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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".

Grecotel’s ‘Caramel’ Joins American Express Fine Hotels and Resorts

The Caramel Grecotel Boutique Resort in Rethymno on Crete, has become a member of the American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts collection.

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.

Crete FVW Workshop Offers Insight into German Travel Trends

The 2018 FVW Workshop, recently held on Crete, brought together Germany’s top tour operators, travel agents and journalists, who exchanged insight with local sector professionals.

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.

ASTA Athens 2018 Meet Aims to Boost US Arrivals to Greece

The organizers of the ASTA Destination Expo 2018 are aiming via the conference to increase the number of US holidaymakers to Greece by 30 percent.

ASTA Destination Expo 2018 Expected to Double US Travel to Greece

The ASTA Destination Expo, to be held in Athens during April 2018, is expected to double inbound tourism from the United States to Greece.

Local Products, Art, Music to be Featured in 6th Cretan Diet Festival

The city of Rethymno on Crete will host the 6th Cretan Diet Festival and feature the island's most popular products such as wine and olive oil.

Crete Unveils its History, Culture, Gastronomy to Japanese Media

Crete's local authorities and Enterprise Greece organized a familiarization trip for Japanese journalists, aiming to promote the island's culture and gastronomy.

Rethymno’s Pepi Boutique Hotel Set for Summer

Known for its true Cretan hospitality, Pepi Boutique Hotel in Rethymno, is ready to welcome its first summer guests after a series of upgrades and renovations.

Rethymno Hoteliers, Producers Get to Know ‘We Do Local’, Next Stop Heraklion

Tourism professionals in Rethymno, Crete, had the chance to learn more about the ambitious “We Do Local” initiative granting annual certification to ventures that successfully support and promote the island’s products.

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.

HATTA Launches Federation of Greek Travel Agencies

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on Tuesday launched the Federation of Greek Travel Agencies (Fed HATTA).

Best of Greece Honored at ‘Tourism Awards 2015’

Greek tourism’s best practices and the most innovative initiatives launched by the country’s enterprises were rewarded last week at the Tourism Awards 2015 ceremony in Athens.

Corfu to Host First Waterway in Greece

Greece's first waterway will be constructed at the port of the Ionian island of Corfu, according to a decision signed on Saturday by Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis and Deputy Infrastructure and Transport Minister Michalis Papadopoulos.