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World Legacy Awards: ITB & National Georgraphic Honor Global Sustainable Tourism Best Practices

ITB Berlin and National Geographic on Thursday announced the winners of the inaugural World Legacy Awards and honored those that are driving the transformation of sustainable tourism in the global travel industry.

Greece’s Porto Carras Clinches Wine Tourism Award

The Porto Carras Grand Resort, in the Halkidiki peninsula, northern Greece, was awarded for “Best Accommodation” during the 4th Drinks International Wine Tourism Awards 2015.

Date Announced For Tourism Awards 2015 Ceremony in Athens

The evaluation period of the nominations for the 2015 Tourism Awards that will recognize the best practices, strategies and most innovative initiatives in Greek tourism, has come to an end.

Athens Airport Awards Airlines for Top Performance in 2014

Athens International Airport (AIA) last week honored airlines that recorded the highest increases in passenger numbers on their scheduled flights to and from Athens in 2014.

Thessaloniki Nominated for ‘InterRail Destination of the Year Award 2015’

Northern Greece's Thessaloniki has been included in a shortlist of 15 of some of Europe's most-loved cities to run for the title of "InterRail Destination of the Year Award 2015".

TripAdvisor: Elafonissi, Greece, Ranks Among Top 10 Best Beaches in the World for 2015

Elafonissi in Greece is once again among the winners of travel website Tripadvisor's Travelers’ Choice awards for beaches.

Travel Channel ‘Best Beach Awards 2015’: Double Win for Greece

Two Greek beaches are among the winners of the fourth annual Best Beach Awards of American TV station Travel Channel.

Etihad Airways Named ‘Airline of the Year’ at Aviation 100 Awards

Etihad Airways has clinched top honors at the 2015 Aviation 100 Awards, organized recently by Airline Economics magazine in Dublin, Ireland.

100% Hotel Show Awards Design, Innovation, Novelty, Architecture

Greece’s best hotels in terms of design, lighting and renovation were awarded on Saturday, during the 100% Hotel Design Awards ceremony, which was launched for the first time at this year’s 100% Hotel Show, at the MEC exhibition center in Peania, eastern Attica.

Spetses mini Marathon a ‘Ruban d’Honneur’ Recipient

Spetses mini Marathon (SMM) is among a select few to receive the coveted “Ruban d'Honneur” title, the European Business Awards judging committee has announced.

Greek Marketing Platform Wins Award at Enter2015 e-Tourism Event

Greek online interactive platform Athens Destination Specialist Program (ADSP) was awarded in the best Small & Medium Enterprises category during international e-tourism conference Enter2015 held in Lugano, Switzerland last week.

Athens Proclaimed Europe’s Third Best Destination

Athens, Greece, came in third place in the prestigious electronic pool for best European destination, organized by the European Best Destinations (EBD) organization.

Etihad Airways Wins Award for Inflight Experience

Etihad Airways has been presented with the 2015 Airline of the Year award by leading IFEC and cabin technology magazine Inflight, published by HMG Aerospace.

Athens Airport ‘i-mind’ Program Awarded for Innovation

The Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) awarded Athens International Airport (AIA) for its ongoing “i-mind” program, which aims to guarantee the high quality of services offered via direct input from the airport’s employees.

South African Airways Strengthens Global Position with 4-Star Rating

South African Airways (SAA) has strengthened its global position by being awarded a 4-Star rating for the thirteenth consecutive year.

Thessaloniki Mayor Named in World’s Top 10

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris joins the ranks of the best mayors around the globe as he was named one of the top 10 awardees for the 2014 World Mayor Prize.

Acropolis Listed among 20 Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Acropolis in Athens is included once again on a list compiled by CNN that singles out 20 of the most beautiful and famous UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Conde Nast Traveler Places Semiramis in Athens among Most Colorful Hotels

Leading travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler has included Semiramis in Athens, Greece, on a list of the most colorful hotels that are sure to "brighten your next vacation".

11th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism Announced

A project promoting domestic tourism in Peru, an initiative for travelers to immerse in the Maasai community in Tanzania, an innovative marketing project from Amsterdam and an application promoting European tourism were the winners of the 11th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and...

Athens Enters 2nd Phase of ‘European Best Destination 2015’ Competition

The second phase of the 'European Best Destination 2015' competition has begun! Cast your vote for Athens!