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Study: Western Crete Winning Over Families, Repeat Travelers

Western Crete appears to be an attractive holiday choice for families and repeat travelers while all-inclusive options are losing ground, according to findings released by the University of Crete.

Elia Ermou Athens Hotel’s Rooftop Restaurant Presents New Menu

The Athens View Balcon rooftop restaurant of the Elia Ermou Athens hotel has unveiled its new menu, which blends Greek and Mediterranean traditional cuisine with modern gastronomy, combining both flavor and aesthetic, for the delight of diners.

Greece Lifts Partial Ban on Notorious Quad Bikes

A partial ban on the notorious quad bikes, seen in dozens roaming the Greeks islands during the summer months, has been lifted.

Students from Crete Discover the World of Greek Tourism

Students from Crete, interested in pursuing a career in tourism, took part in an educational program organized by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation and The Tipping Point.

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts Wins Three ‘Blue Flags’ for its Beaches on Crete

Three member hotels of the bluegr Hotels & Resorts group, located on Crete, have received the Blue Flag eco-label for the high-quality of their beaches.

Creta Maris Holds ‘Tree Preservation Day’ Event for its Guests

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete recently held a “Tree Preservation Day” event with the participation of its guests and employees.

Argo Travel: Luggage Transfer Services with ‘BaggageSafety’

Argo Travel has partnered with BaggageSafety, a new company that offers luggage transfer and storage services for travelers in Greece.

Creta Maris Collects Honors for Excellent Hospitality Services

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete has received four honors for offering excellent services that focus on Cretan hospitality and the way of life of the locals.

‘blueFest Crete 19’ Event Connects Tourism with Culture

Tourism and culture were connected at the “blueFest 19” event, held on the island of Crete by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation.

Zeus International Awarded Kaningos 21 Hotel Lease for 30 Years

Greek hotel management and consulting group Zeus International has been awarded the 30-year lease of the former Kaningos 21 hotel in central Athens.

Greek Gastronomy to be Featured in UK’s National Geographic Traveller Food Festival

Greece’s gastronomy and products will be featured in the National Geographic Traveller Food Festival, which will take place in London, on July 20-21.

Metaxa Hospitality Group Participates in ‘Blue Flag Med Week 2019’ Campaign

The Metaxa Hospitality Group recently participated in the “Blue Flag Mediterranean Week 2019” campaign and held a beach cleanup operation on Santorini and Crete.

T+L: Milos Voted Best Island in Europe for 2019

The island of Milos in the Cyclades, has been voted as the Best Island in Europe for 2019, by the readers of US travel magazine Travel + Leisure (T+L).

Crete’s Avra Travel Connects to HotelAvailabilities Channel Manager

AVRA Travel, a tourism agency based in Heraklion on Crete, recently completed its connection to the HotelAvailabilities Channel Manager platform.

Grecotel Holds CSR Events, Promotes Sustainable Tourism in Greece

The Grecotel Group is carrying out a number of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, with the aim to protect the environment and promote sustainable tourism development.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Holds Annual ‘Blood Donation Day’

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete held its “Blood Donation Day” for the 27th consecutive year and with the participation of 40 employees.

WWF’s ‘Blue Panda’ Sails to Ionian Isles to Raise Eco Awareness 

WWF's "Blue Panda" in July will be sailing to the Ionian Islands to raise awareness about the risks posed by oil and gas exploitation.

Wyndham Grand’s Mirabello Hotel Gets ‘Blue Flag’ for its Beach

The beach of the Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay hotel was recognized for its top quality and infrastructure and received the "Blue Flag" for 2019.

BlueFest Crete 2019 Event to Showcase Local Gastronomy and Art

The G & A Mamidakis Foundation in July will hold the 2nd “blueFest Crete 19 | Culture & Beyond”, a two-day festival that aims to promote local gastronomy and art.

Creta Maris’ Kastri Beach Awarded Blue Flag for 6th Year in a Row

The Kastri beach of the Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete was awarded with the “Blue Flag” eco-label for the sixth consecutive year.