This past weekend Heraklion Mayor Vassilis Labrinos lit the Christmas tree in the heart of the Christmas Castle at Eleftherias Square.
The brand new gem of Montenegro ski resorts, the Kolašin 1600 in the southern part of the Bjelasica Mountain has its first snow of the 2018/2019 season.
A research team made up of British and Bulgarian scientists from the Black Sea Maritime Archaeological Project (MAP) announced in October their discovery of the oldest intact shipwreck ever discovered.
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.
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades revealed his confidence that the growth rate of 4% for the county’s touristic economy would continue to rise in the coming months at an event held by the Association of Hotelier Managers (PASYDIXE) in Limassol. At the meetup, Mr. Anastasiasdes heaped praise on leaders in the tourism industry and the private […]
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 November 23rd and 24th in Bratislava at the Little Carpathian Viticultural Area, the 19th Annual Open Cellars Day promises great wine, food, and friends.
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.
Belarus is aiming to become a major medical tourism destination according to news from the Belarus-China forum in Shanghai on 7 November.