.