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Crete Residents, Professionals Bet on Kastelli Airport for Tourism Growth

Residents and professionals of Crete are placing their bets on the completion of the Kastelli Airport, which will in the process include parallel infrastructure works such as road networks thus paving the way for growth.
Posted On 23 Mar 2017

Time for Greece to Capitalize on Safety, Its Strong Point

It’s time for Greece to capitalise on its new strong point - security, Michalis Vamiedakis, Crete Tourism Commissioner told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) during the ITB Berlin on Thursday.

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.

Tis the Season… Best Festive Spots in Greece this Christmas

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has singled out six destinations for a once-in-a-lifetime winter experience along a ''road less traveled''.

WTM 2016: Crete Expects More UK Visitors, Extra Flights

Crete is set to usher in the 2017 tourism season on a positive note according to pre-bookings which suggest more visitors and an increasing number of flights from the UK for April and May.
Posted On 10 Nov 2016

Marriott Back in Athens with New Hotel

Some four years later, Marriott International has announced plans to “set up shop” in Athens with a new 366-room hotel to open by 2018.
Posted On 19 Oct 2016

Ministry Approves Two New Tourism Investments in Evia and Crete

Two new "strategic" tourism investments in Evia and Crete have been approved by the Greek Economy, Development and Tourism Ministry.
Posted On 30 Sep 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

Escaping to Crete… with ‘Le Figaro’

From the wild terrain of Sfakia and the deep blue Lybian Sea to the footpaths of Chania, the Monastery of St John and the turquoise waters of the Balos Lagoon, Le Figaro journalist Maud Vidal-Naquet collected plenty of travel tid-bits to lure visitors to the Greek island of Crete.
Posted On 17 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.

GNTO Gets the Word Out About Greece with Fam, Press Trips

Summer in Greece has taken off at full speed and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is doing everything to bring in more visitors with a series of initiatives including fam and press trips as well as on-the-spot filming of Greek destinations.
Posted On 20 May 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

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

Hefty Admission Rate Hikes at Greek Museums

The Acropolis and the site of Knossos on Crete will be the costliest to get into after the Greek culture ministry recently announced admission fee hikes.
Posted On 01 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

Attica Group Offers Humanitarian Assistance to Refugees in Piraeus, Samos

Attica Group, the parent company of Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries, has delivered quantities of fresh milk, juice and cereal to the refugees that have found temporary shelter at the passenger stations of the port of Piraeus and distributed light meals to the refugees on Samos.
Posted On 04 Mar 2016

Athens Carnival Celebrations at Syntagma Square

Marking the last week of meat before Lent and the beginning of carnival season (Apokria), the City of Athens invites young and old to four days of food and fun beginning at 6pm on Ash Thursday, March 3, at Syntagma Square.
Posted On 02 Mar 2016