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Cyclades Islands See Increase in Ferry Arrivals in 2021

Ferry arrivals to the Cyclades islands showed signs of recovery during the third quarter of 2021, compared to the same period in 2020, according to data by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Amendment Simplifies Greek Waterway Procedures

Companies seeking to launch seaplane and waterway operations in Greece may soon be able to move forward after relevant legal framework was revised.

CNT Highlights Sifnos as World’s Best Destination for Polaroid Photos

The Spanish edition of Condé Nast Traveller has highlighted the Greek island of Sifnos as the world’s best destination to take polaroid photos.

Greek Island Tinos Gets Seaplane Port Infrastructure

The construction of seaplane infrastructure is underway on the Greek island of Tinos, according to an announcement by waterway managing company Hellenic Seaplanes.

Hellenic Seaplanes Aims to Launch First Flights to Tinos, Patmos, Sifnos

Greek company Hellenic Seaplanes is aiming to launch its first seaplane flights from the islands of Tinos, Patmos and Sifnos.

UK’s Evening Standard Reveals 20 Most Beautiful Greek Islands for Summer Holidays

The UK’s Evening Standard newspaper has published a list with 20 of the most beautiful Greek islands that travelers should visit during the upcoming summer season.

Six Greek Island Traditions Designated ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’

Six customs of the Greek islands of Andros, Rhodes, Sifnos, Ikaria, Limnos and Nisyros have been inscribed in the country’s National Index of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

CNT Reveals the Best Greek Islands to Visit in 2022

The UK’s Condé Nast Traveller (CNT) has released a list of the ‘Best Greek islands to Visit in 2022’ that includes popular vacation spots but also lesser-known destinations.

Greek Thematic Tourism Forms Introduced to Belgian and Dutch Markets

The GNTO introduced Greece’s thematic forms of tourism to the Belgian and Dutch markets through local TV and online productions.

Conde Nast Traveller Shares its List of the Best Greek Islands to Visit in 2021

UK's Conde Nast Traveller has compiled a list of the “Best Greek islands to Visit in 2021” and features some of Greece's most popular vacation spots.

Greek Island Sifnos is a Dream Destination, Says UK’s Evening Standard

UK newspaper Evening Standard recently included Sifnos, an island of the Cyclades complex, in its section of Dream Destinations.

Antiparos Looks to Dispose of Cigarette Butts Properly

The Greek island of Antiparos is participating in the #gopafree recycling program for cigarette butts, aiming to protect the environment and promote sustainable development.

‘Sifnaika Konakia’ Traditional Residences on Sifnos Welcome Visitors

“Sifnaika Konakia”, a complex of traditional residences on Sifnos, is inviting Greek and international travelers to explore the island this summer.

Santorini to Launch Plastic-free Campaign

The Greek island of Santorini is making an effort to do away with plastic and implement eco-friendly practices, aiming to safeguard the natural environment.

Greece’s August 15 Full Moon Comes with Free Events at Museums, Sites

A number of cultural events will take place on August 15 at Greece's archaeological sites and museums to mark the full moon celebrations.

Greek Panorama Expo to Host ‘Paths of Greece’ and ‘Hikers Friendly Hotels’

The Greek Panorama alternative tourism expo, to take place in Athens in November, will host the “Paths of Greece” and the “Hikers Friendly Hotels”.

WWF: Greece Still Needs to Work on Plastic-free Actions

Greece produces 700,000 tons of plastic waste annually - 68 kilos per person - with some 11,500 finding their way into Greek seas, according to a WWF report.

GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

‘The Sunday Times Travel’ Magazine Presents Greece’s Islands to UK Travelers

Greece’s islands are featured in the May edition of “The Sunday Times Travel”, one of Britain's best-selling magazines that includes tourism news, features and insider guides..

Aqua Luxury Suites Welcomes Ioannis Galanis as New Hotel General Manager

Ioannis Galanis has been appointed as the new general manager of the five-star Aqua Luxury Suites, located in Imerovigli on the island of Santorini.