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Goldair Tourism Lauded for its Social Responsibility Practices

Goldair Tourism was awarded by silver water polo medalist and Hellenic Olympic Winners Association (HOWA) president Voula Kozoboli for its support of the association’s activities during a ceremony on January 21 at the Hellenic Nautical Club of Greeks from Egypt.

Greece Tourism Awards – Meet the Judges: Dimitrios Diamantis

One of this year’s judges of the Tourism Awards is Dimitrios Diamantis, MBA director Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, Switzerland.

Greece has One of the World’s Most ‘Outrageous’ Hotel Pools

Santorini's Perivolas is among 14 hotels that have the most outrageous pools in the world.

Greece’s Top 25 Hotels – Tripadvisor’s 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards

The top 25 hotels in Greece for 2015, based on the reviews of millions of travelers, have been announced by travel review site TripAdvisor.

Greek Tourism Awards 2015 Entry Deadline Extended, Judging Committee Introduced

Following high demand, the entry deadline for the 2015 Tourism Awards in Greece has been extended by one week to Friday 30 January.

Greek Hotels Among Tripadvisor’s Best for 2015

Several Greek hotels are included among the winners of Tripadvisor's 2015 Travelers’ Choice awards announced on Wednesday.

Mykonos and Santorini Nominated by USA Today for ‘Romantic Ports of Call’ Poll

As Valentine's Day approaches, USA TODAY 10Best is asking its readers to vote for their favorite romantic port of call.

Spetses mini Marathon Crosses the Finish Line, Clinches European Business Award

Spetses mini Marathon founder and president Dr. Marina-Lyda Coutarelli was awarded National Champion RSM Entrepreneur of the Year at the European Business Awards (EBA) held in Athens on Thursday.

Greece’s Association of Airline Representatives Honors Founding Members

The Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) recently honored its founding members at a ceremony that followed its first Board of Directors meeting of the year.

TUI Hellas Heraklion First Greek Travel Company to be Awarded Travelife Certificate

TUI Hellas in Heraklion, Crete, has become the first Greek travel company to be fully certified by Travelife – the international sustainability system for Tour Operators and Travel Agencies.

Call for Submissions for Greece’s Tourism Awards 2015

In its second year, the Tourism Awards will once again seek to identify, highlight and reward excellence across the tourism industry in Greece.

Greek Islands among Top 10 Global Destinations for 2015

The Irish Independent has included the Greek islands in its top ten countdown of the best global destinations for 2015.

World’s Safest Airlines for 2015 Announced

Safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com recently announced its top ten safest airlines and top ten safest low cost airlines for 2015 from the 449 it monitors.

Greek Hotel Among National Geographic’s ‘Unique Lodges of the World’ Network

The Kapari Natural Resort on the Greek Island of Santorini has been singled out by National Geographic and included in the "Unique Lodges of the World", a collection of boutique hotels in extraordinary places around the world with a demonstrated commitment to sustainability,...

Sofitel Athens Airport Honored By Asia’s Leading Hotel Booking Site

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel was recently honored with the 2014 Gold Circle Award from Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group, Agoda.com.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Scoops Up Two Environmental Awards

Once again recognized for its environmental-oriented accomplishments, the Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki won two distinctions at the Environmental Awards 2015 that took place recently in Athens.

UNWTO Awards Finalists for Innovation in Tourism Announced

The finalists of the 11th UNWTO Ulysses Awards for Innovation in Tourism, one of the three categories in the annual UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism, have been announced.

Amphipolis Tomb in Greece Among Top 10 Discoveries of 2014

The editors of ARCHAEOLOGY, a publication of the Archaeological Institute of America, recently revealed the year's most compelling finds and have included the tomb discovered in Amphipolis, Greece.

Marketing Greece’s Digital Platform Earns Two Ermis Awards

Marketing Greece’s digital platform DiscoverGreeece.com won major awards in two categories at the annual Ermis Awards, held recently in Athens.

Greek Hospitality Professionals Shine in Tripadvisor Exceptional Service Awards

Four hospitality professionals in Greece are among the winners of Tripadvisor's inaugural Exceptional Service Awards.