Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, is proudly announcing the opening of their second hotel in Greece. Located on the northern seaside of the largest and mythical Greek island, Crete, the Radisson Blu Beach Resort, Milatos Crete is a picturesque getaway and a true oasis on the Emerald Bay of Milatos.
According to reports from the Russian Union of Travel, Greece may be dropping the ball where plane loads of Russian tourists headed on May vacations are concerned. News from Interfax-Tourism suggests more than 10,000 visa applications have yet to be approved.
A new selection of Greek luxury villas is now being offered by EuropeToo, a member of the IsramWorld portfolio. Visitors to the Greek islands of Crete, Santorini, Mykonos and Paros may now enjoy a wider range of luxurious accommodations for the upcoming tourism season.
According to news from the Bank of Greece, receipts from travel in January decreased by 4.7% year on year, corresponding to a decline in arrivals of 7.8%. Currently Greece’s deficit is at €742 million, up some €461 million euro from the same time last year. The news comes at the worst possible time as economic and political pressures mount in the region.
According to news from Minoan Group, the resort development project is a step closer to getting approval for building on the Cavo Sidero peninsula. After several years of red tape dealings, the Chairman of Minoan says signatures for a needed presidential decree may be forthcoming. Stocks in the company surged on the news.
Ariana Hendrix, content editor for Stay.com, shares her impressions of Athens off season. See what she discovered in this ancient city, and learn what’s interesting to see when you don’t have to face masses of tourists.
Lato Boutique Hotel in Heraklion is offering a special invitation for guests to join a membership program with extra special perks.
It’s that time of the year again, time to celebrate Christmas and to welcome the New Year in style. So why don’t you celebrate at Lato Boutique Hotel in Heraklion if you are on Crete? The hotel annouced great discounted room rates this season, authentic Cretan hospitality, quality services, functional comfort and the best festive […]
AEGEAN airlines has announced the company’s summer network for 2015 at a press conference attended by Greece’s Minister of Tourism, Olga Kefalogiani (as below from Heraklion), and Crete’s Governor, Mr. Stavros Arnaoutakis .
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The health and longevity Cretan’s are notorious for, it’s in large part due to the ideal climate and atmosphere of that island, true. However laid back and ideal Crete may be though, it’s certain the Cretan diet plays a huge role in making Zorba’s island one of the healthiest on Earth. For those who intend to visit the land of the Minoans, here’s some wonderful food and wine tours to put on your bucket list.
British Airways has just announced an all new Gatwick to Heraklion route for Summer 2015. What was a destination dominated by Aegean Air, has already seen budget carrier Ryanair encroach with flights to Chania. No it appears Brits will have even more choice where airfares and departures are concerned.
Friday, AEGEAN announced their winter flight schedule beginning with further international flight growth. According to the news from the Greek airline direct flights from Athens to Cairo will be re instituted.
Last year Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras made an unusual promise, to let free WiFi prevail all across Greece by this year. Now, according to the latest reports, come November the dream (some said fantasy) will be realized.
In part two of mine and my friend Diana Abu-Zuaiter’s adventures in Crete takes us to the west of the island and some more luxury, and sandy beach immersion. On this leg we visted Rethymno and Chania from our Cretan home, Mythos Palace Resort & Spa. Come Experience the magic only Crete offers girl tourists seeking solitude and suntans.