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Ios: The Other Side of Greece’s Famous Party Island Explored at July Unconference

Thirty people including experts, innovators and adventurous travel professionals from 15 countries gathered in Greece last month to exchange thoughts, learn and work on project ideas to promote the island of Ios and explore the destination’s sustainable future.

Video: Welcome to ‘Life on Ios’

The first video from the ‪#‎LifeOnIos, a creative social media campaign launched to show the other side of the famous party island of Ios, recently went viral on social media channels.

July ‘Massive’ LuxurIOS Project Brings Insiders’ Insight to Ios

The Cycladic island of Ios will be hosting the experimental “Travel Massive Island Unconference” on July 18-26, bringing together tourism sector professionals to collaborate and share ideas on how to make a positive impact and to explore the island’s sustainable future.

Seven Greek Isles Among Mediterranean’s Top 10, Ios Leads the Way

The hotels on seven Greek islands are luring visitors to Greece as revealed by online booking agent Trivago UK’s annual Mediterranean Island Reputation Ranking 2015 released recently, placing the Cycladic isle of Ios on the top of the list.

Google Launches More Powerful Translate App, Introduces New ‘Travel Buddy’

Google recently updated the Translate app on Android and iOS that transforms a traveller's mobile device into an even more powerful translation tool.

Lamway Eyes Mykonos Market, Welcomes Relux Ios to its Roster

Lamway Hotel Management Group said 2014 has been a successful year with its client hotels increasing their average occupancy by 16 percent and average turnover by 21 percent.

State Subsidies Approved For Creation Of New Hotels In Greece

The Greek Development Ministry has given the go-ahead for 100 million euros of state subsidies to be allocated for the development of hotels on popular Greek islands.

Major Tourism Resort To Be Built On Ios, Greece

After Kea and Milos, Ios is the third island of the Cyclades in Greece where a major tourism resort will be created.

Liostasi Hotel On Ios To Open With New Luxury Suites

Liostasi Ios Hotel & Spa will welcome the new tourism season with six new luxury suites, all noteworthy for their romantic ambiance, detail of decoration and modern technology.

Star Alliance Navigator App Goes Android

Users of Android mobile devices now have all travel related Star Alliance information at their fingertips.

Greek Islands Promoted As Diving Destinations At German Boat Show

The Greek islands of the Region of the South Aegean were recently promoted to the world as diving destinations at the International Boat Show boot Dusseldorf that took place in Germany.

Greek Products From The Cyclades Shine At Athens Food Festival

Local food producers from the Cyclades island group gave Athenians and visitors to the Greek capital a sample of their products at the recent food festival "Greece, Celebration – Tastes – Christmas 2013."
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KLM Challenges Flyers With New 3D Strategy Game

KLM has launched "Aviation Empire," a 3D freemium strategy game for iOS and Android. KLM is the first airline to let players experience what it is like to manage an airline via a game.
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Athens Hosts 4th Greek Tourism Destinations Expo

Greeks and tourists visiting Athens that used the metro at Syntagma last week had the chance to get informed on many Greek tourism destinations, taste local products and attend a series of local cultural events at the 4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Expo.
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Greece To Approach Gay Market This Week At 33rd Fitur Expo

Hotels located in over 10 Greek destinations will be presented and promoted this year in the Gay & Lesbian segment at the 33rd Fitur International Tourism Trade Fair to be held this week in Madrid, Spain (30 January- 3 February 2013).
Greek director Costa Gavras provided footage to artistically enhance the “Amazing Athens” application.
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Athens’ Best To Be Showcased Via New Smartphone App

An innovative smartphone application, under the name “Amazing Athens,” geared to promote the Greek capital as a destination was presented yesterday, Wednesday, 28 November, by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni at the Acropolis Museum.

Ios: More Than A Party Scene

At a recent presentation of Ios, Mayor Yiorgos Poussaios underlined that the island obtains the requirements and comparative advantages to attract tourists of all ages and demands.

Greece Receives E.U. Cultural Heritage Prize

Greece was amongst the five countries that received a "European Union prize for cultural heritage/Europa Nostra award" last month. The other four were the Netherlands that received two prizes, Spain, the Czech Republic, and Romania.

Don’t Know? Ask First

The General Secretariat for Youth under the auspices of the Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs and the non-government organization PRAKSIS launched an innovative campaign to inform young people about a better quality of life.

AirSea Lines Doesn’t Just Imagine The Possibilities

Some eighty representatives of the local tourism and travel industry attended the recent seminar organized by AirSea Lines under the auspice of the Hellenic Association of Tourism and Travel Agencies. During this event they were informed of the developments, services and network...