Greece crowned among Europe's best at World Travel Awards

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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.

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