Greek tourism is down due to the international financial crisis and the arrivals of tourists at the Greek airports shows a drop of 11% in May 2009. Tourism is a leading industry in Greece, therefore these numbers indicate a possible weak tourist season this summer

Cheap holidays in Crete is not booking an all-inclusive hotel in Crete. You can save money by travelling around Crete by local bus and tasting Cretan cuisine in small traditional restaurants

Fake room reservations online in Chania hotels. More than 10 hotel owners have become victims of such frauds just in the prefecture of Chania

Painting by Antonio Mayo
Beyond the Real is the name of the exhibit of Greek surrealist paintings at the Chania Municipal Art Gallery. At the exhibit you can find paintings of Nikos Engonopoulos, Antonio Mayo, George Derpapas and Theofilos Katsipanos

Koiliaris River in Kalyves is one of the eco rich and impressive rivers in Chania Prefecture. Koiliaris River sources from Stylos Village at Apokoronas in Chania end falls to the Blue Beach in Kalyves

In Sfakia a medical motorboat was donated by Sfakiots living in Athens for medical help in emergencies. The medical motorboat is an all-weather vessel that can be used in south-west Crete, from Hora Sfakion to Paleochora or Gavdos

Smoking in Greece will be prohibited in all public places on July 1, 2009. Greeks who are among the heaviest smokers will be obliged to curv their smoking habits. In Greece, six out of ten smokers think that the ban of smoking in public places is indeed positive

Malles is a place where green, water, wild and unspoiled natural environment exist in abundance. Mr Sorros decided to volunteer as a guide pro bono, feeling that these way he will offer something to his homeland, Malles, and that he supports local economy and tourism

There are many ways to find cheap car hire in Crete but cheap car hire prices do not mean quality services too.