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Minoan Lines Announced ‘Top Growth Operator’ for 2018 by London-based OTA

Minoan Lines has been named “Top Growth Operator” for 2018 by a leading UK-based ferry demand platform and online travel agency (OTA).

Marriott Greece ‘Runs for Youth’ in Athens

The Marriott Greece & Cyprus Business Council recently held the first “Run for Youth” event in Athens, aiming to raise funds for the SOS Children's Villages Greece.

‘Out of the Blue’ Wins Best Spa Resort in Europe Award at 2018 Prix Villégiature

The Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort on Crete has been announced the "Best Spa Resort in Europe" at the prestigious 2018 Prix Villégiature Awards.

Greece and China Meet Through Travel, Culture, Music

Musicians from China are exploring Greece through a unique cultural journey as part of the “2018 Meet Greece Music Journey” initiative.

Ryanair Links Crete and Milan with New 2019 Summer Routes

Ryanair has announced the launch of two new routes from Heraklion, Crete, to Bergamo and Malpensa in Milan, as part of its 2019 summer schedule.

SWOT to Manage New Mykonos Autograph Collection Hotel by Marriott

Greek hospitality experts Simple Way of Tourism (SWOT) will be managing the operations of a new Marriott Autograph Collection hotel on Mykonos, starting in 2019.

Celestyal Cruises Says Goodbye to 2018 with Authentic Greek Music Onboard the ‘Olympia’

Celestyal Cruises will hold two unique cruises before the end of 2018 and offer authentic Greek entertainment onboard its “Olympia” ship.

Seajets Applauds 2018 European Rally Champion Alexey Lukyanuk

Russian rally driver Alexey Lukyanuk won the European Rally Championship (ERC) 2018 with Greek ferry operator Seajets on his side as Grand Sponsor.

Crete to Host 20th FEG European Tourist Guides Meeting

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, during November 20-25, will hold the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting in Heraklion on Crete.

Mirum Hellas Moves Ahead with Elounda Luxury Hotel, Holiday Home Venture

Mirum Hellas is moving ahead with a 410-million-euro luxury tourism project including the construction of holiday homes in Elounda, Crete.

‘Out of the Blue’ Resort Honored at 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards

Crete’s Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort received two honors at the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.

ANEK Lines Holds ‘Autumn Bicycle Round 2018’ on Crete

Cycling enthusiasts and athletes of all ages participated in the Autumn Bicycle Round 2018, recently held by Greek passenger shipping company ANEK Lines.

Crete Examines Yachting Potential Under iBLUE Program

Crete officials are looking into ways to tap into the potential of yachting and luxury boating tourism during the three-day iBLUE event, which is taking place on the island.

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts Supports Battle Against Breast Cancer

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts for the first time participated in the "Greece Race for the Cure" running and walking event, to support the battle against breast cancer.

Minoan Lines Promotes Chania-Piraeus Route through Digital Campaign

Greek coastal shipping company Minoan Lines has launched a digital campaign to promote its new Chania-Piraeus-Chania route.

Creta Maris Conducts Effective Emergency Drill to Ensure Safety

The Creta Maris Beach Resort held its annual emergency evacuation exercise, as part of its "crisis management" program to ensure the safety of its employees and guests.

Crete’s Alexander Beach Hotel Appoints Michalis Chatzinikolaou as New Manager

The five-star Alexander Beach Hotel & Village, located in Malia on Crete, has appointed Michalis Chatzinikolaou as its new manager.

Antiparos, Messini, Kythira Best Places to Invest in Short-term Rentals

Antiparos, Messini and Kythira are considered the best places to invest in short-term rentals in Greece, according to data released by AirDNA.

Greece’s Spinalonga on its Way to UNESCO World Heritage List

The Greek Ministry of Culture has submitted a nomination file for the inscription of the Spinalonga island near Crete, on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Ferry Operator ANEK Sees Turnover Growth H1 2018

The ANEK Lines group posted improved turnover in the first half of 2018 at 72.9 million euros compared to 65.3 million euros in the corresponding period of 2017.