Athens won two substantial awards at the Planet Journey Awards 2022, displaying the energy of the Greek capital in the world tourism marketplace.
Athens was crowned Europe’s Main Cultural City Desired destination 2022, and This is Athens-Convention & Website visitors Bureau won Europe’s Main Metropolis Vacationer Board 2022. The awards had been declared at the Europe Gala Ceremony 2022 in Mallorca, Spain, on Oct 1, 2022.
The Globe Journey Awards are regarded as the Oscars of tourism, serving to accept, reward and rejoice excellence throughout all market sectors. Votes come from experts in the vacation and tourism sector and travellers by themselves. This year’s voting procedure strike a new file with 2.3 million votes forged on the internet.
The award naming Athens as Europe’s Foremost City Vacationer Board 2022 is a testament to the system of the City of Athens for the management and marketing of the town as a visitor vacation spot. This holistic tactic is paying dividends by expanding the amount of website visitors arriving in Athens each 12 months. The award also signifies the city’s upward system in the world-wide meetings business. Athens ranked 6th in Europe and 8th around the world for intercontinental association conferences according to the International Congress and Convention Affiliation (ICCA) Yearly Report 2021.
“Congratulations are in purchase for the team at the Athens Advancement & Destination Administration Agency for these important awards that make us feel proud of our city. By means of targeted actions and a complete system, the City of Athens carries on to showcase Athens in the worldwide tourism market and to spotlight the aggressive benefits of the destination, establishing high quality tourism and reinforcing the neighborhood economic climate. Now, Athens features a exceptional cultural heritage encounter to its readers, as perfectly as upgraded tourism infrastructure and providers, best conditions for 12 months-spherical holiday seasons and one of a kind, reliable experiences,” stated the Mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis.
The CEO of Athens Growth & Spot Administration Company, Epaminondas Mousios, approved the awards on behalf of Athens through the Gala Ceremony in Mallorca, noting “The Town of Athens is doing work really hard to make Athens an excellent place equally for locals and readers. This recognition confirms that we have the proper system for a sustainable, resilient and obtainable city and highlights the usefulness with which This is Athens-Convention & People Bureau can handle and promote the tourism solution of Athens.”
Picture Feeling Athens Cafe at AthensWas Lodge and the photographer is Christos Drazos.