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Crete, Zakynthos and Kos are Favorites for Dutch, Belgian Travelers in Summer 2022

Crete, Zakynthos and Kos are the favorite islands of Dutch and Belgian travelers for the summer of 2022, a survey by Griekenland.net reveals.

Heraklion Breaks Guinness World Record With Biggest Traditional Cretan Sweet

The town of Heraklion on the Greek island of Crete has claimed its spot in the Guinness World Records for the largest traditional “kalitsouni” mosaic in the world.

Poland’s National Geographic Traveler Reveals 25 Hotspots in Greece

The latest Polish edition of National Geographic Traveler has dedicated 200 pages to 25 landmark destinations in Greece, located on the mainland and the islands.

Michelin-Starred Chef Ollie Dabbous Presents Greece’s Wines at London Event

Michelin-starred Chef Ollie Dabbous presented the wine routes and varieties of four Greek regions – Macedonia, Peloponnese, Cyclades and Crete - to foreign journalists in London.

Grecotel’s AgrecoFarms ‘A Once in a Lifetime Experience’

The advisory board members of the Hellenic Center of Excellence for Health and Wellness visited Grecotel's organic AgrecoFarms on Crete and found it to be a “rewarding experience”.

Hellenic Center of Excellence for Health and Wellness Launches on Crete

The Hellenic Center of Excellence for Health and Wellness that aims to promote Greek culture with a focus on the plant-based Mediterranean Diet has launched in Greece.

TUI Sees Tourism Recovery Fast Approaching 2019 Levels

TUI Group CEO Fritz Joussen expects to see the tourism industry recoup 80% of pre-pandemic 2019 levels this year or even reach 100%.

Metaxa Group Cares for its Employees, Maintains Health and Safety Measures at Work

The Metaxa Hospitality Group shows that it cares for its employees by maintaining all the necessary health and safety measures in its hotels on Santorini and Crete.

easyJet: New Routes to Kos, Kefalonia, Corfu and Chania for Summer 2022

easyJet and easyJet holidays have added seven new routes to the carrier’s UK network for summer 2022, including the popular Greek islands of Kos, Kefalonia, Corfu and Crete.

Greece’s International Cycling Tour to Start from Crete

The “International Cycling Tour of Hellas” event in Greece will kick off from Crete on April 27 with a total of 147 cyclists ready for five days of action.

Crete’s New Chania Archaeological Museum Opens to the Public

The new Chania Archaeological Museum on the Greek island of Crete recently opened its doors featuring more than 3,500 artefacts, 1,000 of which for the first time.

Four Greek Beaches Among Europe’s Best for 2022

Beaches on the Greek islands of Lichadonisia, Crete, Lefkada and Astypalea are among Europe’s best for 2022, according to the European Best Destinations (EBD) organization.

Rethymno Encourages Cycling as Part of ‘Bike Friendly Days’ Event

The city of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete will hold its first “Bike Friendly Days” event during April 26-30.

Metaxa Hospitality Group Announces Opening of Hotels on Crete and Santorini

The Metaxa Hospitality Group has announced the opening of its hotels on the Greek islands of Crete and Santorini for the 2022 summer season.

ATHENA International Olive Oil Competition Taking Place in Sitia, Crete

The coastal city of Sitia on the island of Crete is hosting the ATHENA International Olive Oil Competition 2022, which will recognize some of the world’s best olive oil producers.

Metaxa Hospitality Group Welcomes Hotel Staff Back for 2022 Tourism Season

On the occasion of the new tourism season in Greece, Metaxa Hospitality Group held its annual “Staff Welcome” event and gave a warm welcome to its hotel employees.

GNTO: Travelers from Serbia are Eyeing Greece for Vacations in 2022

Serbian travelers are looking towards Greece to spend their summer vacations this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece Shines at Tourism Shows in Poland and Czech Republic

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) presented Greece and its tourism offerings at trade shows in the Czech Republic and Poland.

Ministry: Works Underway to Protect Cultural Monuments on Crete

The Greek Culture Ministry will proceed with a number of projects on Crete to protect and upgrade the island’s cultural monuments and landmark sites.

Crete: New Archaeological Museums Coming to Chania and Rethymno

The cities of Chania and Rethymno on the island of Crete, Greece, are to each get their own new archaeological museum.