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South Aegean Region Sees Strong September Arrivals After Robust August

Greece’s South Aegean Region has already reached record year 2019 levels in September with the number of arrivals so far up by 18%.

Jet2 to Boost Seat Availability to South Aegean Islands in 2023

UK leisure travel group Jet2 has announced an increase in available air passenger seats to the South Aegean Islands for 2023.

New Greek Tourism Promo Film to Debut at Animasyros 2022

A tourism cartoon promoting Greece will officially launch the highly anticipated Animasyros International Animation Festival which kicks off on September 20 on the island of Syros.

Greek Culture Ministry Hands Over Restored Sikinos Monument

The Culture Ministry has restored the Monument of Episkopi on Sikinos, which has also received a European Heritage/Europa Nostra award for 2022.

Over 3 Million Tourists Visit Greece’s South Aegean Islands So Far

Tourist arrivals to destinations in the South Aegean in Greece are soaring as through to July 31 more than 3 million people have visited islands in the region.

Properties on Mykonos, Paros, Santorini in High Demand by Foreigners

Mykonos, Paros and Santorini have the highest property rates in proportion to demand as the local real estate market continues its upward trend.

July Tourist Arrivals Hitting All-time High in South Aegean Region

Post-COVID tourist arrivals at the South Aegean islands are hitting an all-time high, turning this month into the "best July ever" for the region.

June Tourist Traffic to South Aegean Islands Up by 13% Over 2019

Greece’s South Aegean Region, which includes popular islands such as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos, exceeded pre-Covid-19 levels in June by 13%.

Rhodes, Kos Popular Vacation Spots for Brits and Germans

Travelers from the UK and Germany are choosing Rhodes and Kos to holiday this year, shows data from the South Aegean Tourism Initiative body.

TUI-South Aegean: Rhodes ‘Co-Lab’ Project Prepares Island for a Greener Future

Establishing Rhodes as a model destination of sustainable tourism development is at the heart of an agreement signed by the South Aegean Region, TUI Group and the TUI Care Foundation.

Tourist Arrivals Keep Rising on South Aegean Islands

Arrivals at the Greek islands of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Karpathos and Mykonos exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels in the first half of May, according to data by the South Aegean Tourism Initiative.

Rhodes Tourist Arrivals Pick Up Pace in May, Outdo 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the Greek island of Rhodes are up by 6.5% compared to pre-pandemic 2019, according to data announced by South Aegean Governor George Hatzimarkos.

Tourist Arrivals to South Aegean Region Closer to Pre-Covid 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the South Aegean Region, which includes such popular islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos, surpassed pre-Covid-19 levels in the period to April 30.

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.