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Turkish Tourism Professionals Get to Know Greece

Turkish tour operators, travel agents & MICE organizers gained insight on Greek destinations and hotels during an exclusive presentation conducted recently by Respond On Demand in Istanbul.

Athens, Crete and Kalamata Lead the Way as Popular Greek Destinations

Athens, the island of Crete and Kalamata, in the central Peloponnese, were the three Greek destinations that drew the crowds in 2014, according to a SETE Intelligence report.

Vita Hotels Takes Crete by Storm with New Investments

Hotel group Vita Hotels has added two new accommodation investments on the island of Crete to its portfolio, striking a deal, in the meantime, with UK travel providers Thomas Cook for exclusive services.

Let the Carnival Begin… in Rethymno Crete

It’s carnival time on Crete, with the annual Rethymno Carnival in full swing as cheerful masqueraders roam the footpaths and alleys of the Venetian port city.

Sweden Goes Greek This Week @ 2nd Grekland Panorama

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings take Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when the 2nd Grekland Panorama kicks off at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe.

‘Telegraph Travel’ Tribute to 19 Best Greek Islands

In its latest photo series, Telegraph Travel has selected the 19 best Greek islands for all tastes.

Greece is the Word in Sweden After Grekland Panorama Steals the Show

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings took Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when some 11,000 visitors flocked to the 2nd Grekland Panorama, which took place at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe, making it one of the largest tourism expos...

Five Major Tourism Projects in the Pipeline, Awaiting Go-ahead

Five major tourism projects in Ithaki, Viotia, Chios, central Greece and Crete, are awaiting the green light under the country’s “Fast Track” law, which accelerates the licensing procedures for private-public investments.

Crete’s Hersonissos Municipality Talks Tourism in Sweden

As part of its ongoing strategy to promote the diverse offerings of the region and inform Scandinavian tour operators of alternative options available, Crete’s Municipality of Hersonissos participated in this year’s Grekland Panorama, held on February 13-15 in Stockholm.

Cruise Tourism in Greece: Kountoura Briefed on Heraklion Port Authority’s Accomplishments

The president of the Heraklion Port Authority, Ioannis Bras, yesterday proposed the launch of a National Cruise Council in Greece, during a meeting in Athens with Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Lonely Planet: Lights, Camera… Greece!

Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."

Greece and Iran Strengthen Tourism Ties

Iranian airline Mahan Air has announced it will operate two flights a week to Athens in May and is also considering the launch of direct flights to Crete and Thessaloniki.

Castello Boutique Resort & Spa Becomes Member of ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World’

The Castello Boutique Resort & Spa has officially become a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection.

Crete’s Incredible Edibles Feature in Germany’s ‘Essen & Drinken’

Traditional Cretan cuisine takes center stage in German monthly foodie magazine Essen & Drinken (Eat and Drink) with a 10-page feature on everything from olive and oil to herbs and spices.

GEPOET Meets with Alternate Tourism Minister

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with the Greek Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) to discuss the challenges of the sector and formulate a joint strategy ahead of the official launch of the summer tourist season.

Greece-Russia Discuss Tourism

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met in Athens, with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Greece, Andrey Maslov, on Monday, to discuss the further enhancement of tourism relations between the two countries.

‘We Do Local’ Joins Forces with Wines of Crete

“We Do Local” has joined forces with the Wines of Crete, as part of its ongoing efforts to promote local culture and cuisine, support local producers and human resources and respect the environment.

Google Plans to ‘Grow Greek Tourism Online’ in 6 More Destinations

Google's initiative dubbed “Grow Greek Tourism Online” will expand to six more destinations in Greece, it was announced at a press conference on Tuesday.

ITB 2015: Hersonissos Fosters Ties with German Market

As part of its ongoing strategy to promote the diverse offerings of the region and inform German tour operators of alternative options available, Crete’s Municipality of Hersonissos participated in this year’s ITB 2015 earlier this month in Berlin.

Famed Chef Botrini Takes Over Kitchen at Knossos Beach Hotel’s ‘Swell’ Restaurant

Luxury Crete-based hotel Knossos Beach in Iraklio, welcomes Michelin Star-winning chef Ettore Botrini to its in-house restaurant “Swell”.