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‘Butterfly Stories’ Announces Education Programs for Certification in Tourism and Dining

Following a recent cooperation agreement with ACTA - Aristotle Certification Training & Assessment, food management consultants Butterfly Stories has announced the launch of education programs for aspiring professionals to receive certification in the fields of tourism and dining.
Posted On 07 Oct 2016

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.
Posted On 27 Sep 2016

Greece Sees Increase in Last-minute Bookings in July

The performance of the Greek tourism industry in the first half of 2016 may have been sluggish but rising tides of last-minute bookings in July has raised hopes.
Posted On 05 Aug 2016

Aegean’s ‘Closer to Greece’ Brings Crete Closer to Home

Crete comes closer to home under Aegean Airlines’ ongoing “Closer to Greece” campaign which brings one Greek destination into the spotlight every month, highlighting its offerings and unique character.
Posted On 04 Aug 2016

August 15 Holiday in Greece: Where are the Greeks going this year?

The countdown to the August 15 holiday in Greece has begun and hotel comparison website Trivago has revealed the most popular destinations searched online by Greek users.
Posted On 03 Aug 2016

Travel + Leisure Magazine Reveals 2016 Best Resort Hotels in Greece

The readers of Travel + Leisure Magazine recently selected their Worlds Best Award winners and have formed the list of the Best Resort Hotels in Greece. Three resort hotels on Santorini and two on Crete make up this year's top 5.
Posted On 08 Jul 2016

Crete Rescue Team Dives for a Cleaner Seabed @ Ecoweek 2016

A team of divers from the Crete Rescue Team based in Agios Nikolaos took to the sea on Tuesday, during an underwater cleanup of the seabed on the sidelines of Ecoweek Crete 2016.
Posted On 06 Jul 2016

Agios Nikolaos Mayor A. Zervos Says City Planning Means Listening to the Young

In these rapidly changing times, with super speedy communication and even speedier needs, hearing out the younger generations can be the only way to create cities that are functional and friendly, Agios Nikolaos Mayor Antonios Zervos told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) on the...

Creta Maris Among 50 Best All Inclusive Resorts Worldwide

Creta Maris Beach Resort located in Hersonissos, Crete, has been named in the "Top 50 All Inclusive Resorts" in the world for 2016 by Hotels.com, a leading online accommodation booking website.
Posted On 28 Jun 2016

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Deadline Delayed Again

The Greek government once more has extended the deadline for bids to finance, construct and operate the new Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete.
Posted On 17 Jun 2016

Experts Say EgyptAir Flight Fragments Found in Mediterranean

Wreckage of EgyptAir Flight MS804 which disappeared from radars half an hour before its scheduled landing in Cairo last month killing 66 people on board seems to have been identified in the Mediterranean Sea by a survey vessel.
Posted On 16 Jun 2016

TUI Says Austrian Vacationers Have a Soft Spot for Greece

Turkey move over, Greece now leads Austrian travelers’ holiday destination choices, according to a survey carried out by international tour group TUI and presented in Vienna recently.

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Tender Extended to June 27

The bidding process for the financing, construction and operation of the new Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete, has been extended until June 27, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis said, adding that six parties have thus far expressed interest.
Posted On 18 May 2016

Russian Tour Operators Urge Early Bookings for Fear of Visa Delays

The tedious visa regime and seemingly short-staffed consulate offices in Russia are negatively affecting Russian bookings to Greece with local tour operators requesting travelers book two weeks in advance.
Posted On 27 Apr 2016

TripAdvisor Ranks Santorini #1 Island in Europe, 2nd Best in World

Santorini ranked as the best island in Europe and second best in the world in the TripAdvisor 2016 Travelers' Choice awards for Islands.
Posted On 19 Apr 2016

‘Tourism Awards 2016’ Spotlight Shines on Greece’s Best Practices

The best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism were rewarded on Wednesday, April 6, at the glitzy awards ceremony of the Tourism Awards 2016.
Posted On 11 Apr 2016

Follow ‘Somewhere We Know’ in Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Travel Steps

Marking the publication of two books on the life and journeys of British author, scholar and soldier Patrick Leigh Fermor, travel and cultural events organizers Somewhere We Know is planning a tour of the Mani region in the Peloponnese and of the island of Crete on June 17-21.
Posted On 06 Apr 2016

China Expresses Interest in Crete’s Products and Tourism

China has expressed interest in importing agricultural products of Crete, especially the island's olive oil and wine.
Posted On 29 Mar 2016

Minoan Group Crete Luxury Project Gets Go-ahead from Greece

Travel firm Minoan Group has received the Greek government's final approval for the construction of a five star plus quality resort on Crete.
Posted On 15 Mar 2016

Bidding Process for Crete’s Kastelli Airport Extended to May 6

The bidding process for the Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete, has been extended until May 6, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis announced this week, citing the “complexity”of the project.
Posted On 18 Feb 2016