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Spinalonga Islet Among Culture Ministry’s Development Projects

The islet of Spinalonga, located in the Elounda Gulf northeastern Crete, is a top priority for the Greek Culture Ministry which is moving ahead with restoration and upgrade projects in the Lasithi prefecture.

Crete: Tradition and Unique Beauty Star in Lasithi Plateau Tourism Video

Crete’s traditions and unique natural beauty are promoted through a new tourism video campaign released by the Municipality of Lasithi Plateau.

Greek Shipping Ministry Allocates Funding for Crete Port Upgrades

The Greek Shipping Ministry will release some 24 million euros in funding for infrastructure upgrade works at four ports on the island of Crete.

More Areas in Greece Rise to ‘Red’ Covid-19 Risk Level

Τhe Greek regional units of Halkidiki, Lasithi and Zakynthos have moved up to "red" Covid-19 status, according to the General Secretariat for Civil Protection.

Crete’s Lasithi Plateau Launches Digital Platform for Local Producers

The Municipality of Lasithi Plateau, located on the island of Crete, has launched a digital platform to support local producers.

Reload Hotel Sales Management Announces Opening of Partner Properties in Greece

The Reload Hotel Sales Management company has announced the reopening of the majority of its partner hotels in Greece.

Danish Travelers are Going to Greece this Year

The interest of Danish travelers to visit Greece in 2020 is growing strong, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts Again Races for the Cure

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts again participated in the "Greece Race for the Cure" charity event that aims to raise breast cancer awareness.

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.
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