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USA Today: Greek Islands Among Best Destinations for Solo Travel

The Greek islands are among the best destinations for solo trips in 2016, to meet new people and gain some independence, according to a feature published in USA Today on Sunday.
Posted On 18 Jan 2016

Crystal Cruises Opts for Greece over Turkey Due to Safety Concerns

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.
Posted On 18 Jan 2016

Sitia Airport… Ready for Takeoff

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.
Posted On 15 Jan 2016

HolidayCheck Award 2016: 48 Greek Hotels Selected as Winners

A total of 48 Greek hotels were among the 681 most popular hotels worldwide recently honored with the tourism audience prize HolidayCheck Award 2016.
Posted On 13 Jan 2016

Deltanet Aims to Serve Over 500,000 Tourists to Greece

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.

Double Award Win for Region of Crete at ‘Bravo Sustainability Awards’

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.
Posted On 21 Dec 2015

GNTO, Ministry, Regions Meet to Lay out Tourism Plan

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.
Posted On 03 Dec 2015

Travel Massive Crete Takes Off, Announces First Event

Aiming to promote Crete as a unique tourism destination that is attractive during all four seasons, the newly-launched Travel Massive Crete chapter has announced its first event and theme for 2016.
Posted On 02 Dec 2015

‘Grecka Panorama-CYPR’ Gets Ready to Give Poland a Greek Experience

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.
Posted On 30 Nov 2015

UNESCO Adds 5 Greek Regions to Global Geopark Network

The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) has listed five regions in Greece, in its Global Geoparks networks program, presented recently.
Posted On 23 Nov 2015

Greece Tourist Arrivals Up in January-October, On Track to End 2015 with Record Number

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.
Posted On 11 Nov 2015

Greece @ WTM 2015 – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

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.
Posted On 11 Nov 2015

WTM 2015: US Wholesaler Tourico Holidays Adds Greek Islands to ‘Sun & Sea’ Portfolio

The Greek islands are among the Eastern Mediterranean vacation destinations that US global travel wholesaler Tourico Holidays has entered for the first time.
Posted On 06 Nov 2015

WTM 2015: Crete Ready for New Season, Set to Launch Info Site for Tourists

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...

Alexandros Aggelopoulos, Vice President Aldemar Resorts

Committed to offering nothing less than the finest experience to the guest, we have proceeded with revamps and upgrades to our portfolio of high standard hotels.

All-in-one Tickets for 17 Archaeological Areas in Greece

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.
Posted On 29 Oct 2015

Research Body Finds Greek Tourism Riding High into 2016

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.
Posted On 27 Oct 2015

Greece: Top Destination for Polish Travellers, Scandinavians’ Favorite

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.
Posted On 26 Oct 2015

Minoan Group Awaits Final Approval for Luxury Tourism Investment in Greece

Travel firm Minoan Group is waiting for the Greek Government to give the final approval for its tourism project on Crete to get off the ground.
Posted On 22 Oct 2015

CNT Awards Santorini’s Canaves Oia as one of World’s Best, Four More Greek Hotels Break into Europe’s Top 30

The Conde Nast Traveler’s (CNT) Readers' Choice Awards elected the five-star Canaves Oia on Santorini, as the best resort in Europe and 34th in the world.
Posted On 22 Oct 2015