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World Travel Awards welcomed to Greece for three-day spectacular

World Travel Awards welcomed to Greece for three-day spectacular Divani Apollon Palace Thalasso will host the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2014

World Travel Awards has revealed a full three-day itinerary of events and activities on offer to guests at the Europe Gala Ceremony 2014 on August 1st-3rd.

Offered in conjunction with hosts Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, the programme will present a series of unrivalled networking opportunities and is guaranteed to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Guests arriving ahead of the Gala Ceremony on Friday August 1st will be treated to a traditional welcome with a host of delicious Greek produce on offer at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso.

Set amid dramatic scenery overlooking the sea, and offering a breathtaking sunset, the networking opportunity is sure to start the event in style.

On August 2nd industry leaders will be offered a series of enviable choices, including an organised tour around the Greek capital Athens and a private visit to the New Acropolis Museum – recently voted one of the best museums in the world.

Alternatively, guests are invited to enjoy an indulgent spa treatment at the award-winning Divani Apollon Thalasso Spa or a chance to unwind at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso private beach.

On Sunday August 3rd, guests can sit back, relax and enjoy a cruise around the Saronic Gulf.

The closing event on the itinerary will present a final, post-event, networking opportunity in a relaxed atmosphere, with delectable Greek produce available to delight the taste buds.

Breaking Travel News reporter Phil Blizzard here talks to Niki Fotiou, Marketing & PR Manager, Divani Collection Hotel, about plans for the event

World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2014 is being held on August 2nd at Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in partnership with the Greek Tourism Ministry, the Greek National Tourism Organisation, and the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises and will include top entertainment and the presentation of the most coveted awards in the industry.

Over 2,500 nominees will be hoping to secure sufficient votes from industry professionals and members of the travelling public invited in order to win a prestigious World Travel Award with voting concluding on June 23rd.

World Travel Awards president, Graham Cooke, said:  “Working closely with Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso we have put together a whistle-stop tour of Greek highlights.”

He added: “Nominees and winners attending the Gala Ceremony are invited to take advantage of the tours on a complimentary basis and we look forward to welcoming them in August.”

Niki Fotiou, Marketing & PR Manager, Divani Collection Hotels, added: “Our goal is to organise truly memorable moments for everyone to share. We want to offer to our guests a real taste of Greece and all that Athens has to offer.

“We are looking forward to welcoming everyone to our hotel for the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2014.”