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Nelios Sees Increase of Online Hotel Bookings in Greece

Online hotel bookings in Greece increased by 12.6 percent during the first nine months of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by Nelios.

Seajets Supports European Rally Champions Chris Ingram and Alexey Lukyanuk

Greek ferry operator Seajets supported drivers who climbed to the first and second place in the final ratings of this year's European Rally Championship (ERC).

EBRD Unveils 10-year Destination Management Plans for Santorini, Rhodes

EBRD has unveiled two pilot destination management schemes for Santorini and Rhodes, setting priorities and providing action plans for the next decade.

Harper’s Bazaar: ‘Elivi Skiathos’ Among Best Greek Island Hotels

The Elivi Skiathos luxury resort, located on the island of Skiathos, has been included in Harper’s Bazaar selection of “The best Greek island hotels”.

Serifos Sunset Race 2019: Ολοκληρώνονται οι ηλεκτρονικές εγγραφές

Οι ηλεκτρονικές εγγραφές για το Serifos Sunset Race 2019 θα παραμείνουν ανοιχτές μέχρι την Κυριακή 8 Σεπτεμβρίου τα μεσάνυχτα.

Fast Ferries Welcomes New High-speed Passenger Ship to Fleet

Greek ferry operator Fast Ferries has added the “Thunder”, a new high-speed passenger ship to its fleet, which now includes four vessels.

National Geographic Explores the ‘Must-try’ Gastronomy of Naxos

Naxos' local products and "must-try meals" are featured in an extensive article published on the website of National Geographic.

Luxury ‘Parīlio Hotel’ Opens on Paros

The newly established Parīlio hotel, a member of the Design Hotels, has opened its doors to welcome guests to the island of Paros.

Daskalio Finds May Carry Secret to Origins of Ancient Greece

Recent discoveries on the islet of Daskalio, off Keros, in the Cyclades, may hold the secret to the birth of Ancient Greece, according to archaeologists.

Greek Ministry Secures EU Funding for Renovation of Cultural Monuments

A number of restoration and renovation projects at cultural sites across Greece have secured EU funding, according to the Greek Ministry of Culture.

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.