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Russian Embassy Honors Grecotel President Nikos Daskalantonakis

The Russian Embassy in Athens honored Grecotel Group President Nikos Daskalantonakis for contributing to the strong cooperation and friendship between Greece and Russia.

Andros’ ‘Methexis’ Experiential Festival to Reveal the Aegean’s Traditions

The Aegean’s cultural and culinary traditions will be on show during the “Aegean Methexis” experiential festival to be held on Andros in June 2020.

Austrian Airlines Adds More Greek Destinations to 2020 Summer Schedule

Austrian Airlines will add more Greek holiday destinations to its flight schedule for summer 2020, which will take effect on March 29.

Greek Lawyers to Set Up Committee for Return of Parthenon Marbles

A Committee for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles is being set up by Greek lawyers, with the aim to offer legal support in Greece’s efforts to bring the sculptures back.

‘Cretan Malia Park’ Joins Design Hotels

The Cretan Malia Park hotel has joined Design Hotels, a Berlin-based hospitality services company that markets over 300 hotels in 60 countries.

G & A Mamidakis Foundation Brings Crete’s Students Closer to Art

As part of its Art by our side" program, the G & A Mamidakis Foundation held educational events for lyceum students at the Minos Beach art hotel on Crete.

Grecotel’s President Awarded Russian ‘Order of Friendship’

Grecotel Group President Nikos Daskalantonakis was honored with the prestigious “Order of Friendship” by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Seajets Supports European Rally Champions Chris Ingram and Alexey Lukyanuk

Greek ferry operator Seajets supported drivers who climbed to the first and second place in the final ratings of this year's European Rally Championship (ERC).

TUI Magic Life Candia Maris Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Crete's TUI Magic Life Candia Maris resort was the grand sponsor of the 4th Women's Race for the Prevention of Breast Cancer that took place in Heraklio.

MR&H Crowns ‘Wyndham Grand Mirabello’ as the Mediterranean’s Top 2019 Resort

The Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay resort has been honored with the MR&H Top Mediterranean Resort (currently in operation) Award for 2019.

Elounda Hills Luxury Tourism Investment Closer to Implementation

The Elounda Hills tourism investment on Crete is one step closer to implementation following the signing of a joint-ministerial decision.

TUI Magic Life Candia Maris Supports Efforts of Greek Charity Organization

The TUI Magic Life Candia Maris hotel on Crete recently provided accommodation to the volunteers of the “Colors of Love” Greek charity organization.

Greek Culture Ministry Declares 2020 ‘Year of Melina Mercouri’

The Greek Culture Ministry is dedicating the year 2020 to the internationally-acclaimed Greek actress, activist, and former culture minister Melina Mercouri.

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.

Royal Caribbean Sets Sail for the Greek Islands with Amplified ‘Explorer of the Seas’

Starting May 2020, Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas" will set sail on seven- and nine-night itineraries to the best of Italy and the Greek islands, from Santorini to Mykonos and Crete.

Creta Maris Revives Traditional Customs of Crete

The guests of the Creta Maris Beach Resort took part in two of the oldest customs of Crete for the production of raisins through traditional methods.

Greek Cruise Ship Owners Pave Way for Port Upgrades

Greece’s Association of Cruise Ship Owners met with island mayors, port and local authorities to discuss ways of improving the accommodation of cruise ships.

Creta Maris Honored for its Hammam Services at World Luxury Spa Awards 2019

The Creta Maris Beach Resort has been announced Regional Winner for Southern Europe in the Luxury Hammam Experience category at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2019.

Creta Maris Puts Safety First for Guests and Staff

The Creta Maris Beach Resort recently held its annual emergency evacuation drill, with the aim to ensure the safety of its guests and staff.

Grecotel Announces €60m Hotel Upgrade Scheme

Greek hospitality giant Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of a new 60-million-euro investment program in third-generation hotel units.