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TUI Magic Life Candia Maris Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Crete's TUI Magic Life Candia Maris resort was the grand sponsor of the 4th Women's Race for the Prevention of Breast Cancer that took place in Heraklio.

Accor and Alibaba Group Enter into Strategic Partnership

Hospitality group Accor and the Alibaba Group have partnered to develop new digital applications and loyalty programs to improve the traveler experience.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Introduces its Sustainability Practices to Students

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete recently introduced its sustainability practices and Zero Waste policy to 50 students from Heraklion.

TUI Magic Life Candia Maris Supports Efforts of Greek Charity Organization

The TUI Magic Life Candia Maris hotel on Crete recently provided accommodation to the volunteers of the “Colors of Love” Greek charity organization.

Greek Airports Welcome 54.5 Million Passengers in Jan-Sept 2019

A total of 54.5 million passengers went through Greek airports from January to September, marking a 4.8% increase compared to the same period last year.

HotelBrain Group: Six New Properties Added to ‘HotelKeys’ Portfolio

HotelKeys, a subsidiary of the HotelBrain Group, has added six new leased hotels, located on Paros, Crete, Naxos and Rhodes, to its portfolio.

Cyprus Airways Announces Athens – Paphos Service

Cyprus Airways will connect Greece’s capital Athens with the city of Paphos in Cyprus as of December 21 with three flights per week.

Celestyal Cruises to Debut in Adriatic in 2020

Celestyal Cruises next year will set sail in the Adriatic for the first time with its new 7-night “Romantic Adriatic” itinerary, as part of its 2020-2021 schedule.

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways have signed an interline agreement, aiming to offer air passengers the opportunity to travel to popular destinations in Greece.

Cyprus Airways Appoints BBT Air as its GSA in Greece

Cyprus Airways has appointed BBT Air - Aviation Services, a newly established company based in Athens, as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for the Greek market.

Crete Welcomes Mobile Exploration Children’s Museum

Crete's first Exploration Children's Museum has opened its doors to create and offer new educational experiences to families and their young ones.

Greek Airports Welcome 25.5m Travelers in H1 2019

Greek airports handled 25.5 million passengers in the first half of 2019, up by 5.3 percent compared to the same period a year ago.

Crete’s Avra Travel Connects to HotelAvailabilities Channel Manager

AVRA Travel, a tourism agency based in Heraklion on Crete, recently completed its connection to the HotelAvailabilities Channel Manager platform.

Greek Airports Handle 17m Passengers in First Five Months of 2019

Greek airports handled 17 million passengers in the first five months of the year, recording a 5.6 percent rise against 2018.

New ‘Villaggio’ Adults-only Hotel Opens in Hersonissos, Crete

The newly established adults-only Villaggio Hotel on the Greek island of Crete has opened its doors to welcome guests for the summer season.

Minoan Lines Among Top Corporate Superbrands in Greece for 2018-2019

Minoan Lines is among the top Corporate Superbrands in Greece for 2018-2019, in the Transportation category, as voted at this year's "Superbrands 2019" awards.

Greece’s Incoming Jan-April Airport Traffic Rises

Traffic through Greece’s airports marked an 8.4 percent rise in the first four months of the year, reaching over 10 million passengers, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Volotea CEO: ‘Athens Base Launch Most Successful in Our History’

One year after the opening of Volotea's base in Athens, the carrier's CEO referred to it as "the most successful launch" in the airline's history.

‘Grekaddict’ Seals New Tourism Partnerships and Expands Activities in Greece

Travel experiences booking platform "Grekaddict" has expanded its activities in Greece through new partnerships on the island of Crete and in destinations of northern Greece.

Olive Green Hotel: For an Eco-friendly and ‘Smart’ Stay on Crete

Since its opening in the city of Heraklion, the Olive Green Hotel has established a landmark on Crete, introducing a new concept in accommodation.