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Greek PM: Crete’s North Road Axis ‘Vital for Island’s Development’

The completion of Crete's north road axis is vital for the island’s further development, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Travelers Give Chania Thumbs Up for Hospitality, Safety

Visitors to Crete give Chania thumbs up for its hospitality, local products and hotels but are not satisfied with the infrastructure and cleanliness, an annual survey reveals.

All the More Czech Vacationers Eyeing Crete in 2019

More Czech travelers are set to visit Crete this year, according to data collected by Crete Region authorities at the "Holiday World Praha" travel fair.

Crete Wins Title of ‘Best Region’ at Greek Travel Awards in Scandinavia

Crete won three awards, including a gold for being voted "Best Region" in Greece, at the 1st Greek Travel Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Spinalonga Vies for Spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

The islet of Spinalonga, northeastern Crete, will officially be competing for inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list.

Crete to Host 20th FEG European Tourist Guides Meeting

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, during November 20-25, will hold the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting in Heraklion on Crete.

‘BlueFest Crete18’ Festival Promotes Art, Music, Theater

A number of cultural events - focusing on art, theater, music, and cinema - were held during the" blueFest Crete18", which was recently held in Agios Nikolaos on Crete.

‘BlueFest Crete18’ Festival to Feature Greek Heritage and Art

The G & A Mamidakis Foundation is organizing the "blueFest Crete18", a three-day festival to take place from June 30 to July 2 in Agios Nikolaos on Crete.

‘Cultural Routes’ 2020 Forum a Huge Success for Chania, Kountoura Says

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with sector professionals in the city of Chania, which in 2020 will host the 10th “Cultural Routes” advisory forum of the Council of Europe.

Crete’s Spinalonga Site Secures EU Funding for Restoration Works

The Region of Crete has managed to secure EU funds for the third phase of works on the archaeological site of the small island of Spinalonga.

Crete ‘Big Meet’ Casts Spotlight on Greek Cuisine, Products

Greek products will take center stage during the “Crete: The Big Meet - Local Flavors of Greece” show, scheduled to run from April 28 until May 6 in Thessaloniki.

Infrastructure Key to Attracting Winter Tourism to Crete

Ways to strengthen tourism flows to Crete in the winter months were the focus of a day event recently organized by the island’s trade associations in Rethymno.

Crete to Present Alternative Tourism Forms at ‘f.re.e 2018’ Travel Fair in Munich

The Region of Crete will promote its alternative tourism forms at the “f.re.e 2018” travel and leisure fair in Munich, during February 21-25.

Le Figaro Highlights Greece as Four-season Destination

French newspaper Le Figaro recently featured Greece as a four-season destination and also highlighted the country's tourism sector as "fast growing" for the Greek economy.

Creta Maris: Brussels Gets a Taste of Cretan Gastronomy

The Creta Maris Beach Resort presented Crete’s tourism offerings and gastronomy during the Brussels Holiday Fair 2018.

Crete Region Tourism Campaign Travels to NY, Helsinki, Düsseldorf

Aiming to promote Crete as a leading tourism destination, regional authorities participated in tourism exhibitions in New York, Helsinki and Düsseldorf.

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.

Knossos to Host ‘Minos’ Opera Tribute to Cretan Explorer Kalokairinos

The archaeological site of Knossos on Crete, will host in its central court for the first time on September 28 the opera titled “Minos" written by Marielli Sfakianaki.

Local Products, Art, Music to be Featured in 6th Cretan Diet Festival

The city of Rethymno on Crete will host the 6th Cretan Diet Festival and feature the island's most popular products such as wine and olive oil.

Greece to Roll Out its Best at WTM London 2015

Greece will attend the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, the leading global and must-attend four-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry. WTM 2015 will open its doors on Monday, 2 November, at ExCeL – London and run until Thursday, 5...
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