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Costa Nostrum: Three More Beaches on Crete Get ‘Sustainable’ Label

The Costa Nostrum organization has certified three more coastal areas on the Greek island of Crete with the “Sustainable Beaches” label.

August 2022 Music and Cultural Festivals in Greece

A number of music and cultural events will take place this August at island and mainland destinations in Greece.

Museums in Ioannina, Heraklion and Metsovo Get Certification

Three Greek museums located in Ioannina, Metsovo and Heraklion, Crete, have received the “Certified Museum” label by the Culture Ministry.

Crete Serves its Best at the National Geographic Food Festival in London

The Region of Crete introduced potential travelers to its cuisine, recipes and local products during the National Geographic Food Festival in London.

ANEK Lines Begins Routes to Cyclades and Dodecanese with ‘Prevelis’ Ferry

Greek passenger shipping company ANEK Lines has started its routes from Piraeus to the islands of the Cyclades and Dodecanese with its Prevelis ferry.

T+L: Greece has 3 of the World’s Best Islands for 2022

The readers of Travel + Leisure (T+L) placed the Greek islands of Milos, Paros and Crete among the “25 Best Islands in the World” for 2022.

Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Completes Extensive Revamp Project

The Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay resort this summer is introducing its guests to new luxury facilities and upgraded services.

Domes Resorts Introduces ‘Aulūs’ Brand with New Hotels on Crete, Zakynthos

The Domes Resorts & Reserves group has launched its new Aulūs brand with the opening of two hotels on Crete and Zakynthos.

ANEK Lines Connects Piraeus and Crete with Daily Itineraries for Summer 2022

ΑΝΕΚ Lines has announced the launch of daily itineraries connecting the port of Piraeus with Chania or Heraklion on Crete, for the 2022 summer season.

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.