Greek Attika named Europe’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2022

Greek Attika named Europe’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2022

World Travel Awards names Attika Europe’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination

Greece cleaned at the World Travel Awards 2022 which were held on Sunday in a special gala ceremony held in Mallorca, Spain, with Greek hotels, beach and conference resorts crowned among Europe’s best, according to

11 Greek hotels were named among the best in Europe, whilst Attica and Athens received three distinctions: as leading urban destinations for cultural tourism, as a leading tourist committee in Europe (Athens-Convention and Visitors Bureau) and as a leading destination for sustainable tourism in Europe.

The Regional Authority of Attica landed the Europe’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination 2022 award with the region beating off global destinations such as Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Baden-Wurttemberg, Pembrokeshire and the Algarve.

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

Europe’s premier travel brands were present at the 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.

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

“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.” said Graham Cooke, Founder, WTA.

The Greek wins:

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

This is an article earlier published by Greek City Times.

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