Athena Perantinou is Paros native and is the owner of Perantinos Travel and Tourism Agency. She has been been actively involved in the field of Tourism for more than 20 years now and has pursued studies in Business Administration in Southeastern College Athens (majored in Marketing). The last 5 years she has focused in event driven Tourism and special interest holiday packages on Paros. Since 2011 she founded and directing Paros Jazz Academy & Jazz in Paros Festival. She is also founding member of the nonprofit "Innovaros" organisation that aims to promote the sustainable development of Paros through the use of innovative technologies.