Greece Continues to Shine as Top Destination for US Travelers in 2024

ATHENS – Greece maintains its position as one of the most sought-after European destinations for travelers from the United States in 2024, securing top accolades at the American Leisure Lifestyle Awards 2024.

For the third consecutive year, Greece clinched the title in the “Best Historical Attractions, International” category. Meanwhile, Santorini retained its crown as the “Best Island in Europe” for the 11th year running. Mykonos secured the third spot in both the “Best Island in Europe” and “Best Beaches Internationally” categories.

The American Leisure Lifestyle Awards, hosted by ‘Global Traveler’ magazine for the 12th consecutive year, saw thousands of readers casting their votes from July 15, 2023, to March 8, 2024. Voters expressed their preferences for American and international destinations, as well as service providers catering to leisure, luxury, and adventure tourism.

The awards ceremony is scheduled for May 16 at The Union League in Philadelphia, where Constantinos Charokopos, head of the US & North America branch of the National Tourism Organization of Greece (EOT), will accept the prestigious Greek awards.


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