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Destination Profile - Hersonissos Municipality in Crete

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Destination Profile - Hersonissos Municipality in Crete

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Destination Profile - Hersonissos Municipality in Crete

  1. 1. • Located in the Northeast part of Heraklion Prefecture just 23 klm from Heraklion Airport • After Kalikratis Plan Hersonissos Municipality merge the Municipalities of Hersonissos, Gouves, Episkopi & Malia • Covers a total area of 271.580 square klms • Coastline of over 38 klms • Permanent Population: 53,337 • 22 Municipal / Local Communities & 52 villages
  2. 2. • It started to develop tourism in the early 70's • 1973 the first hotel was build • Increased the flow of tourists in the late 70's to early 80's • Tourism development has been the main pole of the area by facilitating the transition from agricultural production and economy in service delivery • The distance from Heraklion Airport was one of the main reasons • Natural Resources • Beaches • Traditional Villages • Climate • Cultural Heritage
  3. 3. 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star 2 Star 1 Star Hotels 23 78 74 126 62 Rooms 6,082 10,634 4,081 4,625 2,242 Beds 12,202 20,588 7,715 8,629 4,080 23 78 74 126 62 6,082 10,634 4,081 4,625 2,242 12,202 20,588 7,715 8,629 4,080 1 10 100 1,000 10,000 100,000 Hotel Accommodation per Class 5 Star 4 Star 3 Star 2 Star 1 Star Hotels 32 94 96 176 94 Rooms 8,489 12,981 5,302 6,098 3,105 Beds 17,344 25,045 10,044 11,448 5,765 32 94 96 176 94 8,489 12,981 5,302 6,098 3,105 17,344 25,045 10,044 11,448 5,765 1 10 100 1,000 10,000 100,000 Hotel Accommodation per Class Region of Crete: Municipality of Hersonissos:
  4. 4. Hotels Rooms Beds 59.2% 68.8% 68.5% 40.8% 31.2% 31.5% Rent Rooms - Apartments Hersonissos Municipality Rest of Heraklion Perfecture Hotels Rooms Beds 483 5,936 11,873 333 2,689 5,472 Rent Rooms - Apartments Hersonissos Municipality Rest of Heraklion Perfecture 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Hotels Rooms Beds Area of Gouves 80 835 1,647 Area of Malia 238 3,052 6,113 Area of Hersonissos 167 2,081 4,181 167 2,081 4,181 238 3052 6113 80 835 1,647 Hotels- Rooms-Beds per Area
  5. 5. - 500.000 1,000.000 1,500.000 2,000.000 2,500.000 3,000.000 3,500.000 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 539.787 574.588 694.352 674.011 699.754 745.539 838.717 875.748 993.584 1,729.469 1,850.145 2,229.183 2,278.119 2,373.267 2,454.801 2,815.610 2,731.201 3,066.954 Arrivals Year Arrivals per Year Region of Crete Hersonissos Municipality
  6. 6. COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 RUSSIA 18.752 28.308 55.702 67.245 69.844 90.043 117.061 161.842 209.790 UNITED KINGDOM 69.546 68.719 79.226 73.406 78.018 98.710 111.008 128.178 135.201 GERMANY 129.900 123.115 132.283 119.895 123.252 125.130 131.856 117.672 128.651 FRANCE 58.082 58.092 66.547 63.208 82.835 81.673 92.091 86.972 97.128 NETHERLANDS 33.904 45.845 57.978 59.408 59.976 55.672 56.123 48.041 56.771 ISRAEL 10.180 8.943 9.077 11.216 29.676 48.020 44.728 52.479 51.431 ITALY 38.956 55.817 60.111 48.317 33.565 32.077 44.066 38.380 43.555 POLAND 13.270 10.746 16.772 20.156 23.368 29.449 35.304 34.431 40.635 BELGIUM 26.041 28.737 27.210 25.950 25.190 22.658 24.380 27.130 30.737 UKRAINE 1.610 2.230 4.005 5.776 5.907 8.724 11.864 16.389 26.584 SWITZERLAND 20.428 16.378 23.180 18.310 18.189 19.061 25.542 24.568 26.311 CZECH REPUBLIC 11.809 13.558 20.854 17.526 18.900 16.452 19.253 20.731 23.946 GREECE 22.857 21.891 30.289 31.251 34.347 29.605 27.929 24.347 22.285 ROMANIA 4.416 6.071 6.077 9.030 7.215 7.049 7.793 10.661 13.357 UNITED STATES 3.418 4.304 4.740 4.412 4.197 4.581 4.337 4.038 4.489
  7. 7. 31% 20% 19% 14% 8% 8% Main Markets - 2013 RUSSIA UNITED KINGDOM GERMANY FRANCE THE NETHERLANDS ISRAEL - 200.000 400.000 600.000 800.000 1,000.000 Arrivals Arrivals Total Arrivals 2005 539,787 2006 574,588 2007 694,352 2008 674,011 2009 699,754 2010 745,539 2011 838,717 2012 875,748 2013 993,584
  8. 8. CLIMATE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC Average Temperature (°C) 12,1 12,2 13,5 16,5 20,3 24,4 26,1 26,0 23,5 20,0 16,6 13,7 Average Rainfall (mm) 90,1 67,6 58,2 28,5 14,2 3,5 1,0 0,6 17,7 64,9 59,0 77,9 From Heraklion by car or bus : From 15 till 30 minutes max ride (From 10 – 30 km) Closest Airport: N. Kazantzakis International Airport of Heraklion (From 10 -30 km max)
