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Athenians are Invited to ‘Visit’ Crete on May Day

Athenians and visitors to the Greek capital are invited to become better acquainted with Crete and the island's products at the third “Crete: The Great Meeting” exhibition that will kick off on May 1 at the Peace and Friendship Stadium (SEF).
Posted On 29 Apr 2015

Crete: Agios Nikolaos Municipality Launches Tourism Logo Design Competition

The Municipality of Agios Nikolaos, Crete, is inviting interested parties to submit proposals for the design of a new logo for the destination's tourism promotion.
Posted On 24 Apr 2015

Crete Becomes Film Location for ‘Creta Divina’ Docudrama

Crete will once again take the international spotlight when the docudrama Creta Divina hits the screens in September, starring British actor Robert Powell, known for his role as Jesus in Franco Zeffirelli’s 1977 film Jesus of Nazareth.
Posted On 23 Apr 2015

Crete Governor Calls on Tourism Professionals to Put Best Face Forward

Attracting quality tourism by putting on its best face is the Region of Crete’s motto ahead of the summer tourist season set to kick off this month.
Posted On 15 Apr 2015

Young Face of the Week: Eva Kanellopoulos – Social Media Manager, Crete

This week, GTP introduces Eva Kanellopoulos, the social media manager of the brand new and soon-to-open, 5-star Cretan Pearl Resort & Spa in Chania.
Posted On 06 Apr 2015

Minoan Group Eyes UK Expansion, Expects Greek Project Go-ahead

After posting losses due to bureaucratic delays in its Greek five-star-plus project to be developed on the island of Crete, Minoan Group, active in travel and leisure, announced plans to expand its Stewart Travel services across the UK.
Posted On 02 Apr 2015

Creta Maris Receives TripAdvisor 2015 Award, Completes Major Renovation Phase

The Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, announced its selection as one of the top ranked hotels in Greece by TripAdvisor in the 2015 Travelers’ Choice awards.
Posted On 01 Apr 2015

Heraklion Port Authority Receives Tez Worldberry Award

Crete's Heraklion Port Authority recently received the TEZ Worldberry 2014 Award for best partner in cruise tourism by Tez Tour, a leading tour operator in Russia.
Posted On 30 Mar 2015

Greece Aims to Attract More Chinese Tourists

Greece has a key focus on attracting more Chinese visitors and the government has already started making the necessary contacts to attract more investment from the country and explore cooperation on a cultural level.
Posted On 29 Mar 2015

Greek Travel Bloggers to Spread the Word About Hersonissos, Crete

The Municipality of Hersonissos in Crete will host a group of Greek travel bloggers aiming to promote the area's beauty and customs to a wider audience.
Posted On 26 Mar 2015

Greece’s ‘Cosmopolitan Islands’ May Lose Special Tax Status

The reduced Value Added Tax (VAT) rates that apply on the Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini may possibly be axed, according to statements made today by Alternate Finance Minister Nadia Valavani.
Posted On 24 Mar 2015

“Run Greece 2015” to Dash to Six Greek Towns, Dates Announced

Following two successful events, "Run Greece" is inviting residents and visitors of six towns in Greece to take part this year in a major celebration of sports and culture that will last all the way until October.
Posted On 23 Mar 2015

Crete Honored in Russia as ‘Best Regional Presence’ at MITT 2015

The Region of Crete saw a double win at this year's Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT) which is running in Russia.
Posted On 20 Mar 2015

Lufthansa Group Announces More Flights to Greece this Summer

The airlines of Lufthansa Group this summer will increase their frequencies to and from Greece and include new popular destinations to their flight schedules.
Posted On 19 Mar 2015

Visitors Get Hersonissos Virtual View Via ‘Google Cardboard’ at ITB Berlin

Crete’s Municipality of Hersonissos announced its latest collaboration with Google Developers Group on an innovative virtual traveller project, during this year’s ITB held earlier this month in Berlin.
Posted On 13 Mar 2015

ITB 2015: Hersonissos Fosters Ties with German Market

As part of its ongoing strategy to promote the diverse offerings of the region and inform German tour operators of alternative options available, Crete’s Municipality of Hersonissos participated in this year’s ITB 2015 earlier this month in Berlin.
Posted On 12 Mar 2015

Heraklion Port Authority Sets Summer Season Priorities, to Attend Miami Cruise Shipping Event

The HPA will be attending one of the industry’s largest industry shows, the Cruise Shipping Miami conference, as part of the promotion actions for Heraklion as a prime cruise destination.

‘We Do Local’ Joins Forces with Wines of Crete

“We Do Local” has joined forces with the Wines of Crete, as part of its ongoing efforts to promote local culture and cuisine, support local producers and human resources and respect the environment.

Castello Boutique Resort & Spa Becomes Member of ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World’

The Castello Boutique Resort & Spa has officially become a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection.
Posted On 25 Feb 2015

Cruise Tourism in Greece: Kountoura Briefed on Heraklion Port Authority’s Accomplishments

The president of the Heraklion Port Authority, Ioannis Bras, yesterday proposed the launch of a National Cruise Council in Greece, during a meeting in Athens with Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
Posted On 20 Feb 2015