The number of visitors from Iran to Greece could soar to more than 20,000 this year if visa procedures are improved, Iranian travel agents said during the second Greek Tourism Workshop that took place recently in Tehran.
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.
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The third edition of the Grekland Panorama, the exclusive travel fair for Greece and Cyprus in Stockholm, Sweden, is expected to attract even more Scandinavians than last year's event which had seen visitor numbers reach some 11,000.
Cypriot carrier Tus Airways has officially launched and will commence the operation of its flight schedule on February 14. The new airline aims to connect Cyprus with neighboring countries, including Greece, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon and Jordan.
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.
LA-based Crystal Cruises said last week that it would be making stops in Greece instead of neighboring Turkey due to security concerns following a bomb attack in Istanbul that killed 10 tourists on January 12.
Located approximately 1km from the city center and Sitia port, the new airport can handle international and domestic flights and accommodate small- and medium-sized planes as well as charter flights and private aircraft.
Greek destination management group Deltanet Travel has set its sights on handling more than half a million foreign visitors to Greece in 2016, while expanding with two new branches in Athens and Corfu, and a subsidiary in China.
The Region of Crete collected two national awards this month for its work in social welfare and web governance during the 2015 Bravo Sustainability Awards for Sustainable Development and Responsible Business.
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.
The first dedicated travel and taste fair for Greece and Cyprus "Grekland Panorama-CYPR" is getting ready to open in Warsaw and offer a true Greek experience to visitors and tourism professionals of Poland.
International visitor arrivals by air in Greece have posted a 5.7 percent increase in the first 10 months of 2015 with almost 15 million visitors. SETE estimates that Greek tourism is on track to end 2015 with a record of 26 million international arrivals.