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
Ioanna Madala is the manager at
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.
In news from the Crete hotel scene, a new Wyndham Grand Hotel will open in the summer of 2019. Wyndham will use the offseason to renovate the fabulous Mirabello Beach & Village Hotel in Agios Nikolaos.
Just last week I was driving the family back to Heraklion from a visit to Melidoni Cave in Rethymno Prefecture when I realized that we live inside a picture postcard here on Crete. The word “fabulous” does not begin to describe the beauty of this place and its people. And for vacationers looking for that ideal “bucket list” destination.
Apollonia Beach Resort, one of Crete’s most stunning spa hotels, was recently named among the 10 most popular vegan destination, according to a recent report at blog.tui.com.
Thomas Cook is looking for staff to work for the 2018 season in its International Management Team. In total, the tour operator seeks to hire 145 people, fluent in English and German, for popular tourist destinations, including Crete.
With hundreds of choices as to where to stay on Crete, one of the best ways to choose is to read and compare reviews before booking. Given the swath of worldwide hotels reviewed by TripAdvisor, we thought we’d save readers and potential travelers a bit of time sorting things out for themselves.
A new five-star hotel and resort is set to open in April at Hersonissos on Crete. The all-new Abaton Island Resort & Spa will offer 152 rooms, 71 of which have private pools.
Over the last decade, our team has had the exquisite opportunity to stay at some of Europe’s most hospitable and beautiful hotels. Before the vacation season for 2017 gets in full-swing, it seems a good time to reflect on destinations and places to call home for your enjoyment. Here’s a list of superb accommodations we are sure you will remember forever too.