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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

Acropolis Museum Presents Portrait of Emperor Hadrian

The Acropolis Museum is honoring the anniversary of the 1900 years since the ascent to the throne of Emperor Hadrian, a friend and benefactor of Athens.
Posted On 13 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 among Conde Nast Traveller’s ‘Best Places to Travel in 2017’

Athens is among the 17 best places to visit in the world in 2017, according to renowned US magazine Conde Nast Traveller.
Posted On 20 Dec 2016

Tis the Season… Best Festive Spots in Greece this Christmas

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has singled out six destinations for a once-in-a-lifetime winter experience along a ''road less traveled''.

Fashion Retail Giant ‘Forever 21’ to Hit Greece

LA-based apparel company Forever 21 is set to open its first shop in Athens in the first half of 2017 and plans to launch additional shops across Greece in the coming year.

Why September in Greece? The Best of All Worlds

Joining the recently launched “September in Greece” project, a Destsetters initiative, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has nine spots for the ninth month of the year where it’s all happening in Greece.
Posted On 10 Aug 2016

Athens Rises as a Conference Destination in the ICCA Rankings

Athens' global ranking as a business event destination of choice has gone up three places on the ICCA rankings list, moving the Greek capital city from 27th position in 2014 to 24th position in 2015.
Posted On 26 May 2016

Tripadvisor: Acropolis Among World’s Best Landmarks

Travellers across the globe have ranked the Acropolis in Athens among the top landmarks in the world for 2016, according to Tripadvisor.
Posted On 20 May 2016

GNTO Gets the Word Out About Greece with Fam, Press Trips

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.
Posted On 20 May 2016

More Tourists Coming to Greece but Fewer Staying at Hotels

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.

Open House Athens: 91 Architectural Masterpieces Open for Two-day Event

The Greek capital will present its multi-level architectural heritage at the “Open House Athens” event, to take place April 16-17.
Posted On 12 Apr 2016

Electra Hotels to Open 5-star ‘Metropolis’ in Athens

This summer, Athens will welcome the new 5-star Electra Metropolis Hotel, which will offer guests a "personalized stay with a pure Greek hospitality approach".
Posted On 04 Apr 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 Hotel Occupancy Rates Waning

Athens hotels have been seeing the numbers of their clientele drop since last fall through to February this year, according to the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.
Posted On 31 Mar 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

Manessis Travel and Aldemar bring the Greek ‘Sympossio’ to Athens

Manessis Travel and Aldemar Resorts gave Athens a taste of the Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring event on Tuesday at The Cookery Club-Mathimata Mageirikis in Agios Dimitrios.
Posted On 31 Mar 2016

Inspired by Poem, German Daily ‘Die Zeit’ Sings Praises of Acropolis

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.
Posted On 30 Mar 2016

Goulandris Museum Pagrati to Welcome Modern Art Lovers Next Year

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.

City Branding in the Spotlight at 5th Xinis Tourism Meet

City branding and the potential of the Athenian Riviera tops the agenda of the 5th Xinis Tourism Conference on March 9 to be hosted at the Glyfada City Hall.