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Christos Mistris Appointed Vice President of ASTA Greece

The ASTA Greece & Cyprus Chapter, which represents the American Society of Travel Advisors, has appointed Christos Mistris as its Vice President for the Greek market.

Crete Getting Ready to Welcome New Archaeological Museum in Chania

Crete is gearing up for the opening of the new Archaeological Museum of Chania, where over 3,500 artifacts will be displayed.

Survey: Dutch Travelers Choose Greece for its Hospitality, Food, Weather

Dutch travelers mainly choose Greece for its hospitality, delicious cuisine and mild climate, according to a survey conducted by Griekenland.net.

CNT: ‘Nana Princess’ Among Top Resorts in Greece for 2021

The Nana Princess on Crete is on the list of the Top 10 Resorts in Greece for this year, according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Celestyal Announces Return to Year-round Cruising

Celestyal Cruises will return to year-round cruising to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean as of March 14, 2022.

Condé Nast Traveler Readers Place 7 Greek Islands Among Europe’s Best

Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards have included seven Greek islands among Europe’s best for 2021.

UNESCO Calls on UK to ‘Reconsider’ Returning Parthenon Marbles to Greece

UNESCO is urging the British Museum to reconsider repatriating the Parthenon Marbles to Greece and to enter talks on the issue.

German Travelers Choosing Crete for Autumn Holidays

All the more German travelers are choosing Crete for autumn vacations, as more airlines have extended direct flights to the Greek islands until November.

Greece Announces Relief Measures for Quake-hit Crete

Greek authorities have announced relief measures to support areas and people on Crete affected by an earthquake that recently shook the island.

Greek Shipping Ministry Allocates Funding for Crete Port Upgrades

The Greek Shipping Ministry will release some 24 million euros in funding for infrastructure upgrade works at four ports on the island of Crete.

Mitsis Hotels Joins Forces with WWF to Protect the Environment

Mitsis Hotels has joined forces with WWF Greece with the aim to contribute to the organization’s efforts to protect the environment.

Chania Municipality to Conduct Survey on Tourists’ Preferences

The Municipality of Chania will conduct a survey on the behavior and preferences of travelers that prefer to visit the city during the off-season.

Crete: Updated Master Plan for New Kastelli Airport Gets Approval

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has approved the updated master plan for the construction of the new Kastelli Airport on the Greek island of Crete.

Milos, Folegandros, Santorini on T+L’s 2021 World’s Best Islands List

The Greek islands of Milos, Folegandros and Santorini are among the best in world as voted by the discerning readers of Travel + Leisure (T+L).

Victoria Hislop Visits Archaeological Excavation Site in Lasithi, Crete

British best-selling author Victoria Hislop recently visited the archaeological site of the Lasithi Plateau, an area of great historic significance on Crete.

Crete: Old Hammam in Chania Now an Art Gallery

The Municipality of Chania has turned one of the city’s old Turkish baths on Kasteli hill into an art gallery to host exhibitions and cultural events.

Danish Market Gets to Know Greece’s Golf Facilities

The GNTO during the summer organized four professional golf tournaments in Denmark to promote Greece’s upgraded golf facilities to Danish tourism professionals.

Sea Breeze Resort: Santorini to Welcome its First Hilton Hotel

Hilton has signed a franchise agreement with Alexandros Ltd to open its first Sea Breeze Resort, Curio Collection on the island of Santorini in spring 2022.

Avra Collection Partners with Travelstaytion

Avra Collection has announced its partnership with Travelstaytion, an online platform for professionally managed holiday and short term-let rentals.

Covid-19 Measures Announced for Messinia

Greek authorities have announced emergency Covid-19 restrictions for the region of Messinia in the Peloponnese, and extended measures for some areas of Crete.