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Crete Plans to Launch Film Office to Attract Foreign Productions

The Region of Crete is planning to launch the "Cretan film office" that will aim to attract foreign and Greek producers to film on the island.

Increasing Investment Going into Crete Hotel Sector

Crete is attracting greater investment with the island’s five-star hotels ready to host an additional 25,000 people in the next five years, according to Regional Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis.

SETE Chief, Crete Governor Meet, Lay Out Tourism Agenda

The vast potential of Crete’s tourism offerings was discussed between Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and Crete Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis.

PM, Governor Highlight Crete’s Potential for Growth

The completion of the so-called north road axis, the airport at Kastelli and peripheral roadway networks are the top priorities for authorities on Crete.

TUI Project Aims to Establish Crete as Sustainable Food Destination

The island of Crete is taking its first steps to becoming a sustainable food destination in accordance to an ongoing project by the TUI Care Foundation.

Tourism, Promotion of Local Products Top Crete – Russia Talks Agenda

Ways of boosting tourism from Russia to Crete and promoting Cretan products where discussed between the Region's Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis and Russian Ambassador to Greece Andrei Maslov.

Calls for Minoan Civilization, Spinalonga to be Named UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Crete is calling for the inclusion of Minoan Civilization and Spinalonga island on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

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.

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.

Stavros Arnaoutakis, Governor of Crete Region

Crete focuses on actions that support the reinforcement of high quality tourism and its alternative aspects, aiming at the extension of the tourism season.

Minister Kountoura Meets Up with Crete Tourism Authorities

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with regional authorities and local sector professionals on the island of Crete, during her visit there this week, where she discussed investment, infrastructure, development and improvements and promotion of the tourist product.

Stavros Arnaoutakis, Regional Governor of Crete

It is necessary to launch a new business philosophy dedicated to quality and focused on marketing.

Crete, Greece, Signs Tourism Cooperation Protocol With Hainan Province, China

A cooperation protocol to develop tourism, trade and culture between Crete in Greece and China's Hainan province was recently signed between the island's regional governor, Stavros Arnaoutakis, and the chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC)...

ITB 2014: Crete Has High Hopes To Extend Tourism Season

Crete is expecting a 10 percent increase in arrivals this year, following an 18 percent rise in 2013, according to the governor of the Region, Stavros Arnaoutakis.

Crete Unveils New Tourism Identity At ITB 2014

The Region of Crete has unveiled a new tourism identity that reflects the values ​​that make the island a unique destination for visitors: sea, authentic flavors, hospitality and history.

Greek Island Crete Will Stand United At ITB Berlin

Tourism professionals and entrepreneurs of Crete have decided to join forces at this year's ITB Berlin to promote the Greek island in the best way possible.