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).
Summer in Greece has taken off at full speed and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is doing everything to bring in more visitors with a series of initiatives including fam and press trips as well as on-the-spot filming of Greek destinations.
Greece may be showing impressively growing numbers of incoming tourists but Greek hotels don’t seem to be the ones cashing in on the good news, according to the latest report released by Gbr Consulting for the first quarter of the year.
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.
Journalist Alard von Kittlitz recently came up close and personal with the history of the Acropolis and was mesmerised by the ancient monument on a recent visit to Athens, as he wrote in a travel feature for leading German daily newspaper Die Zeit.
Contemporary art lovers will be able as of next year to indulge in their favorite masterpieces at the Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art, to open in the central Pagrati neighborhood of Athens in February 2017.