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PM, Governor Highlight Crete’s Potential for Growth

The completion of the so-called north road axis, the airport at Kastelli and peripheral roadway networks are the top priorities for authorities on Crete.

ANEK Lines Hosts Photo Exhibition of Greek Instagrammers

A group exhibition titled #my_greece, featuring 270 photographs of Greek Instagrammers, recently opened on board ANEK Lines’ “Eleftherios Venizelos” ferry.

Zominthos Excavation on Crete Reveals New Minoan Finds

The latest excavations at the site of Zominthos on Crete’s Mount Psiloritis have brought to light two new entrances and a staircase in the Minoan-era palace.

Tourist Flows Still Strong in September for Greece

Summer is still on in Greece this September with hotels fully booked, flights on the rise and cruise travel marking its best month of the year this far.

Crete Hotels Give Senior Travelers Fall, Winter Discounts

Aiming to boost year-round tourism, hotels on Crete are launching a discount holiday pilot program for senior travelers this fall and winter.

Aria Hotels Expands Presence on Crete

Aria Hotels has added another luxury property to its portfolio on Crete, the Astraia Residence located in the Old City of Chania.

Creta Maris Holds ‘Traditional Harvest Day’ on Crete

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete recently held its “Traditional Harvest Day”, aiming to introduce its guests to the process of grape growing and wine making.

ANEK LINES Holds Bicycle Race to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

ANEK LINES recently held a bicycle race in Chania on Crete, in collaboration with the Talos Cycling Association, to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

Mitsis Hotels Creates Blood Bank in Memory of its Founder

Mitsis Hotels has created a blood bank, with the participation of the group’s staff, to honor the memory of its founder Konstantinos Mitsis.

Greece Ranks Top Summer Destination for Polish Travelers

Greece ranks as the top summer holiday destination for Polish travelers as bookings between April 28-August 31 grew by 19 percent year on year.

Aqua Vista Hotels Welcomes ‘Aplai Dome’ in Oia to Santorini Portfolio

Global hotel management company Aqua Vista Hotels has added another high-end property, the “Aplai Dome”, to its extensive portfolio in Oia on Santorini.

British LGBT News Site Recommends the Best for a ‘Gay September in Greece’

British LGBT news site "Gay Star News" is recommending Greece as the ideal destination for gay travelers to vacation in September.

Creta Maris’ ‘Kastri’ Certified as Sustainable Mediterranean Beach

Creta Maris' “Kastri” beach on Crete was recently certified as a sustainable Mediterranean beach by the "Costa Nostrum – Sustainable Beaches" program.

Creta Maris Makes ‘Sykopitarides’, Promotes Cretan Gastronomy

The Creta Maris Beach Resort and the “We do local” initiative recently unveiled to their guests the “secrets” of a traditional Cretan recipe, the "sykοpitarides".

Germania Announces More Flights to Greece for 2018

German carrier Germania announced that it has revised its flight program for 2018 and will operate more flights to Greece.

ITB Berlin to Hold LGBT Workshops in Japan

ITB Berlin on August 23 and 24 will host two workshops on lesbian and gay travel and the expanding LGBT market for the first time in Japan.

Too Many Tourists Causing Disruption, Europeans Getting Fed Up

Residents at cities across Europe are telling tourists to go home after the massive inflows of travelers are making life a burden at many destinations.
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

Increased Traffic in Attica’s Ports Ahead of Aug. 15 Holiday

Thousands of holidaymakers are expected to sail today and during the next days from Attica’s main ports to the islands of the Saronic Gulf, the Dodecanese, Crete and the Cyclades.

Knossos to Host ‘Minos’ Opera Tribute to Cretan Explorer Kalokairinos

The archaeological site of Knossos on Crete, will host in its central court for the first time on September 28 the opera titled “Minos" written by Marielli Sfakianaki.

Aria Hotels Opens Art Space in Chania, Crete

Aiming to attract art lovers, the Aria Hotels recently inaugurated an art space under the name “Aria Concept Store” in the heart of Chania on Crete.