World Tourism Awards 2022: The gems of Greek tourism among top European brands

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World Tourism Awards 2022: The gems of Greek tourism among top European brandsAthens, Halkidiki and Cyclades affirmed as top destinations

Europe’s premier travel brands have been revealed at a blockbuster gala ceremony at the new Hilton Mallorca Galatzo. The brightest stars of the hospitality industry aligned at the World Travel Awards (WTA) European Gala Ceremony 2022 to discover who amongst them had won the ultimate accolades in tourism.

There were 11 Greek hotels that were named among the best in Europe while Attica and Athens won three distinctions: Leading urban cultural tourism destination, leading tourist committee in Europe (Athens-Convention and Visitors Bureau), and leading sustainable tourism destination in Europe.

Halkidiki and Cyclades emerged as the best inland destination and island destinations in Greece respectively.

The full list of distinctions won by Greece is as follows:

Europe's Leading Beach Resort 2022        Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas

Europe's Leading Boutique Hotel 2022     Kivotos Mykonos

Europe's Leading Boutique Resort 2022    Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa

Europe's Leading City Tourist Board 2022   Athens-Convention and Visitors Bureau

Europe's Leading Conference Resort 2022  Grand Resort Lagonissi

Europe's Leading Cultural City Destination 2022  Athens

Europe's Leading Destination Management Company 2022          Mideast Travel Worldwide

Europe's Leading Family Resort 2022       Sani Resort

Europe's Leading Honeymoon Resort 2022           Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection

Europe's Leading Luxury Family Resort 2022        Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection

Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel 2022         Katikies Santorini

Europe's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2022     The Magnificent Villa Sunset @ Casa Del Mar Mykonos Seaside Resort

Europe's Leading Luxury Island Resort 2022        Grand Resort Lagonissi

Europe's Leading Luxury Resort 2022      Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu

Europe's Leading Luxury Villa Resort 2022           Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas

Europe's Leading Seafront Resort 2022  Elounda Bay Palace

Europe's Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2022 Region of Attica

Επίσης, αναδείχθηκαν τα κορυφαία brand στον ελληνικό τουρισμό, που είναι τα ακόλουθα...

Greece's Leading All Suite Hotel 2022      Domes of Elounda, Autograph Collection

Greece's Leading All-Inclusive Resort 2022           Creta Maris Beach Resort

Greece's Leading Beach Resort 2022       Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Santorini

Greece's Leading Boutique Hotel 2022   Athina Luxury Suites

Greece's Leading Business Hotel 2022   Hilton Athens

Greece's Leading Car Rental Company 2022         Surprice Car Rentals

Greece's Leading City Hotel 2022             Hilton Athens

Greece's Leading Conference Hotel 2022              Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens

Greece's Leading Destination Management Company 2022          Mideast Travel Worldwide

Greece's Leading Family Resort 2022       MarBella Corfu

Greece's Leading Hotel 2022       Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas

Greece's Leading Hotel Group 2022         Metaxa Hospitality Group

Greece's Leading Hotel Management Company 2022      Chnaris Hotel Management, Development & Consulting

Greece's Leading Hotel Residences 2022               Casa Del Mar Mykonos Seaside Resort

Greece's Leading Hotel Suite 2022            Charisma Cave Pool Suite @ Charisma Suites

Greece's Leading Island Destination 2022            Cyclades, Aegean Islands, South Aegean Region

Greece's Leading Island Villas 2022           Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa

Greece's Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel 2022       Andronis Luxury Suites

Greece's Leading Luxury Boutique Hotel 2022     Katikies Kirini

Greece's Leading Luxury Hotel 2022        Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens

Greece's Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2022               Royal Blu Mansion @ Mykonos Blu Grecotel Boutique Resort

Greece's Leading Luxury Private Villa 2022            Mykonos Riviera 8 bedroom villa

Greece's Leading Luxury Resort 2022      Domes Miramare, a Luxury Collection Resort, Corfu

Greece's Leading Mainland Destination 2022     Halkidiki

Greece's Leading Online Travel Agency 2022       Bookgreece.com

Greece's Leading Resort 2022     Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach Resort

Greece's Leading Sustainable Hotel 2022               Creta Maris Beach Resort

Greece's Leading Tour Operator 2022     Kallisti Tours

Greece's Leading Travel Agency 2022      Luxury Travel DMC

Greece's Leading Travel Management Company 2022     Mideast Travel Worldwide

Greece's Leading Villa Resort 2022           Daios Cove Luxury Resort & Villas

Travel industry VIPs from 40 nations attended the big travel industry reunion at Hilton’s first property in Mallorca. The recently opened 208-room Hilton Mallorca Galatzo is the latest addition to join Hilton’s growing European portfolio.

Graham Cooke, Founder, WTA, said: “What a truly memorable experience was had by our international VIP audience. This enchanting island setting proved to be the perfect backdrop for a sensational two-day event crowned by this evening’s Gala Ceremony. Hilton Mallorca Galatzo has done itself proud by making Europe’s luminaries feel so warmly welcomed.

WTA had the privilege of recognizing the industry’s leading lights from across Europe. As stellar examples of tourism excellence, our winners have helped the industry to raise the collective benchmark”.

In a special presentation, the ‘Europe’s Corporate Social Responsibility Award’ was received by Drying Little Tears – Regine Sixt Children’s Aid Foundation. 

The next red carpet events on the WTA Grand Tour 2022 will take place in Nairobi, Kenya (Africa & Indian Ocean), Amman, Jordan (Middle East) and Muscat, Oman (Grand Final).

Find more information and a full list of winners on the official WTA website.

RELATED TOPICS: GreeceGreek tourism newsTourism in GreeceGreek islandsHotels in GreeceTravel to GreeceGreek destinationsGreek travel marketGreek tourism statisticsGreek tourism report

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