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Crete Wins Title of ‘Best Region’ at Greek Travel Awards in Scandinavia

Crete won three awards, including a gold for being voted "Best Region" in Greece, at the 1st Greek Travel Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Crete FVW Workshop Offers Insight into German Travel Trends

The 2018 FVW Workshop, recently held on Crete, brought together Germany’s top tour operators, travel agents and journalists, who exchanged insight with local sector professionals.

Crete Region ‘Star of the Show’ at Vienna Holiday Fair

Following its participation in the Ferien-Messe Wien, Austria’s largest travel show, the Region of Crete said pre-bookings for 2018 have significantly increased.

Crete to Star on RTL Belgium’s ‘iComme’ TV Show

Crete’s main attractions will be featured in an upcoming episode of the “iComme” TV show, due to be broadcast on RTL Belgium between June 11-17.

Time for Greece to Capitalize on Safety, Its Strong Point

It’s time for Greece to capitalise on its new strong point - security, Michalis Vamiedakis, Crete Tourism Commissioner told the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) during the ITB Berlin on Thursday.

WTM 2016: Crete Expects More UK Visitors, Extra Flights

Crete is set to usher in the 2017 tourism season on a positive note according to pre-bookings which suggest more visitors and an increasing number of flights from the UK for April and May.

SETE, Crete Region Explore Ways to Make Island Top Destination

Seeking ways to attract more tourism to the island of Crete, local authorities and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) held a day event last week bringing together private and public interests towards the achievement of this goal.

Greek Tourism Officials Hold Talks with Leading Russian Tour Operators on 2016 Season

Representatives of leading Russian tour operators recently briefed Greek tourism officials on their plans for 2016 - where Greece is concerned - and on the flow of Russian tourists to the country.

Deltanet Aims to Serve Over 500,000 Tourists to Greece

Greek destination management group Deltanet Travel has set its sights on handling more than half a million foreign visitors to Greece in 2016, while expanding with two new branches in Athens and Corfu, and a subsidiary in China.

Region of Crete Eyes Africa as Next Export Spot

Constantly seeking ways to boost its presence and enhance local exports abroad, the Region of Crete recently announced its plans to hold a business forum focusing on developing countries in Africa to be held in Heraklion, in the coming months.

WTM 2015: Crete Ready for New Season, Set to Launch Info Site for Tourists

Promoting alternative and adventure tourism and at the same time bringing the celebrated Cretan hospitality to the frontline of its tourism strategy for 2016, the Region of Crete is moving full speed ahead to prepare for the new season, its Commissioner of Tourism, Michalis...