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Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay Hotel to Undergo Third Refurbishment

The 5-star Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay resort is set to enter the final stage of an extensive renovation ahead of a spring 2023 relaunch.

Greek Destinations Among Europe’s Best to Escape to this Winter

Many Greek destinations have been included on Europe’s 50 Best to Escape Winter list released by Holidu and Spain–Holiday.

Knossos Archaeological Site to be More Accessible to Visitors with Disabilities

The archaeological site of Knossos on Crete will be upgraded to become more accessible to people with disabilities, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

Grecotel Promotes Cretan Lifestyle and Diet at Experiential Conference

The health benefits of the Cretan lifestyle and diet were highlighted at an experiential conference in Rethymno, attended by over 100 university professors and co-organized by Grecotel.

Grand Serai Hotel in Ioannina Welcomes New Director of Sales

“The A Hotels” chain of resorts and spas has announced Εlena Papadaki as the new Director of Sales of the Grand Serai Congress & Spa in Ioannina, Greece.

Greece Takes the Crown as Wanderlust Readers’ Most Desirable Country in Europe

Greece was voted as Europe’s ‘Most Desirable Country’ for 2022 by the globe-trotting readers of the UK’s Wanderlust magazine.

Resilience Funds Drive Tourism Projects in Greece

“Greece 2.0”, the country’s national recovery and resilience (RRF) plan, will be funding major hotel investments budgeted at 106 million euros out of a total of 41 projects.

European Commission: New Rules for Short-term Accommodation Rentals

The European Commission has presented a set of proposed rules to regulate short-term accommodation rentals and help authorities ensure balanced tourism development.

Peloponnese: Kalamata to Get Port for Seaplanes

Kalamata in the Peloponnese is preparing to welcome seaplane port infrastructure and to become an innovative destination in Greece, says the city’s mayor, Thanasis Vassilopoulos.

Greece Celebrates World Wine Tourism Day with Free Events

Wineries in Greece on Sunday, November 13, will offer free admission to wine enthusiasts in celebration of World Wine Tourism Day.

ANEK Lines Promotes Greek Destinations at Italy’s TTG Travel Experience Fair

Greek destinations were promoted through ANEK Line's participation at the 59th TTG Travel Experience Fair recently held in Italy.

ACI Europe: Greek Airports Beat 2019 Passenger Traffic Levels in Q3

Passenger traffic through airports in Greece exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels in the third quarter of 2022, according to data by ACI Europe.

Santorini Most Searched-for Greek Destination on Tripadvisor

The island of Santorini was the most searched-for destination in Greece on travel platform Tripadvisor during the first nine months of 2022.

Greece Winning Over Denmark Tourist Market

All the more travelers from Denmark are making plans to visit Greece, according to feedback collected by the GNTO during the Quality Travel Fair 2022 in Copenhagen.

Crete’s La Mer Resort & Spa Wins Expedia Group Award

The La Mer Resort & Spa on Crete has been honored with Expedia Group’s “Top Travel Ads Performance” distinction.

Greece’s New Airline ‘Cycladic’ to Facilitate Island Hopping

Cycladic, a new airline in Greece, has launched flights that will facilitate island hopping between the Cyclades, Crete and Rhodes.

Rethymno, Crete, to Host World Final of OCEANMAN Open Water Swimming Event

Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete will host the OCEANMAN World Final International Open Water Swimming competition during October 28-30.

DNA TRAVEL to Participate in Greek and Int’l Tourism Exhibitions, B2B Events

DNA TRAVEL, which offers alternative experiential travel packages in multiple locations in Greece, will participate in a number of national and international exhibitions and B2B events this autumn.

Greece Aiming for Year-round Direct Flights from Canada

Greece is exploring ways to extend direct flights from Canada throughout the year and add new routes between the two countries.

Greek Sports Tourism and Culinary Events Happening in October

Greece’s tourism season is continuing well into October with four international sports tourism and culinary events scheduled to take place.