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Rhodes Ready to Host 3rd Architecture and Tourism Conference

Architecture and its connection with tourism will be the focus of the 3rd Architecture and Tourism Conference to be held on the island of Rhodes, on October 20-21.

Greek Eco Campaign ‘Keep Aegean Blue’ Kicks Off on Islands

The South Aegean Region is launching an environmental campaign titled "Keep Aegean Blue” with a series of awareness-raising activities on Rhodes, Kos, Patmos, Kalymnos and Leros.

Rhodes to Host Peace & Sport Regional Forum in October

The Greek island of Rhodes will host the Peace and Sport Regional Forum on October 18, at the five-star Rodos Palace Hotel and the Ancient Stadium.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

Eight Greek Beaches Lose 2018 ‘Blue Flag’ Award

The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) announced that eight beaches in Greece were dropped from the 2018 "Blue Flag" quality award list.

‘Bluegr Hotels’ Appoints Travelworks as its PR and Marketing Agency

Travelworks, a Greek communications and marketing agency, will provide PR and marketing services to bluegr Hotels & Resorts.

Management of Grande Bretagne, King George Announces Organizational Changes

The management of Athens-based hotels Grande Bretagne and King George has announced organizational changes within its cluster of hotels.

TUI Germany: Crete, Rhodes, Kos were Favorite Last-minute Destinations in Summer 2018

Crete, Rhodes and Kos were among the ten most popular last-minute tourism destinations for German travelers in summer 2018, according to TUI.

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.

Rhodes to Host ‘Mrs India Worldwide 2018’ Pageant

Dozens of beauty queens from India will gather on Rhodes, on September 16, to participate in the “Haut Monde Mrs India Worldwide 2018" beauty pageant.

Karpathos’ Nature and Traditions on the Focus of German Media

The island of Karpathos has been on the focus of German media for its authenticity, traditions and nature following a press trip organized by local authorities.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

Greek Seven-month Airport Traffic Going Strong

Greek airports welcomed over 34.4 million passengers in the first seven months of the year, marking a 10.1 percent rise against the same period last year at 31.2 million.

Applications Open for Athens Tour Guide Schools, Vocational Training Units

The Athens Tour Guide School and eight vocational training units are accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year through to September 14.

Best Beaches in Greece Revealed by ‘Beach Inspector’

Beaches on Crete, Corfu, Rhodes, Mykonos and Kos are are among the best in the world for 2018, according to online platform Beach-Inspector.com.

TripAdvisor: Four Greek Water Parks Voted Best in Europe for 2018

Four Greek water parks are included in the Top 25 of the 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Amusement and Water Parks in Europe, released by TripAdvisor.

South Aegean Region Partners with Airlines to Promote Greek Islands

The South Aegean Region has partnered with Ryanair, AEGEAN and Ellinair in efforts to attract more visitors to the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands.

Grecotel Completes 42-million-euro Investment Plan

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has completed a 42-million-euro investment plan, which included the total makeover of five luxury hotels in four destinations in Greece.

Greek Airports See 10.5% Passenger Traffic Growth in First Half of 2018

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has reported a 10.5 percent rise in passenger traffic in Greek airports for the first six months of 2018.

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.