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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.

GNTO Gets the Word Out About Greece with Fam, Press Trips

Summer in Greece has taken off at full speed and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is doing everything to bring in more visitors with a series of initiatives including fam and press trips as well as on-the-spot filming of Greek destinations.
Posted On 20 May 2016

Antetokounmpo Bros Shoot Hoops in Heraklion

The Antetokounmpo brothers got the Cretan town of Heraklion on their toes shooting hoops last weekend when the two ultra athletes - Giannis and Thanasis - participated in a sports event organized by the Region of Crete and the Heraklion municipality.
Posted On 26 Apr 2016

TripAdvisor Ranks Santorini #1 Island in Europe, 2nd Best in World

Santorini ranked as the best island in Europe and second best in the world in the TripAdvisor 2016 Travelers' Choice awards for Islands.
Posted On 19 Apr 2016

‘Tourism Awards 2016’ Spotlight Shines on Greece’s Best Practices

The best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism were rewarded on Wednesday, April 6, at the glitzy awards ceremony of the Tourism Awards 2016.
Posted On 11 Apr 2016

Follow ‘Somewhere We Know’ in Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Travel Steps

Marking the publication of two books on the life and journeys of British author, scholar and soldier Patrick Leigh Fermor, travel and cultural events organizers Somewhere We Know is planning a tour of the Mani region in the Peloponnese and of the island of Crete on June 17-21.
Posted On 06 Apr 2016