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Minister Kountoura Discusses Tourism Issues with Greek Island Mayors

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and mayors of Greek islands held talks concerning tourist arrivals, sea tourism and actions for promotion and tourism development.

WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

Marketing Greece’s Publicity Actions Shine Spotlight on Greek Tourism in Q1 2018

Athens' Keramikos district was among the destinations that received international promotion through actions of Marketing Greece during Q1 2018.

Sifnos Set to Serve Up Cycladic Treats at Tselemenetes Food Fest

Sifnos will treat visitors and locals to the best of Greek island cuisine on Sept. 7-9 at its annual Festival of Cycladic Gastronomy “Nikolaos Tselementes".

Hollywood Stars, VIPs Love Greece, its Islands and Sun 

Everyone from A-rated Hollywood actors and popular athletes to fun-loving fashionistas and sexy models are taking in a bit of sea and sun in Greece.

Santorini and Sifnos to Host American Journalists and Bloggers

Santorini and Sifnos will host a group of American journalists and bloggers, upon the initiative of the South Aegean Region and the GNTO New York & Canada.

‘Miles Away Travel’ Wins Over the Crowds with Sifnos Showcase

Miles Away Travel brought the Cycladic island of Sifnos to Athens during the 3rd International Greek Tourism Expo held last month winning over the crowds with its innovative presentation.

Hiking in Greece: An Alternative Tourism Form Just Waiting to be Developed

Hiking tourism as a factor of tourism development in Greece was presented to Greek tourism professionals and travel agents from abroad, on the sidelines of the Nostos Expo 2016, Greece's first alternative tourism exhibition, held recently in Nafpaktos.

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Why September in Greece? The Best of All Worlds

Joining the recently launched “September in Greece” project, a Destsetters initiative, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has nine spots for the ninth month of the year where it’s all happening in Greece.

Cycladic Cuisine Served Up with Pride at Sifnos Fe(a)st

The Greek island of Sifnos will be holding its annual Festival of Cycladic Gastronomy “Nikolaos Tselementes”, which marks its 10th anniversary this year, bringing foods from the islands to the table on September 8, 9 and 10 at the village of Artemonas.

VAT Rate in Greece to Rise on June 1, Second Group of Islands to Lose Reduced Rate

As of June 1, the top value-added tax (VAT) rate in Greece will rise by one percentage point - from 23 percent to 24 percent - and a second group of Greek islands will lose a special value-added tax status.

Sifnos Featured this Month in Condé Nast Traveller

The culinary character of Sifnos is featured in a 12-page article in the May issue of the UK edition of the world renowned travel magazine Condé Nast Traveller.

Greek Islanders Snub Plastic Bags, Tell All to ‘Do it Like a Sifnian’

Sifnos locals are inviting everyone to "Do it Like a Sifnian" and put plastic bags away once and for all. Come April 15, shops across the Cycladic isle will be charging 10 cents per bag in efforts to discourage their use and put environmentally friendlier material pouches into...

Sifnos Shuns Plastic Bags, Aims to Become ‘Greener’ than Ever

The Cycladic island of Sifnos is putting plastic bags to sleep and instead opting for environmentally friendlier material pouches in efforts to become greener and self-reliant.

Aegean Speed Lines Launches Routes To Cyclades, Including Paros, Naxos

Greek ferry company Aegean Speed Lines will relaunch the route covering the Cyclades Islands of Paros and Naxos from Piraeus.

Greece Attends Scandinavia’s First Travel Fair Of The Year

Crete, Sifnos and Rhodes represented Greece at this year's Norwegian travel fair "Reiselivsmessen Oslo" that took place 10-12 January 2014 at Telenor Arena.

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.

easyCruise Life Launched

After a successful launch in the summer of 2007, easyCruise inaugurated its second and larger ship to join the easyCruise fleet for a seven-day cruise to the Greek Islands and Turkey.

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.
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