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Thomas Cook Austria Honors Rhodes For Longtime Collaboration

Leading tour operator Thomas Cook Austria (Neckermann) recently presented the Greek island of Rhodes with an award in honor of the company's longtime collaboration with the destination.

Athens Airport Honored At Routes Europe 2014

Athens International Airport (AIA) was highly commended in this year’s Routes Marketing Awards that took place on 7 April in Marseille, France hosted by Marseille Provence Airport.

Hotels In Chalkidiki, Greece, Receive “Accessibility Pass” Certification

"Accessibility Pass" aims to help people with accessibility needs find a hotel or conference center that can accommodate their specific needs, making their overall hospitality experience a simple and friendly one.

Chandris Hotels Receives Green Key Awards For 2014

The hotels Corfu and Dassia, of the Chandris Hotels chain, were honored with the international eco-quality Green Key Eco Label for the fifth consecutive year.

Louis Hotels Honored By Leading Russian Tour Operator

One of Russia's leading tour operators honored eight units of the Louis Hotels chain in recognition of their high level of hospitality service for a family holiday.

Piraeus Port Receives “EcoPort” Environmental Certification

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) was once again honored with the "EcoPort" label, certified by Lloyd’s Register and awarded by the European Sea Ports Organization (ESPO).

Club Hotel Casino Loutraki Receives Green Key Label For 2014

Club Hotel Casino Loutraki, for the fourth year in a row, has received the international "Green Key – Eco Label" award from the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) for its commitment to environmental protection.

Porto Carras Grand Resort Receives Three Green Key Awards For 2014

The Porto Carras Grand Resort complex in Halkidiki, Greece, recently received another distinction as three of its hotels were honored with the eco-quality Green Key Eco Label for another consecutive year.

Greek Hotel Honored By Condé Nast Traveller Russia

The Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas on Crete was recently honored with the title of "Best Foreign Beach Hotel" by readers of the Russian edition of Conte Nast Traveller magazine that voted in the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards.

Greece Wins 2014 EU Prize For Cultural Heritage

Greece is among the winners of the 2014 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards, according to an announcement made on 20 March by the European Commission and Europa Nostra.

2014 Air Transport News Awards

The 2014 Air Transport News Awards were held recently in Istanbul, Turkey, at the Çırağan Palace Kempinski Hotel.

Athens Airport’s Ioanna Papadopoulou Named “Woman Of The Year”

The director of communications and marketing of Athens International Airport (AIA), Ioanna Papadopoulou, was honored with the title of "Woman of the Year" at this year's Air Transport News Awards that took place recently in Istanbul, Turkey.

Greece: Awards & World Recognition – A Look Back

Greece has received numerous industry awards and recognition that bear testimony to the beauty of the destination and its quality tourism product that includes top hotels, numerous sites, gastronomy options and entertainment choices, to name a few!

2014 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards: Greece’s Best Restaurants

Greece presented its emerging modern cuisine to an audience of European Tourism Ministers, foreign journalists, Greek tourism professionals, entrepreneurs and celebrities at the 2014 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards ceremony held recently in Athens.

Corfu’s Etrusco Wins “Best Restaurant In Greece” Title

Etrusco, situated near a small village on the island of Corfu, won the Golden Chef's Hat Award for the "Best restaurant in Greece" for the second year in a row.

Greece’s Odeon of Herodes Atticus Tops World’s Most Spectacular Theater List

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus stone theater structure, located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis of Athens, is at the top of a list of the world's most spectacular theaters published by the online newspaper of The Telegraph.

AirFastTickets Founder Honored For Contribution To E-Business

Nikolaos Koklonis, the president and founder of Greek online travel booking company AirFastTickets, was recently honored by the Association of Corfu in Piraeus with the 2013-2014 Person of the Year award for his contribution to e-business.

Etihad Airways Accepts Prestigious Air Transport World Award

Etihad Airways was honored with the prestigious Airline Market Leadership Award at Air Transport World magazine's 40th Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards held recently in Singapore.

Athens Airport Honors Airlines For Their Development In 2013

Athens International Airport (AIA) recently honored airlines that demonstrated the fastest development and succeeded in recording the highest increases in passenger numbers in their scheduled services during 2013.

TripAdvisor Names Greek Island Of Naxos Among Best In World

Greece's Naxos ranked sixth best island in the world in the TripAdvisor 2014 Traveler's Choice Awards. The largest island of the Cyclades group also ranked number two in the best island in Europe category.