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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.

Crete’s Nana Beach Hotel Sets ‘Green’ Example

The Nana Beach Hotel on Crete is setting the good example participating in the “Clean Up the Med” and “Make Holidays Greener” campaigns.
Posted On 01 Aug 2017

Celestyal Cruises’ Greek Summer Festival Hosts Popular Artists

As part of its Greek Summer Festival, Celestyal Cruises is hosting a series of concerts, parties and entertainment events onboard its cruise ships.

Crete Unveils its History, Culture, Gastronomy to Japanese Media

Crete's local authorities and Enterprise Greece organized a familiarization trip for Japanese journalists, aiming to promote the island's culture and gastronomy.

Crete’s Galaxy Hotel Iraklio to Host Blood Drive

Under the motto “Give blood… Save a Life”, the Galaxy Hotel Iraklio will hold a blood donation drive on Friday, June 16, at its premises on Crete.

Crete to Star on RTL Belgium’s ‘iComme’ TV Show

Crete’s main attractions will be featured in an upcoming episode of the “iComme” TV show, due to be broadcast on RTL Belgium between June 11-17.

Greece Tops Polish Tourists’ Preferences

Greece ranks first in the preferences of Polish holidaymakers, as summer bookings in May recorded a 43 percent rise year on year.

GEK Terna, India’s GMR Clinch Kastelli Airport Project Contract

GEK Terna and India's GMR Airports Limited have tentatively been named contractors for the construction and operation of the Kastelli airport on Crete.

SWISS to Increase Flight Offer to Greece in Summer 2017

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has announced plans to increase the frequency of routes from Switzerland to Greece for summer 2017.

Celestyal Welcomes First Group of Chinese Tourists to Cruise the Aegean

Celestyal Cruises recently welcomed the first group of 250 tourists from the People’s Republic of China on board the "Celestyal Olympia" ship to sail the Aegean.

Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort Honored for Facilities Excellence

Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort was honored at the Tourism Awards 2017 for its innovative character and its continuous improvement of its facilities.

Three Greek Cities in Euromonitor’s ‘Top 100 Destinations’ Report

Three Greek cities are in the top 100 city destinations ranking in terms of international tourist arrivals, according to Euromonitor International.
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Heraklion Chamber Taps into Culinary Heritage for Sustainable Tourism

The Heraklion Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Crete, has approved funds for the region’s participation in the Regional Culinary Heritage Europe network’s MEDFEST program which taps into local culinary tradition for the creation of sustainable tourist destinations.

Four Out of Europe’s Top 10 Worst Airports are in Greece

Four out of the 10 airports in Europe voted as being the worst in 2016 are in Greece, according to travel site sleepinginairports.net.

Heraklion’s Venetian Fortress Reopens to the Sound of Music

With an August full moon from above to the tune of music from within, the famed Koules Fortress in the town of Heraklion, Crete, reopens its doors on August 18 after six years of restoration works.
Posted On 18 Aug 2016

Antetokounmpo Bros Shoot Hoops in Heraklion

The Antetokounmpo brothers got the Cretan town of Heraklion on their toes shooting hoops last weekend when the two ultra athletes - Giannis and Thanasis - participated in a sports event organized by the Region of Crete and the Heraklion municipality.
Posted On 26 Apr 2016

Ellinair Reinstates Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki, Heraklion

Greek carrier Ellinair will be reinstating its flights between Athens and Thessaloniki as of March 22.
Posted On 01 Mar 2016

Thomas Cook Group Airlines: Direct Flights to 16 Greek Destinations in Summer 2016

Thomas Cook Group Airlines will operate direct flights to 16 Greek and two Cypriot destinations from cities in Germany, Belgium and the UK, from April to the end of October, according to its flightplan for summer 2016.
Posted On 01 Mar 2016

Ellinair Adds New Destinations to Growing International Network for 2016

Greek carrier Ellinair has added additional destinations to its international network, which will substantially boost connectivity between popular Greek destinations and renowned cities abroad.
Posted On 16 Feb 2016

Aegean Airlines Reports 15% Increase in Passenger Traffic for 2015

Aegean Airlines has announced total passenger growth of 15 percent in 2015. Passengers carried reached 11,650,374, which are 1,537,849 more than in 2014.
Posted On 12 Feb 2016