The 12TH INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION OF SUSTAINABLE TOURISM, YPERIA 2014 took place in Amorgos Island, Greece from April 10 to 15, 2014.
Main scope of discussion was «THE POSITIVE SIDE OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS FOR GREECE» .
The Monastery of Virgin Mary Hozoviotissa of Amorgos, a project in process for inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage List, was also brought up for discussion.
The 5th International Short Tourism Film Festival of Amorgos having “FILM TOURISM” as its central theme this time took place during the works of YPERIA 2014.
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5TH INTERNATIONAL SHORT TOURISM FILM FESTIVAL
The International Short Tourism Film Festival is an annual 4-day event held simultaneously with the YPERIA International Convention on Culture and Tourism. Tourism films are a good opportunity to address important issues and highlight the cultural and environmental richness of a place. Read more >>>
THE CULTURAL ASSOCIATION
Established in 1993 the association was created in order to reveal, promote and protect the culture, the traditions and the environment of Amorgos.
REFORESTATION OF AMORGOS
“The trees of Amorgos: a symbol for the challenges and tribulations of a Mediterranean island.”
Can we imagine the Cyclades as forested islands?
Marble sculptor with Amorgian roots, he worked as a sculptor, conservator different important archeological sites and exhibits his work permanently at Aegialis Hotel & Spa.
What do our guests say about us?
Thank you for this beautiful experience!! Yperia 2013 made me discover Greece on a totally different aspect. I was impress by the quality of the convention & the Short Film Festival and met many interesting people. I'll be back for sure, Amorgos is magic... Thanks again for your kindness.
Paul from France
Thank you so very much for the opportunity of being part of the amazing event organised by you, Yperia Festival, on a gorgeous island with wonderful people. Your hospitality and your kindness impressed us and I think all delegations from all over the world share this with us. Thank you again for all your efforts to make us feel very good, we really lived intensively every and each second of your festival.
Ionela from Romania
I am very happy I was part of YPERIA 2012. In real, I still cant to go out of that happy feeling... I am still flying somewhere higher than my plane that land yesterday. Thank you all for the great time in Amorgos, for new knowledge's, new friendship, the tasty food, seems that all the time I was eating the food of the Gods: nectar and ambrosia.
Milda from Lithuania
Thanks to You all for the amazing week! Thanks even from Susanna! Your hospitality is warm and professional. It's impossible not to come back. All our friends we will know about You and the beautifull Amorgos!
Giorgio from Italy
Aegialis Hotel & Spa is one of the best hotels of Amorgos and is committed into cultural and environmental protection and sustainability. Mrs Irene Giannakopoulos, Manager of Aegialis Hotel & Spa and President of the Cultural Association of Tholaria, Amorgos, makes her establishment available to the participants and the whole event, from the very beginning.
Aegialis Hotel & Spa is committed into sustainability and environmental protection and minimizes its operational impact on the environment through conservation of natural resources and best practices including recycling.
Aegialis Hotel & Spa collaborates widely with the Cultural Association of Tholaria to preserve, promote and spread the history, culture and traditions of Amorgos.