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Students from Crete Discover the World of Greek Tourism

Students from Crete, interested in pursuing a career in tourism, took part in an educational program organized by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation and The Tipping Point.

Aria Hotels Expands to Sifnos, Adds ‘Patriarca’ to Portfolio

Aria Hotels has expanded its activities to the island of Sifnos by adding the Patriarca boutique hotel to its portfolio of properties.

Wyndham Grand’s Mirabello Hotel Gets ‘Blue Flag’ for its Beach

The beach of the Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay hotel was recognized for its top quality and infrastructure and received the "Blue Flag" for 2019.

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.

Late Minoan Chamber Tomb Comes to Light on Crete

Archaeologists have discovered an intact Late Minoan chamber tomb with two adult skeletons and well-preserved pottery, near Ierapetra on the island of Crete.

Greek Hotel Investments Set to Go Full Steam Ahead

Eight billion euros worth of hotel investments will be materializing in the coming years in Greece, on the back of soaring tourism arrivals.

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

TAIPED: Open Electronic Tender for Sale/Lease of 14 Real Estate Assets in Greece

Greek state privatization fund TAIPED announced the launch of an open electronic tender for the sale/lease of 14 real estate assets located in Kavala, Attica, Lasithi, Chalkidiki, Rhodes, Argolida and Messinia.

Lasithi Tourists to Learn Secrets of Cretan Dance at Workshop

In efforts to meet the demands of restless tourists seeking unique cultural experiences, the Vilaeti Traditional Guesthouse in Lasithi, Crete, will be hosting a series of seminars on traditional Cretan dance titled “Geranos” on June 16-20.

Minoan Group Crete Luxury Project Gets Go-ahead from Greece

Travel firm Minoan Group has received the Greek government's final approval for the construction of a five star plus quality resort on Crete.

Minoan Sees 1st Half Revenue up by 18.6%, Crete Project Pending Approval

Travel and leisure company Minoan Group Plc announced last week that revenues for the first half of 2015 grew by 18.6 percent.

Minoan Group Plc: Greece Could Have Stronger Economic Recovery If Tourist Assets Are Upgraded

If Greece's travel industry can extend the holiday season, then it could play an even more important role in Greece's economic recovery, according to Christopher Egleton, Executive Chairman of Minoan Group Plc.

Minoan Group: Full Speed Ahead On Crete “Fast Track” Project

Minoan Group is currently working on the various studies necessary for the environmental approval of the “fast track” investment in the Cavo Sidero peninsula in Lasithi, Crete.
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Bill For Development Of Medical Tourism in Greece Almost Ready

A bill for the development of medical tourism in Greece is currently being prepared by the Greek Ministries of Health and Tourism and will soon be released for public consultation, Health Minister Andreas Lykourentzos informed the Greek Parliament recently.

Major Tourism Projects Planned This Year

At least five major tourism projects are expected to get underway this year. Two are completely new projects initiated by the Municipality of Katerinis (Pieria) and by the Elia Prefecture (Peloponissos).