This past weekend Heraklion Mayor Vassilis Labrinos lit the Christmas tree in the heart of the Christmas Castle at Eleftherias Square.
In the late Spring of 2018 the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Hellenic Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourism Organisation helped organize an amazing cultural event in Heraklion. The Contemporary Minoans design event held 11 and 12 May at the Heraklion Archaeological Museum should have been made Crete branding exercise, but it wasn’t. Instead, the event stands as a stark reminder of what the term “uncommitted” means for Greece.
Situated beneath the sea off the Peloponnesus region of southern Greece the small village of Pavlopetri dates back to some 5,000 years ago. Now an underwater archaeological site, the city is believed to be the oldest known submerged city in the world.
Opening tomorrow in Heraklion, Crete, the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) presents the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting and Delegates Annual General Meeting (AGM) to run from 20-25 November 2018.
Numbers from a new study released by INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body show big growth on lesser returns. According to the study arrivals in Greece increased by almost 90% in the period 2005 – 2017. Meanwhile, the average tourist spend dropped by 30% on the view of source markets. Once again, however, sustainability for Greece’s tourism seems a highly subjective case in point. Here’s the report, followed by some objective observations.
Coming up next summer at Dalabelos Estate near Rethymno, Crete renowned chef, food writer, and English professor Dr. Christopher Bakken will host an immersive program to explores the traditional cuisine, music, and culture of Crete.
The theme of the Philoxenia Tourism Show in Thessaloniki this year focused on tapping into the burgeoning “silver tourism” market. The meetup brought into the limelight many key motivators for fast pacing a touristic campaign for older travelers.
Last month in Rethymno Grecotel Creta Pallas hosted the “World Olive Day: Expanding Olive Oil Tourism in Crete,” to bring more olive lovers and businesses to the island.
According to news this week from the 8th Annual Hellenic-German Assembly, Greece’s health tourism prospects were the central focus discussed at meetings in Hersonissos, Crete. But, an initiative by German banking and investments interests
The Center of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE) has announced Airbnb listings in Greece skyrocketing to more than 126,000 short-term rentals as of June.
The municipality of Rethymno and Rethymno RECIVIN are offering a wine tourism tour in Rethymno, on Saturday 10th November 2018, for the celebration of the European Wine Tourism Day the following day.
Coming up October 20 – 28, the Association of Friends of the Theatre Ierapetra, in cooperation with the Municipality of Ierapetra, SOCIAL.CULTURE.A, and the Hoteliers Association of Ierapetra and Southeast Crete present the 8th pan-Hellenic Festival of Amateur Theatre. The festival is a competition with a focus to strengthen and promote amateur theater and to […]