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photo Ikaria, Lagada Feast, August 2018 , alithinesgynaikes.gr
It comes as no surprise that Greece the country that first teached Hospitality to the world, and worshipped a god of Philoxenia Xenios Zeus, is awarded as one of the most welcoming places globally, according to a report recently released by Booking.com for its 2018 Guest Review Awards.
Booking.com is one of the world’s leading digital travel platforms.
In its seventh edition, the annual awards honours a total of 759,845 properties across 219 countries and territories.
Based on the properties receiving an award in 2018, for 1st time ever Booking.com revealed the most welcoming places according to customer reviews.
With the highest percentages of total eligible properties winning awards, the most welcoming countries are
- Czech Republic,
- New Zealand,
- and Greece.
In the tourism word, Greeks are since always known for their ‘filoxenia’, generosity and warmth towards people of all ages, which has made Greece over the years one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world.
photo: Neakriti website, Crete March 2015 welcome event to Chinese vacationers by the Region of Crete :