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Conde Nast Traveller – Greece, best tourist destination in the world for 2016

Readers of the biggest traveler magazine in the world, the Conde Nast Traveller have voted Greece as the leading destination globally for 2016 in the category “Best Country in the world”, on the occasion and in the frame of the annual awards “Reader’s Travel Awards”. Simultaneously, the Greek Islands have been voted as the second most popular destination in the world for 2016 in the category “Best Islands in the world”. It is noted that Greece has achieved a 92,51/100 performance whilst the Greek Islands a 94,27/100 performance, numbers which indicate the degree of satisfaction of the visitors to each aforesaid destination.

«Our readers keep telling us that they cannot really be full up with Greece which continues to captivate their fantasy with the high scores it wins in all categories» it’s noted in the web site of the magazine (, where the relevant postings are accompanied by impressive photos taken from Hydra Port (for the Best Country) and the beach Livadi Geranou of Patmos ( for the Best Islands).

Reader’s Travel Awards highlight each year the best destinations internationally as well as the leading hotels and air lines , taking into account the average score of their readers on the basis of 25 different criteria , such as services, design, civilization, money for value etc. In the course of this year’s process the relevant questionnaires were posted in the magazine’s web site from 3rd March until 5th May and thereafter an independent market research company performed the analysis of the relevant replies and the elicitation of the final results.

This distinction confirms once more that Greece timelessly constitutes an attractive destination in the entire planet since it is a country with admirable contrasts, a continuous journey in time, a forever destination adored by the universal consciousness. Big cities full of life alternate with small traditional settlements which still keep the color of another era. Impressive mountains end up into crystal water beaches. The mainland with its unadulterated nature is crowned by a thin leave natural ornament of islands, thousands of all white spots spread upon the endless blue of the sea. Hundreds of archeological sites and monuments reflect a historical heritage exceeding 6,000 years. The impeccable infrastructure, the gastronomic treasures and a universal culture tied up with the hospitality attitude of the inhabitants, do create an irresistible set.

Greece is a country full of wonderful secrets, peace and promises, awaiting for you to discover so that you may live your own distinguished experience!


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