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Blue Star Ferries Says Destination -You!

Blue Star Ferries recently announced its position and action on corporate social responsibility in 2006 and 2007. In a pamphlet recently circulated, Blue Star Ferries outlines its decision to embed corporate social responsibility, "Destination-You!" in the heart of its strategy...

Hydroplanes Over the Aegean

The vision of traveling by hydroplane has again become a reality as Airsea Lines recently begun its routes to nine Cycladic islands daily from the port of Lavrio. In its first phase, the hydro-port of Lavrio services passengers to and from Kalymnos with daily flights and as peak...

RES Zoning Legislation Before Parliament

The eagerly awaited first special zoning plan concerning renewable energy sources (RES) has been handed in for consultation and is expected to be tabled in parliament in April.

Cyclades Goes Beyond ‘Sun and Sea’ Concept

The Cyclades holds the first place throughout Europe for the internationally known 'sun and sea' elements but so many other essentials compose the group that are unknown to most, according to the island group's Prefect Dimitris Bailas.

Apostle Paul Competition Stimulates Religious Tourism

As a result of the renewed interest in religious tourism, and in particular history of Apostle Paul in Greece, the neglected archaeological site of Corinth will receive the official attention it deserves as part of a religious tourism program developed by the 21st Ephorate of...

Utell launches ‘Discover Greece 2000’

Utell, the worldwide hotel reservations and marketing service of REZsolutions, has launched 'Discover Greece 2000' program in conjunction with Astra Hotels. A dozen destinations within Greece are spotlighted within the program. The destinations spotlighted include Athens,...

Minoan To Place Seven New Vessels In Greek Waters

In less than two years, Crete-based Minoan Lines plans to accept delivery of at least seven new fast-ferry vessels. A number of these vessels are slated for routes to European ports, while others will replace older vessels on basic Greek routes.

Minoan Flying Dolphins Increases Route Frequencies

Minoan Flying Dolphins, which claims to be the biggest coastal shipping company in the world with revenue of 43 billion drachmas and a fleet of 77 vessels, increases it route frequencies. In particular, travellers heading to the Cyclades in the height of summer should find it...

Helipads For Greek Island Destinations

The construction of four new helipads, three in the Aegean and one on an Ionian island, were announced last month by the government – Ithaca, Dodecanese, Patmos, Tinos, Lesvos. All four projected helipads will be able to operate day and night for helicopters of up to 15 meters –...
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Athens Hosts 4th Greek Tourism Destinations Expo

Greeks and tourists visiting Athens that used the metro at Syntagma last week had the chance to get informed on many Greek tourism destinations, taste local products and attend a series of local cultural events at the 4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Expo.
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Greece Celebrates On 15 August

If you happen to be in Athens on 15 August, don't be surprised if the city is somewhat deserted and hardly any Greeks are around. The 15th of August is one of the biggest celebrations in Greece - and a national holiday - as it is the day of the Dormition of Virgin Mary.

Greek Products From The Cyclades Shine At Athens Food Festival

Local food producers from the Cyclades island group gave Athenians and visitors to the Greek capital a sample of their products at the recent food festival "Greece, Celebration – Tastes – Christmas 2013."

First Waterway Of Cyclades Island Group To Be Constructed On Tinos

Tinos in Greece is expected to be one of the first of the Cyclades island group to welcome seaplanes, as waterway facilities are on their way towards construction at the island's port.

15 August: A Day Of Celebration In Greece

The 15th of August is one of the biggest religious celebrations in Greece after Easter and Christmas, a national holiday that is observed by the public and private sector.

Greek Beer from Tinos Isle Wins Silver at the European Beer Star

A Greek beer produced on the Cycladic island of Tinos has been awarded silver at the prestigious European Beer Star held in Germany earlier this month.

Tinos Professionals Tap into Edible Treasures, Aim to Put Island on Gastronomic Map

The opening of the “Tinos on the Gastronomic Map” exhibit featuring work by native photographer Evelyn Foskolou at the Tinos Cultural Foundation paves the way for the newly launched Tinos Food Paths workshop on May 6-7.

Registration for the Tinos Running Experience Kicks Off

Tapping into the growing potential of sports tourism, the Cycladic island of Tinos is joining an increasing number of other Greek destinations in organising this year the 2nd Tinos Running Experience on June 6.

Tinos: The Island of Miracles

The only shipload of people that is different, is the one rolling into Tinos’ harbour early in the morning of August 15. This is no ordinary day and these are not your usual tourists.

Tinos Island to Feature in BBC Documentary

The Cycladic island of Tinos will feature in BBC’s documentary “This is Greece” to be aired in the US, UK and Australia.

UNESCO Names Tinos’ Marble Mastery Heritage of Humanity

The marble masters of the Cycladic island of Tinos and their craft are now part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity following a decision on Wednesday, by the UNESCO committee which met for its 10th session in Namibia this week.