This past weekend Cretans mixed business and pleasure, which is a kind of tradition that will probably suit the post-pandemic era as well.
Greece will begin taking direct flights from the UK starting July 15th according to news from the tourism ministry.
Heraklion MP Dr. Nikos Igoumenidis has taken issue with an new policy that will force hospitality providers to become hospitals.
According to a recent survey by Griekenland.net, 2020 Crete vacations are favored by Dutch travelers looking for safe holiday destinations.
Greece’s Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has offered support for the Region of Crete to develop special interest tourism products.
S7 Airlines will begin flights from Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport to Heraklion, Crete beginning in the Summer of 2020.
Greece’s Parliament has ratified an agreement to build a modern international airport at Kastelli on Crete.
This week the fourth stakeholders’ meeting of the BRANDTour project addressed further actions and good practices for propelling experiential tourism on Crete.
Whoever came up with the idiomatic expression “The devil’s in the details,” must have made a bad hotel choice or two in their lives. Since retiring from the travel public relations and marketing game, I notice an uptick in sloppy marketing efforts that are almost completely reliant on Google ads, OTAs, and the big tour operators. For hoteliers here in Greece, the lost opportunity costs of such reliance will eventually tell. It is with this eventuality in mind that I present the following.
The itineraries of the ferry, “Eleftherios Venizelos” of ANEK Lines, which on Tuesday caught fire while en route, will be operated by other vessels, following the amendment of the company’s routes between the ports of Piraeus and Souda in Chania, Crete.
A few days ago Argo News had the opportunity to discuss with Greek parliamentarian, Dr. Nikos Igoumenidis, the importance of emerging tourism trends and the necessary shift by all stakeholders.
TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations of Europe 2018 were just announced, and Crete now sits at prestigious No. 4. However, us Minoans take great offense at not being chosen number one, since we gave you roads, usable toilets, and the world’s greatest EVER jewelry.
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.
Yuri Malenchenko (54) is at the new Cretan resort Anemos Luxury Grand Resort recouping from 6 months aboard the international space station, according to the news from Chania province.
According to reports from the Russian Union of Travel, Greece may be dropping the ball where plane loads of Russian tourists headed on May vacations are concerned. News from Interfax-Tourism suggests more than 10,000 visa applications have yet to be approved.