The world tourism industry’s elite, including senior executives of leading travel companies, government ministers and top tourism decision-makers, attended the World Travel Awards 2013 Europe ceremony, held in Antalya, Turkey, on 31 August 2013. The gala event is hailed as “The Oscars of the Travel Industry.”
The World Travel Awards supports, promotes and develops the global travel and tourism industry by identifying and rewarding excellence and inspiring companies and organizations to continually raise the standards of their product and service offering.
Awards are presented across three tiers: country, regional and world awards.
2013 World Travel Award Winners for Europe
Lufthansa, Cornelia, Mantis, Intercontinental, Avis, and Kuoni were among the top brand names to emerge victorious at the World Travel Awards 2013.
Europe’s Leading Tourist Board went to Turkish Culture and Tourism.
For the full list of Europe winners, press here.
In regards to the Country Awards, Greek winners announced at the 2013 World Travel Awards were the following:
Greece’s Leading All Inclusive Resort 2013 – Minos Imperial Luxury Beach Resort & Spa
- Greece’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2013 – Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites
- Greece’s Leading Business Hotel 2013 – Divani Caravel Hotel
- Greece’s Leading Conference Hotel 2013 – Divani Caravel Hotel
- Greece’s Leading Family Resort 2013 – Porto Carras Grand Resort
- Greece’s Leading Hotel 2013 – Divani Apollon Palace & Spa
Greece’s Leading Hotel Residences 2013 – Elounda Peninsula All Suite Hotel and Residences
- Greece’s Leading Resort 2013 – Minos Imperial Luxury Beach Resort & Spa
- Greece’s Leading Spa Resort 2013 – Divani Apollon Palace & Spa
The country awards reflect the range of products and service offerings of an individual country’s travel and tourism industry.
The World Travel Awards were launched in 1993 to acknowledge and recognize excellence in the global travel and tourism industry. Now celebrating 20 years, a world travel award is regarded as the highest achievement that a travel product could hope to receive.