World Travel Awards: Greek hotels and companies win “Tourism Oscars” for 2017
Seven Greek hotels, a hotel management company and Aegean Airlines won top prizes in Europe for 2017 in their respective categories at the 24th World Travel Awards held in St. Petersburg on Saturday (30/9).
The glittering ceremony of the “Oscars of the Tourism Industry” – as these awards are globally known – took place at the Russian Museum of Ethnography and attracted the most important representatives of the international tourism industry community.
The most important distinctions won by Greek enterprises follow:
- Porto Zante Villas & Spa was named Top Beach Hotel in Europe, as well as a Top Luxury Hotel with Villas.
- The Domes of Elounda ranked first in the Beach Hotel category
- Grand Resort Lagonissi was among the top hotels in the Luxury Wedding Resort category.
- Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection was named Europe’s top 2017 resort.
- Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas was the top European hotel in Europe’s Leading Villas Resort 2017
- Elounda Bay Palace ranked first in the Leading Seafront Resort of Europe 2017 category.
- Costa Navarino won the award for responsible tourism in Europe 2017 .
- For the third consecutive year, HotelBrain was elected Europe’s Leading Hotel Management Company as well as leading hotel management company in Greece.
- Aegean Airlines won first prize as the Top Regional Airline in Europe.
The full list of distinctions won by Greece follows:
- Greece’s Leading All Inclusive Resort 2017 Atrium Palace Thalasso Spa Resort & Villas
- Greece’s Leading All Suite Hotel 2017 Astra Suites Santorini
- Greece’s Leading Boutique Hotel 2017 Iconic Santorini, a boutique cave hotel
- Greece’s Leading Business Hotel 2017 Hilton Athens
- Greece’s Leading Car Rental Company 2017 Europcar
- Greece’s Leading Conference Hotel 2017 Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens
- Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company 2017 Mideast Travel Worldwide
- Greece’s Leading Family Resort 2017 Sani Resort
- Greece’s Leading Hotel 2017 Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas
- Greece’s Leading Hotel Management Company 2017 HotelBrain
- Greece’s Leading Hotel Residences 2017 Avaton Luxury Villas Resort
- Greece’s Leading Hotel Suite 2017 Presidential Suite @ Hotel Grande Bretagne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Athens
- Greece’s Leading Luxury All Suite Hotel 2017 Andronis Luxury Suites
- Greece’s Leading Luxury Boutique Hotel 2017 Katikies Hotel
- Greece’s Leading Luxury Hotel Villa 2017 Royal Blue Mansion @ Mykonos Blu Grecotel Exclusive Resort
- Greece’s Leading Luxury Private Villa 2017 Conte Marino Villas
- Greece’s Leading Resort 2017 Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Porto Heli
- Greece’s Leading Travel Agency 2017 Beleon Tours
- Greece’s Leading Villa Resort 2017 Santa Marina, a Luxury Collection Resort, Mykonos