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Etihad Airways Honored For Employee Learning And Development

Etihad Airways received two prestigious accolades for its employee training and development initiatives at the 2014 MENA HR Excellence Awards.

Novotel Athenes Obtains ISO 14001 Environmental Management Certification

Novotel Athenes, a member of the Accor group, recently obtained the ISO 14001 certification, an international reference in environmental management.

Greece’s Odeon of Herod Atticus Ranks Second Best Theater In The World

The Odeon of Herod Atticus, widely also known as the Herodion, located under the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, is the second best theater in the world to watch live performances, according to a list compiled by Canadian newspaper Globe and Mail.

Creta Maris Receives Gold Award For Offering A “Superb Hotel Experience”

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete recently received the gold "Costumers Choice Award 2013" from the Apollo travel company, owned by Kuoni Travel.

Over 400 Greek Beaches Receive “Blue Flag” Status For 2014

The Greek beaches that have been honored with the 2014 Blue Flag quality award were announced on 7 May by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.

Porto Carras Honored For Participation In EU Project For Sustainable Hotels (ShMILE 2)

The eco-tourism complex Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki was recently honored with the EU Ecolabel, within the framework of the completion of the "ShMILE 2 project – from experimentation to dissemination of the Ecolabel in the Mediterranean."

Costa Navarino Wins At 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Costa Navarino has won the "Destination Award" at the prestigious 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards that took place at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) annual Global Summit, in Hainan, China.

Athens’ Crowne Plaza & Holiday Inn Receive “Accessibility Pass” Certification

The Crowne Plaza Athens City Center and Holiday Inn Athens have received the "Accessibility Pass" and are now certified for their accessible hotel services to individuals with hearing disabilities.

Etihad Airways Wins China’s Award For Business Class

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, recently received the award for "Best First Class Cabin" at China’s 2013 Travel Awards.

Greek Tourism’s Best Practices Honored

The best practices and most innovative initiatives in the Greek tourism industry were honored on 8 April at the Tourism Awards 2014 ceremony in Athens.

Thomas Cook Austria Honors Rhodes For Longtime Collaboration

Leading tour operator Thomas Cook Austria (Neckermann) recently presented the Greek island of Rhodes with an award in honor of the company's longtime collaboration with the destination.

Athens Airport Honored At Routes Europe 2014

Athens International Airport (AIA) was highly commended in this year’s Routes Marketing Awards that took place on 7 April in Marseille, France hosted by Marseille Provence Airport.

Hotels In Chalkidiki, Greece, Receive “Accessibility Pass” Certification

"Accessibility Pass" aims to help people with accessibility needs find a hotel or conference center that can accommodate their specific needs, making their overall hospitality experience a simple and friendly one.

Chandris Hotels Receives Green Key Awards For 2014

The hotels Corfu and Dassia, of the Chandris Hotels chain, were honored with the international eco-quality Green Key Eco Label for the fifth consecutive year.

Louis Hotels Honored By Leading Russian Tour Operator

One of Russia's leading tour operators honored eight units of the Louis Hotels chain in recognition of their high level of hospitality service for a family holiday.

Piraeus Port Receives “EcoPort” Environmental Certification

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) was once again honored with the "EcoPort" label, certified by Lloyd’s Register and awarded by the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO).

Club Hotel Casino Loutraki Receives Green Key Label For 2014

Club Hotel Casino Loutraki, for the fourth year in a row, has received the international "Green Key – Eco Label" award from the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) for its commitment to environmental protection.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Receives Three Green Key Awards For 2014

The Porto Carras Grand Resort complex in Halkidiki, Greece, recently received another distinction as three of its hotels were honored with the eco-quality Green Key Eco Label for another consecutive year.

Greek Hotel Honored By Condé Nast Traveller Russia

The Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas on Crete was recently honored with the title of "Best Foreign Beach Hotel" by readers of the Russian edition of Conte Nast Traveller magazine that voted in the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards.

Greece Wins 2014 EU Prize For Cultural Heritage

Greece is among the winners of the 2014 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards, according to an announcement made on 20 March by the European Commission and Europa Nostra.