Airbnb, the online brokerage dreamed up by schoolmates Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia has apparently eclipsed Expedia’s booked room nights.
Elounda Hills, a €410 million euro tourism project outside Agios Nikolaos on Crete, is one step closer to reality after a joint-ministerial decision was signed this week. According to the news, once the plans are approved by the Council of State, Mirum Hellas can begin construction on the ambitious project. The five-star luxury retreat will reportedly include a 200-bed hotel, which will […]
The Creta Maris Beach Resort has received four honors for excellent services focused on Cretan hospitality and the way of life of the locals.
On July 13th and 14th, the G & A Mamidakis Foundation welcomed Greek artists and producers to Crete for the second edition of the “blueFest Crete | Culture & Beyond”, a two-day festival dedicated to Greek art, culture, and gastronomy. Held at the Minos Beach art hotel, the “blueFest Crete 19” event made strides to promote the […]
Kahlua Hotel & Suites and EyeWide entered a partnership aimed at enhancing the digital presence of the chic boutique hotel at the harbor of Hersonissos.
There are hundreds of hotel, resort, apartment, and Airbnb accommodation choices on Crete. And let’s face it, the main attractions of the island are the people and culture, and the natural wonder-scapes. There are, however, a few vacation stays that stand out. Here are a few choices to take in before you book Crete. Fodele […]
A report on the state of the Crete hospitality market which will show key flaws in the strategies in place to serve this tourism destination.
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.
One of Crete’s most successful beachside developments tells of the expansion of SeaScape Luxury Residences at Agia Pelagia. The new development by Heraklion businessman Dimitris Markakis was warmly received by travelers headed to one of the island’s most sought-after destinations, so the announcement of this new expansion comes as no real surprise. Agia Pelagia is a former fishing village transformed into a beach lover’s Mecca over the past few years because of its special geography. SeaScape’s second phase aims to complete a harmonious enclave in a very special tourist community.
Chania’s Domus Renier Boutique Hotel has just been awarded Europe’s Best Historic Hotel by Historic Hotels Worldwide for 2018.
SiteMinder, a leading cloud platform for the global hotel industry, will travel to Crete to meet with local hoteliers and advise them on best practices in global distribution.
TUI Group has claimed they are supporting Crete becoming a “showpiece for sustainable food on holiday.” Here’s a dissenting view on their statements.
Newly renovated for the current season, Heraklion’s five-star Galaxy Hotel Iraklio invites visitors to beat the summer heat at its pool
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Koutsounari Traditional Cottages in the South of Crete. What follows is a bit of history along with a promise for the future of Cretan hospitality.
Earlier this month the Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa in Elounda on Crete, took third place among Travel + Leisure’s 2018 Best Resort Hotels in Greece list, as decided by the readers of the magazine.