  9. 9. • The most organized tourist destination in Crete • High-quality hotels • Conference infrastructures • Highly developed recreation tourism • Composes a complete cultural network • A place blessed by nature – Outdoor Adventure Experiences such as trekking, paragliding, rock climbing, water sports, diving, horse riding and biking
  10. 10. • Rich history and cultural heritage, with numerous religious monuments and archaeological sites • Great festivities with live Cretan music and traditional cuisine • Unforgettable holidays due to its climate, location and the fabulous surrounding nature • Coastal zone of 28 kilometers with Blue Flag awarded beaches • Enjoy the unique combination of the sea, the sun and the mountains • A diamond lying on the coasts of Cretan Sea
  11. 11. “Located in the north of Crete bordering the Aegean Sea” Area population: 15,302 Main villages of the area:  Anopolis  Charasso  Dia Isla  Elia  Epano Vatheia  Gournes  Gouves  Kalo Chorio  Karteros  Kato Vatheia  Kokkini Chani  Koxari  Skoteino •Gourne s •Skotino •Kalo Chorio
  12. 12. Type of accommodation Total 5* 4* 3* 2* 1* Hersonissos Municipality Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotel 373 27.828 53.524 23 6.082 12.202 78 10.634 20.588 74 4.081 7.715 126 4.625 7.715 62 2.242 4.080 Camping 2 51 96 2 51 96 GRAND TOTAL 375 27.879 53.620 23 6.082 12.202 78 10.634 20.588 74 4.081 7.715 126 4.625 7.715 64 2.293 4.176 Type of accommodation Total 4K 3K 2K 1K Area of Gouves Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds GRAND TOTAL 80 835 1.647 4 58 102 30 379 732 36 339 694 10 59 119
  13. 13.  Agriana – Chatzana  Analipsi  Anissaras  Ano Hersonissos  Avdou  Gonies  Hersonissos Port  Kera  Koutouloufari  Piskopiano  Potamies Area population: 23,825 Town Population: 10,264 “Located in the north of Crete bordering the Aegean Sea” Main villages of the area:
  14. 14. Type of accommodation Total 5* 4* 3* 2* 1* Hersonissos Municipality Hotels Rooms Beds Hotel s Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotel 373 27.828 53.524 23 6.082 12.202 78 10.634 20.588 74 4.081 7.715 126 4.625 7.715 62 2.242 4.080 Camping 2 51 96 2 51 96 GRAND TOTAL 375 27.879 53.620 23 6.082 12.202 78 10.634 20.588 74 4.081 7.715 126 4.625 7.715 64 2.293 4.176 Type of accommodation Total 4K 3K 2K 1K Area of Hersonissos Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds GRAND TOTAL 182 342 167 14 196 352 91 1.203 2.424 48 560 1.164 14 122 241
  15. 15. “Located in the north of Crete bordering the Aegean Sea” Area population: 11,912 Town population: 6,808 Main villages of the area:  Malia  Mochos  Krasi  Stalis
  16. 16. Type of accommodation Total 5* 4* 3* 2* 1* Hersonissos Municipality Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotel 373 27.828 53.524 23 6.082 12.202 78 10.634 20.588 74 4.081 7.715 126 4.625 7.715 62 2.242 4.080 Camping 2 51 96 2 51 96 GRAND TOTAL 375 27.879 53.620 23 6.082 12.202 78 10.634 20.588 74 4.081 7.715 126 4.625 7.715 64 2.293 4.176 Type of accommodation Total 4K 3K 2K 1K Area of Malia Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds Hotels Rooms Beds GRAND TOTAL 238 3.052 6.113 7 110 333 92 1.339 2.838 112 1.360 2.843 27 243 523
  17. 17. Area population: 2,298 Town population: 960 Main villages of the area: Skopela Σκόπελα Kainourgio Chorio Καινούριο Χωριό Chochlakies Χοχλακιές  Aitania  Chochlakies  Episkopi  Galifa  Galipe  Kainourgio Chorio  Sgourokefali  Skopela  Stamnoi
  18. 18. Gonies
  19. 19. • FaceBook • Twitter • FourSquare • Flickr • SlideShare • Pinterest • YouΤube • Google • Slideshare • Tumblr • Virtual Tour
  20. 20. Come join us at: https://www.facebook.com/hersonissosgreece https://twitter.com/#!/myhersonissos https://foursquare.com/myhersonissos/http://www.youtube.com/myhersonissos http://pinterest.com/hersonissos/ http://landofexperiences.tumblr.com/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/70934829@N02/ http://www.slideshare.net/myhersonissos https://www.instagram.com/myhersonissos/ https://www.360cities.net/profile/hersonissos https://www.facebook.com/maliacretegr HashTags: #landofexperiences, #malia, #hersonissos, #karteros, #Amnissos, #kokkinihani, #gournes, #gouves, #analipsi, #anissaras, #stalis, #crete

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