Coming May 1 2017, Myconian Kyma is a new Design Hotels masterpiece on the island of Mykonos. The 52-room, 29-suite property is a luxurious and secluded retreat, just steps from Mykonos Town.
Tourist from the Balkans and beyond will flock to the historic Greek city of Xanthi by February’s end in order to observe the colorful festival there. Xanthi is called the “city of the thousand colors”, and the popular carnival in Old Town is ready to welcome record crowds in 2017.
The Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens is celebrating three decades of exhibiting excellence with the presentation of “Cycladic Society 5,000 Years Ago” open from early December 2016 to late March 2017.
If you are visiting the island with children who enjoy interacting with animals, we have seven Cretan summer adventures to keep them busy.
According to the Airport Manager at Heraklion’s Nikos Kazantzakis Airport passenger traffic was up almost 12 percent for 2016 year on year. One of the world’s most popular island paradises, Crete is well known for its friendly inhabitants and vacation bargains.
“It’s spectacular,” someone exclaims somewhere in the distance, and I am lost for words. Spectacular doesn’t even begin to describe what I see. The magic of Apano Meria rendered me silent, and all I can do is stare at that unbelievable sky as it touches the Aegean at the horizon with fiery reds and purples […]
Greece’s tourism revenues for 2016 slumped below those of 2015 and 2014 according to figures from the Bank of Greece. Traveler spending dropped by double digits, which accounted for the losses even amidst stellar tourist arrivals.
New archaeological evidence suggests that the capital of Minoan Civilization of Knossos was far larger and more impacting than experts believed. The ancient Aegean city, it had been found, actually recovered from the geo-social cataclysm that occurred after the eruption of Thera (Santorini).
For visitors to Greece during this Christmas season, the religious feast of Agios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) is celebrated each year as pilgrims travel to Naxos for St. Nicholas in the village of Kynidaro, and to the old the chapel of Agios Nikolaos at Faros.
According to the Leisure Travel Monitor, 2016 has been a banner year for Greek tourism. The German based analysts GfK measured the first eight months of 2016 Greek overseas visitors to the tune of more than 17.2 million compared with 17 million over the same period in 2015.
Two days of the Digi.travel EMEA Conference & Expo in Athens delivered their business promise to those who attended, and to those of us presenting. Friends and colleagues, old and new, were ready to embark along their separate paths, but for us exploring the streets of Plaka, and listening to the echoes of eternity, the message was in […]
According to Anna Rufo, head of display sales at TripAdvisor, more people now use the world famous review site to book their vacations to Greece, than ever.