I thought to share some of the best images with Argo readers, but first a little bit about marvelous Ierapetra.
Ioanna Madala is the manager at
Koutsounari Traditional Cottages in the South of Crete. What follows is a bit of history along with a promise for the future of Cretan hospitality.
News from the Hellenic Association of Municipalities with Thermal Springs promises an upswing in Greece spa and wellness tourism once regulatory goals are met. According to Markos Danas, General Secretary of the organization, the ironing out of technical specifications, distribution and setting out protected zones are the prerequisites for the development of thermal springs and spa tourism in Greece. This opens up the ultimate potential for a vast opportunity to create a medical tourism industry that could well supercharge Greece’s main economic engine.
Three years ago, my team at Argophilia visited Crete for the first time. After the visit we took it upon ourselves to try and promote “off season” tourism on this magnificent island in the south Aegean. Unknown to us at the time, one resort had already seized upon the potential. Here’s a Christmas story from […]
Coming to the south coast of Crete this August 5th thru 9th, the 4th International Documentary Festival of Ierapetra is dedicated to civilization. This year’s festival follows the same motive as all past version in documenting history throughout Greece and the world.