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Greece: Awards & World Recognition – A Look Back

Greece has received numerous industry awards and recognition that bear testimony to the beauty of the destination and its quality tourism product that includes top hotels, numerous sites, gastronomy options and entertainment choices, to name a few!

Naxos, Greece, As Seen Through The Eyes Of An American Journalist

New York Times Journalist Jennifer Gilmore has included the Greek island of Naxos in her column of "favorite places" and gives her readers an article that has it all: the Greek sun, gastronomy, picturesque villages, beaches, the country's economic situation and even a reference...

TripAdvisor Names Greek Island Of Naxos Among Best In World

Greece's Naxos ranked sixth best island in the world in the TripAdvisor 2014 Traveler's Choice Awards. The largest island of the Cyclades group also ranked number two in the best island in Europe category.

Greek Islands Among Europe’s Best By TripAdvisor

Naxos, Milos, Kefalonia, Santorini and Paros have been named among the 10 best islands in Europe for 2014 by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review site.

Greek Islands Promoted As Diving Destinations At German Boat Show

The Greek islands of the Region of the South Aegean were recently promoted to the world as diving destinations at the International Boat Show boot Dusseldorf that took place in Germany.

Greek Products From The Cyclades Shine At Athens Food Festival

Local food producers from the Cyclades island group gave Athenians and visitors to the Greek capital a sample of their products at the recent food festival "Greece, Celebration – Tastes – Christmas 2013."

Aegean, Olympic Air Present Plans For Remote Greek Island Routes

Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air recently presented their plans that will follow the merge of the two companies, during a meeting with 32 representatives from 15 Greek remote islands that has air routes covered by Olympic Air.
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CNN Singles Out Nine Top Greek Islands To Visit

American news network CNN singled out nine out of Greece's 1,400 islands and labeled them as the Mediterranean's most beautiful assets. CNN presented the nine Greek islands on its news website and noted what makes each of these destinations stand out.
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“The Guardian” Island-Hops To Greece’s Naxos, Small Cyclades

The Guardian newspaper recently ran a travel special on Naxos and the islands Koufonisi and Iraklia of the Small Cyclades from the perspective of journalist Giles Fraser and his 10-year son, Felix.
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Blue Star Ferries Wraps Up 2013 Sun Protection Program For Greek Islands

Blue Star Ferries, a member of Attica Group, recently conducted free medical examinations for skin nevi (moles) and gave awareness speeches on the dangers of prolonged sun exposure to the local communities on the islands of Paros and Naxos, within the framework of its “Sun...
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Austrian Press Applauds The Cyclades

Santorini, Mykonos, Naxos and Paros were singled out in a recent travel feature published in Austrian newspaper Kurier.
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Mykonos Most Expensive (But Not Most Popular) For Greek Three-Day Weekend

The most expensive Greek destination for the upcoming bank holiday weekend (Agiou Pnevmatos holiday) is Mykonos but it is not the most popular, as Greeks have focused their attention on Fira, Santorini, according to online booking company Trivago.
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“Greek Breakfast” Served At HORECA – Photo Report

At the 8th HORECA Expo, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels had a special space reserved for eight regions whose hotels serve the most important meal of the day through recipes based exclusively on Greek products. In other words, they serve “Greek Breakfast!”
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“Greek Breakfast” To Be Served At 8th HORECA

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will present the results of its coordinated actions aimed to establish “Greek Breakfast” throughout all hotels of the country, at the 8th International Hotel, Restaurant and Cafe Show HO.RE.CA., to take place 8-11 February 2013 at the Athens...
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AEGEANALE: Mediterranean Inspiration, Global Participation

Launching in the summer 2013, AEGEANALE is an international annual platform of contemporary art, culture and tourism taking place throughout the Eastern Mediterranean. “For thousands of years, the Aegean has been contemporary,” says Aegeanale’s Founder and General Manager, Nikos...

Cyclades Goes Beyond ‘Sun and Sea’ Concept

The Cyclades holds the first place throughout Europe for the internationally known 'sun and sea' elements but so many other essentials compose the group that are unknown to most, according to the island group's Prefect Dimitris Bailas.

Don’t Know? Ask First

The General Secretariat for Youth under the auspices of the Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs and the non-government organization PRAKSIS launched an innovative campaign to inform young people about a better quality of life.

HATTA Takes Court Action Against Tour Guide Legislation

A recent meeting of the Hellenic Association of Tourism and Travel Agencies raised awareness over issues that concern illegal activity in the tourism sector and the problems that arise from the monopoly with tour guides.

Neorion Holdings May Construct New Ships for EasyCruise

EasyGroup, the holding company of Greek entrepreneur Stelios Haji-Ioannou, signed a letter of intent with the Greek shipyard, Neorion Holdings, for the construction of as many as four cruise ships for use by its low-cost cruise business easyCruise. The new 500-passenger cruise...

Investment Projects for Tourism Development

The government says it's in the process of drawing up plans to improve the picture and operation of ports and airports with a view to bolstering the tourism, Deputy Tourism Development Minister Anastassios Liaskos told a recent international conference on transport and technology...