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Heraklion Archaeological Museum Honored with EMYA Special Commendation

The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion on Crete was recently honored with a Special Commendation at the annual European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA).

Kountoura: Crete Stars in Greek Tourism’s Success this Year

"It's been an impressive start for the tourism season and Crete is in the spotlight," Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said while visiting the 7th Pancretan Exhibition held in Athens.

Aqua Vista Hotels Adds Paros to Destinations in the Cyclades

Aqua Vista Hotels is expanding its presence in the Cyclades and is adding Paros as a new destination to its portfolio, with the creation of “Acqua Vatos Paros”.

SWOT Offers Sales and Promotional Services to ‘Kydon, The Heart City Hotel’

SWOT will offer its expertise in the field of sales development and promotion for "Kydon, The Heart City Hotel", located in Chania, on the island of Crete.

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Project Moves to Next Stage

An infrastructure consortium made up of GMR Airports Limited and GEK Terna placed a bid at 480 million euros for the construction and operation of the new Kastelli airport on Crete.

GfK: Greece Among Top Choices for Germans and Britons

Greece is among the most popular tourist destinations for holidaymakers from Germany and the UK, according to a recent report released by GfK.

ANEK LINES Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Passenger shipping company ANEK LINES, which connects Crete with numerous destinations in Greece, is celebrating 50 years of presence in the industry.

TUI’s German Clients Say Greek Hotel Services of Higher Quality

Greek hotel services have improved in quality, says a TUI Germany survey released by Elke Janssen, head of TUI Hotel Consulting & Quality Management.

Aqua Vista Hotels Revamps Santorini’s Opera Into Luxury Suite

The Opera of Santorini in Fira will open its doors in spring 2017 as the Opera Mansion, a luxury suite by Aqua Vista Hotels.

Trivago: Corfu, Nafplio and Monemvasia Top Easter Choices for Greeks

The number of Greeks selecting local destinations for the Easter holidays is set to rise compared to last year, according to a trivago survey.

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.