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Greece’s Lipsi Island to Ban Single-use Plastic Cups and Straws

The Municipality of Lipsi in Greece has announced plans to do away with single-use plastic water cups and straws and replace them with eco-friendly alternatives.

Lipsi Sanctuary to Offer Rescued Dolphins a Safe Home

The Dodecanese island of Lipsi will soon be home to dozens of dolphins rescued from captivity on the initiative of the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation (AIMC).

ASTA Event Introduces US Travel Agents to South Aegean Islands

Aiming to increase tourism flows from the US to destinations in the Dodecanese and the Cyclades, the South Aegean Region recently hosted the ASTA International Showcase event on Rhodes.

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.

Kos to Host ‘UCI Gran Fondo 2019’ Cycling Race

The island of Kos, during April 19-21, will host the UCI Kos Gran Fondo 2019, a cycling race to be held with the participation of athletes from all over the world.

Attica Group Wins Gold at Loyalty Awards 2019

Attica Group received the gold award for its “Seasmiles” loyalty program for travelers, at the Loyalty Awards 2019 that was recently held in Athens.

Properties Up for Lease in the Medieval City of Rhodes

Fourteen properties currently not in use in the Medieval City of Rhodes will be leased through public tenders, according to the Archaeological Proceeds Fund (TAP).

Greek Tourism Ministry, GNTO Support Rhodes Marathon

The Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are supporting the 6th International Roads to Rhodes Marathon that will take place on Rhodes in April.

‘Astir Odysseus’ Celebrates 10 Years of Hospitality Innovations on Kos

The five-star Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa, located on Kos, recently celebrated 10 years of awards and innovations in Greek hospitality.

Rhodes Getting Ready for ASTA International Showcase Event in May 2019

Ahead of the ASTA International Showcase event that will be held on Rhodes in May, an ASTA delegation recently visited the island to meet with local authorities.

South Aegean Islands Reach Millions Through CNN

The South Aegean Region’s recent TV campaign on the Cyclades and the Dodecanese islands, attracted millions of viewers through the channels of CNN.

Discounts on Ferry, Air Travel for Rhodes Marathon Announced

Blue Star Ferries and AEGEAN are supporting the 6th International Rhodes Marathon and will offer ticket discounts for those who will travel to Rhodes for the event.

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”.

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.

Karpathos’ Birdlife Presented as Major Tourist Attraction

The Greek island of Karpathos is featured as a birdwatching destination in an extensive article of UK news website "allaboutshipping".

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.

Rhodes’ Peace & Sport Forum Promotes Tolerance and Respect

More than 350 delegates from the fields of politics, sports and the private sector participated in the Peace and Sport Regional Forum held on Rhodes.

Dodecanese Chamber Chief Says Rhodes Tourist Product Needs Face-lift

Refreshing Rhodes’ tourism product is key to entering the new era with success and maintaining that success, said Dodecanese Chamber President Ioannis Pappous.