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TripAdvisor: Greek Hotels on Travelers’ Choice ‘Best’ List for 2021

A number of Greek hotels are included on TripAdvisor's 2021 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best Awards for Hotels list.

Crete’s Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa Opens on May 21

Cayo Exclusive Resort & Spa, an elegant design hotel located on Crete's Elounda bay, is getting ready to open its doors on May 21.

Covid-19 Affects Travel Plans of Germans for Greece

Although Germans are dreaming of the Greek islands this year, Greece’s epidemiological situation is negatively affecting their travel plans for the summer season.

GNTO Supports Virtual Events Promoting Crete and Thessaloniki

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting two virtual events that will promote the popular destinations of Thessaloniki and Crete.

Grecian Air Announces Seaplane Flights in Greece from September

Grecian Air Seaplanes is entering the Greek market and aiming to launch its first flights in September from the Ionian islands.

Crete: Tender Process for Development of Heraklion Port Begins

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund has launched an international tender for the development of Crete’s port of Heraklion.

Crete: Underwater Research Continues at Ancient Olous

For the fourth year scientists conducted underwater research off the Elounda bay on Crete, aiming to shine light on the sunken city of Ancient Olous.

Mitsis Hotels Group Restarts Safe Operation from April 1

The Mitsis Hotels Group on April 1 will open the doors of its five-star Mitsis Grand Hotel on the Greek island of Rhodes.

Ryanair to Open New Bases on Corfu, Rhodes, Crete for Summer 2021

Ryanair will open three new bases on the Greek islands of Corfu, Rhodes and Crete for summer 2021.

Scandinavians Keen on Visiting Greece with Covid-19 Test or Vaccination Certificate

Scandinavians are willing to travel to Greece this year, either with a negative Covid-19 PCR test or a vaccination certificate.

British Press Promotes a Number of Greek Destinations for Travel this Year

A number of British newspapers and travel magazines are promoting Greece as a tourism destination to visit in 2021.

Parthenon Marbles Dispute Heats Up After UK PM’s Comment

Greek authorities have reacted strongly to claims made by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the Britain will not return the Parthenon Marbles to its legal owner Greece.

UK PM Says Greece’s Parthenon Marbles Will Stay in Britain 

British PM Boris Johnson is refusing to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, despite a request in 2019 by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Celestyal Cruises to Start Sailings for 2021 on May 29

Celestyal will start its 2021 cruises on May 29, instead of late April, after Greek authorities announced plans for the reopening of tourism by May 14.

Crete Launches Greece’s First Site for Digital Nomads

The Region of Crete has launched Greece's first website for digital nomads, aiming to attract remote workers to the island.

Dutch Travelers Eager to Visit Greece this Summer

Greece is among the first holiday destinations that Dutch travelers will visit this summer, according to Corendon's brand and marketing manager, Dick Gussen.

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.

The Telegraph Highlights 15 ‘Perfect’ Greek Islands for post-Covid Travel

The Telegraph has highlighted 15 Greek islands as the "perfect" destinations for post-Covid-19 travel.

TripAdvisor: Beaches in Greece on World’s and Europe’s Best Lists for 2021

Four of Greece's most popular beaches, located on Crete and Milos, are included on TripAdvisor's lists of the Top 25 Beaches in the World and in Europe for 2021.

GNTO Aims to Give Greek Gastronomy the Attention it Deserves

The Greek National Tourism Organization is looking into ways to promote Greek gastronomy and connect local cuisine and products with tourism.