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Greece Getting Closer to Operational Seaplane Network 

Greece is hoping to see a fleet of seaplanes take off this year if all licensing procedures proceed as scheduled.

World Food Gift Challenge 2022: South Aegean Producers Invited to Show their Best

The South Aegean Region is inviting its businesses to take part in the World Food Gift Challenge 2022 event and highlight the “stories” that connect local products with destinations.

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.

Rhodes Int’l Marathon 2022 to Take Place in April

The Rhodes International Marathon event will return for its 8th edition on the island of Rhodes on April 10.

Rhodes Begins 5-year Journey to Become First Sustainable Destination in the World

The Greek island of Rhodes is aiming to transform into the first sustainable tourism destination in the world through “The Rhodes Co-Lab” initiative.

South Aegean Region Among Winners of European Young Chef Award 2021

The South Aegean Region is among the winners of the European Young Chef Award 2021, the annual gastronomy competition organized by IGCAT.

South Aegean Islands Winners in Greece’s Race for Tourism Recovery

The South Aegean islands, which include Rhodes, Mykonos and Santorini, broke all records this year attracting over 3 million visitors.

Rhodes to Get the ‘Marina it Deserves’, Says Greek PM

Rhodes will soon get the marina “it deserves” and become a hub for high standard tourism in the wider Eastern Mediterranean, announced Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

South Aegean Islands Break 2019 Visitor Record in October

The South Aegean islands in October broke all records to date, surpassing 2019 visitor numbers and exceeding all expectations.

Greek Islands Lead Tourism Recovery at Home and in Europe

The Greek islands were the country’s first destinations and among the first in Europe to enter recovery phase after nearly two years of Covid-19, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

South Aegean Islands Beat October 2019 Tourist Traffic Levels

The South Aegean Region has made 2021 a recovery year exceeding pre-pandemic 2019 tourist traffic levels in October.

Tourist Demand for South Aegean Islands Going Strong

Tourist demand for the South Aegean islands is robust but vigilance is required in view of Covid-19 developments, said the region's governor George Hatzimarkos.

Over 1 Million Tourists Chose South Aegean Islands So Far

Over 1 million international tourists spent their holidays in the South Aegean Region in the last three months, including on such islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos.

South Aegean Islands Want Individual Classification on ECDC Covid-19 Map

The governor of the South Aegean is calling for each of the region's islands to be classified individually on the ECDC's colour-coded Covid-19 map.

New Museum on Tilos Island to Get Additional EU Funding

The South Aegean Region has secured additional funding for the construction of the Diachronic Archaeological Museum of Tilos.

South Aegean Region Unveils New Tourism Strategy for 2021

The South Aegean Region has unveiled its tourism promotion strategy for 2021, which will unfold through online advertising tools in target markets.

New App Launched for Trails of the Island of Tinos

A new app with information on the extended network of trails of the Greek island of Tinos has been released in four languages - English Greek, French and German.

Greece Still Attracting Travelers in October

The airports of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini and Mykonos so far have welcomed over 130,600 visitors in October.

Misleading UK Press Impacting Greek Tourism, Says South Aegean Chief

The governor of the South Aegean Region is calling on the Tourism Ministry to rectify “false claims” in the UK press with regard to the number of Covid-19 cases in Greece.

Over Half of Hotels on South Aegean Islands Follow Covid-19 Health Protocols

Over half of the hotels on the Greek islands in the South Aegean Region are operating under health protocols against Covid-19, says an ITEP analysis.