Christina Ntousia has the Katikies pedigree. The native of Patras, Greece spent most of her early life in Athens, starting her career in tourism management. She moved onto Santorini, working the front desk at Katikies for several years starting in 2009. In 2017, when it was time to prepare for opening of Katikies Mykonos, the growing brand lured her back. “Katikies became very, very famous in Santorini. It started with three rooms decades ago, and now it’s the hotel where everyone wants to stay,” she says. “With so many guests coming to Mykonos and then Santorini, or vice-versa, it was natural to expand in Mykonos.