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Athens Bus, Trolley Services to be Disrupted on Thursday

Public transport will be disrupted in Athens on Thursday, September 21, due to a work stoppage by bus and trolley workers.

TripAdvisor: Acropolis Museum Among Best in the World for 2017

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is among the top in the world, ranking 8th on the list of the 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards for Museums by TripAdvisor.

‘100 Resilient Cities’ Holds Inaugural ‘City Leaders’ Meeting in Athens

The inaugural meeting of the City Leaders Advisory Committee of the 100 Resilient Cities network, pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, was held in Athens on September 15.

Spain’s Felipe Gonzalez Honored with City of Athens Democracy Award

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis honored former Prime Minister of Spain Felipe González with the City of Athens Democracy Award.

Emirates Celebrates 100th A380 Aircraft with Special Fares for Flights from Athens

In celebration of the upcoming delivery of its 100th A380 aircraft, Emirates has announced special fares for travelers from Greece to destinations in Asia, Africa and Australia.

Greek Capital to Welcome New York Times’ 5th Athens Democracy Forum

The Greek capital between September 13 and 17 will host the 5th Athens Democracy Forum with the participation of world-renowned personalities.

British LGBT News Site Recommends the Best for a ‘Gay September in Greece’

British LGBT news site "Gay Star News" is recommending Greece as the ideal destination for gay travelers to vacation in September.

Kountoura Invites U.S. Travel Agents to Athens for ASTA Destination Expo 2018

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited the members of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) to Athens for the ASTA Destination Expo 2018.

Athens Hits Jackpot with Conference Tourism

Conference tourism brought in financial rewards for Athens to the tune of 562 million euros over the 2008-2016 period.
Posted On 18 Aug 2017

Tinos Featured on Romanian TV as Pilgrimage Destination

The island of Tinos in the Cyclades and its significance as a pilgrimage destination will be featured on a TV show of the Romanian public broadcaster TVR.

Greek Seamen Suspend Planned Strike at Rafina Port

Greece’s ferry services from the port of Rafina will be conducted normally between August 1 and 3, as Greek Seamen decided to suspend their strike action.

Hilton Athens Announced Official Hotel of ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’

Hilton Athens is the Official Hotel of this year’s “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, which will take place on November 12 in Athens.

Tourism Ministry Urges Visitors to ‘Discover North Athens’

Ways of promoting North Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the region's Vice Governor George Karameros.

Egyptair Offers Charter Flights to Santorini, Adds New Athens-Cairo Routes

Egyptair has scheduled a number of charter flights from Aswan to Santorini, while it has increased routes between Athens and Cairo.

School of Tourist Guides Reopens in Athens

The Athens School of Tourist Guides is set to reopen after it remained closed for seven years, the Ministry of Tourism announced.

ASTA Destination Expo 2018 Expected to Benefit Greek Tourism

Athens is preparing to host the ASTA Destination Expo 2018, the annual international conference of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA).

German Instagrammers Show Athens to the World

As part of the "Athens Tourism Partnership" initiative, four popular German Instagrammers visited Athens and shared their impressions with the rest of the world.

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.

Greek Universities, Paris I–Panthéon Sorbonne Offer Master’s in Tourism

A Master's degree program in sustainable tourism development has been launched by the Harokopio and Aegean Universities and the Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne University.

Joanna Chrysohoidis ‘Unfolds’ Her Art at Sofitel Athens Airport

The Sofitel Athens Airport is embracing art and currently hosting the exhibition of artist Joanna Chrysohoidis titled “Unfold”.