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Wave Awards: 175,000 Cruise Passengers Vote for Greece as Favorite Destination

Greece was named a “Passengers’ Favorite Cruise Destination” at the Wave Awards 2022, the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay Hotel to Undergo Third Refurbishment

The 5-star Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay resort is set to enter the final stage of an extensive renovation ahead of a spring 2023 relaunch.

Costa Navarino Receives Global Double at 2022 World Golf Awards

Greece’s Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese received two leading global accolades at the 9th World Golf Awards.

Mitsis Hotels’ 2021 CSR Report is ‘A Story of Change’

Mitsis Hotels’ new CSR program exemplifies the Group’s values and aspiration to act as a role model for sustainable tourism development in Greece.

Sani Resort Gets Global Applause for Family, Cultural Tourism Offering

The Sani Resort in Kassandra, Halkidiki, won a triple distinction at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2022 held recently in Muscat, Oman.

Kefalonia’s Adults-only ‘Petani Bay’ Becomes a Member of Aria Hotels

Aria Hotels has added the Petani Bay Hotel - Adults Only on Kefalonia to its portfolio, strengthening its presence in the region of the Ionian Islands.

Greece Takes the Crown as Wanderlust Readers’ Most Desirable Country in Europe

Greece was voted as Europe’s ‘Most Desirable Country’ for 2022 by the globe-trotting readers of the UK’s Wanderlust magazine.

Greece Scoops Four ‘Travel Oscars’ at 2022 Travvy Awards

Greece shined at this year’s Travvy Awards in Florida, US, taking home a total of four “travel oscars”.

Study: What Consumers are Paying Attention to When Searching and Booking Travel

When booking holidays, consumers are paying attention to how inclusive current travel offerings are, according to data by Expedia Group Media Solutions.

DNA TRAVEL to Participate in Greek and Int’l Tourism Exhibitions, B2B Events

DNA TRAVEL, which offers alternative experiential travel packages in multiple locations in Greece, will participate in a number of national and international exhibitions and B2B events this autumn.

Aria Hotels Expands to the Dodecanese with New Property on Patmos Island

Aria Hotels, a chain of boutique hotels and independent residences, has expanded its presence in the Dodecanese with the opening of the Onar Patmos Hotel.

Greece Submits Olympus’ World Heritage Nomination File to UNESCO

Greece has submitted a preliminary nomination file to UNESCO to include Olympus on its World Heritage List.

Works Begin on Mega-project ‘The Ellinikon’ Along the Athenian Riviera

The highly-anticipated, 8-billion-euro The Ellinikon project to go up at the former Athens airport has entered implementation phase.

Athens Moves Ahead with Panathinaikos Stadium, Eleonas Upgrade Works

Athens Municipality is moving ahead with tenders for the planned 40,000-seat football stadium for the historic Panathinaikos sports club.

WWF Greece Announces Plans to Reforest Sounio

WWF Greece has announced plans for the reforestation of Cape Sounio in efforts to restore the forest landscape of the area, which has repeatedly suffered from forest fires.

Costa Navarino to Launch ‘Olazábal & Friends Charity Pro-Am’ Golf Event

Costa Navarino has teamed up with two-time Masters Champion José María Olazábal to launch the “Olazábal and Friends Charity Pro-Am” golf event in November.

Aria Hotels Opens ‘360° Residences’ Complex on Kefalonia

Aria Hotels, a privately-owned boutique hotel and villas company, has opened the 360° Residences complex on the Greek island of Kefalonia.

Condé Nast Traveler: ‘Katikies’ on Santorini and Mykonos Voted Top Hotels in Greece

The Katikies Santorini and Katikies Mykonos hotels are at the top of the “15 best hotels in Greece” list of this year’s Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards.

Attica Region is Europe’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination for 2022

The Region of Attica was named Europe’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination for 2022 at the World Travel Awards (WTA) European Gala Ceremony.

Flisvos Marina Wins ‘Smart & Sustainable Marina’ Award

Flisvos Marina in Greece was recognized for its respect for the environment and was named best “Smart and Sustainable Marina” at an international competition at the Monaco Yacht Club.