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Crete Wins Title of ‘Best Region’ at Greek Travel Awards in Scandinavia

Crete won three awards, including a gold for being voted "Best Region" in Greece, at the 1st Greek Travel Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

Duty Free Shops Investments for Three Greek Airports Get Green Light

Hellenic Duty Free Shops will move ahead with investments for upgrade and expansion works at the airports of Rhodes, Zakynthos and Chania in Greece.

Heraklion Airport Gets New Look with €13 Million Revamp by Hellenic Duty Free Shops

Heraklion Airport has inaugurated its new Duty Free shopping area, following a 13 million euro investment made by Hellenic Duty Free Shops.

Greek Airports Go WiFi

The Civil Aviation Authority recently launched free wireless broadband Internet access points at several airports throughout Greece with the slogan "take off…on the internet." Passengers at Rodos Island International Airport "Diagoras" and Chios Island National Airport "Omiros"...

New Golf Course For Crete

Work has started on what is proposed to be the biggest and most modern golf course in Greece, the Crete Golf Club. The 18-hole course of 6,400 yards (720 stremma), just 20 kilometers from Heraklion's international airport, will be built on Par 72 Championship standard. The unit...

Tourism Arrivals Up Over Last Year

Arrivals to Greece during the first half of this year proved to be on a scale expected by local analysts. Arrivals to the Dodecanese resort island of Rodos, from Athens, rose by 32% to 277,308 in the first six months of the year, compared with 1999, the Civil Aviation Authority...