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Astypalea Explores Ways to Tap into Marine Tourism

Astypalea should invest in marine tourism and take advantage of its prime geographical position, says Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Astypalea Becomes a Part of ‘My Greek Odyssey’

The island of Astypalea will reach millions of viewers around the world through the Australian travel show “My Greek Odyssey”.

Astypalea’s Mouras Studios Receives Award for Rave Reviews on Booking.com

Mouras Studios, a complex of holiday rooms and apartments on the island of Astypalea, has been honored with the Guest Review Award 2018 by Booking.com.

Astypalea First Greek Island Attempting to Go Smoke-free

Astypalea is the first island in Greece to say ‘No’ to smoking as part of its drive to re-brand as a wellness destination.

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.

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.

Astypalea’s ‘Positive Energy’ Drives Tourism Promo

Positive energy and radiant light are the focus of a new tourism campaign, aiming to promote the Dodecanese island of Astypalea.

Astypalea’s Kallichoron Hotel Supports Children Through CSR Policy

As part of its “Room2Give” CSR initiative, the Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea sponsored this year’s children’s book reading competition “Vivliodromies”.

MTC Group Takes on Astypalea Island Promotion

The municipality Astypalea has assigned MTC Group to design and implement a year-long strategy for the promotion of the island and its tourist product.

Aegean Regatta 2017 Race Kicks Off in the Dodecanese

With the participation of 82 boats and crews from 16 countries, the Aegean Regatta 2017 kicked off on August 20 from the island of Patmos in the Dodecanese.

Astypalea Makes Headlines in German, Austrian Media

A feature on the island of Astypalea by dpa International was republished by German and Austrian media and reached millions of readers.

Olympic Air Flights Cancelled Thursday, Feb 4, Due to Work Stoppage

Olympic Air has announced that it is cancelling flights which were due to operate on Thursday, February 4, due to a four-hour stoppage called by the Panhellenic Union of Licensed Aeronautical Telecommunications Officers.

Hotels in Metsovo Top Trivago’s Best in Greece List

The mountain village of Metsovo in northern Greece has topped holiday booking site trivago.gr's Reputation Ranking of 25 Greek destinations with the best hotels.

GNTO Germany Builds Up Greece as All-Season Destination

As part of its ongoing strategy to extend the tourism season and promote Greece as an all-year destination, the Germany branch of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) presented “Greece - A Journey through the Four Seasons” during a recent event organized by German tour...

Kalymnos Island Shows Natural Wonders to German Market

Kalymnos was presented as the absolute Greek alternative tourism destination at the Tour Natur 2015 tourism trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, during June 4-6.

Ferries to the Greek Islands 2015 – Dodecanese

Useful tips on the Dodecanese islands in Greece and how to reach them by ferry.
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Astypalea: A “Butterfly” In The Aegean

Astypalea in the southeastern Aegean may not have the glamorous reputation like Mykonos or Santorini but this does not seem to be a problem. Over the years, Astypalea - also known as "Butterfly of the Aegean" due to its shape - has acquired numerous loyal fans.