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Education Institutions Join Forces for Tourism

Trinity-International School of Tourism Management and Stockton College of New Jersey in the United States recently signed a student exchange agreement.

Pro-Am Golf Tournament on Crete

The First Aegean Airlines Pro-Am Golf Tournament will take place June 2-4 at the Crete Golf Club in Hersonissos, an 18-hole championship course designed by Bob Hunt of PGA DC in Great Britain.

Pro-Am Golf Tournament a Success

Aegean Airline's first Pro-Am golf tournament was held last month at the Crete Golf Club in Hersonissos, an 18-hole championship desert course. Competitors for the 36-hole tournament came from 13 countries. Fifty-one teams, comprised of one professional and three amateur players...

Trinity Signs Agreement with Canadian University

Trinity International Hospitality Studies, situated in Heraklion, Crete and Thompson Rivers University (TRU) of Kamloops, Canada, signed a cooperation agreement.

Trinity Now Fully Operational

Nikos Skoulas former Minister of Tourism, and now the president of Trinity International Hospitality Studies, an English speaking institution of higher learning, says the school starts its full academic program this fall within the facilities of Terra Maris hotel and conference...

New Crete Golf Course Opens July 5

Greece's newest golf course opens this month on the island of Crete. Owners say it is the most challenging golf course in Greece and one that will be meticulously maintained. The course takes in the typical ancient landscape of Crete and will host many of the visitors that come...

Creta Maris Wins TUI Champion Award

Creta Maris Beach Resort on Hersonissos, Crete, was recently honored with the “TUI Environmental Champion 2012” title for its environmental and social performance and guest satisfaction.

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...

No Big Price Hikes in Greek Hotel Rooms This Month

Greek hotels did not show any major variations in their rates this month compared to January and other European destinations, according to data from the online booking company Trivago. The average price per night for February stands at 72 euros.

Hersonissos Wants To Become Wedding Destination For Tourists

Hersonissos, Crete, is making attempts to become a wedding destination for international travelers, according to a press conference given last week on the Hersonissos Municipality’s policies and actions for sustainable tourism development.

Hersonissos Promoted Through Destination Profiles

The Municipality of Hersonissos, Crete, has launched destination profiles for three of its most visited areas to boost its tourism promotion and provide information to tourism professionals and visitors on what the destination has to offer.

Hersonissos To Be Promoted Through Time-lapse Photography

Hersonissos, Crete, will "star" in an ultra high definition time-lapse video movie within the framework of a cooperation launched between the municipality and renowned Norwegian photographer Stian Rekdal.

Young Tourist Stabbed On Crete Recovering, Greek Tourism Professionals Express Support

"This is an isolated incident and should not disturb the sense of security felt by travelers in our country," the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) said in an announcement on 15 May in regards to the stabbing of an 11-year-old Russian tourist in Iraklio,...

Greek Hotel Prices Drop This Summer

Greece is welcoming summer 2013 with hotel prices down by 15 percent compared to 2012 with the average nightly rate standing at 78 euros, according to data released recently for the month of May by online booking company Trivago. The average nightly rate was 92 euros last year.

Creta Maris Holds Seminar On Hotel Fire Safety

The Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, recently held a seminar for the hotel staff on fire prevention, fire extinguishing techniques and first aid.

Religious Experiences Promoted On Hersonissos, Crete

The Municipality of Hersonissos has released a new brochure to promote the area's churches and monasteries to assist travelers interested in religious tourism.

Creta Maris Resort Officially Receives Blue Flag

The beach of the Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, was officially awarded the blue flag for 2014 during an official ceremony held on 15 July.

Nana Beach Hotel Holds Raising Of Blue Flag Ceremony At Drapanos Beach, Crete

The 2014 Blue Flag officially flies over Drapanos Beach, making it one of the 11 beaches in Hersonissos, Crete, to have earned this prestigious environmental award.

Creta Maris In Greece Receives Gold Certification From TraveLife

After intensive auditing, the Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, has been honored with the Travelife Gold certification and is included among its peers within the Travelife Collection.

Tourists Experience Traditional Crete At Creta Maris

Guests at the Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, recently experienced the local lifestyle of Crete and took part in threshing wheat the traditional way in the garden of the hotel.