Athens gained two important awards at the Environment Vacation Awards 2022, displaying the strength of the Greek funds in the world wide tourism industry.
Athens was crowned Europe’s Main Cultural Town Destination 2022, and This is Athens-Conference & People Bureau gained Europe’s Foremost City Vacationer Board 2022. The awards had been declared at the Europe Gala Ceremony 2022 in Mallorca, Spain, on Oct 1, 2022.
The Entire world Travel Awards are regarded as the Oscars of tourism, serving to accept, reward and rejoice excellence across all sector sectors. Votes arrive from industry experts doing work in the travel and tourism sector and from travellers them selves. This year’s voting course of action strike a new file with 2.3 million votes solid on the web.
The award naming Athens as Europe’s Foremost Metropolis Tourist Board 2022 is a testomony to the method of the Metropolis of Athens for the management and promotion of the city as a customer location. This holistic solution is having to pay dividends by escalating the variety of visitors arriving in Athens every calendar year. The award also signifies the city’s upward program in the international conferences market. Athens ranked 6th in Europe and 8th all over the world for worldwide affiliation conferences in accordance to the Intercontinental Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Once-a-year Report 2021.
“Congratulations are in purchase for the staff at the Athens Enhancement & Location Administration Agency for these essential awards that make us come to feel very pleased of our metropolis. Via qualified steps and a comprehensive strategy, the City of Athens carries on to showcase Athens in the intercontinental tourism marketplace and to emphasize the aggressive rewards of the spot, producing good quality tourism and reinforcing the regional economic system. Nowadays, Athens gives a outstanding cultural heritage experience to its site visitors, as properly as upgraded tourism infrastructure and products and services, great circumstances for year-spherical holidays and exceptional, reliable activities,” said the Mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis.
The CEO of Athens Progress & Destination Administration Agency, Epaminondas Mousios, recognized the awards on behalf of Athens throughout the Gala Ceremony in Mallorca, noting “The Town of Athens is operating hard to make Athens an suitable place each for locals and website visitors. This recognition confirms that we have the correct system for a sustainable, resilient and accessible metropolis and highlights the effectiveness with which This is Athens-Conference & Readers Bureau can manage and encourage the tourism product of Athens.”