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Greek PM, Athens Mayor to Cooperate for Safe, Sustainable Capital

Five key areas in Athens are to undergo major transformation works aiming to make the Greek capital sustainable, safe and a leading tourist destination.
Posted On 17 Mar 2017

Culture, Gastronomy Central in Attica Region’s New Tourism Promo Plan

Culture and gastronomy will play a central role in promoting Attica as a leading tourism destination, according to the regional authority’s strategic plan.
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

Mitsis Hotels Announces Sofitel Athens Upgrade, Expansion to Mykonos

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel is set to undergo extensive modernization works in the upcoming period, Mitsis Hotels & Resorts announced recently.
Posted On 13 Feb 2017

Athens Ranks Among Top 5 Best European Destinations for 2017

Athens is fourth Best European Destination for 2017, according to the results of an online competition by the European Best Destinations (EBD) organization.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Electric Train to Connect Piraeus to Athens Airport in June

Travel between the port of Piraeus and Athens International Airport will take approximately 45 minutes on an electric train set to operate in June.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

E-Ticket Test Run Now on Athens Public Transport

Commuters in Athens will be able to use e-tickets or smart cards when traveling on public transport, according to Athens Urban Transport Organisation.
Posted On 02 Feb 2017

Three Greek Cities in Euromonitor’s ‘Top 100 Destinations’ Report

Three Greek cities are in the top 100 city destinations ranking in terms of international tourist arrivals, according to Euromonitor International.
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Athens Art Scene Gets it on NYT’s 2017 Places to Go List

The New York Times has included Athens in its "52 Places to Go in 2017" list, adding that "the Greek debt crisis has not dampened Athens’ thriving arts scene" and backed by a photo of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC).

Athens Gaining Ground as Winter Destination

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with professionals saying this is the best December performance in a long time.
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Plans for Athens-Attica City Break Destination Underway

The Tourism Ministry is joining forces with the Municipality of Athens, the Region of Attica and public and private stakeholders, for the international promotion of the Greek capital and region as a city break destination.
Posted On 29 Nov 2016

Destination Athens Gains Ground at WTM London 2016

Greece's capital Athens won over the crowds at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) London, held November 7-9, as a major city break destination offering diverse options for today’s traveler.
Posted On 24 Nov 2016

Hotel – Trade Bodies, Locals Say ‘No’ to Drug Rehab Center in Athens

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association have joined other trade bodies against a decision to re-install the Organization Against Drugs (OKANA) headquarters in the center of the Greek capital.
Posted On 21 Jul 2016

Novotel Athenès Goes Tech, Connects Clients with the World

Novotel Athenès is connecting clients with the latest in technology following an upgrade of its services now including everything from speedy Wi-Fi to a web corner complete with iMac computers providing video messaging, boarding pass and internet printing plus applications for...
Posted On 10 May 2016

Nelios, atenistas Team Up to Create New Inner-city Park at Gazi

City activist group atenistas and digital tourism experts Nelios have pooled their resources to create a new park in central Athens' Gazi area as part of their ongoing efforts to improve the standard of living in the Greek capital.
Posted On 01 Apr 2016

Athens Carnival Celebrations at Syntagma Square

Marking the last week of meat before Lent and the beginning of carnival season (Apokria), the City of Athens invites young and old to four days of food and fun beginning at 6pm on Ash Thursday, March 3, at Syntagma Square.
Posted On 02 Mar 2016

Athens Technopolis’ #switch_on Launches Events Around Town

The Athens Municipality invites all to its #switch_on event on March 3, at the Technopolis in Gazi, to set off a series of activities and initiatives across town celebrating life, hope and cooperation.
Posted On 16 Feb 2016

Attica Region 5-year Tourism Promo Plan Takes Off

Promoting the wider Attica region as an ideal short break destination as well as bringing to the fore the unknown side of life on the outskirts of Athens and across the region, are among the priorities set by the Attica Region in its tourism promotion strategy for the next five years.
Posted On 19 Jan 2016

Diavlos: Where Foodies Indulge in the Finest Greek Cuisine

The Diavlos Restaurant in the heart of Athens welcomes foodies to daily Greek cuisine workshops where experts reveal the secrets of traditional Greek cooking and participants partake in the joy of making and then tasting their creations to the tune of Greek music.
Posted On 28 Dec 2015

Police-Manned Tourist Info Center Opens in Athens

A police-manned tourist information center has opened its doors in central Athens, providing visitors assistance and aiming to deal with potential problems that may arise during their stay in the Greek capital.
Posted On 19 Oct 2015

City Workshop Designs the ‘Perfect Day’ for Athens Visitors

The municipal authorities of the Greek capital will be welcoming travel bloggers through to October, who will have the chance to experience their “Perfect Day” in Athens during a series of three-day fam trips.
Posted On 14 Sep 2015
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