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DiCaprio’s Polluted Seabed Post Shames Andros Island

US actor Leonardo DiCaprio prompted the response of Andros Mayor Theodosis Sousoudis after posting a video of waste from the seabed of Schinias beach.

Seventeen Greek Beaches Say Goodbye to their Blue Flags

Seventeen Greek beaches, located in destinations including Andros, Kythira, Kefallonia and Rhodes, lost their Blue Flag status for 2019.

VLM Travel Presents New Website with Best Tourism Experiences on Andros

VLM Travel, a new travel agency on Andros, has launched its website that includes complete information on the island and its tourism experiences.

Folegandros Ready to Host ‘Sunset Trail’ Running Event

The Greek island of Folegandros on June 22 will host the “Folegandros Sunset Trail”, a running race that is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 sports tourism event. Golden Star Ferries is offering a 30 percent discount on tickets to/from Folegandros, for athletes taking part in...

Travel Experiences Platform ‘Grekaddict’ Launches New Website

Travel experiences booking platform "Grekaddict" has launched its new website, featuring hand-picked tours and activities around Greece.

‘The Sunday Times Travel’ Magazine Presents Greece’s Islands to UK Travelers

Greece’s islands are featured in the May edition of “The Sunday Times Travel”, one of Britain's best-selling magazines that includes tourism news, features and insider guides..

Greece Welcomes Italian Journalists, Bloggers

Italian journalists and bloggers are taking part in a press trip, organized by the GNTO, to explore Greece's tourism offerings.

Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 – Registrations Are Open!

Registrations have opened for the 4th Cyclades Trail Cup, which will be held this year on the islands of Kea, Folegandros, Andros, Kythnos and Tinos.

Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 is All About Sports, Nature and Culture

Sports, nature and culture will be part of this year’s Cyclades Trail Cup (CTC), the running event that aims to promote the Greek Islands as an alternative sports tourism destination.

South Aegean Ready to Shine as European Region of Gastronomy

The culinary traditions of the South Aegean Region are reaching all the more people within the framework of its tenure as “European Region of Gastronomy 2019”.

Tinos Challenge – Register for 2018 Edition Until November 22

Online registration is still open for the 3rd Tinos Challenge running event that will take place during December 1-2 on Tinos.

GNTO: Pre-bookings from UK to Greece Up 10% for 2019

Pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the UK to Greece are up by 10 percent, according to the GNTO UK & Ireland Office Director Emy Anagnostopoulou.

Eight Greek Beaches Lose 2018 ‘Blue Flag’ Award

The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) announced that eight beaches in Greece were dropped from the 2018 "Blue Flag" quality award list.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

‘Kimolos Trail’ Registration Open, Discount on Ferry Tickets Announced

Registration has opened for the Kimolos Trail, the first running event of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018, to take place on June 3 on the island of Kimolos.

CNN Travel Features the Best of Greece

Greece’s natural beauty, history and gastronomy are presented by CNN Travel in an extensive feature entitled "Best of Greece: Beautiful places and tastiest foods".

‘Cyclades Trail Cup 2018’ Kicks Off on Kimolos in May

The Cyclades Trail Cup 2018 will host a number of trail running races in alternative destinations of the Cyclades island group, starting from Kimolos in May.

Golden Star Ferries Connects Rafina to Syros Seven Days a Week

Golden Star Ferries has amended the itineraries of the Superferry II and now sails to the Cycladic island of Syros on a daily basis.

Andros Municipality Launches Three-year Plan to Extend Tourism Season

The Municipality of Andros is launching a three-year plan to boost the Cycladic island's tourism promotion and extend the season.

‘Tinos Challenge’ Invites Athletes to Extreme Edition

The 2nd “Tinos Challenge: Extreme Edition”, a major sports tourism event featuring the unique landscape of Tinos, will take place on December 2-3.
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