About Us
Established in 1966 by Ioannis Papakaliatis and his sons under the name
“Zeus of Crete”, it was one of the first incoming & handling agency in Crete

Since then the company continued its core incoming business and has grown to one of the Leading Destination Management Companies in Crete & Greece.

Acknowledged for its experience, reliability and impeccable service, Hellenic Zeus offers a complete range of travel & tourism services to Tour Operators, Cruise Lines, MICE clients, Groups and individuals.

With branch offices in Crete - Heraklion, Chersonissisos, Agios Nikolaos, Chania & Rethymno and a network of affiliate offices throughout Greece, we provide easy access and a “one stop shop” for incoming services to our partners in the travel industry.

50 years experience zeus

50 years of experience, local know-how and long term business relations with suppliers to provide competitive edge and support..

80 dedicated professionals to handle any aspect of your business with efficiency, consistency and personal service. Our key asset!

We are technologically advanced, working with the latest technologies in tourism software and hardware for accuracy and time saving.

As an independently owned family business we work as a team putting our partners/customers at the heart of everything we do.

Meet the Team
Lefteris Papakaliatis
MANAGING DIRECTOR
Maria Papakaliati
MARKETING DIRECTOR
Stefanos Papakaliatis
PURCHASING DIRECTOR
Timeline

2017

Welcome reception at Heraklion Airport
Welcome reception at Heraklion Airport

Hellenic Zeus & Zeus Hotel welcoming our partners at Heraklion Airport


2015

Management Meeting in Crete
Management Meeting in Crete

Management Meeting in Crete


Thomas Cook
Thomas Cook

Our booth at Thomas cook Travel Connexion, Frankfurt.


WTM Event
WTM Event

Our team of Directors in WTM Event.


2014

Thomas Cook
Thomas Cook

Christmas Corporate Event of our Group of Companies in 2014.


2008

Zeus of Crete fleet
Zeus of Crete fleet

Zeus of Crete fleet of modern coaches.


2000

Thomas Cook
Thomas Cook

Lefteris Papakaliatis at Thomas Cook excellence awards.


1990

Zeus of Crete team
Zeus of Crete team

Zeus of Crete team


1980

Neckermann Reisen meeting
Neckermann Reisen meeting

Attendance at the European Neckermann Reisen meeting for partner travel agencies.


World Travel Market
World Travel Market

Zeus of Crete booth at the World Travel Market in London in 1980.


Zeus o Crete fleet of coaches
Zeus o Crete fleet of coaches

Zeus o Crete fleet of coaches.


1970

Opening of our new offices
Opening of our new offices

Opening of our new offices.


First partners
First partners

Warm welcome for our partners at Heraklion airport 1970.


1st charter to Crete
1st charter to Crete

I.Papakaliatis and his sons welcome the 1st charter to Crete from Tour Operator Touropa Austria in Heraklion airport.


1960

First employee
First employee

First employee Eleni Voskaki who became wife of Michalis Papakaliatis and had 3 children, Ioannis, Lefteris & Maria who are now running the business.


I.Papakaliatis & Sons
I.Papakaliatis & Sons

Founder Ioannis Papakaliatis with older son Michalis & youngest Manolis who developed the company through the years.



Address: 1, L. Vironos St., GR 71202, Heraklion, Crete, Greece|mail to: info@helleniczeus.gr|Tel: +30 2810 398600, Fax: +30 2810 341936
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