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 […]
Chania’s Domus Renier Boutique Hotel has just been awarded Europe’s Best Historic Hotel by Historic Hotels Worldwide for 2018.
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
“Tourism in Transition,” or #someTHINKdifferent,” is the theme of the upcoming SETE conference in Athens. The conference, organized in cooperation with TOPOSOPHY and entertainment company weareJARVIS, will host over 500 tourism professionals.
Ryanair launched a new Athens to Heraklion route which will commence on 15 June 2018 with a 4-weekly service. This new route offers Greek consumers even more choice and is on sale now from the Ryanair.com website.
Variety Cruises, named one of the top ten best boutique cruise lines by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards, is offering newlyweds the chance to experience a small ship cruise with a special Honeymooners Package.
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio has become the first hotel in Greece to offer the PURE Wellness Rooms program. The program is based on unique air and surface cleaning technology that transforms the hotel rooms into relaxation and comfort areas.
The mystery of the Phaistos Disk has been “solved by 99 percent” according to linguist and archaeologist Gareth Owens.The Disc is one of the most controversial inscriptions in the history of mankind.
the Colossus of Rhodes was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. A magnificent bronze statue of the Greek sun god Helios, it was constructed to celebrate Rhodes’ victory over the ruler of Cyprus, Antigonus I Monophthalmus, whose son unsuccessfully besieged Rhodes in 305 BC.
At meetings in Madrid at the International Tourism Fair FITUR, Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura made strides toward increasing Latin America ties.
Aegean Airlines and subsidiary, Olympic Air, announced passenger traffic growth for 2017 increased by 6%, exceeding the 13-million milestone. The Heraklion, Greece-based carrier transported 13.2 million passengers over the last year, or 750,000 more than in the previous year. Additionally, the two airline brands flew the same number of flights to accomplish the result.
Travel experts claim Folegandros is the last bastion of what the true Greece looked like decades ago. The 32 sq. km. island near Santorini is home to about 650 permanent residents, and it’s a spot the big cruise ships just pass on by on the way to more highly publicized Greek isles. possibly the last untouched […]
Greece’s tourism revenues for 2016 slumped below those of 2015 and 2014 according to figures from the Bank of Greece. Traveler spending dropped by double digits, which accounted for the losses even amidst stellar tourist arrivals.
For those out there headed to Crete, driving the countryside is one of the great treats of this marvelous island destination. What’s more, navigating the well maintained Crete roads is a welcome adventure with mountain goats and sheep a plenty to keep visitors company. One such “discovery path”, the road to famous Elaphonisi Beach, is the spotlight of Argo today.
The ninth annual best destinations worldwide was just released by Lonely Planet. According to the new preview, in the best value destinations for 2014, the Greek Islands rule the travel roost. Other destinations lead the various categories in one of the most comprehensive lists so far this year.