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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.

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''.