HACT Ambassador promoting Aegean islands in American public TV travel show

Mr. Kostas Skagias, HACT Ambassador, ?with Emmy-winning journalists of Create tv, Christine Van Blokland and Mickela Mallozzi in the 2017 New York Travel Show.


Mr. Kostas Skagias was interviewed by Christine Van Blokland, host of the Curious Traveler show and Mickela Mallozzi, host of the Bare Feet show from the American public television channel, Create tv.

Mr. Skagias emphasized on the Aegean islands? picturesqueness and traditional style as well as on the authenticity of the way of life, of architecture and of Greek traditional cuisine, that remains alive and unchanged through time.

Press Trip in the Aegean islands

For promoting further the Aegean islands and Hellenic American Chamber of Tourism members, the two journalists were invited to visit Mykonos, Santorini and Crete this year.

Christine Van Blokland ?and Mickela Mallozzi will be visiting for 12 days in total the Aegean islands, staying 3 days in each destination.

Hellenic Seaways will be sponsoring their sea transportation. Radisson Blu Beach Resort hotel in Milatos ?and Oceanos Hotels Group in Chania will provide accommodation to the American journalists during their visit to Crete.

Create Tv is an american public tv channel, delivering lifestyle programming (as travel, cooking, home improvement, gardening, arts and crafts, etc), reaching 46 million viewers nationwide.

In their shows, Christine Van Blokland explores the hidden history’s in each location’s art, architecture, museums, monuments, houses of worship and city parks and Mickela Mallozzi explores the traditional side of cultures while connecting with the locals through celebration and artistic expression.

The aim of the?Hellenic American Chamber of Tourism is to attract high-income US tourists and major corporate events in?Greece, promoting especially Aegean islands and the premium members of the Chamber.