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Regional Governor of Crete, Stavros Arnaoutakis
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Op-Ed: Stavros Arnaoutakis on Crete tourism

The Region of Crete intends to implement a regional tourism policy, in parallel with the national one, focused on extending the tourist season and opening towards new markets, says governor, Stavros Arnaoutakis.

SKY express Increases Direct Flights to Crete for Summer 2022

SKY express’ schedule for summer 2022 sees Crete’s airports welcoming more than one million travelers from domestic destinations and at least seven European countries.

National Geographic to Promote Crete’s UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, Geoparks

The Region of Crete has partnered with National Geographic to promote its UNESCO biosphere reserves and geoparks.

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.

Metaxa Hospitality Group Hosts German Tour Operators on Crete

The Metaxa Hospitality Group recently welcomed over 150 German tour operators, travel agents and journalists to its Creta Maris resort on Crete.

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.

Minister Aiming for All Greek Destinations to Welcome Tourists

The Tourism Ministry is aiming for all destinations in Greece to welcome tourists once the Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted.

Crete Joins #Greecefromhome Initiative – Video

Crete has joined the #Greecefromhome initiative and launched a new video and website, which feature the unforgettable experiences the region can offer visitors.

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.
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.

Impact of Thomas Cook Collapse on Crete – Governor

Crete Regional Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis informed Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis on the impact of Thomas Cook's collapse on the island's businesses.

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.

Kasteli Airport Deal Signed, Project Ready to Take Off

Construction work on Kasteli Airport on Crete is set to begin after GEK Terna, India’s GAL and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis signed the concession contract.
Stavros Arnaoutakis, Governor of Crete Region
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Stavros Arnaoutakis, Governor of Crete Region

Crete Regional Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Crete’s Spinalonga Site Secures EU Funding for Restoration Works

The Region of Crete has managed to secure EU funds for the third phase of works on the archaeological site of the small island of Spinalonga.

Crete Region, SETE Team Up to Boost Greek Tourism Presence in Brussels

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is collaborating with the Region of Crete and will be holding its promotional and networking activities at the Region's office in Brussels.

Infrastructure Key to Attracting Winter Tourism to Crete

Ways to strengthen tourism flows to Crete in the winter months were the focus of a day event recently organized by the island’s trade associations in Rethymno.

Le Figaro Highlights Greece as Four-season Destination

French newspaper Le Figaro recently featured Greece as a four-season destination and also highlighted the country's tourism sector as "fast growing" for the Greek economy.

Greek Culture Minister Visits Crete, Discusses Projects, Funding

Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou met with Crete governor Stavros Arnaoutakis to discuss issues related the region's archaeological sites and ways to secure funding.
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