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Blue Star Ferries Wins in Social Media Awards

Blue Star Ferries, a Greek passenger shipping company and MSPS, an integrated marketing and sales services agency, were among the great winners at the Social Media Awards 2014.

AIMS Best Marathon Runner Of The year Award Given In Athens

Kenyans Dennis Kimetto and Florence Kiplagat were named the 2014 AIMS Best Marathon Runners (BMR) of the Year during the association’s annual gala in Athens on Friday, 7 November.

Hellenic Seaplanes National Champion At European Business Awards

Hellenic Seaplanes will represent Greece in this year’s European Business Awards (EBA) as one of the country’s leading companies.

Louis Cruises: “Lynceus” Project Wins Lloyds Award For Innovation

Louis Cruises has announced that "Lynceus," a project developed by the Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean, was recently recognized by Lloyd’s List as the most innovative project for 2014 and won the Global Lloyds List award for Innovation.

Emirates Wins In-Flight Dining Award from Saveur Magazine

Emirates has won Saveur Magazine’s Culinary Travel Award for Best In-Flight Dining: First Class & Business Class for the second consecutive year.

Condé Nast Traveler Readers Rank Two Islands In Greece Among World’s Top 30

Condé Nast Traveler readers have ranked Santorini and Skiathos in Greece among the top 30 islands in the world in the luxury travel magazine’s globally respected survey.

Greek Hotels Among 25 Best In Europe

Three hotels in Greece are included on the 25 Best Hotels in Europe list, drawn up by the Australian edition of Business Insider.

Scorpios, Greece, Among Top 10 Millionaires’ Paradise Islands In The World

The island bought by the shipping billionaire Aristotle Onassis in the 1960s and which was also the scene of his wedding to Jacqueline Kennedy, Scorpios in Greece, was included among the Top 10 millionaires' paradise islands in the world by The Telegraph.

Air New Zealand Flies High After Double Win At World Travel Awards

Air New Zealand has been named Australasia’s Leading Airline at the 2014 World Travel Awards for the sixth year in a row.

Greek Restaurant Among TripAdvisor Top 25 In The World

Tripadvisor toasted a Greek restaurant that has delighted its travel community members and their appetites.

Athens Airport Receives Double Environmental Distinction

Athens International Airport (AIA) received significant environmental distinctions at the recent 2014 European Business Awards for the Environment.

Greek Hotels Nominated In World Event To Honor Excellence In Golf Tourism

Greek hotels and golf courses have been included among the nominees at the 1st Annual World Golf Awards, the global initiative launched to recognize, reward and celebrate excellence in the golf hospitality industry.

Thessaloniki Mayor Is Up For “World Mayor”

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris has been nominated for the 2014 World Mayor Prize, an international competition that honors the world's most outstanding mayors.

Three Greek Wineries Among The 100 Best In The World

Three Greek wineries made Wine and Spirits Magazine’s top 100 wineries of the year list and will be honored in San Francisco, USA, in October.

Athens Airport Highly Commended At World Routes Marketing Awards

Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" was highly commended at the World Routes Marketing Awards that took place during the 20th World Routes conference in Chicago, USA.

Meliá Hotel In Greece A Member Of TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Program In Europe

The Meliá Athens is one of the 67 hotels operated by Meliá Hotels International that form part of the TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program in Europe thanks to its sustainable business practices.

Etihad Airways Celebrates Social Media Success, Launches Competition

Etihad Airways is celebrating social media success after being named winner of the Best Emerging Airline on Social Media Award at the SimpliFlying Awards 2014, and for having reached one million Facebook fans globally.

Ethiopian Airlines Wins Passengers Award As Best In Africa

Ethiopian Airlines won the Passenger Choice Awards for "Best Airline in Africa" for the second time in a row at the APEX 2014 EXPO in the Anaheim Convention Centre in California.

Greek Islands: Among Most Beautiful Islands In The World – Conde Nast Traveller

The readers of Condé Nast Traveller were asked to pick their favorite islands for holiday in 2014 and the Greek Islands ranked second best in the world following the Maldives.

Crete, Greece, Honored At Serbian Film Festival For “Incredible Crete: Surprisingly yours” Campaign

Crete’s successful tourism campaign “Incredible Crete: Surprisingly yours!” was recently honored at the 6th International Festival of Tourism and Environmental Film Festival Silver Lake Tourfilm Festival - SILAFEST '14.