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Acropolis Among Top 30 Desired Destinations of UK Travellers

The Acropolis in Athens is among the 30 most desired travel destinations of Brits, according to a poll commissioned by British Airways as part of its "Inspire Us" travel photography challenge.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Honors Greek Partner Navigator

Royal Caribbean Cruises constantly evaluates partner performance and 2014 was Navigator’s year to stand out as the Greek company received two coveted distinctions; the 2014 “Leadership in Sustainable Shore Excursions” and “Shore Excursion Manager’s Choice” awards.

GNTO Awards Pile Up

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) added a third award to its roster of credits for its dedication and innovative work towards the promotion of Greece as a primary tourist destination worldwide.

Athens International Airport Collects ‘Airport of the Year’ Award

Athens International Airport (AIA) was named "Airport of the Year" in the 10-30 million passengers category at the Air Transport News (ATN) 2015 awards ceremony that took place in Geneva on Saturday.

Crete Honored in Russia as ‘Best Regional Presence’ at MITT 2015

The Region of Crete saw a double win at this year's Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT) which is running in Russia.

Winners Named in Athens TEI Tourism Photo Contest

The Technological Educational Institution of Athens (TEI of Athens) on Wednesday awarded the winners in its 2015 Student Tourism Photo Contest.

From Russia… to Greece With Love: Santorini, Sani Resort Top Tourist Picks

Russian holidaymakers seem to have a soft spot for Greece, and more specifically, for the Cycladic island of Santorini and the luxury Sani Resort, according the Russian edition of monthly travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler.

‘The North Face Zagori Mountain Running’ Wins Silver at 2015 Tourism Awards

"The North Face Zagori Mountain Running" event was awarded a Silver Tourism Award in the Sports Tourism category at the second edition of the Tourism Awards last week.

Triple Win for ‘Navarino Challenge’ at 2015 Tourism Awards

The "Navarino Challenge" marathon had a triple win last week at the Tourism Awards that took place at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall in Athens.

Best of Greece Honored at ‘Tourism Awards 2015’

Greek tourism’s best practices and the most innovative initiatives launched by the country’s enterprises were rewarded last week at the Tourism Awards 2015 ceremony in Athens.

Health Tourism Innovations Honored in Athens, Greece

New ideas that have created value for the health tourism sector were honored at the Innovation Awards held on the sidelines of the International Health Tourism Convention (IHTC) that opened on Thursday at the Royal Olympic Hotel in central Athens.

Creta Maris Receives Booking.com’s Excellence Award for 2014 Guest Reviews

The Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, has been recognized as a top performing hotel based on guest reviews on Booking.com, a leader in online accommodation booking.

Galaxy Bar in Athens Ranked One of “World’s 10 Best Rooftop Bars”

The Galaxy Bar of the Hilton Athens hotel was named one of the top 10 rooftop bars in the world by Premier Traveler magazine, a leading, award winning American publication for frequent and luxury travelers.

Domaine Porto Carras Collects Two Gold Medals at the ‘Berlin Wine Trophy 2015’ Competition

Domaine Porto Carras once again has been rewarded for its hard work with two "Berlin Wine Trophy" gold medals. The "Berlin Wine Trophy" is one of the most famous international wine competitions in Berlin, Germany.

Athens-based Mideast Up for World Travel Award

Mideast Travel has been nominated for a third consecutive year as Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company for the World Travel Awards, which reward excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

ITB 2015: GNTO Scoops Up Expedia Award for Best Destination Campaign of the Year

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) was announced on Thursday as one of the recipients of the 2014 EMEA Partner Awards of Expedia Media Solutions, the advertising division of the Expedia group.

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.