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Grecotel Takes Part in ‘Clean Up the Med’ Initiative

The Grecotel Creta Palace hotel in Rethymno, Crete, held a beach cleanup event as part of the “Clean Up the Med” initiative.

Crete’s New Chania Archaeological Museum Opens to the Public

The new Chania Archaeological Museum on the Greek island of Crete recently opened its doors featuring more than 3,500 artefacts, 1,000 of which for the first time.

Rethymno Encourages Cycling as Part of ‘Bike Friendly Days’ Event

The city of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete will hold its first “Bike Friendly Days” event during April 26-30.

Ministry: Works Underway to Protect Cultural Monuments on Crete

The Greek Culture Ministry will proceed with a number of projects on Crete to protect and upgrade the island’s cultural monuments and landmark sites.

Crete: New Archaeological Museums Coming to Chania and Rethymno

The cities of Chania and Rethymno on the island of Crete, Greece, are to each get their own new archaeological museum.

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.

Crete Expecting August Tourism at Full Capacity

Despite Covid-19 restraints, travelers are still selecting Crete for their summer holidays, with August occupancy levels reaching almost 100 percent.

ASTA: Greece & Cyprus Chapter Honored at 2021 Global Convention

The ASTA Greece & Cyprus Chapter has been honored as International Chapter of the Year by ASTA, the American Society of Travel Advisors.

Crete Covid-19 Cases Soar, New Lockdown-style Measures Ordered

Greek authorities have ordered strict Covid-19 measures for Rethymno, Crete, and extended measures in Chania and Heraklion until August 25, after a spike in coronavirus cases.

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel Invests in New Bicycle Service

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on popular eco-friendly island Astypalea has announced the launch of its new “Astypalea Bicycle Rentals”.

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.

EBD Includes 5 Greek Destinations Among Best for Vaccinated Travelers

The European Best Destinations (EBD) organization has included five popular Greek destinations among the world's best for Covid-19 vaccinated travelers.

Crete’s Rethymnon Becomes ‘Bike Friendly’ Destination

The city of Rethymnon on Crete has received the "Bike Friendly" seal by NatTour and the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.

Rethymno will Aim to Attract More American Tourists in 2021

The Municipality of Rethymno has joined forces with ASTA Greece to promote the city's tourism offerings to the US market and attract more travelers.

GNTO Takes Part in Virtual Greek Tourism Workshop for Danish Market

The GNTO is taking part in the 1st Virtual Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop that is focusing on the Danish market.

HotelBrain Group: Six New Properties Added to ‘HotelKeys’ Portfolio

HotelKeys, a subsidiary of the HotelBrain Group, has added six new leased hotels, located on Paros, Crete, Naxos and Rhodes, to its portfolio.

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.

TripAdvisor: Crete Among Best Destinations in the World for 2019

Crete is among the five best destinations in the world for 2019, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Αwards for Destinations.

Crete’s Elianthos Villas Once Again Wins Guest Review Award by Booking.com

Elianthos Villas, located on Crete, has once again been honored with the Guest Review Award by online booking platform Booking.com.

Athens’ Ancient Greek Technology Museum Nominated for ‘EMYA 2019’ Award

Only just a few months after its opening, the Ancient Greek Technology Museum Kostas Kotsanas has been nominated for the "European Museum of the Year Αward (ΕΜΥΑ) 2019".
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