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Crete Gears Up for 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Awards

Tourism leaders from all over the world, on October 6, will gather at the five-star Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort on Crete, to attend the 2018 Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.

Paggaio Declared European City of Sport 2019

The municipality of Paggaio, near Kavala in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, has been announced as the European City of Sport for 2019 by ACES Europe.

15th UNWTO Awards to Recognize Sustainability in Tourism – Applications Open

The United Nations World Tourism Organization is inviting submissions for its 15th UNWTO Awards, which will recognize innovation, job creation and sustainability in tourism.

EU Announces Finalists for ‘European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019’ Competition

The European Union has shortlisted 10 cities as finalists in the competition for the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019 title.

‘Alternative Athens’ Enters TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame

Alternative Athens, a travel company specializing in original tours and activities in Athens and Greece, has been recognized as a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner.

Air Canada Named ‘Best Airline in North America’ at 2018 Skytrax Awards

Air Canada was named "Best Airline in North America" for the second consecutive year and for the seventh time in the past nine years at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Emirates Wins ‘World’s Best Inflight Entertainment’ Skytrax Award for 14th Time

Emirates has won the "World’s Best Inflight Entertainment" award for the 14th year in a row at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018.

Olympia Golden Beach: Best Luxury Boutique Spa in Southern Europe

The Olympia Golden Beach Resort & Spa has been honored as the best “Luxury Bouitique Spa” in Southern Europe at the 2018 World Luxury Spa Awards.

Best Beaches in Greece Revealed by ‘Beach Inspector’

Beaches on Crete, Corfu, Rhodes, Mykonos and Kos are are among the best in the world for 2018, according to online platform Beach-Inspector.com.

TripAdvisor: Four Greek Water Parks Voted Best in Europe for 2018

Four Greek water parks are included in the Top 25 of the 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Amusement and Water Parks in Europe, released by TripAdvisor.

Mykonos’ Aphrodite Resort Celebrates Another Blue Flag Win for Kalafatis Beach

The Kalafatis beach of the Aphrodite Beach Resort on the Greek island of Mykonos has once again received the Blue Flag eco-label.

Athens Marathon Takes Home Four Honors at ‘Events Awards 2018’

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, a significant sports event held annually in Athens, received four honors for excellence at the Events Awards 2018.

Qatar Airways Wins Four 2018 Skytrax Awards

Qatar Airways won four prestigious accolades at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards, including for Best Business Class for the sixth time.

Star Alliance Again Takes ‘Best’ Title at Skytrax Awards

Star Alliance was honored with the Best Airline Alliance title for the third year running at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Marketing Greece Clinches World Travel Award for Innovative Campaigns

Marketing Greece has been honored as Greece’s Leading Innovative Destination Marketing Organization at the 25th World Travel Awards 2018.

Singapore Airlines Named ‘World’s Best Airline’ at Skytrax Awards 2018

Singapore Airlines for the fourth time has been named "World’s Best Airline" at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, also known as “the Oscars of the aviation industry”.

GB Roof Garden, Tudor Hall Restaurants Receive ‘Best Award of Excellence’

The restaurants of hotels Grande Bretagne and King George in Athens, have been honored with the “Best Award of Excellence” by the Wine Spectator magazine.

Crete’s Minos Beach Hotel Celebrates 25 Years of Blue Flags

The Minos Beach Art Hotel on Crete is celebrating 25 years of Blue Flag awards, as its beach has once again received the quality eco-label.

Air Transat Named World’s Best Leisure Airline in 2018 by Skytrax

Air Transat, Canada's leading holiday airline, has been named the World's Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2018.

AEGEAN Voted Europe’s Best Regional Airline for 8th Year

For the eighth consecutive year Greece's AEGEAN was named the “Best Regional Airline in Europe” at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards.