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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.

Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, practiced in Greece among other countries, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

Santorini Mayor Calls for Closer Cooperation on Crucial Issues

A brighter, healthier future for Santorini depends on ensuring closer cooperation, tighter regulations and upgraded infrastructure, according to the island's mayor Nikos Zorzos.

Greek Ministry Spares 17 Handmade Wooden Boats at the 11th Hour

The Culture Ministry has managed to save 17 traditional Greek boats from demolition, citing their importance as examples of cultural heritage.

South Aegean Region Clinches ‘Best Stand Design Award’ at WTM London 2018

The South Aegean Region was honored with the "Best Stand Design" award during the World Travel Market (WTM) 2018 trade show held in London.

Ellinair Promotes South Aegean Islands to Passengers

Aiming to promote more Greek destinations to its passengers, Ellinair will feature the South Aegean islands in its inflight magazine "Anemos" until April 2019.

Tinos to Receive Special Promotion at WTM London 2018

The Municipality of Tinos will introduce the island to bloggers, journalists and travel agents at a special event during WTM London 2018.

Greek Island Sports Tourism Events in the Spotlight of Ergo Marathon Expo 2018

The South Aegean Region will promote a number of sports tourism events of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese during the ERGO Marathon Expo 2018 in Athens.

Study: Attica, South Aegean, Crete Account for Majority of Greece’s Airbnb Listings

The regions of Attica, South Aegean and Crete account for 60 percent of all Airbnb listings in Greece, according to a study released by KEPE.

Rhodes Tourism Professionals Explore Digital Marketing Opportunities

Ways of optimizing the techniques and tools of digital marketing were analyzed during the “Rhodes Loading | Digital Marketing” conference held by Marketing Greece on Rhodes.

Rhodes’ Peace & Sport Forum Promotes Tolerance and Respect

More than 350 delegates from the fields of politics, sports and the private sector participated in the Peace and Sport Regional Forum held on Rhodes.
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Yperia 2018: Special Tribute to Employment for Youth, Women

The 16th International Convention on Culture and Tourism "Yperia 2018" on Amorgos will include a special tribute on employment for youth and women.

#savekaikia Campaign Launched to Stop EU-funded Destruction of Traditional Greek Boats

The South Aegean Region is launching the #savekaikia campaign in an aim to safeguard the seafaring heritage of Greece.

South Aegean Region Partners with US-based Collette Tours to Promote the Islands

The South Aegean Region has entered into a partnership with Collette Tours to promote its islands throughout the US tourism market.

Ios Attracts International Media Attention for its Tourism Offerings

The natural beauty, stunning beaches, gastronomy and unique offered experiences of the island of Ios in the Cyclades has attracted the interest of prominent media and bloggers from around the world.

Rhodes’ Lindian Village Hosts 1st ‘Escaping South Festival’

The island of Rhodes will be the first to celebrate the culture and traditions of the world’s southern regions during the first Escaping South Festival during October 7-12.

Rhodes Ready to Host 3rd Architecture and Tourism Conference

Architecture and its connection with tourism will be the focus of the 3rd Architecture and Tourism Conference to be held on the island of Rhodes, on October 20-21.

Greek Eco Campaign ‘Keep Aegean Blue’ Kicks Off on Islands

The South Aegean Region is launching an environmental campaign titled "Keep Aegean Blue” with a series of awareness-raising activities on Rhodes, Kos, Patmos, Kalymnos and Leros.