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Kythira Airport to Celebrate 50th Birthday in December

The Kythira “Alexander Onassis” Airport in Greece is celebrating the milestone of 50 years of service.

Europa Nostra: Amorgos, Kimolos, Kythira, Sikinos, Tinos on Most Endangered 2021 List

The Greek islands of Amorgos, Kimolos, Kythira, Sikinos and Tinos, have been included on ‘Europe’s 7 Most Endangered Heritage Sites 2021’ list released by Europa Nostra.

The Guardian Selects 10 Crowd-free Greek Islands and Coastlines

The Guardian has selected 10 crowd-free Greek islands and coastlines that can offer travelers “a taste of true Greek culture”.

Europa Nostra: 5 Greek Islands Shortlisted for Most Endangered Program 2021

Five south Aegean islands have been shortlisted for the “7 Most Endangered” program of Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute for 2021.

Elafonisos Expects 100% Occupancy in August

The Elafonisos Municipality expects occupancy rates on the Greek island to rise to 100 percent in August.

Seajets Launches Two New Routes to Serve More Destinations

Seajets has launched two new routes from the ports of Lavrio and Piraeus that serve a total of seven Greek destinations.

Kythera Trails Become First to Receive ‘Green Flag’ Certification in Europe

Two trails on the Greek island of Kythera received the Green Flag Trails certification and became the first ever hiking paths in Europe to win the seal.

Lonely Planet: Lesser-known Greek Islands Gaining Popularity

Lonely Planet has revealed some of Greece’s lesser-known island destinations - such as Kythira, Tilos and Kythnos - that are gaining popularity among travelers.

‘The Sunday Times Travel’ Magazine Presents Greece’s Islands to UK Travelers

Greece’s islands are featured in the May edition of “The Sunday Times Travel”, one of Britain's best-selling magazines that includes tourism news, features and insider guides..

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.

Antiparos, Messini, Kythira Best Places to Invest in Short-term Rentals

Antiparos, Messini and Kythira are considered the best places to invest in short-term rentals in Greece, according to data released by AirDNA.

More Ancient Treasures Come to Light at Kythira Shipwreck

More ancient treasures were uncovered by marine archaeologists at underwater excavations of the legendary shipwreck, the Mentor, at Kythira.

Kythira Wildfire Contained, No Danger to Tourists

The wildfire that ravaged the Greek island of Kythira over the weekend has been partially contained, a spokesman for the Greek Fire Brigade has informed.

Kythira Ferry Link on the Back Burner

A ferry link connecting the island of Kythira with Piraeus appears to be on hold after the tender launched by the shipping ministry remained fruitless. 

‘Vitsentzos Kornaros’ Ferry Serving Kythira Out of Order

The "Vitsentzos Kornaros" ship serving the Piraeus-Kythira, Antikythira and Kissamos route will remain in port until June 30 due to mechanical failure.

Nine Years Later Kythera Museum Up ‘n’ Running

It took nine years to get the Archaeological Museum on the island of Kythera back in shape and at noon on May 7, Culture Minister Aristides Baltas will hand it over to the public.

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.

Attica Region 5-year Tourism Promo Plan Takes Off

Promoting the wider Attica region as an ideal short break destination as well as bringing to the fore the unknown side of life on the outskirts of Athens and across the region, are among the priorities set by the Attica Region in its tourism promotion strategy for the next five years.

Region of Attica Unveils New Tourism Strategy

Aiming to attract more visitors and increase length of stay, the Region of Attica on Monday presented a new five-year strategy that will focus on the promotion of its various destinations and advantages for year round tourism.

More Treasures Emerge in Ancient Greek Antikythera Shipwreck

Dozens of treasures have come to light during underwater excavation works at the Ancient Greek Antikythera shipwreck, which dates back to the 2nd quarter of the 1st century BC.
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