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Five Greek Islands Claim Most Beachfront Hotels in the Med

Five Greek island destinations out of 10 in the Mediterranean, top the list of the holiday locations with the most beachfront hotels, according to accommodation search engine Travelmyth.

Applications Open for Tourism Training Programs in 13 Greek Cities

Waged-workers or short-term unemployed seeking to further their education can apply as of Monday, July 16, for state-run post-graduate programs in tourism.

Volotea: Flights to Santorini, Heraklion, Mykonos to Continue in Winter 2018

Volotea has announced that its routes to Santorini, Heraklion and Mykonos, as well as Venice in Italy, will be operated all through the winter season.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

Creta Maris’ Kastri Beach Once Again Celebrates Blue Flag

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete, recently held a number of environmental activities to celebrate the “Blue Flag” quality award, which its Kastri beach received earlier this year.

Creta Maris Holds Traditional Sheep Shearing Event

The Creta Maris Beach Resort recently held its “Traditional Sheep Shearing” event to introduce its guests to Cretan customs and traditions.

Thessaloniki Ferry Link with Sporades, Cyclades, Crete Takes Off

Thessaloniki authorities expressed their satisfaction over Seajets' new ferry service connecting the northern city with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

Ellinair Links Thessaloniki with Chania on Crete

Greek carrier Ellinair has announced the launch of a new flight connecting Thessaloniki with Chania on Crete, three times a week.

Goldair Handling Unveils New Lounge in Heraklion, Crete

Goldair Handling has opened a brand new lounge at the Heraklion International Airport “Nikos Kazantzakis” on the island of Crete.

Seajets Ready to Start Thessaloniki-Sporades-Cyclades-Crete Ferry Service

Greek ferry company Seajets is set to begin a service that connects Thessaloniki with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

TUI Honors Creta Maris for Quality and Sustainability

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete has been honored as a “TUI Umwelt Champion 2018” and also received the “TUI Top Quality 2018” award by travel giant TUI.

‘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.

Airports in Greece See Passenger Traffic Up 10.4% in Jan-May 2018

Passenger traffic at Greece's airports increased by 10.4 percent during the first five months of 2018, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Aircraft Slides Off Runway at Heraklion Airport, No Injuries Reported

An Ellinair aircraft on Wednesday slid off the runway at the Heraklio airport on the island of Crete. No injuries were reported.

World’s First Hydrogen Vessel ‘Energy Observer’ Arrives in Athens

Energy Observer, the world's first vessel powered by hydrogen and renewables, has arrived in Athens, the 20th stopover of its global tour.

Minoan Lines’ New ‘Santorini Palace’ Links Crete with Cyclades Islands

The ferry route of Minoan Lines' new Santorini Palace vessel, linking Heraklion, Crete, with islands of the Cyclades, will begin on June 13.

Ferry Service to Link Thessaloniki with Cyclades and Crete

Islands of the Cyclades will be linked with Thessaloniki and Crete via a ferry service to be launched in the upcoming period.

Maris Hotels Joins ‘Clean Up the Med’ Campaign

Maris Hotels has joined the “Clean up the Med” campaign and recently held a cleanup operation on the beaches located in front of its three hotels on Crete and Santorini.

‘Bluegr Hotels & Resorts’ Welcomes Summer with New Flavors, Events

The bluegr Hotels & Resorts group welcomes the 2018 summer season with new flavors and events, taking place in its hotels across Greece.

Creta Maris’ Kastri Beach Receives Sustainability Award by Costa Nostrum

Creta Maris' Kastri beach on Crete has been awarded as one of the best private sustainable beaches in the Mediterranean by Costa Nostrum.