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Out of the Blue Resort Again Takes Home the ‘Signum Virtutis’ Seal of Excellence

The Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort for the third consecutive year received the ‘Signum Virtutis” seal of excellence at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards event.

Aria Hotels Expands to Sifnos, Adds ‘Patriarca’ to Portfolio

Aria Hotels has expanded its activities to the island of Sifnos by adding the Patriarca boutique hotel to its portfolio of properties.

Minoan Lines: ‘Knossos Palace’ Ferry Gets Environmental Upgrade

The “Knossos Palace” cruise ferry of Minoan Lines has returned to its Piraeus-Crete scheduled itineraries, following its environmental upgrade.

Lufthansa Group Flies Record Number of Passengers to/from Greece in 2018

The airlines of Lufthansa Group last year carried some 2.7 million passengers to/from Greece, a record number compared to 2017, up by 18 percent.

TripAdvisor: ‘Creta Maris’ Among Top Hotels for Families in Greece

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete is among the Top 25 Hotels for Families in Greece, according to TripAdvisor's 2019 Travelers’ Choice Awards.

AEGEAN Contributes to Extension of Tourism Season in Greece

AEGEAN's November 2018 figures reveal the airline's contribution to the extension of the tourism season in Greece during the winter months.

Ryanair Links Crete and Milan with New 2019 Summer Routes

Ryanair has announced the launch of two new routes from Heraklion, Crete, to Bergamo and Malpensa in Milan, as part of its 2019 summer schedule.

Crete Gears Up for 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards

Tourism leaders from all over the world, on October 6, will gather at the five-star Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort on Crete, to attend the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.

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.

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.

‘Out of the Blue’ Resort to Host 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards

The Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort, located on Crete, in October will host the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

Eurowings Launches 16 New Routes in Greece for Summer 2018

Eurowings is expanding its network of destinations in Greece for the summer season by launching 16 new routes from Germany and Austria to popular Greek islands.

Holy Flame to Reach 17 Greek Destinations via AEGEAN Flights

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Holy Saturday, April 7, will provide three extra aircraft to distribute the Holy Flame to 17 destinations in Greece.

Air Mediterranean to Resume Operations

Athens-based Air Mediterranean announced that it will soon launch charter and new scheduled flights following a complete reorganization and refinancing.

Cobalt Air Appoints APG Hellas as GSA in Greece

Cypriot airline Cobalt Air, which flies to Athens, Thessaloniki and Crete, has appointed APG Hellas as its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece.

Run Greece Set for Action in Seven Cities: First Stop Larissa

Professional athletes and amateurs are invited to join "Run Greece" in a series of running events, starting from the town of Larissa on March 24.

EasyJet: New Summer 2018 Routes Connect Greece with France, Italy

EasyJet will add new Greek destinations to its summer 2018 schedule through flights connecting Crete with Lyon and Nice and Venice with Corfu.

Crete’s Galaxy Hotel Iraklio Launches ‘PURE Wellness Rooms’

The Galaxy Hotel Iraklio on Crete has launched its new “PURE Wellness Rooms”, offering guests a complete hospitality experience based on innovative cleanliness technology.

Out of the Blue Resort Celebrates 40 Years in Greek Hospitality Industry

The Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort on Crete, is celebrating 40 years in the hospitality industry with a campaign focusing on its history and vision for the future.