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Elafonissi: The Caribbean In Greece

Off the southwestern tip of Crete and about 75 kilometers from the town of Chania, lies Elafonissi, an island that is within walking distance from the mainland, sometimes without even getting one’s toes wet.

Crete Is Google’s First Stop To “Grow Greek Tourism”

A new initiative by Google, the Greek Tourism Ministry, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) dubbed "Grow Greek Tourism Online" will launch in Crete.

Spinalonga Island: Former Leper Colony, Current Tourism Attraction

Spinalonga is a bare and rocky islet that appears to float on the turquoise waters just off the coast in one of the driest parts of Crete but also very near the VIP holiday resort Elounda.

Crete Is Among The Most Affordable European Destinations For Families

The island of Crete in Greece is the third most affordable European destination for a barometer of family summer holiday items that includes meals, drinks and beach items.

Airlines Extend Flight Schedules To Destinations In Greece

Foreign airline companies that operate summer seasonal flights to Greece are extending their schedules through November due to high demand.

Report: Crete Attracts One In Five Visitors To Greece

Crete is one of Greece's most attractive destinations as one in five tourists arrive in the country to vacation on the island, recent data has shown.

Greek Islands Among Best In The World For Summer 2014

Ten Greek islands are among the most popular in the world for vacation this summer, according to a list compiled by hotel comparison website Trivago.

Austria Applauds Crete: “The Sunniest Island In The Mediterranean”

Crete will celebrate a tourism comeback this year as some 25 percent of Austrian travelers will spend their summer holiday on the Greek Island, according to a feature in the latest Austrian weekly news magazine "NEWS."

Crete: Four Touches Of Colors In The Mediterranean, New Promo Video

Picturesque landscapes, historical monuments and traditional elements compose the new promotional video for Crete to markets abroad.

Author Victoria Hislop Expected In Athens To Talk About Her Love For The Greek Capital

UK author Victoria Hislop will be in the Greek capital in June to attend an event entitled "The beauty of Athens."