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GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

Syros Secures Funds for Open Mall Overhaul

The Cycladic island of Syros has secured 1.3 million euros in EU funding for the overhaul of its historic center and for upgrade works along its coast front.

Minoan Lines: Extra Itinerary from Piraeus to Cyclades and Crete on April 23

Minoan Lines will add an extra itinerary from Piraeus to the Cyclades islands and Heraklion (Crete) on Holy Tuesday, April 23, due to increased passenger traffic expected for the Greek Orthodox Easter holiday.

Κάνε ΤΩΡΑ τον… άθλο σου στη Σύρο!

Το μεγάλο τριαθλητικό ραντεβού αυτού του καλοκαιριού, το Syrathlon 2019 και η "Αρχόντισσα των Κυκλάδων", η Σύρος σας περιμένουν, το τριήμερο 28-30 Ιουνίου.

Kountoura Agrees to Back Syros Tourism, Revival of Nautical Week

Increasing incoming tourism to Syros, as well as reviving its "Nautical Week" were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and island officials.

Golden Star Ferries, Fast Ferries to Operate Rafina-Cyclades Islands Route

Golden Star Ferries and Fast Ferries announced that their Golden Express high-speed ferry will be connecting the port of Rafina with the Cyclades Islands for summer 2019.

Best of Global Animation Comes to Greece at ‘Animasyros11’

The finest films in international animation are currently on show in Greece, at the Animasyros11 festival, which is taking place on the island of Syros.

Syros Port Set for Upgrade, Concession Deal Signed

The facilities and services of the port of Syros in the Cyclades is set to get a much-needed upgrade in view of the island’s increasing needs.

Blue Star Ferries Promotes the Aegean Islands’ Gastronomy via Online Campaign

Greek ferry company Blue Star Ferries has launched an online campaign to promote the gastronomy and products of the Aegean Islands.

Power Grid Operator Launches Tender for Phase 3 of Cyclades Energy Link

The Independent Power Transmission Operator announced a call for tenders for the third phase of an energy link project set to provide power to the Cyclades.

Thessaloniki Ferry Link with Sporades, Cyclades, Crete Takes Off

Thessaloniki authorities expressed their satisfaction over Seajets' new ferry service connecting the northern city with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

Seajets Ready to Start Thessaloniki-Sporades-Cyclades-Crete Ferry Service

Greek ferry company Seajets is set to begin a service that connects Thessaloniki with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

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.

EYCH 2018: Greece’s Historic Houses Open Doors to Public on May 24-27

Historic houses across Greece will open their doors to the public on May 24-27, as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) 2018 activities.

Golden Star Ferries to Operate Cyclades Ferry Routes

Golden Star Ferries will soon begin servicing the Cyclades islands from Piraeus after getting the approval of the Coastal Transportation Council (SAS).

Rhodes Marathon Sold Out with Runners from 30 Countries

More than 2,700 runners from 30 countries will participate in the 5th International Rhodes Marathon, scheduled to take place on April 29.

Greek PM Launches Island – Mainland Power Grid Link

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras inaugurated the first phase of a 245-million-euro underwater power cable link project, initially connecting five Cycladic islands to the mainland.

Blue Star Ferries Once Again Supports ‘Roads to Rhodes’ Marathon

Blue Star Ferries is the official sea transport sponsor of the 5th “Roads to Rhodes” Marathon and has announced special discounts to participants.

Golden Star Ferries Connects Rafina to Syros Seven Days a Week

Golden Star Ferries has amended the itineraries of the Superferry II and now sails to the Cycladic island of Syros on a daily basis.