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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.

Poland’s National Geographic Traveler Reveals 25 Hotspots in Greece

The latest Polish edition of National Geographic Traveler has dedicated 200 pages to 25 landmark destinations in Greece, located on the mainland and the islands.

Infrastructure Upgrade of Greece’s Religious Sites a Ministry Priority

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki highlights the need to support religious tourism in Greece by improving infrastructure and preserving religious monuments.

Tripadvisor: Two of the Best Hotels on the Planet for 2022 are in Greece

Travelers have placed two hotels in Greece, located on the islands of Kos and Corfu, on TripAdvisor’s best in the world list for 2022.

The Guardian Includes Seven Greek Beaches Among Europe’s Best

Seven beaches in Greece are included among the best in Europe on a list released by UK daily newspaper The Guardian.

Metaxa Group Cares for its Employees, Maintains Health and Safety Measures at Work

The Metaxa Hospitality Group shows that it cares for its employees by maintaining all the necessary health and safety measures in its hotels on Santorini and Crete.

Crete’s New Chania Archaeological Museum Opens to the Public

The new Chania Archaeological Museum on the Greek island of Crete recently opened its doors featuring more than 3,500 artefacts, 1,000 of which for the first time.

Four Greek Beaches Among Europe’s Best for 2022

Beaches on the Greek islands of Lichadonisia, Crete, Lefkada and Astypalea are among Europe’s best for 2022, according to the European Best Destinations (EBD) organization.

Rethymno Encourages Cycling as Part of ‘Bike Friendly Days’ Event

The city of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete will hold its first “Bike Friendly Days” event during April 26-30.

Mitsis Hotels Rolls Out €500m Investment Program on Rhodes, Mykonos, Crete

Greek hospitality group Mitsis Hotels has announced a 500-million-euro investment plan for the development of new tourism projects on Rhodes, Mykonos and Crete.

Air Astana Launches New Service to Heraklion, Crete

Air Astana, the national carrier of Kazakhstan, will launch a direct service from Nur-Sultan and Almaty to Heraklion, capital of the Greek island of Crete, on June 1.

Metaxa Hospitality Group Announces Opening of Hotels on Crete and Santorini

The Metaxa Hospitality Group has announced the opening of its hotels on the Greek islands of Crete and Santorini for the 2022 summer season.

ATHENA International Olive Oil Competition Taking Place in Sitia, Crete

The coastal city of Sitia on the island of Crete is hosting the ATHENA International Olive Oil Competition 2022, which will recognize some of the world’s best olive oil producers.

Accor to Open Second MGallery Hotel in Greece: the Niko Seaside Resort on Crete

Accor on April 10 will open its second MGallery property in Greece: the new Niko Seaside Resort on the popular island of Crete.

Metaxa Hospitality Group Welcomes Hotel Staff Back for 2022 Tourism Season

On the occasion of the new tourism season in Greece, Metaxa Hospitality Group held its annual “Staff Welcome” event and gave a warm welcome to its hotel employees.

Wizz Air: New Summer Services from London Gatwick to Chania and Mykonos

Wizz Air has included the Greek destinations of Mykonos and Chania to its 2022 summer schedule from London’s Gatwick Airport.

GNTO: Travelers from Serbia are Eyeing Greece for Vacations in 2022

Serbian travelers are looking towards Greece to spend their summer vacations this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Crete’s Archontiki City Hotel Ready to Open for Summer

The Archontiki City Hotel in Chania on the Greek island of Crete will open its doors for the summer season on April 15.