On Wednesday March 14th, Greece was honored as the top destination with the best beaches in Europe, by ITE Group, the organizer of the Moscow International Travel and Tourism Exhibition (MITT) 2018 Moscow.
News from the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) informs us of approval for the very first diving park to in Crete being given the green light by officials. According to the news the part, which includes shipwrecks and 38 artificial reefs, has been approved by the Chania region’s Environment and Spatial Planning Committee.
Heraklion attractions from an Instagram point of view, a selection of the city’s most photogenic spots. Instagram opportunities made for phone toting tourists.
According to a new scientific study, Athens will be the worst hit of all European capitals where future droughts and heatwaves are concerned. Researchers at Newcastle University sourced all the available climate models (based on three scenarios) in order to predict how weather patterns will evolve for some 571 European cities between 2050 and 2100.
A recent workshop dedicated to featuring investment opportunities, “The development of thermal springs in Greece” presented somewhat atypical opportunities to potential investors.
In a recent Athens meet-up decision makers discussed the further promotion, maintenance, and protection of the great cultural heritage of Crete’s Lassithi Plateau. The focus of the meeting was on Dictaean Cave, as well as other prominent Lassithi cultural sites, and a coming visit by the Minister of Culture of Greece to Crete.
Coming June 4th, the global shipping exhibition Posidonia 2018 promises to be the largest event of its kind ever. According to organizers, as of this week a record number of participants have already signed up to take part. Already 90 percent of its exhibition space has been leased, and there are still over three months left until the Athens event opening.
A story from ancient Karfi, a story of how the last Minoans may have lived and believed. Karfi was the last stronghold of a magnificent culture destroyed by the gods.
Since 1914 the city of Rethymno, in North-Central Crete, has celebrated a magnificent festive event, the Carnival of Rethymno. This year, as in the past, the town folk will present; parties, masquerades, traditional dancing and music, theater performances, parades, and many other events.
Following a very successful year for Kos airport, marked by a 20.7% increase in passenger traffic and an overall number of 2.3 million passengers, Fraport Greece is now implementing major upgrades to the facilities there.
Archaeologists have made a stunning discovery of interest to beer lovers. News that wine was not the first choice of the ancient Greeks during the Bronze Age may set archaeologists to searching for the beer god.
News bits from Greece, electronic tickets to Greek archaeological sites are to be issued starting after May 2018, and the Athens Festival kicks off.