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Museums in Ioannina, Heraklion and Metsovo Get Certification

Three Greek museums located in Ioannina, Metsovo and Heraklion, Crete, have received the “Certified Museum” label by the Culture Ministry.

ANEK Lines Connects Piraeus and Crete with Daily Itineraries for Summer 2022

ΑΝΕΚ Lines has announced the launch of daily itineraries connecting the port of Piraeus with Chania or Heraklion on Crete, for the 2022 summer season.

Heraklion is One of the Safest Family-friendly Destinations in the World, Says Report

Heraklion on the island of Crete is second world’s safest family-friendly vacation destination, according to a survey by The Family Vacation Guide.

Gifts of Nature: Heraklion Promotes its Villages in New Brochure

The Municipality of Heraklion on Crete is promoting the historic villages of its mainland in a new English-Greek brochure titles “Heraklion, gifts of nature”.

InterContinental Luxury Brand to Debut on Crete in 2023

IHG Hotels & Resorts in spring 2023 will debut the InterContinental luxury brand on the Greek island of Crete in Greece.

Heraklion Breaks Guinness World Record With Biggest Traditional Cretan Sweet

The town of Heraklion on the Greek island of Crete has claimed its spot in the Guinness World Records for the largest traditional “kalitsouni” mosaic in the world.

Volotea Announces New Route From Athens to Lille

Volotea is warming up for the summer tourism season and has announced another new international connection from Athens to the city of Lille in France.

Greece’s International Cycling Tour to Start from Crete

The “International Cycling Tour of Hellas” event in Greece will kick off from Crete on April 27 with a total of 147 cyclists ready for five days of action.

International Cycling Tour of Hellas to Shine Spotlight on Many Greek Cities

The International Cycling Tour of Hellas will kick off from Crete in April and pass through nine Greek cities before reaching the finish line in Ioannina on May 1.

Athens and Crete on ‘Best European Destinations’ List for 2022

Athens and Crete are among Europe’s top 20 best destinations for travel in 2022, according to a list by the EBD.

Greek Cities Join EU Mission for Climate-neutrality by 2030

The Greek Environment Ministry and 21 municipalities have signed a memorandum of cooperation for inclusion in the EU’s mission towards climate neutrality by 2030.

Marin Hotel Completes Renovation, Welcomes Guests to Heraklion

The Marin Hotel, located in Heraklion on the Greek island of Crete, has completed a large-scale renovation of its rooms and public areas.

Metaxa Hospitality Group Wins ‘Brand of the Year’ Title for 2021

The Metaxa Hospitality Group was named “Brand of the Year” at the Cretan Taste Awards 2021 held in Heraklion.

Cyprus Airways to Resume Flights to Athens on December 15

Cyprus Airways will resume flights to Athens with three weekly flights on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Heraklion Explores the Profile and Satisfaction of Visitors

The Heraklion Municipality presents the results of two studies focused on the profile and satisfaction rates of its tourists.

German Travel Agents Tour Crete and Depart with the Best of Impressions

A group of German travel agents had the chance for one whole week to experience the beauty and hospitality of the Greek island of Crete.

Five Greek Municipalities Aim to Join EU’s ‘100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030’ Venture

Heraklion, Ioannina, Kalamata, Trikala and Kozani are looking to join the European Commission’s “100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030” venture.

Volotea Resumes Operations from Athens

Volotea has resumed operations from its base at Athens Airport, which had remained closed for several months due to global Covid-19 travel restrictions.

GNTO Supports Greek Sports and Gastronomy Tourism Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) this summer is supporting sports and gastronomy events taking place in popular Greek destinations.

WTA 2021: Athens Nominated for Title of Europe’s Leading City Break Destination

Athens is in the running for the title of Europe’s Leading City Break Destination for 2021 at the 28th World Travel Awards (WTA).