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Aegean Cuisine Wins Over New York City

New York recently got a taste of the traditional products and recipes of the Aegean cuisine, during a special event at the James Beard House.

Hellenic Seaways: Discover Greece Through a Ferry Experience

Maritime company Hellenic Seaways aims to offer its passengers unique experiences during their travels to the Greek islands.

‘Cyclades Trail Cup 2018’ Kicks Off on Kimolos in May

The Cyclades Trail Cup 2018 will host a number of trail running races in alternative destinations of the Cyclades island group, starting from Kimolos in May.

Aria Hotels Announces Addition of ‘Fileas Art’ to Crete Portfolio

The Aria Hotels group has announced the addition of the Fileas Art Hotel to its growing portfolio on the island of Crete.

Greek Regional Airport Works Underway, Ios Island Awaits Study Findings

While upgrades are underway at Greek airports, a pre-survey for the construction of an airport on the island of Ios has been submitted to regional authorities.

Aria Hotels Adds ‘Archipel Mansion’ to Santorini Portfolio

The Aria Hotels group has added another luxury property to its growing portfolio on Santorini, the Archipel Mansion located in Fira.

Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

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.