At meetings in Madrid at the International Tourism Fair FITUR, Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura made strides toward increasing Latin America ties.
We moved to Crete for good in the Summer of 2017. The reasons for an American and a Romanian to venture far afield from America or our previous home in central Europe are manifold, but a 2014 visit played a major role.
In news from Greece, last season saw a big dive in cruise ship arrivals and passenger visits compared to 2016. Reports blame the drop in visits on political instability and geopolitical developments in surrounding destinations of the eastern Mediterranean region.
News of the privatization of the Thessaloniki Port arrived late last week via Greece’s liquidation fund. According to the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund the sale of its 67% stake in Thessaloniki Port to Deutche Invest Equity Partners, Belterra Investments and CMA CGM’s ports division, Terminal Link has now taken place.
At the 3rd annual edition of the World Spa Awards™, which took place at JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay in Vietnam on Saturday, December 9, 2017, Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa picked up its trophy for Greece’s Best Resort Spa 2017 award.
Lampsa Hellenic Hotels SA has just taken out a 30-year lease on a nice story building that once housed the historic Kings Palace in Athens.
Ano Asites is a secret place I was not going to divulge the secrets of. Not telling strangers about such pristine treasures would be sacrilegious though.
Taking place 21-24 February 2018, Messinia Pro-Am has already received extensive interest globally, counting participants from 14 countries.
The top sports tourism event “Santorini Experience” is only a few days away. Between October 6th and 8th 2017, running and swimming races will be held for a 3rd consecutive year on the enchanting island of the Cyclades. “Santorini Experience” continues this year full of surprises. The established meet & greet event will take place […]
Travel experts claim Folegandros is the last bastion of what the true Greece looked like decades ago. The 32 sq. km. island near Santorini is home to about 650 permanent residents, and it’s a spot the big cruise ships just pass on by on the way to more highly publicized Greek isles. possibly the last untouched […]
Archaeologists here on Crete have unearthed Minoan tombs at least 3,000 years old. At a cemetery from the Bronze Age, two more graves were discovered at the Petras Palace site near Sitia in the far east of the island.
The story I am about to tell you may seem more like a fairytale than fact. But everything you are about to read can be attributed to a phenomenon that is at once indescribable and as basic as a smile. There’s a kind of freedom that awaits you on Crete. It’s a gift that everyone […]