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Seajets’ High-speed ‘World Champion Jet’ Named Ship of the Year by Lloyd’s List

Seajets’ “World Champion Jet” was announced “Ship of the Year” at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019.

Minoan Lines Wraps Up Santorini Palace Ferry Routes

Minoan Lines has announced that its high speed vessel Santorini Palace will complete its scheduled ferry routes for the 2019 season on October 14.

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways have signed an interline agreement, aiming to offer air passengers the opportunity to travel to popular destinations in Greece.

GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

Seajets’ Tera Jet Vessel Connects Piraeus with Paros-Ios-Santorini

Seajets has launched a new itinerary from Piraeus to the Greek islands of Paros, Ios and Santorini, which will be operated by its highspeed Tera Jet vessel.

Syros Secures Funds for Open Mall Overhaul

The Cycladic island of Syros has secured 1.3 million euros in EU funding for the overhaul of its historic center and for upgrade works along its coast front.

Air France, KLM Team Up with Sky Express for Flights to Greek Islands

Air France, KLM and Sky Express have signed an interline agreement, aiming to strengthen their commercial cooperation for flights between Paris, Amsterdam and the Greek islands.

Greek Gov’t to Name Financial Advisor for 23 Smaller Airport Projects 

The Greek Transport Ministry will name a financial advisor in the coming period to move ahead with the exploitation of 23 smaller airports across Greece.

Kountoura Agrees to Back Syros Tourism, Revival of Nautical Week

Increasing incoming tourism to Syros, as well as reviving its "Nautical Week" were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and island officials.

Discounts on Ferry, Air Travel for Rhodes Marathon Announced

Blue Star Ferries and AEGEAN are supporting the 6th International Rhodes Marathon and will offer ticket discounts for those who will travel to Rhodes for the event.

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”.

Golden Star Ferries, Fast Ferries to Operate Rafina-Cyclades Islands Route

Golden Star Ferries and Fast Ferries announced that their Golden Express high-speed ferry will be connecting the port of Rafina with the Cyclades Islands for summer 2019.

Greece Coastal Shipping Showing Signs of Improvement, Says SEEN Chief

Demand for coastal shipping transport services in Greece is picking up pace thanks to indications of an extended tourism season.

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.

Syros Port Set for Upgrade, Concession Deal Signed

The facilities and services of the port of Syros in the Cyclades is set to get a much-needed upgrade in view of the island’s increasing needs.

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.

Blue Star Ferries Promotes the Aegean Islands’ Gastronomy via Online Campaign

Greek ferry company Blue Star Ferries has launched an online campaign to promote the gastronomy and products of the Aegean Islands.

Power Grid Operator Launches Tender for Phase 3 of Cyclades Energy Link

The Independent Power Transmission Operator announced a call for tenders for the third phase of an energy link project set to provide power to the Cyclades.

Cyclades Aim for Tourism Growth with Sustainability and Balance

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura spoke of ways to achieve tourism growth with sustainability and balance, during the 15th Development Conference on Syros.

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.