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Greek Islands Among Europe’s Best By TripAdvisor

Naxos, Milos, Kefalonia, Santorini and Paros have been named among the 10 best islands in Europe for 2014 by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review site.

Mykonos Party Spot “Cavo Paradiso” Receives Award At EMITT Expo

Cavo Paradiso, an Ibiza-style open-air mega club on the Greek island of Mykonos, was honored recently during the EMITT 2014 tourism exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey, for its contribution to tourism.

Nana Beach Receives 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Best Family Hotel Award

Nana Beach Hotel on Crete, Greece, was recently honored in the 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards in the category of Top 25 Hotels for Family in Greece.

Costa Navarino Among Finalists For 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Award

Costa Navarino in Messinia, the Peloponnese region of Greece, is one of the three finalists in the "Destination" category of the prestigious 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Awards.

Greece’s The Met Hotel Wins TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice 2014 Award

The Met Hotel of Chandris Group, located in Thessaloniki, was honored once again with the Travelers' Choice 2014 award by leading travel review site TripAdvisor.

Santorini’s Astra Suites Ranked Among Best Hotels In The World

Astra Suites, located in Imerovigli on Santorini, was included among the "Top 25 Small Hotels in the World," according to Tripadvisor’s recently announced 2014 Travelers’ Choice awards.

UNWTO Unveils Winners Of Ulysses Awards For Innovation

The UNWTO recently announced the winners of the 2013 Ulysses Awards For Innovation. Now on its 10th year, the awards celebrate outstanding contributions in the field of tourism across the globe.

New Tourism Awards 2014 To Celebrate Excellence in Greek Hospitality & Travel

Greek tourism's best practices and the most innovative initiatives launched by the country's enterprises will be rewarded this Spring at the upcoming new tourism awards.

Greece’s Top 25 Hotels – Tripadvisor’s 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards

TripAdvisor has announced Greece's 25 top hotels for 2014 based on the reviews of millions of travelers.

Greek Hotel On Rhodes Among Best In The World In Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

The Lindos Blu hotel on the island of Rhodes in Greece is included in the top 10 of the world's best hotels for 2014 based on the reviews of millions of travelers on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review site.

UNWTO Honors CNN’s Richard Quest With Lifetime Achievement Award For Reporting On Tourism

UNWTO has awarded CNN’s Richard Quest the 2013 UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement, in recognition of his work as a business journalist reporting on the tourism industry.

Many Greek Hotels Honored With HolidayCheck Award 2014

Twenty-one Greek hotels were among the 400 most popular hotels worldwide recently honored with the HolidayCheck Award 2014.

Qatar Airways Wins “Best Business Class” Title

Qatar Airways was named "Best Business Class" at the 25th Annual Best in Business Travel Awards USA Awards 2013, held recently in Los Angeles.

South African Airways Receives 4-Star Skytrax Ranking For 12th Year

South African Airways (SAA) has been awarded the 4-Star Airline ranking for 2014 by Skytrax for the 12th year in a row.

Greek Aegean Islands Named One Of The 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations

The Aegean Islands in Greece have been selected as one of the "10 Best Wine Travel Destinations for 2014" by Wine Enthusiast magazine in their January issue.

Costa Navarino’s “Anazoe Spa” Receives Global Recognition At Prestigious Spa Traveller Awards

The Anazoe Spa in Costa Navarino recently picked up two titles in the global Spa Traveller Awards 2013.

Germanwings Named One Of The Most Punctual European Airlines In The World

Cologne-based Germanwings was recently ranked second most punctual airline in the world out of all airlines evaluated in a Europe-wide comparison carried out by American online service Flight Stats.

Air New Zealand Named Airline Of The Year

The world’s foremost safety and product rating website, AirlineRatings.com, has announced Air New Zealand as its Airline of the Year for 2014.

Athens Airport’s New Website Wins Golden “Ermis” Award

The new website of Athens International Airport (AIA) was recently honored for its innovative design, user-friendly navigation and interactive creativity with the travel website golden "Ermis" award in the "Digital - Travel" category.

Greek Restaurant Among 101 Best In Europe For 2013

A restaurant on Santorini, Greece, made it onto The Daily Meal's second-annual 101 Best Restaurants in Europe list that honors the bounty of fine cuisine that can be found in countries all over the Continent.