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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.

First International Flights of the Season Touch Down in Greece

Dozens of flights touched down across Greece on Thursday in view of the official opening of the country’s tourism season.

South Aegean Planning Safe 2021 Tourism Opening

The South Aegean Region is planning to welcome tourists in the safest way and as soon as possible, according to governor, George Hatzimarkos.

Best of Aegean Islands’ Gastronomy Unveiled in New Video

A new video focusing on the rich gastronomy of the South Aegean islands was recently released to promote the Region as a top culinary tourism destination.

South Aegean Islands Promoted as Sports Tourism Destinations – Video

The South Aegean Region has released a new video to promote the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands as prime sports tourism destinations.

New Tourism Campaign Launches for South Aegean Islands

The South Aegean Region has launched a new digital campaign to promote the Greek islands of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese to European source markets.

Minister Aiming for All Greek Destinations to Welcome Tourists

The Tourism Ministry is aiming for all destinations in Greece to welcome tourists once the Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted.

South Aegean Shines at ‘European Young Chef Award 2019’ Contest

Eirini Giorgoudiou, a young Greek chef representing the South Aegean Region, was announced as the winner of the "European Young Chef Award 2019" contest.

Minister Looks to Develop Tourism Strategy for Santorini

The Tourism Ministry is looking to include Santorini as a model destination within Greece's tourism strategy which focuses on sustainable development.

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.

Ellinair Promotes South Aegean Islands to Passengers

Aiming to promote more Greek destinations to its passengers, Ellinair will feature the South Aegean islands in its inflight magazine "Anemos" until April 2019.
George Hatzimarkos, Governor of South Aegean Region
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: George Hatzimarkos, Governor of South Aegean Region

South Aegean Regional Governor George Haztimarkos shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

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.

Astypalea First Greek Island Attempting to Go Smoke-free

Astypalea is the first island in Greece to say ‘No’ to smoking as part of its drive to re-brand as a wellness destination.

Rhodes to Host Peace & Sport Regional Forum in October

The Greek island of Rhodes will host the Peace and Sport Regional Forum on October 18, at the five-star Rodos Palace Hotel and the Ancient Stadium.

Astypalea’s ‘Positive Energy’ Drives Tourism Promo

Positive energy and radiant light are the focus of a new tourism campaign, aiming to promote the Dodecanese island of Astypalea.

Kountoura: South Aegean Region Key Player in Greek Tourism Growth

The South Aegean Region is a key player in Greek tourism growth, achieving increases in arrivals and revenues, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Ryanair to Reinstate Flights to Kos in Greece

Low-cost carrier Ryanair will be reinstating flights to the Greek island of Kos for the period up to the end of October 2018.

Greece’s Year-round Tourism Scheme to Take Off from Rhodes

Aiming to establish Greece as a 365-day a year destination, the Tourism Ministry plans to launch its new ambitious campaign from the island of Rhodes.

UN’s ‘Clean Seas’ Campaign to Run in South Aegean

In efforts to safeguard the marine environment, the South Aegean Region will work with the UN, promoting actions within its Clean Seas campaign.