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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.

Rhodes to Host Peace & Sport Regional Forum in October

The Greek island of Rhodes will host the Peace and Sport Regional Forum on October 18, at the five-star Rodos Palace Hotel and the Ancient Stadium.

Best of Global Animation Comes to Greece at ‘Animasyros11’

The finest films in international animation are currently on show in Greece, at the Animasyros11 festival, which is taking place on the island of Syros.

Astypalea: A Greek Wellness Destination Waiting to be Discovered

Aiming to establish Astypalea as a wellness destination in Greece, local authorities are planning to host a number of events dedicated to health and wellbeing from September 29 until October 2.

South Aegean Region to Compete in ‘European Young Chef Award 2018’ Event

The South Aegean Region is searching for the perfect candidate that will represent the Aegean islands at the European Young Chef Award 2018.

‘Yperia 2018’ Convention on Amorgos to Focus on Gastronomy

The island of Amorgos, during October 31-November 5, will host the 16th International Convention of Culture and Tourism - Yperia 2018, which this year will focus on gastronomy.

Five Greek Regions Account for Majority of Tourist Visits to Greece

Central Macedonia, the South Aegean Region, Attica, Crete and the Ionian Islands account for 84 percent of visits to Greece, according to a survey by INSETE.

Naxos’ Nature, Sites, Gastronomy Featured in the International Media

The island of Naxos in Greece this year is being introduced to the world through Nautical TV and other international media.

Andros Trail Race 2018 – Registrations are Open

Registrations have opened for the 3rd Andros Trail Race that will be held during September 29-30 on the island of Andros.

Greece Top Choice for Luxury Holiday Home Rental in the Med

Interest for high-end properties on the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini, and Paros is peaking this summer, according to an annual report released by Algean Property.

EU Extends Extra Emergency Aid to Greece, Spain for Refugees

The European Commission has announced that Greece and Spain will get an additional 45.6 million euros in emergency aid in order to address refugee flows.

Bookings from South Korea to Greece Up 10%

Greece’s popularity among travelers from South Korea is on the rise, as bookings from the country have increased by 10 percent since the beginning of the year, according to GNTO.

Aegean Islands Promoted as Wedding Destinations for Chinese Tourists

The South Aegean Region is reaching out to the Chinese market, with a focus on promoting Rhodes and other islands as ideal wedding tourism destinations.

Promotion of Greek Island Culture a Ministry Priority

A number of projects are currently underway or in the pipeline focusing on the renovation or construction of cultural sites on the Cyclades islands, according to Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou.

Rhodes Marathon Sold Out with Runners from 30 Countries

More than 2,700 runners from 30 countries will participate in the 5th International Rhodes Marathon, scheduled to take place on April 29.

Kountoura: South Aegean Region Key Player in Greek Tourism Growth

The South Aegean Region is a key player in Greek tourism growth, achieving increases in arrivals and revenues, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greek Island Culture ‘Window to Greece’, Says Minister

The cultural wealth of the Greek islands is an integral part of the country’s identity serving as a “window to Greece”, said Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou.