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Greece and China to Officially Inaugurate Cultural Exchange Year

The "Greece-China Year of Cultural Exchanges" will be officially inaugurated during a ceremony to be held on April 27 at the Byzantine and Christian Museum in Athens.

Get the Feel and Smell of Spring at the 63rd Kifissia Flower Show

The 63rd Kifissia Flower Show will feature more than 2,000 flowers, spices and herbs in the central park of Kifissia, northern Athens.

Wyndham Grand Athens Named ‘Social Media Champion’

The five-star hotel Wyndham Grand Athens was honored as a "Social Media Champion" for its high engagement and increasing number of followers.

City of Athens, AEGEAN Focus on Supporting Tourism in Greek Capital

The City of Athens and AEGEAN have launched joint initiatives to support the Greek capital as a year round destination, as arrivals continue to rise.

Athens Among World’s Top 50 Millennial Destinations

Athens is among the world’s top 50 cities attracting millennials and first in terms of housing, scoring highest for cities with under 1 million inhabitants.

Titania Hotel in Athens Concludes Large-scale Renovation

The Titania Hotel in Athens recently concluded a large-scale renovation plan, which included upgrading all areas in the 11-story building.

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
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