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Region of Crete to Present Goals of ‘Blueislands’ EU Environmental Project

The main objectives of the European “Blueislands” environmental project will be presented on October 24, during a conference organized by the Region of Crete in Heraklio.

Russian Athletics Federation Eyes Greece as Sports Tourism Destination

Aiming to promote Greece as a sports and training destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with representatives of the Russian Athletics Federation.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Launches New Website

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete has launched a new website, offering users a renewed and fully integrated navigation experience.

German Operator Alltours Places Greece High on its 2018 Agenda

German tour operator Alltours has placed Greece high on its 2018 agenda, increasing the number of hotels and new destinations on offer.

Chania Tourism Pros Call for Crisis Management Plan in Time of Disruptions

Tourism professionals in Chania, Crete, are calling for a crisis management plan to take effect when incidents impacting tourism occur.

SETE Chief, Crete Governor Meet, Lay Out Tourism Agenda

The vast potential of Crete’s tourism offerings was discussed between Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and Crete Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis.

Crete’s Nana Beach Receives “We do local” Certification for Third Year

The Nana Beach Hotel on Crete for the third year received the “We do local” certification for its efforts to support local producers.

Ryanair Cancels More Flights, Greece also Affected

Destinations in Greece will be affected by Ryanair's decision to cancel more flights this winter, affecting the travel plans of some 400,000 passengers.

Trivago: Athens, Santorini, Crete Among Top Choices for Autumn Holidaymakers

Athens, Santorini and Crete are among the most popular autumn destinations for Greek and foreign holidaymakers, according to a survey by trivago.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Celebrates 3,000 Guest Reviews on TripAdvisor

The Creta Maris Beach Resort, located on Crete, recently celebrated a milestone by reaching 3,000 guest reviews on TripAdvisor in the last five years.

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.