Greece wins Dutch award for best destination in the world for 2020

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Greece wins Dutch award for best destination in the world for 2020Greece also won the top award in the category for “Best Nightlife”

The nation of Greece recently won the Netherlands’ prestigious Reisgraag Travel Award for the best destination to visit in the world in 2020, according to greekreporter.com.

Greece earned an overall review of 8.4 out of 10, which means it is the first country for the Dutch to visit when making plans for 2020 vacations.

The number of Dutch visitors to Greece surpassed the one million mark in 2019, with Crete in the lead as their most preferred destination. This island was followed by Kos, Zakynthos, Rhodes, and Corfu as preferred tourist spots while other favorite destinations included Samos, Lesvos, Karpathos and Halkidiki.

Greece also won the top award in the category for “Best Nightlife.” The nation’s many tourist draws earned an average of 7.8 out of ten on over 7,600 reviews written on the Reisgraag.nl website.

With the ceremony taking place every year in January, this is the fifth Reisgraag Award for the nation of Greece as a whole.

Based on feedback received by the Greek National Tourism Organization, the words “Fun,” “Entertainment” and “Recreation” were the top three words used by travelers when describing Greece in online reviews. This led to Greece being named the best destination in the entire world for “Fun and going out” on the Dutch Reisgraag.nl tourism site.

This result is also recorded in a competitive survey of all the world’s nightspots, with Greek clubs and entertainment venues earning an impressive 8.6 out of 10 from reviewers.

Nikolaos Plexidas, the Ambassador of Greece to the Netherlands, pointed out in his remarks at the event “Many cozy bars, beach bars and music prove to be a hit.”

“Vibrant nightlife started in ancient times with coming together in the classical theaters. The age-old Greek culture and traditions continue in modern times,” the Ambassador said, adding that Greeks love to go out and they make every effort to offer travelers a warm welcome.

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