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Greece Honored at Reiselivsmessen Expo 2023 in Oslo

Greece was the honored country at the international tourism exhibition Reiselivsmessen 2023 held in Oslo, Norway.

Region of Crete Puts Aside €1.5m for Tourism Support, Promotion

The Region of Crete’s budget for 2023 includes the amount of 1.5 million euros for the support of the island’s new tourism promotional program.

Rethymno, Crete, to Host World Final of OCEANMAN Open Water Swimming Event

Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete will host the OCEANMAN World Final International Open Water Swimming competition during October 28-30.

Chania, Crete, to Host Council of Europe’s 11th Cultural Routes Advisory Forum

The Council of Europe will hold its 11th Cultural Routes Annual Advisory Forum during October 5-7 in the city of Chania on Crete.

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 Continues to Invite Travelers to ‘Sense the Authentic’

The Region of Crete, through an ongoing campaign, continues to invite travelers to “sense” the island's authenticity.

Crete Launches Greece’s First Site for Digital Nomads

The Region of Crete has launched Greece's first website for digital nomads, aiming to attract remote workers to the island.

Crete Invites Travelers to Enjoy Authentic Experiences this Summer

The Region of Crete has launched a new tourism campaign inviting travelers to enjoy the authentic experiences the island is offering this summer.

Belgian Travelers Set their Sights on Greece

Belgian travelers are adding Greece to their list of destinations for 2020, with pre-bookings showing increase, driven by the rise of direct flights between the two countries.

Crete Gets Ministry Support for Special Interest Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry will extend support to Crete to develop special interest tourism products that can attract travelers to the island all year long.

TUI Magic Life Candia Maris Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Crete's TUI Magic Life Candia Maris resort was the grand sponsor of the 4th Women's Race for the Prevention of Breast Cancer that took place in Heraklio.
Stavros Arnaoutakis, Governor of Crete Region
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Stavros Arnaoutakis, Governor of Crete Region

Crete Region Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis highlights his aim to establish Crete as a worldwide-known international winter destination.

New Campaign Invites Travelers to Experience Crete during Winter

The Region of Crete has launched a new online campaign, aiming to promote the island's authentic winter experiences and tourism offerings.

Greek PM: Crete’s North Road Axis ‘Vital for Island’s Development’

The completion of Crete's north road axis is vital for the island’s further development, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Spinalonga Vies for Spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

The islet of Spinalonga, northeastern Crete, will officially be competing for inclusion in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list.

Ministry: Upgrading Greece’s Tourism Training and Education a Priority

The upgrading of the training and education offered to Greek tour guides is among the Tourism Ministry's top priorities.

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.

Wanderlust Greece Explores Crete – Video

Wanderlust Greece, the digital travel campaign of Marketing Greece, reveals all the reasons why travelers should add Crete to their vacation bucket list.

Ierapetra Tourism Festival Set for Action on September 3

The 3rd Ierapetra Tourism Festival kicks off this Sunday, on Crete, with a series of events in the run up to World Tourism Day on September 27.

‘BlueFest Crete18’ Festival Promotes Art, Music, Theater

A number of cultural events - focusing on art, theater, music, and cinema - were held during the" blueFest Crete18", which was recently held in Agios Nikolaos on Crete.