According to a new survey by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) the number of visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites saw incredible increases as of 2018.
Greece’s Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Crete’s Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis, joined four of Russia’s most distinguished cosmonauts to inaugurate Yuri Gagarin Park.
Thomas Cook Group CEO Peter Fankhauser met with Greek Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura recently at ITB in Berlin to discuss Thomas Cook’s plans for continued investment in Greece.
For an authentic Aegean experience, the tiny island of Anafi is a relaxing and clam paradise still untouched by the throng of tourists flocking to the Cyclades each year. Located just off world famous Santorini, the island is an iconic shelter from the dizzying outside world.
On Crete, Greeks celebrate March 25th, 1821, when Greek Revolutionary Forces first raised their flag of independence.
One of Crete’s most popular tourist resorts, Platanias is situated just to the west of world famous Chania, close to Agia Marina.
Coming to Chania Saturday, April 20th and Sunday, April 21st, the Oinokritika Wine Fair is a Pancretan cultural event showcasing Crete’s finest wineries and products.
The story of Terroir by Alexandra Manousakis, of Crete and the legacy her father and other winemakers seek to perpetuate.
The storm damage to roads, buildings, and the local infrastructure of Crete will exceed €100 million euro, according to the region’s Governor
Stavros Arnaoutaki .
Greek officials have now approved three tourism investment projects totaling over €240 million euro for three of Greece’s most visited islands.
Crete region has been inundated with heavy rainfall, high seas, and winds for the last few weeks. This past weekend the “Oceanis” cold wave brought thick snowfall to western Crete, and torrents of hale to parts of southern and central Rethymno and Heraklion prefectures.
Region of Crete received three honors at the 1st Greek Travel Awards event, which was recently held in Stockholm, Sweden.