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‘Dive in Blue Growth’ Event Focuses on Development of Diving Tourism in Greece

The development of diving parks and visitable underwater areas in Greece was discussed at the "Dive in Blue Growth" conference in Athens.

Alonissos’ Peristera Shipwreck to Welcome Visitors in 2020

The 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera, located off the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos, is scheduled to open to the public in the summer of 2020.

Peristera Shipwreck off Alonissos to Become Underwater Museum

Authorities on the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos have announced plans to create an underwater museum around the 5th century shipwreck of Peristera.

Skiathos Palace Cup Sets Sail for May 10-12

The Greek island of Skiathos is once again preparing to host the Skiathos Palace Cup, an annual sailboat match racing event, which will be held during May 20-12.

Alonissos Sets Example with Marine Economy Best Practices

The Greek island of Alonissos contributed to a workshop on how to develop marine tourism that will benefit the local and national economy without causing damage.

Alonissos Named ‘Best Green Eco Destination’ in Greece

The island of Alonissos has been honored with a Gold award as the "Best Green Eco Destination" in Greece at the Greek Travel Awards in Sweden.

Alonissos Attracts Interest of Leading Travel Experts in Finland

A number of Finnish tourism professionals and journalists were introduced to the tourism offerings of Alonissos in Greece, during an event in Helsinki.

Irregular Transport Takes Toll on Alonissos, Skiathos Tourism Flows

The Thessaly Regional Tourism Service is seeking ways to address the issue of inconsistent coastal ferry transportation to the Sporades islands.

Two Alonissos Beaches to Become Wheelchair Accessible

Two beaches on Alonissos will soon get special ramps, parking facilities and wheelchair-friendly boardwalks, the island's municipality announced.

Skiathos to Host Match Racing Event for Third Year

The popular Koukounaries bay, located on Skiathos in the Sporades group, between May 11-13, will host the Skiathos Palace Cup 2018 match racing event.

Alonissos Included in Europe’s Best Diving Destinations

The island of Alonissos, located in Northern Sporades, has been included in Europe’s best diving destinations by travel blog World Adventure Divers.

Hellenic Seaways Says Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Not Viable

Hellenic Seaways issued a statement justifying its decision to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands for this summer.

Hellenic Seaways to Suspend Thessaloniki – Sporades Summer Itineraries

Hellenic Seaways has decided to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands this summer, according to media reports.

Spyrou Philoxenia Hosts Fam Trip on Skopelos for Leading Serbian Tour Operator

Representatives of Kon Tiki – Big Blue, a leading tour operators in Serbia, recently visited the island of Skopelos, during a fam trip hosted by Spyrou Philoxenia.

Alonissos Honored as ‘Greek Destination of Environmental Sustainability’

The island of Alonissos topped the preferences of Nordic tourists as a Greek destination of environmental sustainability in a recent survey by tour operator Apollo Travel Group.

Hellenic Seaways Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Kicks Off June 1

Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways announced the launch of five weekly routes connecting Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands.

Skiathos Princess Hotel to Open ‘Snack Stations’ for Kids

The Skiathos Princess Hotel, located on the island of Skiathos, is introducing two Snack Stations for toddlers and children this year.

Hoist those Sails! Skiathos Palace Cup 2017 Ready for Action

The Skiathos Palace Cup 2017 will welcome 15 sailing teams in a series of match races over the May 19-21 weekend on Skiathos.

Thessaloniki – Sporades Ferry Connection to Launch in June

Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways announced on Wednesday that its new route connecting Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands will launch on June 16.

Greece May See Seaplane Flights as of Summer 2016

Hellenic Seaplanes expects to operate its first hydroplane waterways in Greece as of this summer.
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