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Traffic Through Greek Airports Hits Historic High in 2018

A total of 63.7 million travelers went through Greek airports on 532,631 flights in 2018, marking a historic high, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

South Aegean Ready to Shine as European Region of Gastronomy

The culinary traditions of the South Aegean Region are reaching all the more people within the framework of its tenure as “European Region of Gastronomy 2019”.

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.

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.

‘The Telegraph’ Reveals Hidden Gems of Naxos and Small Cyclades

The islands of Naxos and the Small Cyclades are featured in an extensive article published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

Greek 11-month Airport Traffic Up by 10.1%, Flights by 9.9%

Greece’s airports recorded a “historic high” in passenger traffic during January-November 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Hidden Landscapes of Naxos Shown at Archaeology Conference in UK

A documentary featuring the hidden treasures of Naxos will be presented during the 5th Landscape Archaeology Conference in North East England, UK.

SETE Discusses Tourism Promotion of Naxos, Small Cyclades

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) shined the spotlight on the island of Naxos, the host destination of its 16th regional meeting, and the nearby Small Cyclades.

South Aegean Region to Compete in ‘European Young Chef Award 2018’ Event

The South Aegean Region is searching for the perfect candidate that will represent the Aegean islands at the European Young Chef Award 2018.

Naxos’ Nature, Sites, Gastronomy Featured in the International Media

The island of Naxos in Greece this year is being introduced to the world through Nautical TV and other international media.

‘Clean Islands’ Project Launches in Greece – First Stop: Naxos

In efforts to keep the sea and coasts of the Greek islands clean, HELMEPA and Aegean Rebreath recently launched the “Clean Islands” project.

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.

Five Greek Islands Claim Most Beachfront Hotels in the Med

Five Greek island destinations out of 10 in the Mediterranean, top the list of the holiday locations with the most beachfront hotels, according to accommodation search engine Travelmyth.

Hostelbay Launches ‘Island Pass’ for Travelers in Greece

Hostelbay, in collaboration with shipping company Hellenic Seaways, has launched the “Greek Island Pass”, aiming to provide its customers with the best island hopping experience.

DNA Travel Expands Network of Partners in Athens and the Cyclades

DNA Travel is expanding its network of associates in Athens and the Cyclades, aiming to offer advanced transportation services to Greek and international travelers.

Aqua Vista Hotels Expands to Naxos with New Partnership

Aqua Vista Hotels is expanding its presence in the Cyclades islands by adding Naxos to its destinations, and a new property to its portfolio.

Naxos Underwater Excavations Offer New Insight into Ancient Ports

Underwater surveys off the Greek island of Naxos have identified the location of a number of sites of archaeological significance.

Trivago: South Aegean Islands Top Summer Choices for Foreign Holidaymakers

South Aegean destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos top the preferences of foreign holidaymakers this summer, according to trivago.

AEGEAN, Greek Chefs Travel Greece’s Gastronomy Around the World

As part of the new “Gastronomics” initiative, Greek carrier AEGEAN and three renowned chefs will take Greece's gastronomy on a journey across the globe.

Hotelising Honored for Sales Strategy Services

Athens-based company Hotelising was honored at the Tourism Awards 2018 for the sales management services it offers to hotel owners.