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Over Half of Hotels on South Aegean Islands Follow Covid-19 Health Protocols

Over half of the hotels on the Greek islands in the South Aegean Region are operating under health protocols against Covid-19, says an ITEP analysis.

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.

Cyclades – Dodecanese Isles Winning Over Tourists After Covid-19

Between July 1-16, five Greek islands welcomed a total of 682 international flights and 89,560 travelers, according to data provided by the South Aegean Region.

Covid-19: Major Drop in Passenger Traffic for Greek Ferries

Passenger traffic on Greece's coastal shipping transport services significantly decreased by 76.25 percent between March 16-22.

Russian Embassy Honors Grecotel President Nikos Daskalantonakis

The Russian Embassy in Athens honored Grecotel Group President Nikos Daskalantonakis for contributing to the strong cooperation and friendship between Greece and Russia.

Nelios Sees Increase of Online Hotel Bookings in Greece

Online hotel bookings in Greece increased by 12.6 percent during the first nine months of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by Nelios.

Minister Theoharis Brings Rhodes on Board New Regional Tourism Council

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently visited Rhodes to brief local sector professionals on the creation of a Regional Tourism Council.

GNTO Sees Boost in Arrivals and Early Bookings from Russia to Greece

Autumn arrivals from Russia to Greece are on the rise compared to the same period in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

The Telegraph Reveals 10 Places in Greece that Will Surprise Travelers

British daily newspaper The Telegraph reveals some of Greece's most distinctive destinations that will surprise travelers seeking for more than just sea & sun.

South Aegean Islands’ Beauties and Traditions on Show at Athens Airport

Athens Airport's "Fly me to the Moon" program will highlight the beauties and traditions of the South Aegean islands during a number of events scheduled to take place on March 29.

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.

Karpathos ‘Speaks’ Six Languages via New Tourism Brochure

As part of its tourism promotional activities for 2019, the Municipality of Karpathos has published a new tourism/travel brochure with information on the island’s beauties, traditions and gastronomy in six languages.

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”.

SETKE Paves Way for Experiential Travel on Dodecanese Islands

Greece's hospitality body SETKE has invited the South Aegean Region to join forces in setting the groundwork for the development of experiential tourism products in the Dodecanese.

CNN Promotes South Aegean Islands to Millions of Viewers

The Region of South Aegean is continuing its partnership with CNN International, aiming to promote the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands to a wider audience.

Dodecanese Chamber Chief Says Rhodes Tourist Product Needs Face-lift

Refreshing Rhodes’ tourism product is key to entering the new era with success and maintaining that success, said Dodecanese Chamber President Ioannis Pappous.

Ferry Operator ANEK Sees Turnover Growth H1 2018

The ANEK Lines group posted improved turnover in the first half of 2018 at 72.9 million euros compared to 65.3 million euros in the corresponding period of 2017.

Astypalea: A Greek Wellness Destination Waiting to be Discovered

Aiming to establish Astypalea as a wellness destination in Greece, local authorities are planning to host a number of events dedicated to health and wellbeing from September 29 until October 2.

Greece’s First Energy Independent Community on Fourni

The tiny island of Fourni in the north Aegean is set to host the first energy independent community in Greece with the introduction of technologies based on renewables.