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AEGEAN Contributes to Extension of Tourism Season in Greece

AEGEAN's November 2018 figures reveal the airline's contribution to the extension of the tourism season in Greece during the winter months.

Three Greek Cities Among World’s 100 Hottest Travel Spots in 2018

Athens, Heraklion on Crete, and Rhodes are included in the world’s 100 most popular travel destinations, according to Euromonitor International.

Ministry: Upgrading Greece’s Tourism Training and Education a Priority

The upgrading of the training and education offered to Greek tour guides is among the Tourism Ministry's top priorities.

Lufthansa Announces New Heraklion-Frankfurt Service for Summer 2019

Lufthansa will launch a new direct service connecting the Greek city of Heraklion, Crete, with Frankfurt in Germany, for summer 2019.

Ryanair Links Crete and Milan with New 2019 Summer Routes

Ryanair has announced the launch of two new routes from Heraklion, Crete, to Bergamo and Malpensa in Milan, as part of its 2019 summer schedule.

New Greek Company Opens to ‘Reload’ Sales of Hotels

New Greek company "Reload Hotel Sales" has opened for business, offering its knowhow to hoteliers on how to boost their reservations and sales.

Minoan Lines Amends Itineraries, Prepares to Adopt IMO Fuel Regulation

Minoan Lines is amending its itineraries on the Piraeus-Chania and Piraeus-Heraklion routes, while preparing to adopt the new IMO Fuel Regulation.

Celestyal Cruises Says Goodbye to 2018 with Authentic Greek Music Onboard the ‘Olympia’

Celestyal Cruises will hold two unique cruises before the end of 2018 and offer authentic Greek entertainment onboard its “Olympia” ship.

Crete to Host 20th FEG European Tourist Guides Meeting

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, during November 20-25, will hold the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting in Heraklion on Crete.

City Diplomacy: Crete’s Heraklion Now Sister City with Toledo

Crete's Heraklion and the Spanish town of Toledo, have become sister cities after an agreement signed by mayors Vassilis Labrinos and Milagros Tolón.

Greece Participates in European Day of Cultural Heritage Conservation

Greek monument conservation workshops will open their doors to the public, as part of an initiative to bring Europe’s cultural heritage closer to people.

Wanderlust Greece Explores Crete – Video

Wanderlust Greece, the digital travel campaign of Marketing Greece, reveals all the reasons why travelers should add Crete to their vacation bucket list.

Aria Hotels Expands its Hospitality Concept to Spain

Aria Hotels, a collection of boutique hotels and villas based in Greece, is expanding its activities to the Spanish market by opening a new office in Madrid.

TUI Germany: Crete, Rhodes, Kos were Favorite Last-minute Destinations in Summer 2018

Crete, Rhodes and Kos were among the ten most popular last-minute tourism destinations for German travelers in summer 2018, according to TUI.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

Crete Gears Up for 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards

Tourism leaders from all over the world, on October 6, will gather at the five-star Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort on Crete, to attend the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.

Discover the Untold Secrets of Crete with Aria Hotels

The best way to discover the untold secrets of Crete this summer and meet authentic Greek hospitality is by indulging in the Aria Hotels experience.

Volotea: Flights to Santorini, Heraklion, Mykonos to Continue in Winter 2018

Volotea has announced that its routes to Santorini, Heraklion and Mykonos, as well as Venice in Italy, will be operated all through the winter season.

Ellinair Links Thessaloniki with Chania on Crete

Greek carrier Ellinair has announced the launch of a new flight connecting Thessaloniki with Chania on Crete, three times a week.

‘Out of the Blue’ Resort to Host 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards

The Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort, located on Crete, in October will host the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.