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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.

German-speaking Travelers Picking Crete, Rhodes in 2019

Rhodes and Crete appear to be among the leading destinations of choice for the German-speaking market in 2019, according to travel services provider HolidayCheck.

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.

ASTA Athens 2018 Meet Aims to Boost US Arrivals to Greece

The organizers of the ASTA Destination Expo 2018 are aiming via the conference to increase the number of US holidaymakers to Greece by 30 percent.
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