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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.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Achieves a Double Win at Travel Industry’s ‘Oscar’s’

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) claimed two awards at this year's World Travel Awards, including the coveted title of World’s Leading Boutique Hotel Brand.

Athens’ Outdoor ‘Cine Thisio’ Among Coolest Movie Theaters Around the World

Condé Nast Traveler, one of the most trusted names in travel, has included the Greek capital's outdoor movie theater "Cine Thisio" in its list of the 13 Coolest Movie Theaters Around the World.

Air New Zealand Named Airline of the Year 2015

Air New Zealand has been named Airline of the Year for the second consecutive year by AirlineRatings.com, the world’s only safety and product rating website.

Greece Among World’s First Green Holiday Destinations Top 100

The Greek destinations of Alonissos, Athos area, Ierapetra, Naxos and Samothrace have been named in the inaugural Sustainable Destinations Global Top 100.

Etihad Airways Takes Home ‘World’s Leading Airline’ Award for 6th Straight Year

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been awarded the highly coveted title of World’s Leading Airline for the sixth straight year at this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA).

Porto Carras Meliton 5* Wins Best Luxury Scenic Environment Award

Porto Carras Meliton 5* has been recognized as a Europe Winner and won the "Luxury Hotel - Best Scenic Environment" title at the World Luxury Hotel Awards ceremony hosted recently at the Bay Hotel’s majestic Rotunda in Camps Bay, Cape Town.

Hellenic Seaways Named ‘Passenger Line of the Year’ at Lloyd ‘s List Awards

Hellenic Seaways was honored with the "Passenger Line of the Year" title at the Lloyd's List Greek Shipping Awards 2014 held in Athens.

Greece Included in Top 10 Best Family-friendly Beach Hotels in the World

The St Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas on Crete in Greece has been included in the top 10 best family-friendly beach hotels in the world, according to a list compiled by The Telegraph.

Spetses’ Poseidonion Grand World’s Best Classic Boutique Hotel

One of the country’s finest hotels, the 100-year-old Poseidonion Grand Hotel on the island of Spetses, has been named the “World’s Best Classic Boutique Hotel” and “Europe’s Best Classic Boutique Hotel”.

Greece’s Nana Beach Hotel Tops RTK’s 100 Best

Nana Beach Hotel was awarded for the quality of services provided and attention to the client by the German RTK travel agency group, placing it among its top 100 partner hotels.

Yades Group’s Esperas Voted ‘Most Romantic Historic Hotel’, Tops Fodor’s 100 Best

The Yades group’s Santorini Esperas was voted the “Most Romantic Historic Hotel” for 2015 during this year’s Historic Hotels of Europe Awards ceremony held in Trecin, Slovakia.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World named Best Worldwide Luxury Hotel Brand

The UK public placed over one million votes and named Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) the Best Worldwide Luxury Hotel Brand and Best UK Luxury Hotel Brand at the British Travel Awards.

Blue Palace in Greece Shines in US Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2014

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, in Elounda, Crete, was has ranked third in the top 10 European Resorts of US Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards 2014, for the third consecutive year.

Korean Air won A380 “Top Operational Excellence” Award

Korean Air received the A380 "Top Operational Excellence" award for the second time at the Airbus Technical Symposium, which was held in Bangkok on 19 November.

Mykonos Among World’s Top Destinations for 2015

The Greek island of Mykonos is included among the world's most popular holiday destinations for 2015, according to a list compiled by global travel search engine Skyscanner based on an analysis of flight searches on its site.

Tripadvisor: Greece’s Oceania Club Voted No.1 European All-inclusive Resort 2014

Oceania Club in Halkidiki, Greece, has been qualified as the best luxury all-inclusive hotel in Europe and one of the Top 25 best luxury all-inclusive hotels in the world by TripAdvisor in its 2014 Travellers’ Choice awards.

Air New Zealand Wins Big in Monocle Magazine’s Annual Travel Top 50 Awards

Air New Zealand has been awarded Best Economy Cabin, Best Premium Economy Cabin, and Best Livery Design in this year’s Monocle magazine Travel Top 50 Awards.