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North Aegean Governor Clears Ways for Chios Airport Upgrade

North Aegean Regional Governor Christiana Kalogirou has cleared the way for the start of upgrade works on Chios Airport after approving a study for road relocation works.

Holy Flame to Reach 17 Greek Destinations via AEGEAN Flights

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Holy Saturday, April 7, will provide three extra aircraft to distribute the Holy Flame to 17 destinations in Greece.

GNTO Promotes Attica, Eastern Aegean Islands Through Fam Trips

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) this month is hosting a number of journalists and tour operators in Attica and the Eastern Aegean islands.

NE Aegean Islands Get EU Funding Priority for Monuments

Over 10 million euros in EU funding have been allocated for the restoration of a number of monuments on the northeastern Greek islands.

‘Closer to Greece’: AEGEAN Puts Samos, Ikaria and Lemnos in the Public Eye

AEGEAN’s “Closer to Greece” initiative this month is dedicated to three islands of the northeast edge of the Aegean: Samos, Lemnos and Ikaria. These three “star destinations” will be introduced to all domestic and international passengers.

Greek Islands Overwhelmed By Migrants to Receive Special Tourism Promotion

The Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will launch targeted promotional actions for the islands that are currently being used as a gateway to mainland Greece by thousands of refugees and migrants.

Ferry Services to Limnos and Agios Efstratios Resume from Lavrio

Ferry service from Lavrio to the Northern Aegean islands of Limnos and Agios Efstratios will resume on Thursday, June 4, following a 40-day hiatus.

Limnos, Agios Efstratios Authorities Up in Arms Over Lacking Ferry Services

As the summer tourist season takes off, Limnos and Agios Efstratios authorities still haven’t reached an agreement with the government concerning the problem of lacking ferry services to the islands.

Limnos Authorities to Seek Legal Action Over Lacking Ferry Service

Limnos authorities said on Wednesday, they would be seeking legal action concerning the problem of lacking ferry services to island.

Hellenic Seaways To Operate Northern Aegean Route

Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways will operate between Piraeus and Kavala and serve the islands of Chios, Mytilini and Limnos via the "Nissos Mykonos" vessel as of Friday 26 September.

Lemnos, Greece, To Host Big Festival For All Tastes

A three-day festival will take place on the island of Lemnos from 6 to 8 August in various and beautiful locations on the Greek island. Events will include a big concert, underwater photo exhibition, children's theatrical performances and tourism discussions.

Greek Island Limnos Comes To Flisvos Marina, Athens

The Greek Island of Limnos will be "present" at Flisvos Marina in Paleo Faliro on Saturday 31 May to promote its tourism potential to Athenians and tourists.
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Limnos Announces Efforts To Boost Tourism

The island of Limnos will make an effort to improve ferry connections in order to attract more visitors from Northern Greece, the island’s mayor, Antonis Hatzidiamantis, said at a press conference during the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia (22-25 November).

Greek-Turkish Tourism Agreement Signed

Turkish Tourism Minister Guldal Aksit arrived in Athens last month to sign a tourism cooperation agreement with Greek Development Minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos. The agreement includes efforts to promote a common tourism product to markets such as North America, China and Russia.