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Metro, Tram Adverts to Promote Athens’ Activities and Events

Athens will "ride" the metro, tram and electric railway to inform tourists and Greeks on what's on in the city.

The 5th Travel Trade Athens Event is Coming this October

Registrations are underway for the 5th Travel Trade Athens, the signature annual trade event of the City of Athens that will showcase the Greek capital as an attractive destination.
Posted On 11 Jul 2017

Athens and Shanghai Strengthen Trade, Tourism Relations

Athens and Shanghai recently agreed to further strengthen their trade, cultural and tourism ties by renewing a Memorandum of Cooperation signed between the two cities four years ago.

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.

Grab Your Bike & Join the 24th Athens Bicycle Round!

The 24th Athens Bicycle Round will take place on May 7 at central Syntagma Square with the participation of Athenians and visitors.

Athens Pride Goes to Central Syntagma Square

The Athens Pride Festival will take place at Syntagma Square for the first time, aiming to raise awareness on issues that concern the LGBTQI community in Greece.

New Pedestrianized Streets in Athens

The City of Athens is proceeding with its scheme to revamp the commercial center of Athens by creating two new pedestrianized streets, which will be accessible as of April 1.

Tourism Partnership Launches to Promote Athens as Year-round Destination

A collaborative initiative has been launched to promote Athens as an attractive, year-round, city break tourism destination.
Posted On 15 Dec 2016

Athens Run Ready for Action this Sunday

The time has come for amateur and professional runners to hit the streets for the 30th Athens Run this Sunday.

‘Athens Network Exchange’ 3-day Workshop Tackles Refugee Issues

The Municipality of Athens is hosting a three-day workshop starting Wednesday, September 7, in its Europe Direct hall aiming to tackle challenges and issues arising from the influx of refugees and migrants headed to Europe through Greece.
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

‘Travel Trade Athens 2016’ Attracts Industry Wide Interest

As the signature annual trade event for the City of Athens approaches, Travel Trade Athens (TTA) 2016 has caught the attention of foreign and Greek tourism professionals and business executives.
Posted On 06 Jul 2016

Athens Historic Center Ready for Revamp

Greece’s Central Council for Modern Monuments has given Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis the green light to proceed with the necessary works for a makeover of the historic center of the Greek capital.
Posted On 01 Jul 2016

Athens Aims to Tap into Dental Tourism

Identifying ways to establish the Greek capital as a dental tourism destination, was the focus of a recent meeting between Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and the founders of the Athens Dental Tourism Cluster.
Posted On 09 Jun 2016

EU Cities Form Solidarity Network Over Migrant Issue

On the initiative of Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis, 28 EU capitals have agreed to pool their resources and form a network offering support to Greece over the refugee crisis during the 5th EU Capitals Mayors’ Meeting.
Posted On 25 Apr 2016

Athens Mayor, UNHCR Join Forces, City to Host 3,000 Refugees

Some 3,000 refugees will be offered temporary accommodation at city apartments, Athens Mayor Yiorgos Kaminis said on Wednesday, following a meeting with UNHCR representative Philippe Leclerc.
Posted On 31 Mar 2016

Mark the Date: Athens Marathon 2016 Registration Opens on April 4!

Registration for the 34th Athens Marathon - Τhe Authentic to take place on November 13 opens at noon on April 4 with organizers advising athletes interested in running the 10km or 5km to sign up fast as spots run out in the first few hours and registrations close automatically.
Posted On 30 Mar 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

Congress Tourism on the Agenda of ‘Travel Trade Athens 2016’ Event

This year's Travel Trade Athens event, the signature annual trade event for the Greek capital, will focus on congress tourism. In its fourth year, the trade event will host over 85 tourism professionals, including tour operators and conference organizers, from the United States...
Posted On 23 Feb 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

Athens Meet Gives Residents a Say

Dozens of Athens residents voiced their concerns, ideas and proposals recently during a special event held at the Electra Palace Hotel in Plaka, where they presented Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis with the findings of a study for a viable city center.
Posted On 15 Feb 2016