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ANEK Lines Upgrades Wifi Service on its Ferries

ANEK Lines has launched its new “Wifi on Board” service, aiming to offer an upgraded Internet browsing experience to its passengers.

Syros Secures Funds for Open Mall Overhaul

The Cycladic island of Syros has secured 1.3 million euros in EU funding for the overhaul of its historic center and for upgrade works along its coast front.

Amorgos’ Vigla Hotel Completes Renovation, Welcomes Guests for Summer 2019

The Vigla Hotel, a family-run property on Amorgos, has completed its extensive renovation project and is ready to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Greek Culture Ministry Sets Out to Make Delos Islet an Open Museum

The Greek Culture Ministry announced plans to transform the historic island of Delos, in the Cyclades, into an open museum.

‘Kythnos Hiking’ Expands Tours to Serifos Island in the Cyclades

Alternative tourism company Kythnos Hiking, which offers hiking tours on the island of Kythnos, is now expanding its activities to the nearby island of Serifos.

US Tourism Professionals Learn All About the Greek Islands

The Greek islands were promoted to the US market, during the annual sales meeting of US-based Collete Tours that was recently held on Mykonos and Santorini.

Mykonos Welcomes ‘The Wild Hotel’ and ‘Ftelia Beach Club’

The Interni Group in May will open two new properties on Mykonos: The Wild Hotel at Kalafati beach and Ftelia Beach Club at Ftelia bay.

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.

‘Ios Adventure’ Event to Combine Sports Tourism with Nature

Ios this summer will host the "Ios Adventure", an exciting sports tourism event that combines running and swimming races with the Cycladic island's unique nature.

Paros Launches New Tourism Campaign for 2019

The Municipality of Paros has announced the launch of a new tourism campaign for 2019 to promote the island's offerings and attract even more quality visitors.

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 Islands to Reach the World via ‘Antenna Satellite’

Τhe South Aegean Region has partnered with Antenna Group's satellite channels, aiming to showcase the Cyclades and the Dodecanese islands to foreign tourism markets.

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”.

Seajets Announced Line Passenger of the Year by Lloyd’s List

Greek ferry operator Seajets was announced Line Passenger of the Year at the 15th Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards held in Athens.

South Aegean Region Sees Poland as Target Market

The Region of South Aegean is aiming to attract more Polish holidaymakers to Greece during the 2019 tourism season.

Santorini Mayor Calls for Closer Cooperation on Crucial Issues

A brighter, healthier future for Santorini depends on ensuring closer cooperation, tighter regulations and upgraded infrastructure, according to the island's mayor Nikos Zorzos.

Santo Maris Oia Raises Environmental Awareness of Santorini Students

Santo Maris Oia successfully completed the first year of an innovative environmental program, which aimed to raise awareness among high school students on Santorini.

Minoan Lines Announced ‘Top Growth Operator’ for 2018 by London-based OTA

Minoan Lines has been named “Top Growth Operator” for 2018 by a leading UK-based ferry demand platform and online travel agency (OTA).

South Aegean Region Clinches ‘Best Stand Design Award’ at WTM London 2018

The South Aegean Region was honored with the "Best Stand Design" award during the World Travel Market (WTM) 2018 trade show held in London.

Greek Island Sports Tourism Events in the Spotlight of Ergo Marathon Expo 2018

The South Aegean Region will promote a number of sports tourism events of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese during the ERGO Marathon Expo 2018 in Athens.