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Survey: Crete is Most Affordable Romantic Escape for 2023

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, a new survey has found Crete to be the world’s cheapest romantic destination for 2023.

Tourism for All: Alternative Destinations in Greece See Rise of Domestic Tourists

Greece’s alternative destinations in 2022 saw a boost in Greek visitors thanks to the “Tourism for All” subsidy program for domestic holidays.

Grecotel Promotes Cretan Lifestyle and Diet at Experiential Conference

The health benefits of the Cretan lifestyle and diet were highlighted at an experiential conference in Rethymno, attended by over 100 university professors and co-organized by Grecotel.

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.

June Sports Tourism Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting significant sports events taking place in Greece during June.

Grecotel Takes Part in ‘Clean Up the Med’ Initiative

The Grecotel Creta Palace hotel in Rethymno, Crete, held a beach cleanup event as part of the “Clean Up the Med” initiative.

Rethymno Encourages Cycling as Part of ‘Bike Friendly Days’ Event

The city of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete will hold its first “Bike Friendly Days” event during April 26-30.

Ministry: Works Underway to Protect Cultural Monuments on Crete

The Greek Culture Ministry will proceed with a number of projects on Crete to protect and upgrade the island’s cultural monuments and landmark sites.

Crete: New Archaeological Museums Coming to Chania and Rethymno

The cities of Chania and Rethymno on the island of Crete, Greece, are to each get their own new archaeological museum.

Covid-19 Measures Announced for Messinia

Greek authorities have announced emergency Covid-19 restrictions for the region of Messinia in the Peloponnese, and extended measures for some areas of Crete.

Greece’s Unvaccinated Tourism Workers in Six Areas Must Test for Covid-19 Twice a Week

Greece’s unvaccinated workers in tourism, coastal shipping and the F&B sector in areas where Covid-19 cases have increased will have to test for the virus twice a week.

GNTO Supports Greek Sports and Gastronomy Tourism Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) this summer is supporting sports and gastronomy events taking place in popular Greek destinations.

EBD Includes 5 Greek Destinations Among Best for Vaccinated Travelers

The European Best Destinations (EBD) organization has included five popular Greek destinations among the world's best for Covid-19 vaccinated travelers.

Crete to Welcome Hilton’s Curio Collection Brand in 2021

Hilton has signed an agreement with Troulis Royal Collection to open The Royal Senses Resort Crete under its upscale Curio Collection brand in 2021.

GNTO Takes Part in Virtual Greek Tourism Workshop for Danish Market

The GNTO is taking part in the 1st Virtual Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop that is focusing on the Danish market.

Karditsa, Greece, Wins European Sustainable Mobility Award

The city of Karditsa in Thessaly, central Greece, was honored with the EU's EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Award 2019 for its efforts to support sustainable mobility.

Germany and Austria Meet Rethymno Carnival in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is holding press trips to Crete, looking to promote the carnival celebrations of Rethymno to Germany and Austria.

HotelBrain Group: Six New Properties Added to ‘HotelKeys’ Portfolio

HotelKeys, a subsidiary of the HotelBrain Group, has added six new leased hotels, located on Paros, Crete, Naxos and Rhodes, to its portfolio.

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.

Rethymno Presented as ‘Smart Choice All Year Round’ at Russia’s MITT 2019 Fair

The town of Rethymno on Crete was presented as a "smart choice" for all-year-round holidays, during the 26th MITT tourism exhibition held recently in Moscow, Russia.
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