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Creta Maris Honored for its Hammam Services at World Luxury Spa Awards 2019

The Creta Maris Beach Resort has been announced Regional Winner for Southern Europe in the Luxury Hammam Experience category at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2019.

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.

Western Crete Study Sees Rise in Traveler Satisfaction, Numbers

Travelers to Western Crete appear to be satisfied with restaurant services, accommodation, local hospitality and transport, according to a recent study.

Russian Cosmonauts to Recuperate at Creta Maris on Crete

Russian cosmonauts will carry out their post-flight rehabilitation at the Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete, upon their return from the International Space Station.

Kasteli Airport Deal Signed, Project Ready to Take Off

Construction work on Kasteli Airport on Crete is set to begin after GEK Terna, India’s GAL and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis signed the concession contract.

Ariadne Group Officially Steps in as Crete’s Kastelli Airport Manager

Ariadne Airport Group has officially been named contractor for the construction and operation of Crete’s highly-anticipated Kastelli Airport with works expected to begin in 2019.

Greek Minister Vague About Start of Privatization Projects

Greek Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis said three major projects, namely the Kastelli Airport on Crete, Hellinikon and the waterway venture, were proceeding to the next phase of development.

Creta Maris’ New Blog Promotes Crete and its Authentic Hospitality

Creta Maris has launched a new blog, aiming to provide guests with complete information on Crete and the authentic Cretan hospitality.

Greek Tourism Figures Soar to New Heights, Exceed Forecasts

Greece is aiming for a record tourism year with data revealing that an additional three million travelers went through the country’s airports in the first seven months of 2018.

Creta Maris’ Kastri Beach Once Again Celebrates Blue Flag

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete, recently held a number of environmental activities to celebrate the “Blue Flag” quality award, which its Kastri beach received earlier this year.

Crete: Kastelli Airport Engineer Selected, Works to Begin in Autumn 2018

Hill International has been selected as the independent engineer set to undertake works on the highly anticipated Kastelli airport project on Crete.

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Works to Kick Off in 2018

Works on the Kastelli airport project on Crete are said to begin next spring after the finalization of the 480-million-euro deal and its parliamentary approval expected in early 2018.

GEK Terna, India’s GMR Clinch Kastelli Airport Project Contract

GEK Terna and India's GMR Airports Limited have tentatively been named contractors for the construction and operation of the Kastelli airport on Crete.

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Project Moves to Next Stage

An infrastructure consortium made up of GMR Airports Limited and GEK Terna placed a bid at 480 million euros for the construction and operation of the new Kastelli airport on Crete.

SETE: Greece 2016 Tourist Arrivals Break Record

Greek tourism is going strong, marking some 30 million tourist arrivals in 2016, according to tentative figures released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Last-minute Bid by India-based GAL for Crete’s Kastelli Airport

GMR Airports Ltd (GAL) submitted a binding offer - jointly with Greek infrastructure company GEK Terna Group - last week, for the development, operation and management of the new Kastelli international airport in Heraklion, Crete.

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Tender Extended to June 27

The bidding process for the financing, construction and operation of the new Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete, has been extended until June 27, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis said, adding that six parties have thus far expressed interest.

Crete Airport Tender Process Deadline May be Pushed Forward

Despite having set May 6 as the final date for the submission of binding offers for the Kastelli airport project on Crete, the government just may extend the tender procedure.

Bidding Process for Crete’s Kastelli Airport Extended to May 6

The bidding process for the Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete, has been extended until May 6, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis announced this week, citing the “complexity”of the project.

19 Million Tourists Are Expected In Greece This Year

The 2014 arrival forecast for Greece is still set at 19 million tourists, despite a drop in arrivals of Russian and Ukrainian visitors, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) said in an announcement on 12 August.
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