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‘Grekaddict’ Seals New Tourism Partnerships and Expands Activities in Greece

Travel experiences booking platform "Grekaddict" has expanded its activities in Greece through new partnerships on the island of Crete and in destinations of northern Greece.

Marketing Greece’s 2018 Tourism Campaign Grabs Attention of Global Media

Focusing on the multi-dimensional character of Athens and lesser known destinations, Marketing Greece’s 2018 tourism campaign attracted the interest of international media.

Civitel Creta Beach Hotel Receives HolidayCheck 2018 Certificate

The Civitel Creta Beach hotel on Crete has received the "Recommended on HolidayCheck" certificate for 2018, with a rating of 5.4/6 stars.

Greek PM: Crete’s North Road Axis ‘Vital for Island’s Development’

The completion of Crete's north road axis is vital for the island’s further development, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Western Crete Study Sees Rise in Traveler Satisfaction, Numbers

Travelers to Western Crete appear to be satisfied with restaurant services, accommodation, local hospitality and transport, according to a recent study.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Officially Opens for Summer 2019

The Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, has officially opened its doors to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Η Κρήτη υποδέχεται το δεύτερο 100% Hotel Workshop Tour στις 4 & 6 Μαΐου

Με την περσινή διοργάνωση να ξεπερνά τους 200 attendees συνολικά, το φετινό 100% Hotel Workshop Tour στην Κρήτη αναμένεται ιδιαίτερα δυναμικό.

Greek Culture Minister Says Return of Parthenon Marbles the Only Option

"The return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece is a one-way street,” Greek Culture Minister Myrsini Zorba said during a workshop held in Athens.

Sbokos Hotel Group Rebrands as ‘Phāea Resorts’

The Golf Residences SA / Sbokos Hotel Group has announced its rebranding to Phāea Resorts, also unveiling a new corporate identity and logo.

Heraklion Home-porting Boosts Cruise Passenger Traffic by 39%

Thanks to increasing home-porting actions, the Cretan town of Heraklion marked a 39 percent rise in cruise traveler numbers in 2018 against 2017.

TAL Aviation Appointed to Represent SunExpress Airline in Greece

Turkey-based leisure airline SunExpress has signed an agreement with TAL Aviation for its representation in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania.

Hotels.com: Crete’s Kydon Hotel is ‘Loved by Guests’

Crete's "Kydon, The Heart City Hotel", has been honored for its prime hospitality services with the “Loved by Guests" award by Hotels.com.

Minoan Lines: ‘Knossos Palace’ Ferry Gets Environmental Upgrade

The “Knossos Palace” cruise ferry of Minoan Lines has returned to its Piraeus-Crete scheduled itineraries, following its environmental upgrade.

Attica Group Wins Gold at Loyalty Awards 2019

Attica Group received the gold award for its “Seasmiles” loyalty program for travelers, at the Loyalty Awards 2019 that was recently held in Athens.

Crete to Welcome New Adults-only ‘Cactus Mare’ Hotel

The Cactus Mare, a new five-star, adults-only hotel, is ready to open its doors in the village of Stalida, on the northern coast of Crete.

Crete’s Olive Green Hotel Among TripAdvisor’s 25 Best in Greece

Crete's Olive Green Hotel is among the 25 best in Greece, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Awards for Hotels 2019.

TripAdvisor: Crete Among Best Destinations in the World for 2019

Crete is among the five best destinations in the world for 2019, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Αwards for Destinations.

Travelers Give Chania Thumbs Up for Hospitality, Safety

Visitors to Crete give Chania thumbs up for its hospitality, local products and hotels but are not satisfied with the infrastructure and cleanliness, an annual survey reveals.

Rethymno Presented as ‘Smart Choice All Year Round’ at Russia’s MITT 2019 Fair

The town of Rethymno on Crete was presented as a "smart choice" for all-year-round holidays, during the 26th MITT tourism exhibition held recently in Moscow, Russia.

Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Group Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Kerry Kennedy, the head of the Robert F Kennedy Human Rights advocacy group, called for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, during her visit to Athens.