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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.

Kourneta Highlights Growing Role of Social Media in Greek Tourism

New technologies and social media have contributed to Greece's promotion as a year round destination, according to secretary general for tourism, Evridiki Kourneta.

Tourism, Promotion of Local Products Top Crete – Russia Talks Agenda

Ways of boosting tourism from Russia to Crete and promoting Cretan products where discussed between the Region's Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis and Russian Ambassador to Greece Andrei Maslov.

Greece Celebrates European Music Day with Numerous Events in 50 cities

Greece is celebrating the 18th European Music Day with a variety of cultural events, due to take place during June 21-25 in 50 cities.

Cine Creta Maris Reopens in Hersonissos, Crete

Cine Creta Maris, the open air cinema of the Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, will open its doors on June 15 to welcome residents and visitors.

TUI Chief Says Longer Season, Improved Infrastructure Key to Greece’s Tourism Growth

Extending the season and creating substantial infrastructure are key to maintaining the momentum in Greek tourism, TUI Group CEO Friedrich Joussen said.

Celestyal Olympia ‘Stars’ in Music Video

Celestyal Cruises recently hosted the Greek urban pop band “REC” on board the "Olympia" cruise ship to shoot the summer scenes of its new video clip.

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.

Creta Maris Cleans Kastri Archaeological Site on Crete

The Creta Maris Beach Resort recently participated in the cleaning process of the archaeological site of Kastri, located at the port of Hersonissos, Crete.

Kenshō’s Fine Dining Restaurant on Mykonos Hosts Top Chefs

Mykonos' Kenshō Fine Dining Restaurant and its executive chef George Stylianoudakis will host top chefs from all over the world in a series of gastronomy events.

New Startup Offers Unique Holidays in Greece to People with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

A team of experts in Autism Spectrum Disorder set up "A Million Senses” to offer individuals with ASD and their families the chance to get away and relax in Greece.

Greek Tourism Makes News in the Economist

Under the title “Kalo Taxidi! Greek Tourism”, the Economist says Greece is set to welcome more travelers from the UK, Russia and Germany.

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.

Tourist Arrivals on Crete and Corfu Show Growth, GEPOET says

The General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) has reported growth in tourist arrivals on the Greek islands of Crete and Corfu.

Santorini, Chania, Halkidiki Top Greeks’ Summer Preferences

Santorini, Chania and Halkidiki are the top choices of Greek travelers this summer, followed by the Aegean islands of Paros and Milos, according to online search engine trivago.

Greek Gastronomy Guide: Chania Market a Foodie’s Dream Come True

If you’re visiting Crete and seeking that special cheese, the freshest fruits and vegetables or that yogurt made of pure goat’s milk then a visit to the municipal market of Chania is a must.
Posted On 30 May 2017

Five Regions Collect Most 2016 Travel Receipts in Greece

Five out of 13 regions in Greece accounted for the better part (87.5 percent) of the 12,749 million euros in travel revenue for 2016.

NJV Athens Plaza Successfully Embraces ‘We do local’ Initiative

NJV Athens Plaza received the “We do local” certification, after successfully adopting the initiative’s proposed standards to better promote local hospitality.