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Greece’s Metropolitan Hospital Receives “Excellence in Medical Tourism” Certificate

Metropolitan Hospital in Athens, Greece, was recently certified at the level of excellence in medical tourism among other international hospitals worldwide.

Greek Publishing Company To Launch New Tourism Awards In 2014

Excellence in Greek travel and hospitality will be rewarded next year at the new Tourism Awards 2014.

Small Cyclades Lines Wins Lloyd’s List “Passenger Line of the Year 2013” Award

Small Cyclades Lines was voted the "Best Passenger Line of the Year 2013" at the 10th Annual Lloyd's List Greek Shipping Awards 2013 that celebrated achievements in the Greek maritime industry.

Poseidonion Collects More Awards While Marking Its Centenary

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel on Spetses shined at the 2013 Boutique Hotel Awards held recently at the Marble Arts Hotel in London,UK.

Chania’s Tourism Campaign Honored For 8th Time

Chania recently collected its eighth award for another promotional video of the city's tourism campaign "Chania-a journey to your senses."

Etihad Airways Crowned World’s Leading Airline For 5th Consecutive Year

Etihad Airways enjoyed stunning success at this year’s World Travel Awards, taking top honors for the fifth year in a row.

Aldemar’s Royal Mare Hotel Wins At Travel Industry’s “Oscars”

Five-star Aldemar Royal Mare on Crete has once again been recognized at "the Oscars of the travel industry" - the 2013 World Travel Awards - held recently in Doha, Qatar.

Made in Greece Awards: Domaine Porto Carras Honored For Rural Excellence

Domaine Porto Carras in Halkidiki was honored with the "Rural Excellence" award at the recent "Made in Greece" awards ceremony held in Athens.

Elounda’s Eliana Kokotos Honored With “Woman Of The Year” Award

Eliana Kokotos, owner of the Elounda Mare Hotel, received the "Woman of the Year" Relais & Châteaux award for her life-long devotion to hospitality and Greece at large.

Philoxenia 2013 Best Exhibitor Awards

Exhibitors that showed the most flair at this year's Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki (21-24 November) were honored by organizer TIF-Helexpo.

Nana Beach Wins TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2013 Award

Travel website Tripadvisor has listed Nana Beach on Crete, operated by Karatzis S.A., as a TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2013 award winning top all-inclusive resort in Europe.

“Boutari 2009 Naoussa” Named One Of The Best Wines In The World

The Boutari 2009 Naoussa has claimed a position on the coveted Wine Spectator "Top 100 Wines" list for 2013.

HATTA Honors Best Websites, Travel Agency Brochures

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) honored the best travel agency brochures and websites on 21 November during the 29th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia.

Athens Airport Collects Awards For Website, Blog

Athens International Airport's (AIA) new website was the Silver winner of Τhe Lovie Awards 2013 that recently took place in London, UK. The airport's website won in the Travel/Tourism website category.

International Hotel Awards: Brand Management Of “Poseidonian” On Spetses Honored

In recognition of the successful brand management, PR, communication and marketing of the Poseidonion Grand Hotel located on Spetses, Greece, the company Communication Lab was honored at the recent International Hotel Awards ceremony in London, UK.

Travelport Voted “Best Technology Provider” For Fifth Time By Scottish Passenger Agents

Travelport has been honored with the Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association Award for "Best Technology Provider" for the fifth year running.

Greece’s Costa Navarino Collects Several International Awards

The Costa Navarino resort in Messinia, western Peloponnese, had a double victory on the night of 12 November and was honored with prestigious international distinctions at two seperate award ceremonies.

Thalassa Beach Resort Honored By TUI As A Top Hotel For Hosting Couples

The Thalassa Beach Resort on Crete, once again was voted by TUI customers as a top hotel for hosting couples, at TUI UK & Ireland’s annual Gold Awards hosted recently at the Banqueting House in London, UK.

New Hotel Tops “Best Designer-Driven Hotel In Europe” List

New Hotel, located in Athens center, is featured first on a list of the best designer-driven hotels in Europe drawn up by The Boutique Hotel Magazine.

Emirates Wins Editor’s Choice Award For KIS System

Emirates’ Knowledge-driven Inflight Service (KIS) System, an initiative to harness technology to enhance customer experience, recently received the Editor’s Choice Award from Corporate Publishing International media group.