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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.

Italian Media Highlights Astypalea’s ‘Positive Energy’

The beauty and "positive energy" of the island of Astypalea will be featured in a 15-page article in the Italian travel magazine Marcopolo.

WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

Prix Versailles 2018: Casa Cook Kos Hotel’s Architecture Applauded

Greek company Mastrominas ARChitecture has received the special “Prix Versailles” award for Europe for its architectural project of the Casa Cook Kos hotel.

Ellinair Connects Athens with Rhodes via Three Weekly Flights

In a bid to boost tourism, Greek airline Ellinair has announced the launch of three weekly flights connecting Athens with the island of Rhodes as of June.

4th Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences Event to Take Place on Rhodes

The island of Rhodes will host the 4th International Summer School on Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences, which will focus on the simulation of environmental systems.

Symi’s New Port to be Inaugurated on May 8

The new port of Symi, located in the area of Petalo in the northern part of the Dodecanese island, will be inaugurated on May 8.

Forbes Introduces 10 Places to Visit in Greece in Summer 2018

Athens, Thessaloniki and some of the most popular Greek islands are among the 10 destinations Forbes.com suggests for summer holidays this year.