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‘Rental Center Crete’ Launches New Website in Greek

Rental Center Crete, a leading car rental company located on Crete, has launched its website in the Greek language.

Study: Greek Tourism Sees Severe Losses in the ‘New Normal’

Greek tourism revenue and employment have been hit hard by Covid-19, according to “The New Normal – Short- & Long-term Effects” study by Ira Media.

Crete Makes Good Impression Despite Covid-19 Impact on Arrivals

Crete made a good impression this year despite the ongoing Covid-19 crisis and a considerable drop in arrivals, with 8 in 10 saying health protocols were satisfactory.

New Video Shows Unique Features of Agios Nikolaos, Crete

A new video of Agios Nikolaos on Crete reveals the experiences that visitors can live in the city in just one day.

New Celestyal Experience Ship to Debut March 2021

Celestyal Cruises, as of March 6, 2021, will set sail for the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean with its "Experience" ship, the newest addition to its fleet.

CoronaPass: Ticketseller Facilitates Covid-19 Testing for Customers to Ensure Safe Travel

Τicketseller has joined forces with medical care provider CrossBorderMedCare to offer its customers special services for travel during Covid-19 times.

Ministry’s Tourist Guide Schools Attract 2,880 Applications

Greece’s five tourist guide schools this year accepted a total of 2,880 applications, which shows the increasing demand for tourism education in the country.

Greek Travel Agency Promotes Experiences of Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek Experience, an Athens-based travel agency focused on promoting the civilization of ancient Greece, is planning to launch new tours and experiences for international travelers.

Greece Presented to US Travel Agents at ASTA’s Virtual Event

Greece’s tourism offerings were presented to US travel agents during the ASTA Global Live online event of the American Society of Travel Advisors.

TUI First to Start Cruises in Greece

TUI Cruises has become the first company to offer itineraries in Greece, after successfully restarting cruise travel from German ports.

World Travel Awards 2020: Vote for Metaxa Hospitality Group!

Greece's Metaxa Hospitality Group has been nominated at the World Travel Awards 2020 for being among the finest hospitality brands in Europe.

Crete’s Elounda Peninsula Hotel Sees Increase in August Turnover Despite Covid-19

Crete's Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel in August saw its turnover rise compared to the same month in 2019, despite the Covid-19 health crisis.

TUI Cancels Travel to Greek Islands on England‘s Quarantine List

TUI UK has cancelled all holiday packages to the Greek islands of Santorini, Zakynthos, Crete (Chania and Heraklion) and Mykonos after their inclusion on England's quarantine list.

Coronavirus: England Adds 7 Greek Islands to Quarantine List

Travelers arriving to England from seven Greek islands must self-isolate for 14 days as of September 9, according to UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps.

TripAdvisor Places Three Greek Beaches Among 25 Best in the World

TripAdvisor has included three Greek beaches on its "Top 25 Beaches in the World" list, which was compiled based on the preferences of travelers worldwide.

Covid-19: Wales Puts Six Greek Islands on Quarantine List

Travelers arriving to Wales from six Greek islands must now self-isolate for 14 days, according to a decision by the Welsh Government.

Karatzis Group Acquires Majority Stake in BSK & Lakufol Kunststoffe

The Karatzis Group has acquired a majority stake in BSK & Lakufol Kunststoffe, a German company active in the field of agricultural product packaging.

Covid-19 Measures Announced for Heraklion on Crete

Greek authorities have announced emergency restrictions for the region of Heraklion on Crete, in efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Seajets’ New Power Jet Vessel Connects Crete with Cyclades Islands

Seajets is connecting Crete with the Cyclades islands, with its recently refurbished highspeed Power Jet vessel.

Metaxa Group’s Hotels Receive Safety and Quality Certifications

The hotels of the Metaxa Hospitality Group have been certified by leading international organizations for the safety standards and quality services they offer to guests.