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New ‘Villaggio’ Adults-only Hotel Opens in Hersonissos, Crete

The newly established adults-only Villaggio Hotel on the Greek island of Crete has opened its doors to welcome guests for the summer season.

Spinalonga Vies for Spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

The islet of Spinalonga, northeastern Crete, will officially be competing for inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list.

Spinalonga’s Nomination File for UNESCO World Heritage List Ready

The Greek Culture Ministry is ready to submit the nomination file for the inscription of the island of Spinalonga on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

Greece’s Spinalonga on its Way to UNESCO World Heritage List

The Greek Ministry of Culture has submitted a nomination file for the inscription of the Spinalonga island near Crete, on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Crete’s Spinalonga Site Secures EU Funding for Restoration Works

The Region of Crete has managed to secure EU funds for the third phase of works on the archaeological site of the small island of Spinalonga.

Greek Culture Minister Visits Crete, Discusses Projects, Funding

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou met with Crete governor Stavros Arnaoutakis to discuss issues related the region's archaeological sites and ways to secure funding.

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...

Spinalonga Island: Former Leper Colony, Current Tourism Attraction

Spinalonga is a bare and rocky islet that appears to float on the turquoise waters just off the coast in one of the driest parts of Crete but also very near the VIP holiday resort Elounda.

Author Victoria Hislop Expected In Athens To Talk About Her Love For The Greek Capital

UK author Victoria Hislop will be in the Greek capital in June to attend an event entitled "The beauty of Athens."

Spinalonga Island Gets A Revamp Prior To Receiving UNESCO Heritage Status

Intensive works are being carried out on Spinalonga, located in the Gulf of Elounda in north-eastern Crete, in Lasithi, prior to the island's inclusion on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites.

WTM 2012 – GNTO Pavilion Inaugurated By Special Guest

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and renowned UK author Victoria Hislop inaugurated the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) pavilion at the 33rd World Travel Market (WTM) in London, UK, yesterday, 5 November.