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Santorini Mayor Calls for Closer Cooperation on Crucial Issues

A brighter, healthier future for Santorini depends on ensuring closer cooperation, tighter regulations and upgraded infrastructure, according to the island's mayor Nikos Zorzos.

Akrotiri Event Brings Overtourism on Santorini into the Spotlight

Santorini Mayor Nikos Zorzos reiterated his concerns over the toll of overtourism, during an event marking 50 years since excavations at Akrotiri.

IMIC 2017: The End of Tourism as We Know It

Redefining the way we market and manage tourism and refocusing the attention on the traveler were the key findings of this year’s IMIC 2017 conference.

Santorini Saturation Challenge Tops Mayor’s Agenda

Santorini Mayor Nikos Zorzos spoke of the massive implications of overtourism and lack of government direction during the IMIC 2017 conference recently held on the island.

Santorini Mayor Proposes Housing Solutions for ‘Homeless’ Teachers

Santorini Mayor Nikos Zorzos has suggested converting old warehouses into residences to host school teachers, who are unable to find housing.

Santorini Mayor Calls for Self-Management Tourism Scheme, Making Island Year-round Hotspot

Aware of Santorini’s robust brand name internationally, the Cycladic island’s mayor highlighted the need for local administration to take over the management of the destination ahead of the “Santorini: Year-round Destination” event to be presented at the Acropolis Museum on...

Pierre-Yves Cousteau Wants To Create A Marine Park On Santorini

Pierre Yves Cousteau, world-famous diver and son of legendary undersea explorer Jacques Yves Cousteau, recently referred to his aim to create a Marine Protected Area (marine park) in Santorini, while speaking in Thessaloniki.