Greece has been awarded as the number one tourism destination in the Mediterranean and Southeastern Europe for 2018 by SACEN International, known as the “Oscars of Tourism,” during a special ceremony recently held in Belgrade, Serbia.
Over the last 17 years the awards have been given to countries and enterprises active in the field of tourism in the Mediterranean and southeastern Europe.
The winners are selected in seven categories: Tourism destination; business tourism; cultural tourism; tour operator; gastronomy tourism; best enterprise in the catering sector; tourism personality of the year in the Mediterranean and southeastern Europe.
Greece’s award was received by the head of the Greek National Tourism Organisation office in Serbia, Sofia Lazaridou.
The judging committee visited all nominated enterprises and destinations in 18 countries, with Greece, Serbia, France, Italy, Austria, Turkey, Tunisia and Cyprus among them.
SACEN International was founded in 1957 and is based in Belgrade.