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Greek islands: Head south to find the real Crete

For most visitors to Crete, holidays on the island are about the more developed north coast - Heraklion, Rethymnon and Aghios Nikolaos spring to mind. But Crete has much more than the packed beaches, busy bars and touristy restaurants that have come to characterise the northeast. Crete is ...  More >

Greek islands: Guide for travel agents

Janine Kelso uncovers the best places in the Greek islands for clubbing, romance, families and escapism The Greek islands offer everything from romantic seclusion to huge family-friendly resorts, so there will be something to suit even the fussiest of clients. Here’s a round-up of the top ...  More >

Greece: 15 selling tips for travel agents

Joanna Booth identifies the destination’s top selling points to tempt your customers 1.  Highlight value Greece is still more competitively priced than the western Mediterranean, so customers can stretch their holiday budgets further. Olympic Holidays can offer half-board at a three-star ...  More >

Greek islands: Tour operator news in brief

Cosmos adds five islands Cosmos has introduced five new Greek destinations to its summer programme for 2009. New islands include Lefkas, Santorini and Skiathos, while mainland resorts Halkidiki and Parga have also been added. Peloponnese new for Cadogan New for 2009, Cadogan Holidays will feature ...  More >

Gallery: Vintage travel photos and adverts from 'Britain's oldest agent'

This week Travel Weekly's Juliet Dennis went to meet Joe Langdell of Lancing Travel in Sussex, who at 89 is believed to be the UK's oldest travel agent . Here's a look at some material from his travel archive... Read more about Joe's ...  More >

Greek Islands fam trip on easyCruise Life

Cruising and Greek islands virgin Louise Scott hopped aboard easyCruise Life on a fam trip and found some preconceived ideas to be pure myth With intrigue mounting I don my sunglasses ready for some retina-damaging orange decor. It is, after all, an easyCruise, right? But on entering ...  More >

Globe Travel Awards 2009: Preview and category list

From Friday September 5 you can start making nominations for the 2009 Globe Travel Awards, presented by Travel Weekly in partnership with Associated Newspapers. The awards will be presented at a ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London's Park Lane on Tuesday January 27 2009. ...  More >

Greece: A regional guide to Greek cuisine

Janine Kelso offers a bite-size, region-by-region guide to Greek food, from lobster in the Peloponnese to spicy meat patties in the north Greek food is tasty and uncomplicated, and a real pleasure for visitors to the country. Follow our advice on turning a trip to the country into ...  More >

Gran Canaria: ABTA Travel Convention preview

Janine Kelso checks out attractions and hotels on the Spanish island ahead of the ABTA Travel Convention The organisers of this year’s ABTA conference have already sold more than 300 tickets for the October event, aided by new pricing strategies where agents can book early to save money. ...  More >

Golf holidays: five up-and-coming destinations

From Dubai to Hawaii, Mark Alexander lets you in on the latest golf holiday hotspots Golf has become a truly international pastime with fanatical players jet-setting across the world to find idyllic courses with amenities to match. Destinations far and wide are realising the potential of ...  More >