The Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) award-winning promotional video “Greece, a 365 – day Destination” directed by Antonis Theocharis Kioukas, has received the “People´s Choice” Award World’s Best Tourism Film 2018.
This distinction contributes substantially to our country’s promotion internationally as an ideal tourist destination throughout the year. It also promotes the national and regional tourism policy “365 days a year”, which was designed by the Ministry of Tourism and its Minister Elena Kountoura and is implemented internationally by the Greek National Tourism Organization.
“Greece, a 365-Day Destination” swept the audiences’ votes during the competition in which 29 films from around the world participated and citizens from 136 countries voted. According to the Commission’s official announcement: “The Greek film was way ahead of the rest of the nominations.” The award ceremony took place on Tuesday, November 13 at the Austrian Chamber of Commerce in Vienna.
The prize received the film’s director Antonis Theocharis Kioukas, who conveyed a greeting to the Greek Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura and the Greek National Tourism Organization Secretary General, Konstantinos Tzegas and invited everyone to visit Greece throughout the year and not just during the summer.