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South Aegean Region Sees Strong September Arrivals After Robust August

Greece’s South Aegean Region has already reached record year 2019 levels in September with the number of arrivals so far up by 18%.

Jet2 to Boost Seat Availability to South Aegean Islands in 2023

UK leisure travel group Jet2 has announced an increase in available air passenger seats to the South Aegean Islands for 2023.

Over 3 Million Tourists Visit Greece’s South Aegean Islands So Far

Tourist arrivals to destinations in the South Aegean in Greece are soaring as through to July 31 more than 3 million people have visited islands in the region.

July Tourist Arrivals Hitting All-time High in South Aegean Region

Post-COVID tourist arrivals at the South Aegean islands are hitting an all-time high, turning this month into the "best July ever" for the region.

June Tourist Traffic to South Aegean Islands Up by 13% Over 2019

Greece’s South Aegean Region, which includes popular islands such as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos, exceeded pre-Covid-19 levels in June by 13%.

Rhodes, Kos Popular Vacation Spots for Brits and Germans

Travelers from the UK and Germany are choosing Rhodes and Kos to holiday this year, shows data from the South Aegean Tourism Initiative body.

Tourist Arrivals Keep Rising on South Aegean Islands

Arrivals at the Greek islands of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Karpathos and Mykonos exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels in the first half of May, according to data by the South Aegean Tourism Initiative.

Rhodes Tourist Arrivals Pick Up Pace in May, Outdo 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the Greek island of Rhodes are up by 6.5% compared to pre-pandemic 2019, according to data announced by South Aegean Governor George Hatzimarkos.

Tourist Arrivals to South Aegean Region Closer to Pre-Covid 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the South Aegean Region, which includes such popular islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos, surpassed pre-Covid-19 levels in the period to April 30.

South Aegean Islands Winners in Greece’s Race for Tourism Recovery

The South Aegean islands, which include Rhodes, Mykonos and Santorini, broke all records this year attracting over 3 million visitors.

South Aegean Islands Break 2019 Visitor Record in October

The South Aegean islands in October broke all records to date, surpassing 2019 visitor numbers and exceeding all expectations.

South Aegean Islands Beat October 2019 Tourist Traffic Levels

The South Aegean Region has made 2021 a recovery year exceeding pre-pandemic 2019 tourist traffic levels in October.

Over 1 Million Tourists Chose South Aegean Islands So Far

Over 1 million international tourists spent their holidays in the South Aegean Region in the last three months, including on such islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos.

Thessaloniki Info Desks Welcome over 40,000 Visitors in a Year

More than 40,000 visitors to Thessaloniki had the chance to learn more about the city’s tourist attractions through the Tourist Information Centers (TIC) set up a year ago.

French Media Get a Taste of Halkidiki

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization welcomed dozens of French travel writers, who came to experience the magic of Halkidiki during the annual Association des Journalistes de Tourisme (AJT) event held on October 10-13.

Halkidiki Basks in the Glory of Aristotle, Wins UNESCO Award

Halkidiki stood out at this year’s World Tourism Expo - World Heritage Cities and Sites, held in Padova last month, clinching a special award for its prominent son, philosopher Aristotle, and being recognized for its overall contribution to World Heritage.

Halkidiki Shows Off Adventure Choices at Germany’s TourNatur

Attracting nature lovers and adventure travelers is among the top priorities of Halkidiki authorities, who participated in this year’s TourNatur held at the Messe Exhibition Center in Düsseldorf, earlier this month.

Halkidiki Offerings on Show in Milan, Make the News in China

As part of its aggressive promotional strategy to get the word out, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization organized a familiarization event last month at the Expo 2015 in Milan.

Halkidiki Summer Promo Strategy Going Strong

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) is moving full speed ahead with the promotion of the region through a series of initiatives, inviting dozens of travel writers and bloggers from 15 countries to come experience the magic of Halkidiki for themselves.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Reach Out to German Market at ITB 2015

History, entertainment, gastronomy and culture are at the center of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association’s ongoing promotional campaign, which it had the chance to present at this year’s ITB 2015 in Berlin earlier this month.