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Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa Receives Customers Choice Award

Travel company Apollo Kuoni Nordic recently honored Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa with the prestigious Customers Choice Award 2013 in the 5-star hotel category.

Pelion Resort In Greece Gets 2014 Excellence Award

Greece's Pelion Resort in Portaria, Pelion, has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for the second year in a row.

Greek Presidency Logo Wins European Prize

The visual identity of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the EU, designed by Beetroot Design Group, won a bronze in the category "Brand implementation" at the recent European Design Awards held in Cologne.

“Athens Walking Tours” Receives 2014 Certificate Of Excellence

Athens Walking Tours, an operator that offers innovative, fresh and memorable activities to visitors of the Greek capital, has been honored for the fourth time in a row with the Certificate of Excellence from travel website TripAdvisor.

Creta Maris Awarded 2014 Certificate Of Excellence By TripAdvisor

Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete has recently been awarded the prestigious TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for 2014, which honors hospitality excellence and given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor.

Greek Hotels With Exceptional Service, According To Travelers

TripAdvisor travelers receive the most royal treatment in Greece at Anastasis Apartments on Santorini, according to TripAdvisor's recently released individual list of "Travelers’ Choice Hotels with Exceptional Service" for Greece.

Greece’s Santa Marina On Starwood’s “Best Of The Best” List For 2014

The Santa Marina, a Luxury Collection Resort, on Mykonos, Greece, has made the top 10 of the Starwood hotels and resorts voted "the best beyond compare" by members of the Starwood Preferred Guest loyalty program.

Olympia Golden Beach Resort & Spa In Greece Honored For Excellence

The Olympia Golden Beach Resort & Spa, located in Kastro Kyllini in the province of Ilia, Greece, was recently honored with the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence distinction.

Athens Airport’s Interactive Website Honored Once Again

The website of Athens International Airport (AIA) has received another important recognition as it was honored with the top award during the Greek Graphic Design & Illustration Awards "EBGE 2014" that took place recently in the Greek capital.

Nana Beach Hotel Adds Three More Awards To Its Growing List

Crete's Nana Beach Hotel recently added three awards to an array of honors it has received by leading international tour operators.

Etihad Airways Honored For Employee Learning And Development

Etihad Airways received two prestigious accolades for its employee training and development initiatives at the 2014 MENA HR Excellence Awards.

Novotel Athenes Obtains ISO 14001 Environmental Management Certification

Novotel Athenes, a member of the Accor group, recently obtained the ISO 14001 certification, an international reference in environmental management.

Greece’s Odeon of Herod Atticus Ranks Second Best Theater In The World

The Odeon of Herod Atticus, widely also known as the Herodion, located under the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, is the second best theater in the world to watch live performances, according to a list compiled by Canadian newspaper Globe and Mail.

Creta Maris Receives Gold Award For Offering A “Superb Hotel Experience”

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete recently received the gold "Costumers Choice Award 2013" from the Apollo travel company, owned by Kuoni Travel.

Over 400 Greek Beaches Receive “Blue Flag” Status For 2014

The Greek beaches that have been honored with the 2014 Blue Flag quality award were announced on 7 May by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.

Porto Carras Honored For Participation In EU Project For Sustainable Hotels (ShMILE 2)

The eco-tourism complex Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki was recently honored with the EU Ecolabel, within the framework of the completion of the "ShMILE 2 project – from experimentation to dissemination of the Ecolabel in the Mediterranean."

Costa Navarino Wins At 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards

Costa Navarino has won the "Destination Award" at the prestigious 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards that took place at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) annual Global Summit, in Hainan, China.

Athens’ Crowne Plaza & Holiday Inn Receive “Accessibility Pass” Certification

The Crowne Plaza Athens City Center and Holiday Inn Athens have received the "Accessibility Pass" and are now certified for their accessible hotel services to individuals with hearing disabilities.

Etihad Airways Wins China’s Award For Business Class

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, recently received the award for "Best First Class Cabin" at China’s 2013 Travel Awards.

Greek Tourism’s Best Practices Honored

The best practices and most innovative initiatives in the Greek tourism industry were honored on 8 April at the Tourism Awards 2014 ceremony in Athens.