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‘Out of the Blue’ Named Best Hotel for Children in Europe at Prix Villégiature Awards 2019

Crete’s Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort has been announced "Best Hotel for Children in Europe" at the prestigious Prix Villégiature Awards 2019.

Crete’s Hersonissos Innovates with ‘Local Passport’ for Repeat Visitors

The Northern Crete municipality of Hersonissos has taken a bold step introducing the “Local Passport” granted to repeat visitors or to those wishing to get married there.

TripAdvisor: Crete Among Best Destinations in the World for 2019

Crete is among the five best destinations in the world for 2019, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Αwards for Destinations.

EU Parliament Warns Unregulated Tourism May ‘Hurt’ Santorini

A European Parliament report on overtourism is warning that if tourism flows continue to increase on Santorini, the island will suffer dire consequences.

Too Many Tourists Causing Disruption, Europeans Getting Fed Up

Residents at cities across Europe are telling tourists to go home after the massive inflows of travelers are making life a burden at many destinations.

Hotels in Malia, Crete, Saying ‘No’ to Rowdy Foreign Tourists

Malia, Crete, is turning away rowdy tourists in an effort to repair a tainted reputation due to visitors that flock the town and drink till they drop.

Malia, Crete: Where Tourism & Culture Become One

The Municipality of Hersonissos has released a promo video that highlights the cultural and traditional side of Malia, otherwise known as the party capital of Crete.
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UK Ambassador: Greece Is A Safe Country

"Greece is a friendly, hospitable and safe country," the UK's ambassador to Greece John Kittmer said when he recently visited Crete and met with the family of a 19-year-old tourist who lost his life during a brawl between Britons in the holiday resort of Malia last week.
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Hersonissos Promoted Through Destination Profiles

The Municipality of Hersonissos, Crete, has launched destination profiles for three of its most visited areas to boost its tourism promotion and provide information to tourism professionals and visitors on what the destination has to offer.

Argostoli to Receive Makeover

Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos recently announced the immediate transformation of the Xenia hotel in Argostoli (Kefallonia) into a boutique hotel and a modern conference center, which will run all-year round.