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.
Greek tourism is expected to enjoy further growth in 2016 it was understood during the 36th World Travel Market (WTM), held November 2-5 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London. The WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry.
Promoting alternative and adventure tourism and at the same time bringing the celebrated Cretan hospitality to the frontline of its tourism strategy for 2016, the Region of Crete is moving full speed ahead to prepare for the new season, its Commissioner of Tourism, Michalis...
A total of 17 areas in Greece and their main archaeological attractions have been included in a new pilot all-for-one ticketing scheme to start in April 2016, the Central Archaeological Council (CAC) announced this week.
Incoming tourism to Greece continues to be strong despite the political and financial turmoil this year, but domestic tourism is shrinking, the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) found in its latest report.
Greece comes in first place on a list of top destinations for Polish tourists in 2015, while Scandinavian tour operators agree that this year is turning out to be one of the best in regards to bookings to the country.