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North Aegean Governor Clears Ways for Chios Airport Upgrade

North Aegean Regional Governor Christiana Kalogirou has cleared the way for the start of upgrade works on Chios Airport after approving a study for road relocation works.

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.

‘Ionis’ Takes Over Piraeus-Kythira Ferry Route

The ‘Ionis’ vessel has replaced the ‘Vitsentzos Kornaros’ and will depart twice a week from Piraeus to Kythira, Antikythira, Kissamos and Gythio.

New Tender Launched for Kythira Ferry Connection

The Greek Shipping Ministry has launched a tender for routes connecting Kythira and Antikythira with Piraeus, Crete, Gythio and Kalamata.

Kythira Wildfire Contained, No Danger to Tourists

The wildfire that ravaged the Greek island of Kythira over the weekend has been partially contained, a spokesman for the Greek Fire Brigade has informed.

Greek Government Seeks to Upgrade 23 Airports via PPPs

The Greek government aims to prompt public-private partnerships (PPPs) towards the upgrade and modernization of 23 regional airports.

Ellinair Resumes Domestic Flights, Launches New Routes in Greece

Greek carrier Ellinair, a member of Mouzenidis Group, has announced that it will resume domestic services in Greece and enhance its flight schedule with additional routes in the country as of June.

Region of Attica Unveils New Tourism Strategy

Aiming to attract more visitors and increase length of stay, the Region of Attica on Monday presented a new five-year strategy that will focus on the promotion of its various destinations and advantages for year round tourism.

WTM 2015: Ionian Isles – Investing in the ‘People Factor’

Why visit the Ionian islands? In short: you leave a happy (wo)man, you’ve received your money’s worth and your needs have been respected. These, in the words of Spyros Galiatsatos, Vice Governor of Tourism and Promotion for the Ionian Islands Region, are what makes… or breaks...

Kythira Airport In Greece Changes Name To “Alexander Aristotle Onassis”

Kythira's National Airport has been renamed to reflect the contribution of Alexander Onassis to the airport's construction and to Greek Aviation in general.

Lane Sea Lines Announces Schedule of “Vitsentzos Kornaros” Ferry

Greek ferry company Lane Sea Lines has announced its weekly schedule of the ferry Vitsentzos Kornaros for the route between Piraeus, the Ionian islands of Kythira and Antikythera and Kissamos on the west coast of Crete.

Aegean, Olympic Air Present Plans For Remote Greek Island Routes

Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air recently presented their plans that will follow the merge of the two companies, during a meeting with 32 representatives from 15 Greek remote islands that has air routes covered by Olympic Air.

“Turn To The Argosaronic” In Athens Center

“Our destinations are a cure for the stress and intensity of everyday life because of their close distance to Athens and Piraeus,” Piraeus Prefect Yiannis Michas said recently.

Summer Holidays Expo 2010 Attracts Thousands

Some 20,000 visitors were informed of this year’s top Greek destinations at the fourth Summer Holidays Expo international exhibition, according to organizer Helexpo. The exhibition took place 22-25 April at the Helexpo exhibition center in Thessaloniki.

Kythera Goes Web 2.0

New online guide "Visit Kythera" is intended to become the main tool of the island's local economy, according to the creators of the website.

Blue Star Ferries Supports “Diadrasi” Program

Blue Star Ferries targeted the local communities of the Aegean islands as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility program by supporting the non-profit cultural organization "Diadrasi" in the program "Agoni Grammi Gonimi 2008."

Greece Honored at Naples Tourism Exhibition

Greece was the country of honor at the "Borsa Mediterranea Del Turismo" tourism exhibition that took place on 4-6 April at Naples. The aim of the exhibition was to strengthen cooperation and ties between members of the travel industry in Mediterranean countries. As the country of...