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Serifos Smoke-free Beach Makes Summer Debut

On occasion of World No Tobacco Day observed on May 31, the island of Serifos has announced the launch of Greece’s first smoke-free beach.

Serifos Travels the World Through Panos Emporio Fashion

Fashion lovers will have the chance to “virtually” visit the Greek island of Serifos through vivid photos featuring the latest collection of "Panos Emporio".

Serifos Takes Center Stage in Panos Emporio Photo Shoot

The Greek island of Serifos will take center stage during a photo shoot of the latest Panos Emporio swimwear collection.

Akrotiri Event Brings Overtourism on Santorini into the Spotlight

Santorini Mayor Nikos Zorzos reiterated his concerns over the toll of overtourism, during an event marking 50 years since excavations at Akrotiri.

Tourism Traffic to Syros on the Rise, Municipality Announces New Plans

Tourism traffic to Syros, the capital of the Cyclades, picked up pace in the June-September 2016 period with 167,028 visitors to the island compared to 150,445 in the same period last year.

‘Santorini the One’ Shows Up in Style at ITB 2016

Santorini authorities and tourism sector professionals made sure the popular Cycladic island would steal the show at this year's ITB tourism fair, which took place in Berlin, last week.

TRIMORE Triathlon to Take Syros By Storm

The island of Syros, the capital of the Cyclades, proudly announces the launch of its 1st TRIMORE Triathlon, to take place on June 10-12.

Eiriana Brings More Beauty to Every Suite with New Cosmetics Series

Eiriana Luxury Suites is bringing more beauty to its customers with its new cosmetics series - "Be Different” - which aims to contribute to the relaxation and rejuvenation experience and add a bit of surprise to holiday life.

Tinos Island to Feature in BBC Documentary

The Cycladic island of Tinos will feature in BBC’s documentary “This is Greece” to be aired in the US, UK and Australia.

Tinos Professionals Tap into Edible Treasures, Aim to Put Island on Gastronomic Map

The opening of the “Tinos on the Gastronomic Map” exhibit featuring work by native photographer Evelyn Foskolou at the Tinos Cultural Foundation paves the way for the newly launched Tinos Food Paths workshop on May 6-7.

Hilton Athens Holds 10-Day Tribute To Cycladic Cuisine

The Hilton Athens is holding a 10-day tribute to the traditional cuisine of the Cycladic islands in its ground-floor Byzantine restaurant.

Folegandros: An Undiscovered European Destination

The Huffington Post news site has included the Greek island of Folegandros in its 15 picks for the best undiscovered European destinations.

Hydroplanes Over the Aegean

The vision of traveling by hydroplane has again become a reality as Airsea Lines recently begun its routes to nine Cycladic islands daily from the port of Lavrio. In its first phase, the hydro-port of Lavrio services passengers to and from Kalymnos with daily flights and as peak...

Blue Star Ferries Increases Profit 121%

Blue Star Maritime S.A. last month announced consolidated net profit after taxes of €19.2 million for the nine months ending 30th September, 2005, against €8.7 million for the same period in 2004, a significant increase of 121%.

Strintzis Introduces New Routes

Within the new liberalized framework of Greek coastal shipping, Strintzis Lines (Blue Star Ferries), expands its routes. As of this month, the Greek ferry line is at the forefront with three brand new ships on the Cycladic Islands' routes, the Blue Star 1 in the Dodecanese on the...

Hoteliers Look To Domestic Travelers

Greek hoteliers are turning to domestic travelers in order to cover the loss of foreign arrivals expected this year. Many hoteliers already are working with local travel agents to create package programs with an enticing pricing policy. Travel agents and hoteliers expect to work...

Twelve Superfast Ferry Launched

Superfast XII slid gracefully down the slipway of the yard into the waters of the Baltic Sea last month. Attica Enterprises, the holding company for Superfast Ferries, said its newest super-fast vessel is due for delivery from the Flender Werft shipyards in Lubeck, Germany, in...

Superfast Ferries Takes Delivery Of Superfast VIII

Attica Enterprises, the holding company for Superfast Ferries accepted delivery of its newest ferry, the Superfast VIII, last month. This is the second of a series of four sister vessels built at Howaldtswerke shipyard in Germany and the fourth delivery from the same yard this year.