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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.

Rhodes, Ionian Isles Mark Record-breaking Tourist Arrivals in Sept 2018

Rhodes and the Ionian Islands are breaking incoming tourism records for September with flows continuing strong into October.

Rhodes’ Lindian Village Hosts 1st ‘Escaping South Festival’

The island of Rhodes will be the first to celebrate the culture and traditions of the world’s southern regions during the first Escaping South Festival during October 7-12.

Call for Abstracts: Int’l Conference on Environmental Science and Technology – CEST2019

The organizing committee of the 16th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology - CEST2019, which is to take place on Rhodes, has issued a call for abstracts.

Rhodes Ready to Host 3rd Architecture and Tourism Conference

Architecture and its connection with tourism will be the focus of the 3rd Architecture and Tourism Conference to be held on the island of Rhodes, on October 20-21.

Greek Eco Campaign ‘Keep Aegean Blue’ Kicks Off on Islands

The South Aegean Region is launching an environmental campaign titled "Keep Aegean Blue” with a series of awareness-raising activities on Rhodes, Kos, Patmos, Kalymnos and Leros.

Rhodes to Host Peace & Sport Regional Forum in October

The Greek island of Rhodes will host the Peace and Sport Regional Forum on October 18, at the five-star Rodos Palace Hotel and the Ancient Stadium.

Athens Honors Laskaridis for Syntagma Square Refurbishment Donation

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis honored Greek shipowner and businessman Thanasis Laskaridis, who covered the cost of refurbishment works at central Syntagma Square.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

Management of Grande Bretagne, King George Announces Organizational Changes

The management of Athens-based hotels Grande Bretagne and King George has announced organizational changes within its cluster of hotels.

TUI Germany: Crete, Rhodes, Kos were Favorite Last-minute Destinations in Summer 2018

Crete, Rhodes and Kos were among the ten most popular last-minute tourism destinations for German travelers in summer 2018, according to TUI.

South Aegean Region to Compete in ‘European Young Chef Award 2018’ Event

The South Aegean Region is searching for the perfect candidate that will represent the Aegean islands at the European Young Chef Award 2018.

Rhodes to Host ‘Mrs India Worldwide 2018’ Pageant

Dozens of beauty queens from India will gather on Rhodes, on September 16, to participate in the “Haut Monde Mrs India Worldwide 2018" beauty pageant.

Karpathos’ Nature and Traditions on the Focus of German Media

The island of Karpathos has been on the focus of German media for its authenticity, traditions and nature following a press trip organized by local authorities.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

Applications Open for Athens Tour Guide Schools, Vocational Training Units

The Athens Tour Guide School and eight vocational training units are accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year through to September 14.

Greek Tourism Drives Down May 2018 Jobless Rate

Greece’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate eased by 20 percent in May 2018 for the first time in seven years driven in large part by the tourism sector.

Best Beaches in Greece Revealed by ‘Beach Inspector’

Beaches on Crete, Corfu, Rhodes, Mykonos and Kos are are among the best in the world for 2018, according to online platform Beach-Inspector.com.

TripAdvisor: Four Greek Water Parks Voted Best in Europe for 2018

Four Greek water parks are included in the Top 25 of the 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Amusement and Water Parks in Europe, released by TripAdvisor.

South Aegean Region Partners with Airlines to Promote Greek Islands

The South Aegean Region has partnered with Ryanair, AEGEAN and Ellinair in efforts to attract more visitors to the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands.