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GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

Folegandros Ready to Host ‘Sunset Trail’ Running Event

The Greek island of Folegandros on June 22 will host the “Folegandros Sunset Trail”, a running race that is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 sports tourism event. Golden Star Ferries is offering a 30 percent discount on tickets to/from Folegandros, for athletes taking part in...

Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 – Registrations Are Open!

Registrations have opened for the 4th Cyclades Trail Cup, which will be held this year on the islands of Kea, Folegandros, Andros, Kythnos and Tinos.

Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 is All About Sports, Nature and Culture

Sports, nature and culture will be part of this year’s Cyclades Trail Cup (CTC), the running event that aims to promote the Greek Islands as an alternative sports tourism destination.

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”.

Grace Hotels to Join Auberge Resorts Collection

Grace Hotels, a luxury hotel collection owned by the Libra Group, will be joining the Auberge Resorts Collection, an international luxury resort brand.

Antiparos, Messini, Kythira Best Places to Invest in Short-term Rentals

Antiparos, Messini and Kythira are considered the best places to invest in short-term rentals in Greece, according to data released by AirDNA.

‘Clean Islands’ Project Launches in Greece – First Stop: Naxos

In efforts to keep the sea and coasts of the Greek islands clean, HELMEPA and Aegean Rebreath recently launched the “Clean Islands” project.

Greek Islands to Promote Sea Activities at ‘boot Düsseldorf’ 2018 Fair

The sea activities one can enjoy while vacationing on the islands of the South Aegean will be presented at the boot Düsseldorf 2018 fair in Germany.

Dolphin Capital Inks Deal with Kerzner for Kea Island Luxury Tourism Project

Dolphin Capital has entered into an agreement with Kerzner for the development of a luxury tourism project on Kea in Greece.

South Aegean Islands to Show Alternative Forms of Tourism at TourNatur 2017 Expo

Ten islands of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese will present their alternative forms of tourism at the 14th TourNatur exhibition in Düsseldorf in September.

Summer 2017: Mykonos, Paros, Tinos Top Destination Preferences of the Greeks

The islands of Mykonos, Paros and Tinos lead the destination preferences of the Greeks for summer 2017, a recent survey revealed.

‘Kea Run 2017’ to Support Tourism and Local Community

The aim of the Kea Run 2017 running event is to promote the island as a tourism destination, while all proceeds will be donated to support the local health center.

Kea Shipwrecks Event Aims to Establish Isle as Diving Destination

Marking a century since the S/S Burdigala and HMHS Britannic sank off Kea, a three-day event recently brought over 140 academics, archaeologists, historians, environmentalists, deep-water photographers, divers, specialists and reporters from 13 countries to the Cycladic island to...

VAT Rate in Greece to Rise on June 1, Second Group of Islands to Lose Reduced Rate

As of June 1, the top value-added tax (VAT) rate in Greece will rise by one percentage point - from 23 percent to 24 percent - and a second group of Greek islands will lose a special value-added tax status.

Kea Steps in as Diving Destination, Showcases 100 Years of Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks, diving and marine history will be the focus of an international conference to take place on the Cycladic island of Kea on September 30-October 2.

Kea Island Fest a Feast of Cycladic Cuisine & More

The Cycladic island of Tzia (aka Kea) treats its guests to the finest of its products this weekend, during the Feast of Agricultural Products to run on August 21-23 at the Korissia primary school.

Fourth Kea Island Stand Up Paddle Race This Weekend

The summer season on Kea will kick off with the 4th Kea Island Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Race, scheduled to take place this weekend, May 16-17.

Major Tourism Investments On Greek Islands Get The Go-Ahead

The Greek Environment Ministry recently gave its approval for the creation of two major tourism resorts on the islands of Milos and Kea in Greece.

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.
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