“A Trip to Crete” is a rare film from France from the 1950’s, a short that took the French filmmakers to various landscapes across the island. The French-language film is a window onto the beaches, mountains, villages, mills, and agricultural scenes (harvest grain and melons) during a simpler time. Crete during the 1950s was a […]
The Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises (SETKE) welcomes a new law covering thematic and special interest tourism.
According to booking platform Adrenline-Hunter.com, Greece was voted the third destination in the world for outdoor activities for the summer of 2018. The report from the specialty travel provider put France in its top spot, due to the country’s wide range of climbing activities in the Alps and surfing in the Atlantic. Spain came in […]
Greece has been announced the second most popular destination for family holidays at the Traveler Awards 2018
Situated beneath the sea off the Peloponnesus region of southern Greece the small village of Pavlopetri dates back to some 5,000 years ago. Now an underwater archaeological site, the city is believed to be the oldest known submerged city in the world.
Caldera Yachting, a Santorini-based company offering luxury yachting services, has received the silver award in the “Best in Luxury” category at the 2018 International Travel and Tourism Awards.
According to a European Travel Commission’s latest report, “European Tourism – Trends & Prospects 2018”, 32 out of 34 reporting destinations showed growth for the summer season. In all, 1 in 4 destinations enjoyed double-digit increases in arrivals.
The islands of Crete, Kos, Rhodes, and Samos have been set as top destinations for DER Touristik clients for 2019, according to the company’s CEO of Central Europe, René Herzog.
Athens, Greece has been named the 2018 European Capital of Innovation for the innovative it’s overcome social and economic challenges.
Last month in Rethymno Grecotel Creta Pallas hosted the “World Olive Day: Expanding Olive Oil Tourism in Crete,” to bring more olive lovers and businesses to the island.
According to news this week from the 8th Annual Hellenic-German Assembly, Greece’s health tourism prospects were the central focus discussed at meetings in Hersonissos, Crete. But, an initiative by German banking and investments interests
The prime ministers of Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania and the president of Serbia say their countries will bid to host the 2030 World Cup.
The go-ahead has been given to Cyprus’ Deputy Shipping Minister Natasa Pilides to study ways a former ferry link in between Greece and Cyprus can be relaunched.
The Center of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE) has announced Airbnb listings in Greece skyrocketing to more than 126,000 short-term rentals as of June.
According to a report from the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in the UK & Ireland, pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the United Kingdom to Greece are up by 10 percent over last year. GNTO officials attribute some of the growth to gaining popularity of Greek ski resorts.