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Greece Promotes Tourism Ties with Kazakhstan and Qatar

Greek Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura recently received the Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Athens, Alexei Volkov and the Ambassador of Qatar in Athens, Abdulaziz Ali Al-Naama, and discussed ways of strengthening ties in the tourism sector.

Spanish Actress Falls in Love with Athens in De Viajes Travel Magazine

Actress Silvia Marty features in 14-page travel feature and fashion editorial showcasing Athens' ancient attractions and spirited modern soul.
Posted On 17 Feb 2017

Athens Nominated for ‘Best European Destination 2017’

Athens, Greece, is competing against 20 cities in Europe for the title of "European Best Destination 2017". Cast your vote!
Posted On 23 Jan 2017

Athens’ Christmas Lights Switch On: Friday, December 9

The countdown to celebrating the festive season in Athens has begun, with the Christmas lights switch on scheduled for Friday, December 9, at 7pm.
Posted On 08 Dec 2016

Athens Named UNESCO World Book Capital for 2018

Athens, Greece, has been named "World Book Capital" for 2018 on the recommendation of the programme’s Advisory Committee, Irina Bokova, the Director-General of UNESCO, announced on Wednesday.
Posted On 14 Sep 2016

Modern Art Show ‘documenta 14’ Set to Take Athens by Storm in April 2017

The City of Athens is officially counting down to one of the art world’s most prestigious events set to take place in the Greek capital in April 2017: the contemporary art “documenta” exhibit.
Posted On 07 Sep 2016

«Όχι» επιχειρηματιών στην επανεγκατάσταση ΟΚΑΝΑ στο ιστορικό κέντρο της Αθήνας

Με κοινή τους ανακοίνωση οι κάτοικοι και οι επαγγελματικοί φορείς της Αθήνας αντιδρούν στην επιστροφή των δομών του ΟΚΑΝΑ στο κέντρο της Αθήνας.
Posted On 20 Jul 2016

Study: Tourists in Athens are ‘Satisfied Customers’

Ninety-five percent of last year’s visitors in Athens said they would recommend the destination to others, according to the latest study on customer satisfaction presented by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.
Posted On 13 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

Closed Down Hotel in Athens to be Rebranded, Get a Facelift

US-based Wyndham Hotel Group, a leading hotel brand franchisor and hotel management services provider, has taken over the management of a hotel in Athens that has been closed since 2012.
Posted On 09 May 2016

‘Dinner in the Sky’ Restaurant Concept Wins Bronze 2016 Tourism Award

"Dinner in the Sky", an extraordinary culinary proposal in the center of Athens, was honored with the Bronze Tourism Award last week for its unique restaurant concept in the Gastronomy category.
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

BBC Travel Offers the Best of Athens in a Bite

BBC Travel’s new video web series RSVP Abroad featured Athens and its culinary delights in one of its launch episodes, which was broadcast this month on BBC World News and BBC Travel Online.
Posted On 06 Apr 2016

Ryanair Launches Athens Summer 2016 Schedule, Unveils Seven New Routes

Irish low fares airline, Ryanair, has launched its Summer 2016 schedule for Athens that features seven new routes from the Greek capital.
Posted On 05 Apr 2016

Aqua Vista Hotels Expands to Athens

Global hotel management company Aqua Vista Hotels has expanded its activities in Athens with the opening of new offices.
Posted On 04 Apr 2016

Athens Among Best in Europe by TripAdvisor

Athens is one of the world’s favourite place to visit in Europe based on positive reviews of its hotels, restaurants and attractions.
Posted On 24 Mar 2016

Dozens Dead in Brussels Bombings, Police Boost Patrols Across Europe

Police and terror squads are stepping up controls at major tourist destinations across Europe, including Athens, Germany, France, Italy, Britain, the Netherlands, Cyprus, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, following the deadly terrorist attacks on Tuesday at Brussels international...
Posted On 22 Mar 2016

‘Business as Usual’ for Athens at ITB 2016

Despite the ongoing publicity of the refugee crisis, Athens has not lost ground as a leisure tourism and city break destination, according to the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB).
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Earth Hour 2016: Hotel Grande Bretagne, King George Go Dark for a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 19, the Grande Bretagne and King George hotels will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Greece Showcased to Iranian Travel Agents by Turkish Airlines, Travel Plan

Turkish Airlines and Travel Plan recently took a group of nine travel agents from Tehran, Iran, on a four-day familiarisation trip to Greece for them to sample some of what the country has to offer international visitors.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016