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Archaeological Finds on Keros Reveal Aegean Urban Hub

The islets of Keros and Daskalio were once a sophisticated urban center, with metal working shops dating back to 2500 BC, recent excavations reveal.

Grace Santorini’s ‘Santoro’ Honored at FNL Best Restaurant Awards 2017

The Santoro Restaurant, part of the luxury boutique hotel Grace Santorini, was honored at the FNL Best Restaurant Awards 2017.

Liostasi Wins Three Accolades at 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards

The Liostasi Hotel & Suites on Ios sealed the year 2017 with the win of three accolades at the World Luxury Hotel Awards.

Mykonos’ Kenshō Hotel Wins at 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards

The Kenshō Boutique Hotel & Suites on Mykonos has been named Best "Luxury Architecture Design Hotel in Southern Europe" at the 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards.

‘Amorgos Tourism Film Festival’ Becomes Official CIFFT Member

The Amorgos Tourism Film Festival has become an official member of the International Committee of Tourism Film Festivals (CIFFT).

Cyclades Region to Set Up Agri-food and Gastronomy Cluster

The South Aegean Region is bringing together producers and businesses active in agri-food production to promote the Cyclades as a gourmet destination.

Naxos Underwater Survey Sheds Light on Ancient Ports

An underwater research along the southern coast of Naxos revealed new archaeological finds, indicating the use in ancient times of natural ports as docking areas.

Lufthansa Adds Santorini to New Summer 2018 Destinations

German carrier Lufthansa has included the Greek island of Santorini among the new holiday destinations in its summer 2018 schedule.

IMIC 2017: The End of Tourism as We Know It

Redefining the way we market and manage tourism and refocusing the attention on the traveler were the key findings of this year’s IMIC 2017 conference.

Vote for Antiparos as ‘Best European Film Location’

Only one day left to vote for Antiparos as it competes for the "European Film Location Award" alongside renowned filming locations in Europe.

Santorini Saturation Challenge Tops Mayor’s Agenda

Santorini Mayor Nikos Zorzos spoke of the massive implications of overtourism and lack of government direction during the IMIC 2017 conference recently held on the island.

South Aegean Region Using Culture to Attract the Crowds

Film screening events, jazz concerts and much more took center stage across the Cyclades this year as part of the South Aegean Region’s  efforts to promote cultural tourism.

Santorini’s ‘Mystique’ and ‘Vedema’ Among Top Hotels in Europe and the World

Santorini's "Mystique" is among the best hotels in the world and among the top hotels in Europe, while "Vedema" is among Europe's top resorts, as voted in the CNT Readers' Choice Awards 2017.

Santorini IMIC 2017 Opens Dialogue Between Academia & Tourism Stakeholders

Tourism as a field of study, the challenges, solutions and trends, as seen through the eyes of academics, is the focus of a three-day meeting on Santorini.

Runners Get Unique Island Experience at 2nd Andros Trail Race

The 2nd Andros Trail Race drew in the crowds earlier this month and offered amateur and professional athletes the chance to experience Andros in all its natural glory.

IMIC 2017 Conference to Explore Greece’s Tourism Prospects

The latest trends in the tourism industry will be on the focus of the IMIC 2017 International Conference to be held October 19-21 on Santorini in Greece.

US Director Steven Bernstein to Head Free Filmmaking Course on Syros

US screenwriter and director Steven Bernstein will head a free filmmaking course on Syros, for Greek cinematographers, between October 22 and 27.

‘Tinos Challenge’ Invites Athletes to Extreme Edition

The 2nd “Tinos Challenge: Extreme Edition”, a major sports tourism event featuring the unique landscape of Tinos, will take place on December 2-3.

Antiparos Shortlisted for ‘Best European Film Location Award’

The island of Antiparos in the Cyclades will compete with 10 other film locations for the European Location Award with the Greek drama "Suntan".

Aria Hotels Expands Presence on Crete

Aria Hotels has added another luxury property to its portfolio on Crete, the Astraia Residence located in the Old City of Chania.