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Heraklion is One of the Safest Family-friendly Destinations in the World, Says Report

Heraklion on the island of Crete is second world’s safest family-friendly vacation destination, according to a survey by The Family Vacation Guide.

Diving Tourism: 11 Greek Shipwrecks Now ‘Open’ for Visits

Eleven shipwrecks located near Kea, Milos, Crete, Skiathos, Evia and Halkidiki, are now open to divers.

Gifts of Nature: Heraklion Promotes its Villages in New Brochure

The Municipality of Heraklion on Crete is promoting the historic villages of its mainland in a new English-Greek brochure titles “Heraklion, gifts of nature”.

June Sports Tourism Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting significant sports events taking place in Greece during June.

Grecotel Takes Part in ‘Clean Up the Med’ Initiative

The Grecotel Creta Palace hotel in Rethymno, Crete, held a beach cleanup event as part of the “Clean Up the Med” initiative.

Crete: Tradition and Unique Beauty Star in Lasithi Plateau Tourism Video

Crete’s traditions and unique natural beauty are promoted through a new tourism video campaign released by the Municipality of Lasithi Plateau.

Greece’s Beaches are Most Popular in Europe According to Google Rankings

With thousands of monthly searches and Instagram hashtags, Greece was announced by a survey based on Google data as the most popular European country for beach-seeking travelers.

European Travel Agents See Greece’s Sustainable Tourism Side

European travel agents had the chance to learn about Greece’s sustainable tourism side through four webinars organized this month by ECTAA and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

InterContinental Luxury Brand to Debut on Crete in 2023

IHG Hotels & Resorts in spring 2023 will debut the InterContinental luxury brand on the Greek island of Crete in Greece.

Religious Tourism: Thessaly Region to Create ‘Routes of Faith’

The Thessaly Region has launched “Routes of Faith”, an ambitious tourism project that aims to connect two of Greece’s most significant religious destinations: Meteora and Mount Athos.

Crete, Zakynthos and Kos are Favorites for Dutch, Belgian Travelers in Summer 2022

Crete, Zakynthos and Kos are the favorite islands of Dutch and Belgian travelers for the summer of 2022, a survey by Griekenland.net reveals.

Poland’s National Geographic Traveler Reveals 25 Hotspots in Greece

The latest Polish edition of National Geographic Traveler has dedicated 200 pages to 25 landmark destinations in Greece, located on the mainland and the islands.

Infrastructure Upgrade of Greece’s Religious Sites a Ministry Priority

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki highlights the need to support religious tourism in Greece by improving infrastructure and preserving religious monuments.

Tripadvisor: Two of the Best Hotels on the Planet for 2022 are in Greece

Travelers have placed two hotels in Greece, located on the islands of Kos and Corfu, on TripAdvisor’s best in the world list for 2022.

The Guardian Includes Seven Greek Beaches Among Europe’s Best

Seven beaches in Greece are included among the best in Europe on a list released by UK daily newspaper The Guardian.

Metaxa Group Cares for its Employees, Maintains Health and Safety Measures at Work

The Metaxa Hospitality Group shows that it cares for its employees by maintaining all the necessary health and safety measures in its hotels on Santorini and Crete.

Crete’s New Chania Archaeological Museum Opens to the Public

The new Chania Archaeological Museum on the Greek island of Crete recently opened its doors featuring more than 3,500 artefacts, 1,000 of which for the first time.

Four Greek Beaches Among Europe’s Best for 2022

Beaches on the Greek islands of Lichadonisia, Crete, Lefkada and Astypalea are among Europe’s best for 2022, according to the European Best Destinations (EBD) organization.

Rethymno Encourages Cycling as Part of ‘Bike Friendly Days’ Event

The city of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete will hold its first “Bike Friendly Days” event during April 26-30.

Mitsis Hotels Rolls Out €500m Investment Program on Rhodes, Mykonos, Crete

Greek hospitality group Mitsis Hotels has announced a 500-million-euro investment plan for the development of new tourism projects on Rhodes, Mykonos and Crete.