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Students from Crete Discover the World of Greek Tourism

Students from Crete, interested in pursuing a career in tourism, took part in an educational program organized by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation and The Tipping Point.

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.

Late Minoan Chamber Tomb Comes to Light on Crete

Archaeologists have discovered an intact Late Minoan chamber tomb with two adult skeletons and well-preserved pottery, near Ierapetra on the island of Crete.

Aria Hotels Expands Presence on Crete

Aria Hotels has added another luxury property to its portfolio on Crete, the Astraia Residence located in the Old City of Chania.

Minoan Group Crete Project Still Awaiting Greek Court Announcement

A five-star project to be developed on Crete by Minoan Group is awaiting an official announcement by Greece’s highest court in order to proceed.

Sitia Airport… Ready for Takeoff

Located approximately 1km from the city center and Sitia port, the new airport can handle international and domestic flights and accommodate small- and medium-sized planes as well as charter flights and private aircraft.

Greece Slips to Third in the World on ‘Blue Flag’ Beaches List

Greece this year slipped one place to third spot on the Blue Flag quality award list after Spain and Turkey. In total, 395 beaches and 9 marinas in Greece have received the prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition.

Major Tourism Investment on Crete Gets Green Light

The Greek Council of State, the highest court in Greece, has approved the draft presidential decree which refers to the development plan and strategic environmental impact study of a major tourism project on Crete.

From Russia… to Greece With Love: Santorini, Sani Resort Top Tourist Picks

Russian holidaymakers seem to have a soft spot for Greece, and more specifically, for the Cycladic island of Santorini and the luxury Sani Resort, according the Russian edition of monthly travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler.