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EU Parliament Warns Unregulated Tourism May ‘Hurt’ Santorini

A European Parliament report on overtourism is warning that if tourism flows continue to increase on Santorini, the island will suffer dire consequences.

Planning Needed to Address Increased Tourism Flows to Europe

Greece and other leading European tourism destinations will be working in the coming months on addressing the sector’s main challenge: overtourism.

Santorini Salutes ‘Selene’ Founder for Linking Travel with Gastronomy

Selene restaurant on Santorini, the brainchild of George Hadjiyannakis, has played a leading role in introducing the world to the island’s Cycladic cuisine.

One-euro Levy for Every Cruise Traveler to Santorini 

Passengers visiting Santorini on a cruise ship will have to pay as of March 2018 a one-euro levy, according to the Port Authority plans.

Aqua Vista Hotels adds Santorini’s ‘Spiliotica’ to its Portfolio

Aqua Vista Hotels recently announced the addition of the Spiliotica on the cliff Suites & Apartments to its portfolio.

Santorini Sets Sights on Boosting Enotourism with October Congress

Set to become one of the world’s fine wine tourism destinations, the Greek island of Santorini will host the 1st Wine Tourism Congress (IMIC 2016) on October 14-16 at the Petros M Nomikos Conference Center in Firostefani.

Santorini Sets Up Destination Management Body to Ensure Viability

Not resting on their laurels, Santorini authorities are putting their money where their mouth is and taking more actions to boost tourism to the world renowned Cycladic island with the establishment of its very own Destination Management Organization (DMO), presented last week at...

‘Santorini the One’ Shows Up in Style at ITB 2016

Santorini authorities and tourism sector professionals made sure the popular Cycladic island would steal the show at this year's ITB tourism fair, which took place in Berlin, last week.

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...