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Ten Single-use Plastics on EU Black List

In efforts to preserve waters and beaches across its territories, the European Union is aiming to cut the use of plastics with a new proposed EU-wide regulation.

Ferry Service to Link Thessaloniki with Cyclades and Crete

Islands of the Cyclades will be linked with Thessaloniki and Crete via a ferry service to be launched in the upcoming period.

Cyclades Aim for Tourism Growth with Sustainability and Balance

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura spoke of ways to achieve tourism growth with sustainability and balance, during the 15th Development Conference on Syros.

Naxos Underwater Excavations Offer New Insight into Ancient Ports

Underwater surveys off the Greek island of Naxos have identified the location of a number of sites of archaeological significance.

‘Sea Change’ Campaign: No More Plastic Straws on Sikinos

The Cycladic island of Sikinos is the first in Greece to do away with plastic straws and replace them with a bio-degradable alternative.

‘Green Surfing Mare Villa’ on Paros Welcomes Guests After Renovation

Following extensive renovation works, the Green Surfing Mare Villa on Paros is ready to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Greek Hotels’ Digital Client Roster Getting Bigger in Q1

Online bookings for Greek hotels grew by 57 percent in the first four months of the year, according to data collected by Nelios and Axia Hospitality.

Aria Hotels’ Chania Art Exhibition Becomes Talk of the Town

The "Aria Concept Store" of Aria Hotels has opened its first group exhibition in Chania on Crete, attracting the interest of some 150 art lovers.

Attica Group Applauded for CSR, Technology Initiatives at Tourism Awards 2018

Attica Group, which engages in passenger shipping via the Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries companies, received three honors at the Tourism Awards 2018.

Aria Hotels Announces Addition of ‘Fileas Art’ to Crete Portfolio

The Aria Hotels group has announced the addition of the Fileas Art Hotel to its growing portfolio on the island of Crete.

Aria Hotels Adds ‘Archipel Mansion’ to Santorini Portfolio

The Aria Hotels group has added another luxury property to its growing portfolio on Santorini, the Archipel Mansion located in Fira.

Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Cyclades Region to Set Up Agri-food and Gastronomy Cluster

The South Aegean Region is bringing together producers and businesses active in agri-food production to promote the Cyclades as a gourmet destination.

Naxos Underwater Survey Sheds Light on Ancient Ports

An underwater research along the southern coast of Naxos revealed new archaeological finds, indicating the use in ancient times of natural ports as docking areas.

South Aegean Region Using Culture to Attract the Crowds

Film screening events, jazz concerts and much more took center stage across the Cyclades this year as part of the South Aegean Region’s  efforts to promote cultural tourism.

Runners Get Unique Island Experience at 2nd Andros Trail Race

The 2nd Andros Trail Race drew in the crowds earlier this month and offered amateur and professional athletes the chance to experience Andros in all its natural glory.

Antiparos Shortlisted for ‘Best European Film Location Award’

The island of Antiparos in the Cyclades will compete with 10 other film locations for the European Location Award with the Greek drama "Suntan".

Aria Hotels Expands Presence on Crete

Aria Hotels has added another luxury property to its portfolio on Crete, the Astraia Residence located in the Old City of Chania.

Karpathos Presents Unique Trail Network at TourNatur 2017

The natural features and unique trail network of Karpathos were presented during the recent TourNatur 2017 alternative tourism exhibition in Düsseldorf.

Chef Lefteris Lazarou Creates Seafood Specialties at Liostasi on Ios

The Liostasi Hotel & Suites on Ios, and Greek Chef Lefteris Lazarou recently celebrated their collaboration with a two day seafood gastronomy event.