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.
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.
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.
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.
Daily Mail writer Helen Atkinson may describe Spinalonga, the Greek island off Crete, as a “tiny speck”, but she’s quick to point out that if you’re into history and fiction then this is the place to visit.
The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and 13 regional authorities met with Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to discuss the actions to be taken for the effective promotion of Greek tourism in 2016.
Greece is steadily growing into a leading destination for those ready to tie the knot, with all the more resorts and boutique hotels across the country and on its isles ready to offer everything from legal arrangements to the best cake.