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Greece’s South Aegean Region Presents ‘Green’ Initiatives at WTM

The South Aegean Region presented its sustainability agenda at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2022 tourism expo in London.

Greece Attending WTM London 2022 with a ‘New Face’

WTM London 2022 will see the best of Greece presented to the UK market and the rest of the world from the revamped Visit Greece/GNTO stand.

Greece’s New Airline ‘Cycladic’ to Facilitate Island Hopping

Cycladic, a new airline in Greece, has launched flights that will facilitate island hopping between the Cyclades, Crete and Rhodes.

South Aegean Islands Welcome 5.4 Million Arrivals So Far in 2022

The South Aegean Region, which includes popular destinations such as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, and Mykonos, welcomed 5.4 million arrivals so far this year.

Kos Island to Host ‘World Food Gift Challenge 2023’ Gastronomy Event

The Greek island of Kos next year will be the host destination of the 4th World Food Gift Challenge, the annual gastronomy event organized by the IGCAT.

Rhodes: Contract Signed for National Theater Restoration

The project for the restoration of the National Theater of Rhodes in Greece is one step closer to becoming a reality following the signing of an agreement by state and local authorities.

Rhodes Tourist Arrivals Pick Up Pace in May, Outdo 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the Greek island of Rhodes are up by 6.5% compared to pre-pandemic 2019, according to data announced by South Aegean Governor George Hatzimarkos.

National Theater of Rhodes to be Restored by 2025

The National Theater of Rhodes will undergo a 17.23 million euros restoration project and is expected to be fully operational by 2025.

World Food Gift Challenge 2022: South Aegean Producers Invited to Show their Best

The South Aegean Region is inviting its businesses to take part in the World Food Gift Challenge 2022 event and highlight the “stories” that connect local products with destinations.

Hellenic Seaplanes Aims to Launch First Flights to Tinos, Patmos, Sifnos

Greek company Hellenic Seaplanes is aiming to launch its first seaplane flights from the islands of Tinos, Patmos and Sifnos.

South Aegean Region Among Winners of European Young Chef Award 2021

The South Aegean Region is among the winners of the European Young Chef Award 2021, the annual gastronomy competition organized by IGCAT.

South Aegean Islands Introduced to Luxury Wedding Planners

The South Aegean islands were introduced to some of the world’s leading wedding planners during the 7th DWP Congress 2021 that took place on Rhodes.

DWP Congress: Mitsis Hotels Successfully Hosts B2B Wedding Planners Event

Mitsis Hotels’ Alila Resort & Spa on Rhodes hosted over 350 luxury wedding experts and influencers from 40 countries for the 7th DWP Congress 2021.

National Theater of Rhodes to Get €20m Revamp

The National Theater of the island of Rhodes will get a 20-million-euro revamp, according to an announcement by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

South Aegean Voted Best Greek Hospitality Region 2021

The South Aegean Region was honored once again at the Greek Hospitality Awards for its ongoing efforts to upgrade Greece’s tourism product.

Syros Archaeological Museum to Increase in Size

The Archaeological Museum of Syros will increase in size with the addition of two more halls, according to an announcement by the Culture Ministry.

Tourist Demand for South Aegean Islands Going Strong

Tourist demand for the South Aegean islands is robust but vigilance is required in view of Covid-19 developments, said the region's governor George Hatzimarkos.

Over 1 Million Tourists Chose South Aegean Islands So Far

Over 1 million international tourists spent their holidays in the South Aegean Region in the last three months, including on such islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos.

Greece Steps into a ‘Greener Future’ with Astypalea E-mobility Project

Greece has taken its first step towards a “greener future”, with the delivery by Volkswagen Group of eight electric vehicles to the South Aegean island of Astypalea.

South Aegean Islands Want Individual Classification on ECDC Covid-19 Map

The governor of the South Aegean is calling for each of the region's islands to be classified individually on the ECDC's colour-coded Covid-19 map.