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New Tourism Awards 2014 To Celebrate Excellence in Greek Hospitality & Travel

Greek tourism's best practices and the most innovative initiatives launched by the country's enterprises will be rewarded this Spring at the upcoming new tourism awards.

Greece’s Top 25 Hotels – Tripadvisor’s 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards

TripAdvisor has announced Greece's 25 top hotels for 2014 based on the reviews of millions of travelers.

Greek Hotel On Rhodes Among Best In The World In Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

The Lindos Blu hotel on the island of Rhodes in Greece is included in the top 10 of the world's best hotels for 2014 based on the reviews of millions of travelers on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review site.

UNWTO Honors CNN’s Richard Quest With Lifetime Achievement Award For Reporting On Tourism

UNWTO has awarded CNN’s Richard Quest the 2013 UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement, in recognition of his work as a business journalist reporting on the tourism industry.

Many Greek Hotels Honored With HolidayCheck Award 2014

Twenty-one Greek hotels were among the 400 most popular hotels worldwide recently honored with the HolidayCheck Award 2014.

Qatar Airways Wins “Best Business Class” Title

Qatar Airways was named "Best Business Class" at the 25th Annual Best in Business Travel Awards USA Awards 2013, held recently in Los Angeles.

South African Airways Receives 4-Star Skytrax Ranking For 12th Year

South African Airways (SAA) has been awarded the 4-Star Airline ranking for 2014 by Skytrax for the 12th year in a row.

Greek Aegean Islands Named One Of The 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations

The Aegean Islands in Greece have been selected as one of the "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2014" by Wine Enthusiast magazine in their January issue.

Costa Navarino’s “Anazoe Spa” Receives Global Recognition At Prestigious Spa Traveller Awards

The Anazoe Spa in Costa Navarino recently picked up two titles in the global Spa Traveller Awards 2013.

Germanwings Named One Of The Most Punctual European Airlines In The World

Cologne-based Germanwings was recently ranked second most punctual airline in the world out of all airlines evaluated in a Europe-wide comparison carried out by American online service Flight Stats.

Air New Zealand Named Airline Of The Year

The world’s foremost safety and product rating website, AirlineRatings.com, has announced Air New Zealand as its Airline of the Year for 2014.

Athens Airport’s New Website Wins Golden “Ermis” Award

The new website of Athens International Airport (AIA) was recently honored for its innovative design, user-friendly navigation and interactive creativity with the travel website golden "Ermis" award in the "Digital - Travel" category.

Greek Restaurant Among 101 Best In Europe For 2013

A restaurant on Santorini, Greece, made it onto The Daily Meal's second-annual 101 Best Restaurants in Europe list that honors the bounty of fine cuisine that can be found in countries all over the Continent.

Creta Maris Honored At 2014 Environmental Awards

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete was honored at the recent 2014 Environmental Awards in Athens, in the category of "Sustainable Business," by Boussias Communications.

Santorini Chosen As One Of Europe’s Prettiest Cities By USA Today Readers

Greece's popular island of Santorini has been ranked by the readers of the newspaper USA Today and 10Best as one of the 10 winners in the recent "Prettiest European City" contest.

Aldemar Group Wins In 2014 Environmental Awards

Aldemar Hotels & Spa was recently honored at the 2014 Environmental Awards in Athens, in the category of "Renewable Energy."

ANEK Lines Captain Honored By Port Authority In Santorini

Vaggelis Stouraitis, captain of the "Prevelis" ship of ANEK Lines, was recently honored for his excellent cooperation with the Thera Port Authority, Santorini.

Blue Star Ferries Wins Ermis Award For Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Greek ferry company Blue Star Ferries and MSPS Corporate Affairs, were honored for the corporate social responsibility program "Traditional Occupations" at the Ermis Awards ceremony held recently in Athens.

MidEast Travel Honored By Global Aviation Industry Giants

Greek travel agency MidEast Travel & Tourism was recently honored with two new awards by leading international airline companies.

European Commission Launches New “European Natura 2000 Award”

The European Commission has launched a new Award designed to celebrate and promote best practices for nature conservation in Europe.