The island of Crete experienced a stellar tourism season for 2018 with roughly €5 billion euro being spent from January through October, according to figures from the Bank of Greece. Overall, Greece saw travel receipts exceed €15.6 billion, which is an increase of 9.9%, compared to the same period of 2017 and is primarily due […]
Hats off for the Kissamos Beach Cleaning Team after their latest cleanup effort at Kolymbari beach this past weekend. The team met in front of AVRA hotel to blanket the marvelous beach hit by recent north winds and an influx of rubbish.
Representatives of the Region of Crete traveled to Rimini, Italy October 10-12 to take part in the TTG Travel Experience.
TUI Group has claimed they are supporting Crete becoming a “showpiece for sustainable food on holiday.” Here’s a dissenting view on their statements.
Last week we had the pleasure of interviewing one of Crete island’s most proactive officials, Rethymno Vice-Mayor for Tourism & Culture, Pepi Birliraki-Mamalaki.
A couple of years ago our whole team took a once-in-a-lifetime jaunt to the island of Crete. This year we head back to the land of the Minoans on a reconnaissance mission to scout the best places to live on the island.
News Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal is interested in Crete as a touristic development bears mixed blessings. The prince, who’s transformed every place he’s invested in quite literally, says he wants to develop the island of Dia, just off Heraklion. But Crete is a special case study in protected antiquity, and Dia may hold secretes the Greeks don”t want destroyed by overzealous development.
From Travel Daily News we learned today of impressive July numbers for tourists headed top the island of Zakynthos. According to the Hotel Chamber of Greece, arrivals at Zakynthos airport for the month increased by some 18,09%.
Coming next week to Heraklion, a two day free seminar organized by the Foundation for Youth and Lifelong Learning starts March 13th. Designed to help inform entrepreneurs in Greece to kick-start business, the seminar covers investment, risks, and opportunities, among other topics.
Argo Travel News had a chance recently to connect with kayak adventurer Dana Paskiewicz (left), Marketing Director of The Northwest Passage, an adventure travel company that aimed at travel from the North Pole to warm southern waters and beyond.