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‘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.

Istion Yachting Launches ‘YachtHop’ for Innovative Sailing Experiences

Istion Yachting recently introduced its new member, the YachtHop, which aims to offer unique innovative sailing experiences to travelers.

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.

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.

Celestyal Focuses on Greek Market, Aims to Offer Year Round Cruises

Celestyal Cruises will focus on the Greek market in 2018 and extend the season, aiming to offer year round cruises by 2020.

Golden Star Ferries Connects Rafina to Syros Seven Days a Week

Golden Star Ferries has amended the itineraries of the Superferry II and now sails to the Cycladic island of Syros on a daily basis.

Blue Star Patmos Refloated off Ios Island

Six tugs reset the Blue Star Patmos afloat, after it ran aground near Ios island in August leading to the emergency evacuation of some 205 passengers.

‘Vogue Italia’ Includes Ios Among Top Destinations

A recent feature published on Vogue Italia's website has included Ios among the four top destinations, alongside popular vacation spots in Italy and France.

Blue Star Ferries Amends Itineraries, Replaces Damaged Vessel

The itineraries of the ferry, “Blue Star Patmos”, which on Wednesday ran aground while entering the port of Ios, are currently operated by the vessel, “Blue Star Naxos”.

Chef Lefteris Lazarou Creates Seafood Specialties at Liostasi on Ios

The Liostasi Hotel & Suites on Ios, and Greek Chef Lefteris Lazarou recently celebrated their collaboration with a two day seafood gastronomy event.

‘Blue Star Patmos’ Runs Aground on Ios, Passengers Safe

Ferry "Blue Star Patmos" ran aground in the early morning hours of Wednesday, while sailing to the port of Ios in the Cyclades.

Ios to be Featured in the Italian Media

The Municipality of Ios recently hosted a group of Italian journalists from “Vogue Italia” and “The Fashionable Lampoon”, as part of a familiarization trip.

Ios Reveals its Glamorous Side on Mexico Travel Channel

The island of Ios will be featured in an episode of the Mexican TV show “Destinos del Mundo”, broadcast on Mexico Travel Channel and Canal+.

Liostasi Hotel on Ios Gives its Spa a Total Makeover

The Liostasi Hotel & Suites located on Ios, recently opened its renovated spa facilities, offering its guests additional spaces and new treatments.

Divani Palace Acropolis’ ‘Secret’ Restaurant Reveals New Menu

The "Acropolis Secret" restaurant, located on the roof garden of the Divani Palace Acropolis, has unveiled its new menu, which is inspired by Greek cuisine.

New Generations, New Mentalities to Take Greek Tourism to Next Level

''New generations, new mentalities will take Greek tourism to the next level,'' Angela Fakou, head of the Ios Tourism Board told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) during the ITB Berlin on Tuesday.

Ios Treks Uncover Cycladic Island’s Natural Secrets

Besides its beautiful beaches and shores, the Greek island of Ios also boasts a wide variety of natural wonders which can now be visited through a newly established trekking network.

‘Highspeed 7’ Returns to Piraeus Refurbished, Ready to Begin Summer Service

After a nine-month full refurbishment, the Highspeed 7 has returned to the port of Piraeus to begin operating the Heraklion - Santorini - Ios - Paros - Mykonos route for the summer season.

New Faces: Eleni Micheli, Sales Manager of Micra Anglia Boutique Hotel, Andros

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Eleni Micheli, the Sales Manager of Micra Anglia Boutique Hotel on Andros.

WTM 2015: Ios – Magic of Tourism is All About Giving

For the authorities on the Cycladic island of Ios, the best way to get things done was to hire a consulting agency which would offer the knowhow and the connections to bring Ios into the spotlight, Angela Fakou representing the Ios Municipality Tourism Committee, told the Greek...