Greece was named “Favourite Cruise Destination” in the prestigious international marine tourism Wave Awards. The ceremony took place in London last week.

Another important international distinction was won by Greece this year in the highly demanding tourism market of Great Britain, which confirms the resilience of Greek tourism in the difficult circumstances due to the pandemic.

The Wave Awards are presented every year after a vote involving the public, tourism professionals and specialist marine tourism editors. The event is organised by Real Response Media, which owns the magazines “World of Cruising” and “Cruise Trade News”, with which the UK Tourist Office has traditionally collaborated in recent years. Kingdom & Ireland as part of its advertising programme.

World of Cruising magazine has 300,000 subscribers across all its platforms, with 135,000 unique visitors to the website and 24,000 social media followers. Similarly, “Cruise Trade News” has 54,500 subscriptions across all its platforms, with 30,000 unique visitors visiting the website and 4,500 social media followers.

The award was received by the head of the UK National Tourist Office, Eleni Skarveli.