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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.

South Aegean Region to Compete in ‘European Young Chef Award 2018’ Event

The South Aegean Region is searching for the perfect candidate that will represent the Aegean islands at the European Young Chef Award 2018.

‘Yperia 2018’ Convention on Amorgos to Focus on Gastronomy

The island of Amorgos, during October 31-November 5, will host the 16th International Convention of Culture and Tourism - Yperia 2018, which this year will focus on gastronomy.

South Aegean Region Partners with Airlines to Promote Greek Islands

The South Aegean Region has partnered with Ryanair, AEGEAN and Ellinair in efforts to attract more visitors to the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands.

Naxos’ Nature, Sites, Gastronomy Featured in the International Media

The island of Naxos in Greece this year is being introduced to the world through Nautical TV and other international media.

Andros Trail Race 2018 – Registrations are Open

Registrations have opened for the 3rd Andros Trail Race that will be held during September 29-30 on the island of Andros.

Serifos Gears Up for 6th ‘Sunset Race’ 2018

The Cycladic island of Serifos, on September 22 and 23, will host hundreds of professional and amateur athletes, who will compete in the Serifos Sunset Race 2018.

Greece Top Choice for Luxury Holiday Home Rental in the Med

Interest for high-end properties on the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini, and Paros is peaking this summer, according to an annual report released by Algean Property.

Bookings from South Korea to Greece Up 10%

Greece’s popularity among travelers from South Korea is on the rise, as bookings from the country have increased by 10 percent since the beginning of the year, according to GNTO.

Aegean Islands Promoted as Wedding Destinations for Chinese Tourists

The South Aegean Region is reaching out to the Chinese market, with a focus on promoting Rhodes and other islands as ideal wedding tourism destinations.

Rhodes Marathon Sold Out with Runners from 30 Countries

More than 2,700 runners from 30 countries will participate in the 5th International Rhodes Marathon, scheduled to take place on April 29.

Kountoura: South Aegean Region Key Player in Greek Tourism Growth

The South Aegean Region is a key player in Greek tourism growth, achieving increases in arrivals and revenues, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Ministry, South Aegean Region will ‘Run for Tourism’ on Rhodes

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and South Aegean Region executives will “Run for Tourism” during the 5th International "Roads to Rhodes" Marathon in April.

Aegean Cuisine Wins Over New York City

New York recently got a taste of the traditional products and recipes of the Aegean cuisine, during a special event at the James Beard House.

Greek Property Market Showing Signs of Recovery

Greece’s property market appears to be recovering thanks to returning confidence and to increased tourism which is propelling demand for holiday homes.

Rhodes Gearing Up for 5th Int’l Marathon Next Month

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes is getting ready to welcome thousands of runners to the 5th International "Roads to Rhodes" Marathon set for April 29.

South Aegean Property Market Booming, Investors Eyeing 5-star Hotels

Foreign buyers seeking to buy property in Greece are focusing on 3-4 bedroom villas on Mykonos, Paros, Santorini and Rhodes.

Greece’s Year-round Tourism Scheme to Take Off from Rhodes

Aiming to establish Greece as a 365-day a year destination, the Tourism Ministry plans to launch its new ambitious campaign from the island of Rhodes.

UN’s ‘Clean Seas’ Campaign to Run in South Aegean

In efforts to safeguard the marine environment, the South Aegean Region will work with the UN, promoting actions within its Clean Seas campaign.

South Aegean Islands Tapping into Sports Tourism

Aiming to enrich its tourism options, the South Aegean Region is tapping into sports tourism with a wide variety of sporting events taking place across the islands.