A new campaign from the creators of Incredible Crete invites winter travelers to this amazing and diverse island.
The Tipping Point (TTP) and the G & A Mamidakis Foundation joined forces recently on Crete to offer an educational program for students.
The Municipality of Ierapetra, the Regional Unit of Lasithi, and the Region of Crete launched the 4th Annual Ierapetra Tourism Festival.
Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis says he sees “business as usual” with Thomas Cook’s CEO Peter Fankhauser.
Greece has experienced a 21.9% increase in average expenditure per trip in the first quarter of the 2019 touristic season.
Greece’s Parliament has ratified an agreement to build a modern international airport at Kastelli on Crete.
Region of Crete received three honors at the 1st Greek Travel Awards event, which was recently held in Stockholm, Sweden.
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%.