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‘blueFest Crete 19’ Event Connects Tourism with Culture

Tourism and culture were connected at the “blueFest 19” event, held on the island of Crete by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation.

Zeus International Awarded Kaningos 21 Hotel Lease for 30 Years

Greek hotel management and consulting group Zeus International has been awarded the 30-year lease of the former Kaningos 21 hotel in central Athens.

Wyndham Grand’s Mirabello Hotel Gets ‘Blue Flag’ for its Beach

The beach of the Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay hotel was recognized for its top quality and infrastructure and received the "Blue Flag" for 2019.

BlueFest Crete 2019 Event to Showcase Local Gastronomy and Art

The G & A Mamidakis Foundation in July will hold the 2nd “blueFest Crete 19 | Culture & Beyond”, a two-day festival that aims to promote local gastronomy and art.

Zeus International Receives Title of ‘Greek Business Champion’

Zeus International was announced as a "Greek Business Champion" at the “Protagonists of the Greek Economy” awards for 2019.

Aria Hotels Adds New Property to Crete Portfolio

“The Island Concept” is the name of the new luxury boutique hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, that Aria Hotels is adding to its portfolio.

Crete Examines Yachting Potential Under iBLUE Program

Crete officials are looking into ways to tap into the potential of yachting and luxury boating tourism during the three-day iBLUE event, which is taking place on the island.

Greece’s Next 5-star ‘Wyndham Grand’ Hotel Slated for Crete

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is set to open its second "Wyndham Grand" hotel in Greece on the island of Crete, in the summer of 2019.

‘BlueFest Crete18’ Festival Promotes Art, Music, Theater

A number of cultural events - focusing on art, theater, music, and cinema - were held during the" blueFest Crete18", which was recently held in Agios Nikolaos on Crete.

Crete’s Minos Beach Hotel Celebrates 25 Years of Blue Flags

The Minos Beach Art Hotel on Crete is celebrating 25 years of Blue Flag awards, as its beach has once again received the quality eco-label.

‘BlueFest Crete18’ Festival to Feature Greek Heritage and Art

The G & A Mamidakis Foundation is organizing the "blueFest Crete18", a three-day festival to take place from June 30 to July 2 in Agios Nikolaos on Crete.

Greek Hotel Investments Set to Go Full Steam Ahead

Eight billion euros worth of hotel investments will be materializing in the coming years in Greece, on the back of soaring tourism arrivals.

Trivago: Athens, Santorini, Crete Among Top Choices for Autumn Holidaymakers

Athens, Santorini and Crete are among the most popular autumn destinations for Greek and foreign holidaymakers, according to a survey by trivago.

Ministry Approves Two New Tourism Investments in Evia and Crete

Two new "strategic" tourism investments in Evia and Crete have been approved by the Greek Economy, Development and Tourism Ministry.

‘If Others Care, Then You Too Will Care’, Ecoweek’s Head E. Messinas Says

Environmental “brainwash”, that, in two words, would best describe what Ecoweek is all about. The founder of the initiative, a very busy Elias Messinas, spoke to the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) about his pride and joy on the sidelines of workshops and events held here in Agios...

Agios Nikolaos Mayor A. Zervos Says City Planning Means Listening to the Young

In these rapidly changing times, with super speedy communication and even speedier needs, hearing out the younger generations can be the only way to create cities that are functional and friendly, Agios Nikolaos Mayor Antonios Zervos told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) on the...

ECOWEEK 2016, Crete: Canadian Designer Chris Doray to Present Agios Nikolaos Seafront Intervention

Award-winning Canadian designer Chris Doray will join the ECOWEEK workshops in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, during July 3-10 and focus on the re-design of the waterfront promenade and facades of the city.

One Planet Living: From BedZED in London to ECOWEEK in Agios Nikolaos – Interview with Environmentalist Benjamin Gill of Bioregional (UK)

Benjamin Gill, the international Technical Manager for One Planet Living, will be one of the speakers at the international conference ECOWEEK, a week of sustainable design, green building and envisioning for ecological interventions and proposals for the city of Agios Nikolaos on...

Hersonissos Day Event Finds Germans Still Choosing Crete

German travelers have a soft spot for Crete, which they chose to visit more than once, according to the findings of a recent workshop on “German Market: Trends and Challenges” held in Hersonissos.

Cretan Union Cup Sailing Event Brings Crete into the Spotlight

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy, the Region of Crete aims through the Cretan Union Cup 2015 sailing event through to May 29 to promote the island as a primary tourism destination.
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