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Greece: Corfu holidays without the crowds

Maybe it's something to do with the utter lushness of its landscape - thanks to the heavy rains sweeping the island from October to March - but the Brits just can't get enough of Corfu. The Ionian island is simply swamped in summer, but such is its scale that clients can still opt for a week ...  More >

Greece: First phase of Costa Navarino development opens in 2010

The first phase of Costa Navarino, a new luxury destination in Greece, is to launch on May 1 next year. The development stretches over the unspoit region of Messinia in the southwest Peloponnese. The destination will be home to a cluster of luxury hotels, golf courses, spas and restaurants. ...  More >

Greece: Destination guide from Travel Weekly and Gazetteers

Introduction With countless islands to explore and a mainland with a solid year-round tourism industry, history-rich Greece is as popular with modern holidaymakers as it was with the Grand Tourists of the 17th and 18th centuries. There's something here for every holidaymaker, from keen ...  More >

Golf holidays: Are these the world's best resorts?

Not so long ago, the only option for golf tourists was to hop on a flight to Spain or Portugal where the courses were limited and overcrowded. These days, it's easier to count the countries that haven't capitalised on the golfing holiday boom, than to tally up those that have. From ...  More >

Greece: Five of the best small Greek islands

If your clients have already holidayed in some of Greece's major islands, there are still dozens of other, much smaller options to put to them. We asked the experts to suggest some of their favourite lesser-known islands.   Alonissos One of the less-visited Sporades islands, off ...  More >

Greek islands: Smart alternatives to five top destinations

Selling the Greek islands has become second nature to many travel agents, but it’s all too easy to promote the ones you know best. Take a look at our guide and help your customers to branch out with their holiday choices. Families: Swap Corfu for Kos Corfu’s position as long-standing Brits’ ...  More >

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 >