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‘Santorini Experience’ 2017 Attracts Top Athletes – Schedule Announced

All is set for Greece to host the 3rd “Santorini Experience”, one of the top sports tourism events due to take place on October 6-8, 2017, on Santorini.

‘Blue Star Patmos’ Runs Aground on Ios, Passengers Safe

Ferry "Blue Star Patmos" ran aground in the early morning hours of Wednesday, while sailing to the port of Ios in the Cyclades.

Blue Star Ferries: 50% Off Ferry Tickets to Kos

Blue Star Ferries is supporting those affected by the recent earthquake on Kos and is offering a 50% discount on tickets from and to the island.

Tourism on Eastern Aegean Islands Regains Momentum

Tourism flows across the Eastern Aegean islands, which bore the brunt of the refugee crisis, have begun to pick up pace, according to sector professionals.

Summer 2017: Mykonos, Paros, Tinos Top Destination Preferences of the Greeks

The islands of Mykonos, Paros and Tinos lead the destination preferences of the Greeks for summer 2017, a recent survey revealed.

Blue Star 2 Begins Piraeus-Samos Route

Attica Group has announced the launch of the direct Piraeus to Samos ferry route with the Blue Star 2. The journey takes a mere six hours and 45 minutes.

4th Tourism Awards: Greek Industry Champions Announced for 2017

Greek tourism’s best practices and most innovative initiatives were rewarded at the Tourism Awards 2017 ceremony in Athens.

Blue Star Ferries: 30% Discount on Ferry Tickets to Lesvos, Chios, Kos and Leros

Greek passenger shipping company Blue Star Ferries has announced a 30 percent discount on the ferry tickets of travellers that will vacation this summer on the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Kos and Leros.

‘Tourism Awards 2016’ Spotlight Shines on Greece’s Best Practices

The best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism were rewarded on Wednesday, April 6, at the glitzy awards ceremony of the Tourism Awards 2016.

Attica Group Offers Humanitarian Assistance to Refugees in Piraeus, Samos

Attica Group, the parent company of Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries, has delivered quantities of fresh milk, juice and cereal to the refugees that have found temporary shelter at the passenger stations of the port of Piraeus and distributed light meals to the refugees on Samos.

‘Roads to Rhodes’ Marathon Returns for Third Year with New Routes

The island of Rhodes in Greece is getting ready to host the 3rd International “Roads to Rhodes” Marathon this April.

Dodekanisos Seaways Shines at Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2015

Greek ferry operator Dodekanisos Seaways was honored with the Passenger Line of the Year award at the recent Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2015.

Syros Gears Up for 1st City Trail Race

Syros is gearing up for the first edition of its city trail running race, an important athletic event for the Greek island for professional and amateur runners.

Santorini to Push for All-year-round Tourism Season

The Municipality of Thera has rounded up a number of Santorini's tourism forms and has announced a collaborative effort to keep the tourists coming after the summer sun has gone and establish the Cycladic island as an all-year-round tourism destination.

Attica Group’s Ships to Sail US-Cuba Waters

Listed Greek company Attica Group announced on Wednesday, that US authorities have granted it a license for the provision of carrier services to Cuba.

‘Santorini Experience’ Puts Popular Greek Island on Sports Tourism Map – Interview with Mayor of Thira Anastasios – Nikolaos Zorzos

The Mayor of Thira, Anastasios – Nikolaos Zorzos, underlines the importance of the "Santorini Experience" event for the promotion of Santorini Island as a sports tourism destination.

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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‘Santorini Experience’: Unique Athletes to Meet on a Unique Island!

Some of Greece's best-known figures in athletics will get together this weekend to live the Santorini Experience, an ultimate sports event with breathtaking views and challenging routes!

‘Santorini Experience’ Promises Challenging Runs, Breathtaking Views

During May 1-3, Santorini Island will welcome the Santorini Experience, an ultimate sports event with breathtaking views, challenging routes and a rewarding experience!

Attica Group Welcomes the ‘Blue Galaxy’ to its Crete Itinerary

As part of its fleet expansion program, Attica Group announced on Wednesday, that its subsidiary Blue Star Ferries received the Blue Galaxy under a long-term charter agreement (bareboat) from Hellas 2 Leasing.