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Air Transat Voted North America’s Best Leisure Airline

For the fourth consecutive year Air Transat has been voted the Best North American Leisure Airline by the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

TripAdvisor: Aquariums in Crete Ranked Among the Best in the World

Two aquariums in Crete were ranked among the 25 best in the world in Tripadvisor's 2015 Travelers Choice awards for zoos and aquariums.

Greek Hotels Among ‘Best Reviewed’ on Expedia Insiders’ 2015 List

Two Greek hotels are among the Expedia 2015 Insiders' Select rankings, an annual crowd-sourced list of the world's best-reviewed hotels, according to the results announced recently by Expedia.

Greek Islands Shine On Travel + Leisure’s 2015 Best List for Europe

The Greek islands of Santorini, Crete and Mykonos are among the best in Europe this year, according to discerning readers of Travel + Leisure magazine who voted for their favorite islands for the 20th time.

Air Astana Scoops Skytrax Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Air Astana, the Kazakhstan flag carrier, celebrated success again at the 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards as it achieved the title of "Best Airline Central Asia / India" for the fourth successive year.

Travelport Wins ‘Best Air Rail Distribution Solution’ at GARA Awards

Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform has won the "Best Air Rail Distribution Solution" title, alongside Heathrow Express, at the recent Global AirRail Alliance (GARA) Awards.

Aldemar Resorts Shines at Greek Hospitality Awards 2015

Aldemar Resorts shined at the Hospitality Awards 2015 last week and walked away with gold and silver awards in eight categories.

Skytrax Names Turkish Airlines Best in Europe for Fifth Consecutive Year

Turkish Airlines was recognized at the 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards and announced last week at the Paris International Airshow as the "Best Airline in Europe" for the fifth year in a row.

Air New Zealand Wins Triple at 2015 Skytrax Awards

Air New Zealand has been awarded "World’s Best Premium Economy Class", "Best Premium Economy Class airline seat" and "Best Premium Economy onboard catering" in this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards that took place on June 16 at the Paris Air Show.

Greece’s Best Hotels Honored at Hospitality Awards 2015

Hotels that stood out for innovative practices in the Greek hospitality sector were rewarded on Wednesday at the Hospitality Awards 2015 ceremony at the Ethniki Conference Center in Athens.

AEGEAN Named ‘Best Regional Airline in Europe’ Once Again in Annual Skytrax Awards

AEGEAN Airlines has once again been named "Best Regional Airline in Europe" in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards that took place on Tuesday at the Paris International Airshow.

Qatar Airways Wins Third Skytrax ‘Airline of Year’ Award

Qatar Airways was honored on Tuesday with three of the top aviation accolades at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards, held at the Musée de l'Air et de l' Espace, Paris Air Show, winning Airline of the Year for a third time.

Creta Maris Toasts to Blue Flag Beach Distinction

Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, celebrated one more distinction with the Blue Flag eco-label for its beach at a special event on June 9.

Athens Poseidon Hotel Wins 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Poseidon Hotel, located on the coastal line of Athens in Paleo Faliro, has received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for 2015.

Navarino Environmental Observatory in Greece Wins at ‘Ecopolis’ Awards

The Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) was honored with the award for best "Environmental Project" at the Ecopolis 2015 awards held last week at the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens.

Acropolis Ranked Among Top Landmarks in Europe

Travellers across the globe have ranked the Acropolis in Athens among the top landmarks in Europe for 2015, according to travel website TripAdvisor.

Athens Gate Hotel is Now Part of TripAdvisor’s ‘Hall of Fame’

Greece's Athens Gate Hotel has been inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame after winning a Certificate of Excellence for the fifth year in a row.

Conde Nast Traveller: Greece Among Top Destinations for British Travellers

Greece is featured in the top 10 of the visited destinations of British travellers, according to the customary reader survey of Conde Nast Traveller (CNT), the premier travel and lifestyle magazine.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel Welcomed Into TripAdvisor’s ‘Hall of Fame’

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel has been inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame after winning a Certificate of Excellence for the fifth year in a row.

Hospitality Awards 2015 in Greece: Nominations Now Open

Nominations have opened for the Hospitality Awards 2015 which aim to reward and spotlight Greek hotel enterprises that stand out for their innovative practices in the hospitality sector.