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Santorini Video Wins Gold Tourism Film Award at Cannes Festival

A video featuring the hospitality services offered at a luxury hotel on the Greek island of Santorini was honored among the Gold Winners at the 9th Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards, which took place this year on 26-27 September in France.

Produced by London-based “NEEDaFIXER”, a video production company of Greek interests, the video “Canaves Oia – Luxury Never Sounded So Good” was awarded the gold prize in the Tourism Films category.

The winning video features the Canaves Oia, a luxury boutique hotel in Oia on Santorini, which offers a breathtaking a view of the caldera.

“NEEDaFIXER is active in 100 countries and films more than 1,000 videos per year, winning awards and distinctions in a variety of festivals, the owner of the production company, Sophia Panayiotaki, told GTP Headlines.

The Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards annually honor the world’s finest corporate films, online media productions and documentaries in one of the most important film centers: in Cannes, France.

“My joy is indescribable and I am very proud because we won this prize in Cannes for a Greek hotel, for our Greece,” Panayiotaki added.

The videos produced by “NEEDaFIXER” focus on the promotion of hotel units and tourism destinations.

The Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards is the only festival for corporate films taking place in Cannes that is famously known for feature films and advertising productions.

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Nikos is Greek-American born in New York, USA, and has lived in Greece for over 30 years. He is the managing editor of Greece's leading monthly travel and tourism guide, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) since June 2008 and of news site GTP Headlines since its launch in September 2012. Nikos has also served as international press officer for the City of Athens and for the mayor. He has a degree in Mass Media and Communications, specializing in Journalism. Nikos is a native English speaker and speaks Greek fluently.

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