Greece earned four international awards at the Berlin International Tourism Fair (ITB), which is considered to be one of the most important events in the world in the sector of tourism.

Greece was declared “Best Destination – Leisure” for 2019, while Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura was awarded the “Best Tourism Minister Worldwide” and also received the Woman Achiever award from the Institute of South Asian Women (ISAW) for her contribution to the care of women and children. The prize is awarded to women who engage in social action on a global level, on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

The International Peace Institute for Peace Through Tourism also awarded the Greek Tourism Minister for Greece’s successful strategy in the development of Tourism.