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Santorini Saturation Challenge Tops Mayor’s Agenda

Santorini Mayor Nikos Zorzos spoke of the massive implications of overtourism and lack of government direction during the IMIC 2017 conference recently held on the island.

South Aegean Region Using Culture to Attract the Crowds

Film screening events, jazz concerts and much more took center stage across the Cyclades this year as part of the South Aegean Region’s  efforts to promote cultural tourism.

Greek ‘Breakfast Basket’ to Debut at SETKE Congress

The Greek "Breakfast Basket" initiative will officially premiere during the 2nd Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises (SETKE) congress in November.

Cultural Venues Boosting Athens Tourism, Image Still Needs Polishing

A study focusing on Athens and how it has managed to build up a healthy tourism dynamic was presented on the first day of the IMIC 2017 conference on Santorini.

Rhodes to Host 2nd Architecture and Tourism Conference

Tourism professionals and architects from Greece and abroad will participate in the 2nd Architecture and Tourism Conference, which will be held on October 21-22 on Rhodes.

Santorini IMIC 2017 Opens Dialogue Between Academia & Tourism Stakeholders

Tourism as a field of study, the challenges, solutions and trends, as seen through the eyes of academics, is the focus of a three-day meeting on Santorini.

IMIC 2017 Conference to Explore Greece’s Tourism Prospects

The latest trends in the tourism industry will be on the focus of the IMIC 2017 International Conference to be held October 19-21 on Santorini in Greece.

South Aegean Region to Host ‘European Young Chef Award’ Contest in 2019

The South Aegean Region will be hosting the “European Young Chef Award” competition in 2019, within the framework of its “European Region of Gastronomy" title.

Greek Island Tourism Stakeholders Invited to Join S. Aegean Region Action Plan

South Aegean Region authorities are inviting local government bodies, municipalities and tourism professionals to join its promotional strategy.

South Aegean Region Laying Out Plans for Rhodes Cruise Tourism

The South Aegean Region and Rhodes authorities are seeking ways to boost cruise tourism to the island under the EU’s SIROCCO research program.

Amorgos’ Yperia 2017 Convention to Discuss Benefits of Film Tourism for Greece

The benefits of film tourism for Greece will be discussed during the 15th Amorgos International Convention on Culture and Tourism - “Yperia 2017” in October.

US Ambassador, South Aegean Governor Discuss Investments

Ways of attracting investments were discussed between U.S. Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt and South Aegean Regional Governor Giorgos Hadjimarkos.

South Aegean Region Authorities Say Tourism in Good Shape

Tourism to the South Aegean Region is on the right track with the positive trend expected to continue into September and October.

South Aegean Islands ‘Star’ in the International Media

A number of journalists representing major international media outlets visited Greece between January and June 2017 to discover the South Aegean islands.

Working Group Set Up to Preserve, Promote Rhodes Medieval City

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou has announced the establishment of a working group with the aim to preserve and promote the Medieval City of Rhodes.

Sector Experts Say Big Break for Greek Tourism Now 

A friendlier investment environment and robust tourism earnings are key to ensuring the sector’s best performance ever, SETE says.

S. Aegean Region Spurs Waterway Projects as Japan’s Mitsui Eyes Seaplane Market

South Aegean authorities are pressing for waterway projects to resume as Japan’s Mitsui eyes Greece's seaplane market.

One in 10 New Hotels in Greece a Five-Star

Hospitality and accommodation in Greece is becoming better than ever with one in five new hotels offering five-star services.

Fraport Greece Discusses Makeover Plans for Four Airports in the South Aegean

The makeover plans for the airports of Rhodes, Kos, Mykonos and Santorini were discussed between Fraport Greece and the Governor of the South Aegean.

Runners to Discover Andros’ Unique Identity at 2017 Trail Race Event

The organizers of the second Andros Trail Race are inviting all to come and experience the historical and cultural heritage of the Cycladic island.