With its asphalt barely solidified under the blistering Cretan sun of a dozen years, the road in between Kapsodasos and Kalikratis villages in southwestern Crete is nothing less than worldwide notorious.
Coming up at the end of May visitors to Crete will have the chance to witness first hand the mysticism that makes this island in the Aegean so special. Each year at this time the ghosts of the brave Drosoulites (“dew shadows”) appear on the beach as shadowy figures of treading the early morning dew.
Following extensive success with their brand membership platform overseas, the US’s fastest growing hotel chain, Magnuson Hotels, is launching a range of brand membership opportunities tailored for the UK hotel market.
Magnuson Worldwide founder Tom Magnuson is responsible for creating the fastest-growing hotel brand of all time, with more new hotels added in the last ten years than eight of the brand’s ten biggest competitors. Here, the founder shares the most important lessons learned through starting a successful hotel chain such as Magnuson, and how these lessons can help you make the most of your own independent hotel.
Situated in the tiny village of Thronos, atop the hill of Kefala, Ancient Sivritos in the prefecture of Rethymno was once one of Crete’s most influential independent cities. Like the famous cities of Axos, Lappa, and Eleftherna, the city held unique importance.
News from Blue Star Ferries about an educational and cultural initiative for primary school children from the Aegean islands speaks volumes for the ferry lines’ contributions to culture and investing in the future.
EyeWide Digital Marketing Agency, one of Europe’s leading hospitality marketing companies, has been nominated for several Greek Hospitality Awards for 2018.
Bookings to Greece for the 2018 season are seeing an impressive increase compared to last year, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said on Friday.
Hot on the heels of this week’s earlier route announcement to Dusseldorf, Cobalt Air announced a new three times weekly service linking Abu Dhabi with Larnaca, beginning on 25 February. Cyprus’ largest airline will offer its new signature business class on the route.
TripAdvisor shares its top travel trend report for the experiences segment. TripAdvisor bookings data revealed that iconic sites remain wildly popular, while travelers are expanding their horizons and bringing growth to new, non-traditional and experiential categories.
Qatar Airways has announced plans to launch direct flights to the Greek island of Mykonos starting May 30th.
Coming up in March, the Speleological Club of Crete (CP.The.K.) will offer the 18th annual speleology seminar for beginners.