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Greece Among Top 10 Countries With Most Beachfront Hotels & Resorts In The World

Greece is among the top 10 winners of the new Global Beachfront Awards that recognize countries with the most accommodation located directly on the beach.

TripAdvisor Honors The Rigas Hotel On Skopelos, Greece

The Rigas Hotel on Skopelos, Greece, recently received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for 2014.

The Huffington Post Applauds Greek Mayor For Transforming His City

Yiannis Boutaris, the mayor of Thessaloniki in Greece, leads a list drawn up by The Huffington Post that introduces eight mayors from around the world that are transforming their cities with flair and enthusiasm.

Creta Maris In Greece Receives Gold Certification From TraveLife

After intensive auditing, the Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, has been honored with the Travelife Gold certification and is included among its peers within the Travelife Collection.

Acropolis Of Athens On CNN’s Most Beautiful World Heritage Site List

American news network CNN has provided an updated version of the world's 20 most beautiful World Heritage Sites and the Acropolis of Athens came in second!

SWISS Once Again Wins “Europe’s Leading Airline Business Class” Award

For the fourth consecutive year Swiss International Air Lines has captured the award of Europe’s Leading Airline Business Class at the 21st World Travel Awards, an annual ranking conducted by travel industry experts.

Greece’s Best Honored At The World Travel Awards 2014

The Greek winners of the 21st World Travel Awards were announced on 2 August at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2014 held in Athens.

Greece’s Epidaurus Included Among The World’s Most Fascinating Amphitheaters

Travel news site Travel Pulse has included the Epidaurus in Greece among the most amazing ancient amphitheaters.

UNWTO Awards 2014 – Open For Applications

UNWTO has opened the call for applications for the 11th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism.

Costa Navarino Honored For Responsible Tourism Practices At World Travel Awards 2014

Costa Navarino in Messinia, Greece, was named winner of Europe's Responsible Tourism Award at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2014 that took place 2 August in Athens.

Lufthansa Voted Europe’s Leading Airline

For the fourth time in a row, Lufthansa German Airlines was voted Europe’s leading Airline at the World Travel Awards 2014 on 2 August in Athens, Greece, following a voting process that involved 230,000 travel tourism and hospitality professionals worldwide.

World Travel Awards 2014: The Acropolis Is Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction

The Acropolis in Athens won the title of Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2014 held on 2 August in the Greek capital.

Air Transat Νamed Best North American Leisure Airline For Third Consecutive Year

Air Transat was named Best North American Leisure Airline and ranked second in the world’s best leisure airlines at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards held recently during the Farnborough International Airshow 2014 held in the UK.

US News: Santorini Is The #1 Honeymoon Destination In The World, Crete Is 5th Best

Santorini was ranked the best honeymoon destination in the world by the editors of US News.

One Of The World’s Best Infinity Pools Is In Greece

The infinity swimming pool of the Cavo Tagoo hotel on Mykonos, Greece, is one of the eight best in the world, according to a list compiled by hotel comparison website Trivago.

Region of Attica Wins Prestigious Effie Award

The Region of Attica and McCann Athens recently won an Effie Award for the region's advertising and tourism promotion campaign at this year's Effie Awards Hellas 2014.

Athens Airport Wins 2014 Top European Efficiency Excellence Award

Athens International Airport (AIA) was recently deemed the most efficient airport in Europe in the small/medium-size airport category, according to the Global Annual Benchmarking Report of the Air Transport Research Society (ATRS).

Qatar Airways Wins Three Major Accolades At Skytrax Awards 2014

The State of Qatar’s national airline, Qatar Airways, has been recognized in three of the top awards at the recent Skytrax World Airline Awards, including winning World’s Best Business Class for the second year in a row.

Wine Spectator Magazine Honors Two Restaurants In Athens, Greece

The Greek restaurants GB Roof Garden of the Hotel Grande Bretagne and the Tudor Hall of the King George hotel, both located in Athens, were recently honored through the Wine Spectator magazine’s annual Restaurant Wine List Awards program.

Nana Beach Hotel Holds Raising Of Blue Flag Ceremony At Drapanos Beach, Crete

The 2014 Blue Flag officially flies over Drapanos Beach, making it one of the 11 beaches in Hersonissos, Crete, to have earned this prestigious environmental award.