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‘Butterfly Stories’ to Participate in 6th Open Coffee Heraklion Event

Butterfly Stories Food Management will participate in the 6th Open Coffee Heraklion, an informal meet-up for motivated young professionals of Crete.

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.

Aria Hotels Announces Addition of ‘Fileas Art’ to Crete Portfolio

The Aria Hotels group has announced the addition of the Fileas Art Hotel to its growing portfolio on the island of Crete.

Athens Excels as European Conference Destination

Athens was recognized as one of the top conference destinations in Europe at the Meetings Star Awards 2018, held in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Greek Culture Minister Visits Crete, Discusses Projects, Funding

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou met with Crete governor Stavros Arnaoutakis to discuss issues related the region's archaeological sites and ways to secure funding.

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.

TUI: Greece Top Choice for Austrian Travelers in 2018

Greece tops the preferences of Austrian travelers, with many destinations recording a double-digit increase in bookings for summer 2018, according to TUI Austria.

Celestyal Cruises Increases 2019 Port Calls

Aiming for its passengers to experience the best of the Aegean islands, Celestyal Cruises has announced its 2019 itineraries, which include more port calls.

Heraklion and Athens are ‘Standout Performers in 2017’, Report Says

Greek destinations Heraklion and Athens are “standout performers in 2017”, according to a research released during the WTM London.

Celestyal Announces 2018 ‘Idyllic Aegean’ Cruise Itinerary

Celestyal Cruises has announced the 2018 itinerary of its 7-day “Idyllic Aegean” cruise, which combines calls, shore excursions and longer stays at some of the top destinations in Greece.

Region of Crete to Present Goals of ‘Blueislands’ EU Environmental Project

The main objectives of the European “Blueislands” environmental project will be presented on October 24, during a conference organized by the Region of Crete in Heraklio.

Greek Airports See Passenger Traffic Up 10.3% in First Half of 2017

Passenger traffic in Greek airports during the first six months of the year was up by 10.3 percent, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Greece Celebrates European Music Day with Numerous Events in 50 cities

Greece is celebrating the 18th European Music Day with a variety of cultural events, due to take place during June 21-25 in 50 cities.

Crete to Star on RTL Belgium’s ‘iComme’ TV Show

Crete’s main attractions will be featured in an upcoming episode of the “iComme” TV show, due to be broadcast on RTL Belgium between June 11-17.

Heraklion Archaeological Museum Honored with EMYA Special Commendation

The Archaeological Museum of Heraklion on Crete was recently honored with a Special Commendation at the annual European Museum of the Year Awards (EMYA).

Celestyal Welcomes First Group of Chinese Tourists to Cruise the Aegean

Celestyal Cruises recently welcomed the first group of 250 tourists from the People’s Republic of China on board the "Celestyal Olympia" ship to sail the Aegean.

Calls for Minoan Civilization, Spinalonga to be Named UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Crete is calling for the inclusion of Minoan Civilization and Spinalonga island on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.

Austrian Airlines Includes More Flights to Greece in Summer 2017

Austrian Airlines will increase frequencies to Rhodes, Heraklion, Zakynthos, Chania, Athens and Kos this summer, in response to stronger demand.

Escaping to Crete… with ‘Le Figaro’

From the wild terrain of Sfakia and the deep blue Lybian Sea to the footpaths of Chania, the Monastery of St John and the turquoise waters of the Balos Lagoon, Le Figaro journalist Maud Vidal-Naquet collected plenty of travel tid-bits to lure visitors to the Greek island of Crete.

‘Highspeed 7’ Returns to Piraeus Refurbished, Ready to Begin Summer Service

After a nine-month full refurbishment, the Highspeed 7 has returned to the port of Piraeus to begin operating the Heraklion - Santorini - Ios - Paros - Mykonos route for the summer season.