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Greece Receives €180m Loan for Kastelli Airport Project

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a 180-million-euro loan to Greece for the construction of the Kastelli airport on Crete.

Heraklion’s New Promo Video Invites Travelers to Discover Cretan Hospitality

The Municipality of Heraklion has launched a new promo video inviting travelers to explore the city and enjoy Cretan hospitality.

Accor Announces Partnership with Greek Carrier AEGEAN

Accor has partnered with Greek carrier AEGEAN, with the aim to offer authentic experiences in select destinations.

Condor to Connect Berlin with Popular Greek Destinations for Summer 2020

Condor is returning to Berlin's Schönefeld Airport with flights to popular Greek destinations for summer 2020.

Tourism Ministry Presents 2020-2021 Marketing Strategy for Greek Regions

The Tourism Ministry presented its 2020-2021 Marketing Strategy for the tourism development of Greece’s 13 regions.

Alltours Adds More Greek Destinations to Summer 2020 Program

German tour operator Alltours will add more Greek destinations to its travel program for next year’s summer holiday season.

Russian Embassy Honors Grecotel President Nikos Daskalantonakis

The Russian Embassy in Athens honored Grecotel Group President Nikos Daskalantonakis for contributing to the strong cooperation and friendship between Greece and Russia.

Eleonas to Host Athens 1st Cultural and Tourism Complex

A multipurpose tourism and cultural complex budgeted at 117 million euros is set to upgrade the industrial neighbourhood of Eleonas in Athens.

Celestyal Launches ‘Eclectic Aegean’ Winter Cruise

Celestyal Cruises' winter “Eclectic Aegean” cruise has launched and includes stops to popular Greek destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos.

Andros’ ‘Methexis’ Experiential Festival to Reveal the Aegean’s Traditions

The Aegean’s cultural and culinary traditions will be on show during the “Aegean Methexis” experiential festival to be held on Andros in June 2020.

Austrian Airlines Adds More Greek Destinations to 2020 Summer Schedule

Austrian Airlines will add more Greek holiday destinations to its flight schedule for summer 2020, which will take effect on March 29.

Marketing Greece’s Tourism Partnership for Chania in Full Swing

A digital campaign for Chania, Crete, is among the actions of Marketing Greece's “tourism partnership” for the destination's promotion.

Nelios Sees Increase of Online Hotel Bookings in Greece

Online hotel bookings in Greece increased by 12.6 percent during the first nine months of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by Nelios.

Enterprise Greece OKs Two Projects to Create Jobs, Bring in Investments

Enterprise Greece, the country's investment agency, has approved two projects budgeted at 331 million euros and set to create 822 new jobs.

‘Cretan Malia Park’ Joins Design Hotels

The Cretan Malia Park hotel has joined Design Hotels, a Berlin-based hospitality services company that markets over 300 hotels in 60 countries.

G & A Mamidakis Foundation Brings Crete’s Students Closer to Art

As part of its Art by our side" program, the G & A Mamidakis Foundation held educational events for lyceum students at the Minos Beach art hotel on Crete.

Seajets Supports European Rally Champions Chris Ingram and Alexey Lukyanuk

Greek ferry operator Seajets supported drivers who climbed to the first and second place in the final ratings of this year's European Rally Championship (ERC).

Crete Gets Ministry Support for Special Interest Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry will extend support to Crete to develop special interest tourism products that can attract travelers to the island all year long.

TUI Magic Life Candia Maris Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Crete's TUI Magic Life Candia Maris resort was the grand sponsor of the 4th Women's Race for the Prevention of Breast Cancer that took place in Heraklio.

Accor and Alibaba Group Enter into Strategic Partnership

Hospitality group Accor and the Alibaba Group have partnered to develop new digital applications and loyalty programs to improve the traveler experience.