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Aegean Isles Showcase Leisure Offerings at Germany’s TourNatur Expo

As part of a ongoing strategy to promote all-year-round tourism, the North and South Aegean regions are participating this year at the TourNatur expo taking place September 2-4 in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Patmos Sacred Music Festival an Ode to the Divine

The 15th Patmos Sacred Music Festival is underway featuring the best performers of the genre with all events free of charge.

Syros: Three Days of Festivities for Ermoupolis’ 190th Anniversary

The capital of Syros and of the Cyclades, Ermoupolis marks its 190-year anniversary with three days of celebrations on August 26-28.

Pilot Flights from Jordan to Rhodes in September

In efforts to expand the tourism season and attract new markets, the South Aegean Region is tapping into the Middle East with the launch of two direct flights on September 7 and 14 from Jordan to Rhodes as part of a pilot program set to be fully implemented in 2017.

South Aegean Region Submits Bid for ‘European Region of Gastronomy 2019’ Title

The South Aegean Region recently submitted a bid to win the title of "European Region of Gastronomy 2019", an important initiative that could highlight and give international exposure to the quality food offer of the Aegean islands.

South Aegean Region Sets Sights on Senior Travelers

As part of its ongoing strategy towards the expansion of the tourism season across the islands, the South Aegean Region is now focusing its efforts on the seasoned senior traveler.

Syros to Host 30th World Spearfishing Championship

The capital of the Cyclades, Syros, will this year host the 30th CMAS World Spearfishing Championship to be held on September 15-19.

East Aegean Isles Top GNTO Promo Agenda

Topping its agenda of priority destinations, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has planned a series of fam trips in efforts to restore the image of the Eastern Aegean islands, which have suffered damage due to ongoing media coverage of the refugee crisis.

Tinos Marble Trail Takes Runners through Time, Culture

Get ready to run the "Tinos Marble Trail: Exomeria" to take place on September 4 in and around the traditionally preserved village of Pyrgos on the Cycladic island of Tinos.

Greek Isle Kos Welcomes ‘FVW’ Workshop, German Tourism Pros

FVW, Germany’s leading trade magazine for tourism and business travel, will be holding its annual workshop on the Dodecanese island of Kos between June 29 and July 2.

Kea Steps in as Diving Destination, Showcases 100 Years of Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks, diving and marine history will be the focus of an international conference to take place on the Cycladic island of Kea on September 30-October 2.

Secrets of the Trade @ TripAdvisor’s Rhodes Digital Tourism Forum

Tips, apps, techniques and hands-on experience were at the center of TripAdvisor's "Data Mediterranean - Digital Tourism" event held at Rhodes’ Amathus Luxury Beach Hotel recently.

S. Aegean Region Goes Tech, Calls on Users to ‘Share its Sunshine’

As part of its 2016-2020 tourism promotion plan, the South Aegean Region recently presented its new digital communication strategy which includes extensive social media actions.

‘Roads to Rhodes’ Sees Flocks of Runners for 3rd Int’l Marathon

It was a sunny, sporty day on the Greek island of Rhodes last Sunday, when more than 1,500 runners took to the streets in the 3rd International “Roads to Rhodes” Marathon.

‘Kos Made of Summer’ Campaign Ready, Extra Promotional Activities Announced

The South Aegean Region last week announced a series of actions aimed at boosting the image of the Dodecanese island of Kos following the negative media portrayal due to the ongoing refugee crisis.

DATA Mediterranean: Digital Tourism Seminar on Rhodes by E-Tourism Frontiers, TripAdvisor in May

The South Aegean Region, E-Tourism Frontiers and TripAdvisor are jointly organizing the "DATA Mediterranean" seminar on Rhodes in May.

FEDHATTA Honors South Aegean Region, Argo Travel and UK’s ABTA

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (FEDHATTA) recently honored the South Aegean Region and Argo Travel Group for contributing to Greek tourism and the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) for supporting Greece's travel sector.

S. Aegean Region Clinches Newcomer Award at Russia’s MITT 2016

The South Aegean Region’s tourism efforts are paying off with local authorities picking up the 'Newcomer Award' at this year’s MITT tourrsm fair held in Moscow over the weekend.

‘Kos Made of Summer’: New Tourism Campaign Launches for Hippocrates Island

The South Aegean Region has announced the launch of a new tourism campaign for the Greek island of Kos.

‘Santorini the One’ Shows Up in Style at ITB 2016

Santorini authorities and tourism sector professionals made sure the popular Cycladic island would steal the show at this year's ITB tourism fair, which took place in Berlin, last week.