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7th Rhodes Int’l Marathon Event Postponed for April 2021

The 7th Rhodes International Marathon event, originally scheduled to take place on Rhodes on May 3, has been postponed for April 2021, due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Greece.

Preservation of Rhodes’ Medieval Town a Priority, Say Greek Ministers

The ministries of tourism and culture are working on a five-part agreement for the protection, conservation, and promotion of Rhodes’ Medieval City.

Holiday Home Demand Boosts Greek Property Market at Lesser-Known Destinations

Greece’s property market is showing signs of a strong comeback with all the more foreign buyers seeking holiday homes in lesser-known destinations.

Animasyros Festival in Greece to Focus on UK Animation Market

Animasyros, the annual festival dedicated to the art of animation, in September will return to Syros for its 13th edition, which will focus on the UK animation market.

South Aegean Region: 2019 Best Year for Tourism

Achieving increasing numbers of arrivals and revenues for the fourth consecutive year, the South Aegean Region said that 2019 was its best year yet.

Byzantine Chant of Greece and Cyprus on UNESCO’s Cultural Heritage List

The vocal art of Byzantine chanting and transhumance are now included on UNESCO’s List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity for 2019.

Fishing Tourism in Greece: An Untapped Resource

Despite having a legal framework in place since 2015, Greece still hasn’t tapped into the vast potential of sustainable fishing tourism.

South Aegean Shines at ‘European Young Chef Award 2019’ Contest

Eirini Giorgoudiou, a young Greek chef representing the South Aegean Region, was announced as the winner of the "European Young Chef Award 2019" contest.

South Aegean Region Waterway Network Closer to Implementation

The South Aegean Region is moving ahead with the implementation of a waterway network with the launch of procedures for 20 waterways on 19 islands.

ASTA Event Introduces US Travel Agents to South Aegean Islands

Aiming to increase tourism flows from the US to destinations in the Dodecanese and the Cyclades, the South Aegean Region recently hosted the ASTA International Showcase event on Rhodes.

Kos to Host ‘UCI Gran Fondo 2019’ Cycling Race

The island of Kos, during April 19-21, will host the UCI Kos Gran Fondo 2019, a cycling race to be held with the participation of athletes from all over the world.

Properties Up for Lease in the Medieval City of Rhodes

Fourteen properties currently not in use in the Medieval City of Rhodes will be leased through public tenders, according to the Archaeological Proceeds Fund (TAP).

Greek Tourism Ministry, GNTO Support Rhodes Marathon

The Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are supporting the 6th International Roads to Rhodes Marathon that will take place on Rhodes in April.

Rhodes Getting Ready for ASTA International Showcase Event in May 2019

Ahead of the ASTA International Showcase event that will be held on Rhodes in May, an ASTA delegation recently visited the island to meet with local authorities.

South Aegean Islands Reach Millions Through CNN

The South Aegean Region’s recent TV campaign on the Cyclades and the Dodecanese islands, attracted millions of viewers through the channels of CNN.

Discounts on Ferry, Air Travel for Rhodes Marathon Announced

Blue Star Ferries and AEGEAN are supporting the 6th International Rhodes Marathon and will offer ticket discounts for those who will travel to Rhodes for the event.

South Aegean Islands to Reach the World via ‘Antenna Satellite’

Τhe South Aegean Region has partnered with Antenna Group's satellite channels, aiming to showcase the Cyclades and the Dodecanese islands to foreign tourism markets.

South Aegean Ready to Shine as European Region of Gastronomy

The culinary traditions of the South Aegean Region are reaching all the more people within the framework of its tenure as “European Region of Gastronomy 2019”.

SETKE Paves Way for Experiential Travel on Dodecanese Islands

Greece's hospitality body SETKE has invited the South Aegean Region to join forces in setting the groundwork for the development of experiential tourism products in the Dodecanese.

Athens, Crete, Santorini, Rhodes Hotel Investments Get Green Light

Major tourism projects in Athens and on the islands of Crete, Santorini and Rhodes have received the go-ahead by Greek authorities.