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Navigator’s ‘Shipping Decision Makers Weekend’ Set for Action on Chios

This year’s Navigator – The Shipping Decision Makers Weekend will take place on Chios, during September 21-23, as a tribute to the north Aegean island’s shipping legacy.

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.

Turkish Travelers to North Aegean Isles on the Decline in H1 2018

The number of travelers from Turkey to the North Aegean islands dropped by 13,349 in the first half of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017.

Chios to Host 1st ‘Shipping Decision Makers Weekend’ in September

The island of Chios in September will host the 1st Shipping Decision Makers Weekend, which will be held on the occasion of the 18th Navigator Forum.

Chios Forum Explores Future of European Port Policy

European port policy was the focus of the two-day Jean Monnet symposium, which was recently held on the Aegean island of Chios.

Holy Flame to Reach 17 Greek Destinations via AEGEAN Flights

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Holy Saturday, April 7, will provide three extra aircraft to distribute the Holy Flame to 17 destinations in Greece.

Where will Greeks Travel for Easter 2018?

Popular islands in Greece and cities in Europe are among the top choices of Greek travelers for the Easter 2018 holiday.

Almiriki Hotel & Apartments Wins TripAdvisor ‘2017 Certificate of Excellence’

The Almiriki Hotel & Apartments, located on Chios, recently received the TripAdvisor 2017 Certificate of Excellence for its high quality services.

INSETE: ‘OnTour’ Tourism School to Hold Educational Events in April-May

The first educational events of the “OnTour” Tourism School initiative, launched by INSETE, will kick off on Poros and Skiathos as of April.

Greece’s Axed Special Island Tax Status Causes Stir

Greek tourism sector professionals are calling for the government to not abolish reduced VAT rates for a number of Greek islands as of January 1, 2018.

Five Greek Islands to Keep Special Tax Status Until June 30, 2018

The five Aegean islands that have received the main burden of refugee flows in Greece, will maintain their special tax status for another six months.

GNTO Promotes Attica, Eastern Aegean Islands Through Fam Trips

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) this month is hosting a number of journalists and tour operators in Attica and the Eastern Aegean islands.

Spain’s ‘La Razón’ Highlights Chios’ History and Link to Homer

Chios was recently highlighted in a double-page feature of Spanish newspaper "La Razón" for its eventful history and link with ancient poet Homer.

More Turkish Travelers Vacationing on the Greek Islands

The number of travelers from neighboring Turkey to the Greek islands hit a record high in the first half of 2017 up by 50 percent.

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.

Shipwrecks Identify Fournoi as Significant Hub of Ancient World

Eight more underwater shipwrecks where discovered around the Fournoi islets, bringing the number of total shipwrecks found in the area to 53.

North Aegean Nature Projects to Get €1.5m Cash Injection

North Aegean Region Governor Christiana Kalogirou has allotted 1.5 million euros for projects, which will highlight the unique ecosystems of the islands.

Hellenic Seaways Offers 30% Discount on Ferry Tickets to Chios and Lesvos

Hellenic Seaways has announced a 30% discount on the ferry tickets of travelers that will vacation this summer on the islands of Chios and Lesvos.

Blue Star Ferries Offers 30% Discount on Ferry Tickets to Four Greek Islands

Blue Star Ferries has announced a 30% discount to ferry tickets for travel to the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Kos and Leros.

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.