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Kallichoron Hotel Keeps ‘Green Key’, Receives High Guest Reviews

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea has retained its Green Key certificate and also received the Guest Review Award 2018 for its top hospitality services.

North Aegean Governor Clears Ways for Chios Airport Upgrade

North Aegean Regional Governor Christiana Kalogirou has cleared the way for the start of upgrade works on Chios Airport after approving a study for road relocation works.

Astypalea First Greek Island Attempting to Go Smoke-free

Astypalea is the first island in Greece to say ‘No’ to smoking as part of its drive to re-brand as a wellness destination.

Astypalea: A Greek Wellness Destination Waiting to be Discovered

Aiming to establish Astypalea as a wellness destination in Greece, local authorities are planning to host a number of events dedicated to health and wellbeing from September 29 until October 2.

Astypalea’s Kallichoron Hotel to Donate to Wildfire Victims of Attica

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea has announced its support to the victims of the wildfires in Attica through its Room2Give CSR program.

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.

Kallichoron Becomes Astypalea’s First Bike Friendly Hotel

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has become the first on the Greek island of Astypalea to be certified as a Bike Friendly Hotel.

Italian Media Highlights Astypalea’s ‘Positive Energy’

The beauty and "positive energy" of the island of Astypalea will be featured in a 15-page article in the Italian travel magazine Marcopolo.

South Aegean Region Goes Digital, Highlights Uniqueness of Dodecanese Islands

A digital campaign for the promotion of the Dodecanese islands of Rhodes, Kos, Patmos, Karpathos, Astypalea and Leros recently wrapped up with great success.

Astypalea’s ‘Positive Energy’ Drives Tourism Promo

Positive energy and radiant light are the focus of a new tourism campaign, aiming to promote the Dodecanese island of Astypalea.

WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

Astypalea’s Kallichoron Hotel Supports Children Through CSR Policy

As part of its “Room2Give” CSR initiative, the Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea sponsored this year’s children’s book reading competition “Vivliodromies”.

MTC Group Takes on Astypalea Island Promotion

The municipality Astypalea has assigned MTC Group to design and implement a year-long strategy for the promotion of the island and its tourist product.

South Aegean Islands to Show Alternative Forms of Tourism at TourNatur 2017 Expo

Ten islands of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese will present their alternative forms of tourism at the 14th TourNatur exhibition in Düsseldorf in September.

Product Price Hikes Across 32 Greek Isles as of Jan. 1

Products and services on 32 islands in the Dodecanese and North Aegean Region will go up as of January 1, 2018, due to new VAT rates.

Astypalea Makes Headlines in German, Austrian Media

A feature on the island of Astypalea by dpa International was republished by German and Austrian media and reached millions of readers.

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.

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Ferries to the Greek Islands 2015 – Dodecanese

Useful tips on the Dodecanese islands in Greece and how to reach them by ferry.
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Astypalea: A “Butterfly” In The Aegean

Astypalea in the southeastern Aegean may not have the glamorous reputation like Mykonos or Santorini but this does not seem to be a problem. Over the years, Astypalea - also known as "Butterfly of the Aegean" due to its shape - has acquired numerous loyal fans.
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