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Greek Hospitality Awards 2017 Highlight Greece’s Best

Greek Hospitality Awards 2017The Greek Hospitality Awards, organized by Ethos Media events and Hrima magazine, once again recognised and rewarded excellence provided by Greece’s very best hotels and resorts.

The prestigious Greek Hospitality Awards 2017 gala dinner took place at the Ethniki Asfalistiki Conference Center in Athens with an attendance of some 200 industry professionals and in the presence of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura. In its third year, the event was hosted by Greek journalist Haris Digrintakis and Ethos Media Public  Events Executive Christina Tsouhlari.

During her speech, Minister Kountoura underlined the importance of the event as it supports and promotes the work and efforts of the hotel sector in Greece. “The awards highlight quality, innovation, leadership and excellence,” she said.

The winners of this year’s Greek Hospitality Awards followed a voting process by a panel of industry experts combined with online votes of the general public. According to organizer Ethos Media, a total of 14,722 votes were cast.

Honorary Award recipients

During the ceremony, honorary awards were given to this year’s:

  • “Greek Hospitality Leader”: Boris Mouzenidis, President, Mouzenidis Group
  • “Greek Hospitality Influencer”: Alexandros Angelopoulos, CEO, Aldemar Resorts

  • “Greek Hospitality Rising Star”: Panagiotis Paleologos, President & Founder, Hotelbrain

Top Greek Hotel 2017

The top prize of the ceremony was the award for the “Top Greek Hotel 2017”, which was given by Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

GOLD: Grecotel Corfu Imperial
SILVER: Grace Santorini
SILVER: Electra Metropolis Athens

SILVER: Costa Navarino

Greek Hospitality Awards 2017

The 3rd Greek Hospitality Awards rewarded excellence in Greece’s hotel sector in four categories: Best Greek City Hotels, Best Greek Resorts, Best Greek Hotel & Resort Facilities and Special Awards.

Category 1. Best Greek City Hotels

1. Best Greek New City Hotel
GOLD: Electra Metropolis Athens
2. Best Greek Boutique Hotel
GOLD: Siorra Vittoria Boutique Hotel
3. Best Greek Business City Hotel
GOLD: NJV Athens Plaza
SILVER: Mediterranean Palace
BRONZE: Civitel
4. Best Greek Heritage City Hotel
GOLD: Imaret
5. Best Greek Landmark City Hotel
GOLD: Imaret
6. Best Greek Lifestyle City Hotel
GOLD: St. George Lycabettus Hotel
SILVER: SAZ City Life Hotel
7. Best Greek MICE City Hotel
GOLD: Grand Hotel Palace
GOLD: Athenaeum Intercontinental Athens
SILVER: Civitel
8. Best Greek Green City Hotel
GOLD: Electra Metropolis Athens

Category 2. Best Greek Resorts

1. Best Greek New Resort
GOLD: Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort
SILVER: Anemos Luxury Grand Resort
2. Best Greek Beach Resort
GOLD: Anemos Luxury Grand Resort
SILVER: Santa Marina Beach Hotel
SILVER: Riviera Olympia Resort
SILVER: Porto Carras Grand Resort
SILVER: Aldemar Olympian Village
3. Best Greek All Inclusive Resort
GOLD: Grecotel White Palace
SILVER: Aldemar Cretan Village
4. Best Greek Family Resort
GOLD: Aldemar Olympian Village
SILVER: Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort
5. Best Greek New Boutique Resort
GOLD: Kensho Boutique Hotel & Suites
6. Best Greek Boutique Resort
GOLD: Spilia Village Traditional Hotel – Villas
SILVER: Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel
SILVER: Atrium Hotel Thasos
7. Best Greek Casino Resort
GOLD: Porto Carras Grand Resort
8. Best Greek Honeymoon Resort
GOLD: Anemos Luxury Grand Resort
9. Best Greek Thalasso Resort
GOLD: Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso
GOLD: Aldemar Royal Mare
10. Best Greek Thermal Spa Resort
GOLD: Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort
11. Best Greek Golf Resort
GOLD: Porto Carras Grand Resort
12. Best Greek Sports Resort
GOLD: Cavo Spada Luxury & Leisure Resort & Spa
13. Best Greek Design Resort
GOLD: Anemos Luxury Grand Resort
14. Best Greek MICE Resort
GOLD: Porto Carras Grand Resort
15. Best Greek Green Resort
GOLD: Costa Navarino
16. Best Greek Villas & Holidays Homes
GOLD: Kappa Resort
SILVER: Avaton Luxury Villas Resort
BRONZE: Residence Villas

Category 3. Best Greek Hotel Facilities

1. Best Greek Hotel Marina
GOLD: Porto Carras Grand Resort
GOLD: Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort
2. Best Greek Hotel Dining Experience
GOLD: Kensho Boutique Hotel & Suites
GOLD: Grecotel Hotels & Resorts
SILVER: Aldemar Royal Mare
BRONZE: Spilia Village Traditional Hotel – Villas
3. Best Greek Hotel Tailor Made Guest Experience
GOLD: Grecotel Hotels & Resorts
SILVER: Mykonos No5 Luxury Living
4. Best Greek Hotel Restaurant
SILVER: Kappa Restaurant
5. Best Greek Hotel Spa
SILVER: Imaret

Category 4. Special Awards

1. Best Greek Excellence In Service Hotel
GOLD: Oniropetra Boutique Hotel
GOLD: Aldemar Resorts
SILVER: Corfu Palma Boutique Hotel
SILVER: Anemos Luxury Grand Resort
2. Best Greek Sustainable Hotel
GOLD: Cactus Hotels
GOLD: Aldemar Resorts
3. Best Greek Hotel Brand
GOLD: Grecotel Hotels & Resorts
SILVER: Domotel Hotels & Resorts
4. Best Greek Hotel Technology Innovation
GOLD: Louis Hotels
GOLD: LG Business Solutions
SILVER: Globiled
5. Best Hotel Sustainable Solutions Provider
GOLD: Globiled
6. Best Greek Hotel Mobile App
GOLD: Kensho Boutique Hotel & Suitesm-hospitality
7. Best Greek Hotel Marketing Strategy
8. Best Hotel Supplier
GOLD: Όμιλος Πορτοκαλίδη Istikbal
SILVER: LG Business Solutions
9. Best Hotel Marketing & Social Media Provider
10. Best Hotel Education Provider
SILVER: Metropolitan College
11. Best Online Tour Operator
GOLD: The Booking Expert
12. Best Hotel Management Consultant
SILVER: The Storytelling Hotel (Hospitality Brand Concept)
13. Best Hotel Sales Representative Company

The Greek Hospitality Awards 2017 were held under the auspices of the  Tourism Ministry, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, the Hellenic Hotel Federation and TIF-HELEXPO.

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) was a media sponsor of the Greek Hospitality Awards 2017.


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