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Underwater Excavation Off Kasos Uncovers Ancient Shipwrecks and Cargo

Shipwrecks of the Hellenistic, Classical and Roman periods were discovered during an excavation off the Greek island of Kasos in the Dodecanese.

Crete’s Lasithi Plateau Launches Digital Platform for Local Producers

The Municipality of Lasithi Plateau, located on the island of Crete, has launched a digital platform to support local producers.

Travelers Must Have Negative Covid-19 Test Result to Enter England

Passengers arriving from all international destinations to England, as of Friday, January 15, will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test.

Covid-19: Strict Lockdown Restrictions Extended for West Attica, Kozani, Kalymnos

The stricter lockdown restrictions imposed on the prefecture of West Attica, the regional units of Kozani and Rodopi, and on the island of Kalymnos have been extended until January 18.

Landmark Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites to Get Free WiFi

Visitors at 25 landmark archaeological sites and museums across Greece will soon have the opportunity to enjoy free wireless internet service (WiFi).

Strict Lockdown Measures Extended for Two Municipalities in West Attica

Greek authorities have decided to extend the strict Covid-19 lockdown restrictions on the municipalities of Aspropyrgos and Elefsina in West Attica, until January 11.

Meet The Best Greece: The Stars of Greek Luxury Travel on Stage in October 2021

The B2B tourism event "Meet the Best Greece" will take place on Crete in October 2021 with a selection of leading Greek travel suppliers and top International buyers.

Greece to Make a Bid to Host 2030 Mediterranean Games

Greece will make a bid to host the 2030 Mediterranean Games in the city of Heraklion on the island of Crete.

Metaxa Group Hotels Receive Multiple Awards for Hospitality Excellence

The hotels of the Metaxa Hospitality Group have received a number of international awards for the prime hospitality services they offer to guests.

Uncharted Escapes Wins Travel & Hospitality Award for 2021

Uncharted Escapes, a Greek travel experience provider, is among the winners of the 2021 European Travel Awards program of the Travel & Hospitality Awards.

Corfu and Heraklion Team Up with GSTC and CLIA for Sustainable Tourism Development

Local authorities on Corfu and Heraklion, Crete, have teamed up with CLIA and GSTC to draw up a plan for sustainable tourism development.

Lonely Planet Names Greece ‘Best Sustainable Food Destination’ for 2021

Lonely Planet has given Greece the title of the world’s most sustainable food destination for 2021.

Cretan Investments Group Hellas Adds First Hotel to Tourism Portfolio

Cretan Investments Group Hellas has added the first hotel to its tourism portfolio by acquiring the Iti AKS Minoa Palace hotel on Crete.

Rethymno will Aim to Attract More American Tourists in 2021

The Municipality of Rethymno has joined forces with ASTA Greece to promote the city's tourism offerings to the US market and attract more travelers.

Jet2 Suspends Flights and Holidays to Greece Until 2021

UK package holiday specialist Jet2 has suspended all flights and holidays to Crete and Rhodes in Greece until 2021, due to Britain's Covid-19 lockdown.

GNTO Takes Part in Virtual Greek Tourism Workshop for Danish Market

The GNTO is taking part in the 1st Virtual Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop that is focusing on the Danish market.

Crete’s Arkadi Hotel Launches Large-scale Renovation Project

A large-scale renovation project is taking place at the Arkadi Hotel in Chania, Crete, which is expected to be completed by May 2021.

Greece Pushes Forward with Port Upgrades

Greece is accelerating procedures in order to move ahead with infrastructure upgrades at ports across the country, according to Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

Phāea Resorts Receives TUI Care Foundation Global Hotel Award 2020

The Greek hospitality group Phāea Resorts has received the TUI Care Foundation Global Hotel Award 2020 for the outstanding quality and service delivered to TUI’s customers.

Celestyal Cruises Offers Complimentary Travel Insurance

Celestyal Cruises will provide complimentary travel insurance for new, individual bookings made through to November 30, for sailings during March-June 2021.