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Crete Welcomes Mobile Exploration Children’s Museum

Crete's first Exploration Children's Museum has opened its doors to create and offer new educational experiences to families and their young ones.

High-end ‘Elounda Hills’ Investment Enters Next Phase

The high-end resort Elounda Hills is one step closer to implementation after the Agios Nikolaos Municipality approved the construction of a marina on the premises.

New Campaign Invites Travelers to Experience Crete during Winter

The Region of Crete has launched a new online campaign, aiming to promote the island's authentic winter experiences and tourism offerings.

Celebrity Cruises’ ‘Apex’ to Set Sail for Athens and the Greek Islands in 2020

Athens and the Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete will be included in the 2020 itineraries of Celebrity Cruises’ “Apex” ship.

Creta Maris Holds ‘Traditional Harvest Day’ for 7th Year in a Row

Creta Maris, for the seventh consecutive year held its “Traditional Harvest Day" event, which aims to introduce its guests to Crete's long tradition in winemaking.

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.