A few days ago Argo News had the opportunity to discuss with Greek parliamentarian, Dr. Nikos Igoumenidis, the importance of emerging tourism trends and the necessary shift by all stakeholders.
The Healthy Seas Initiative, supported by the Italian fabric manufacturer Carvico SpA, has joined Cousteau Divers, the organization founded by Pierre-Yves Cousteau, in supporting the creation of the first marine protected area (MPA) of Santorini.
Situated in ancient Thronos, Aravanes has been a subject for Argophilia several times before. What makes this story different is the fact we stayed over in Thronos during this visit, in order to get a travelers point of view of Aravanes and the surrounds.
Greece has been ranked No. 2 in the world ranking for the prestigious Blue Flag quality award for beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boats, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF).
During the Crete trip, from May 10 to 13, international students will travel along with volunteers from the network to learn about Cretan culture via its music, flavors and tours of the island
Just last week I was driving the family back to Heraklion from a visit to Melidoni Cave in Rethymno Prefecture when I realized that we live inside a picture postcard here on Crete. The word “fabulous” does not begin to describe the beauty of this place and its people. And for vacationers looking for that ideal “bucket list” destination.
There are many treasures into the deep blue of the southern Aegean Sea and you can discover many of them in the Lost City of Atlantis. We’ve rounded up seven diving and snorkeling centers in Santorini that will make you fall in love with the world of the mermaids.
Last week we had the pleasure of interviewing one of Crete island’s most proactive officials, Rethymno Vice-Mayor for Tourism & Culture, Pepi Birliraki-Mamalaki.
Kerzner International’s World-Class Atlantis Brand, An Ocean-Themed Integrated Entertainment Destination Resort, Raises Hainan Province’s Tourism to New Heights
Recent meetings by Heraklion Mayor Vassilis Labrinos reflect the almost desperate need to solve the city’s ever-expanding freshwater situation. Here are some news and ideas on the water crisis in Crete.
This week the city of Rethymno earned a new distinction in being selected a “European City of Wine” by the wine union RECEVIN. The central Crete coastal city is the first city of Greece, and the only town outside of Italy, of Spain and Portugal to have received the distinction.
In news from Chania, regional authorities met last week with Fraport Greece CEO Alexander Zinell to discuss ways to attract companies to the region. At the to discuss expanding the horizons for Chania’s “Daskaloyiannis” airport, concerns were expressed about Ryanair’s decision to scrap its base in Chania. Underneath the positive news though, stakeholders in Crete worry the German company may be mucking up any shot at off-season tourism wins.
We finally took the opportunity to drive to one of Crete’s most fascinating places this week. The Lasithi Plateau, located in the Lasithi regional unit in eastern Crete, Greece is famous today for the thousands of windmills that once irrigated the fertile soils of the plateau.
Registration is open for the 6th “Navarino Challenge”, the established sports tourism event and standard choice in the calendar of the fans, since 2013!
Today, Marriott International announced it will introduce one set of unified benefits across Marriott Rewards, The Ritz-Carlton Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) for its members in August 2018.