Crete among top destinations to inspire holidaymakers in 2024


The Greek island of Crete has been included in the “Destinations to Watch in 2024” report released by ABTA – The Travel Association.

According to, it showcases 10 countries and regions, aiming to inspire vacationers and assist them in making decisions about their 2024 holiday destinations.

The report released by ABTA, suggests that Crete is poised to “guarantee” a revival of travelers’ love for life. “Its most famous creation ‘Zorba the Greek’ star of book and film, fully expressing the Cretans’ irrepressible joie de vivre and warm hospitality to guests,” the report notes.

Balos, Crete

ABTA’s team of experts suggests starting the journey in the capital, Heraklion, with the Archaeological Site of Knossos being a designated “must-see” attraction. Additionally, the towns of Rethymno, Ierapetra, and Sitia, with their historical coastal charm, are highly recommended for exploration.

The report also highlights Cretan food, which is based on the freshest of local ingredients.

ABTA’s “Destinations to Watch in 2024” report, listed in alphabetical order, features Albania, Aruba, Extremadura, Mauritius, Saxony, Shropshire, The Tyrol, Vietnam, and Zambia.





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