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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.

Digital Tourism Marketeers ‘Nelios’ Break New Ground

Thanks to its creative digital marketing campaigns for hotels, Athens-based digital tourism expert Nelios is making a strong name for itself on the market.
Posted On 03 Mar 2016

Ellinair Reinstates Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki, Heraklion

Greek carrier Ellinair will be reinstating its flights between Athens and Thessaloniki as of March 22.
Posted On 01 Mar 2016

Ellinair Adds New Destinations to Growing International Network for 2016

Greek carrier Ellinair has added additional destinations to its international network, which will substantially boost connectivity between popular Greek destinations and renowned cities abroad.
Posted On 16 Feb 2016

Acropolis to Close on Feb 12 Due to Staff Walk Out

Employees of the Acropolis in Athens are staging a walkout on Friday, February 12, from 12 noon to closing time.
Posted On 10 Feb 2016

Cvent: Athens among Top 25 Meeting Destinations in Europe

London, Barcelona and Paris are the top three cities to hold meetings in Europe, according to event management software firm Cvent, with Athens coming in 19th on the company’s list of the leading 25 destinations for meetings across the continent.

Athens: Hotel Occupancy Rates Decline Despite Rising Visitor Arrivals

Hotels in Athens suffered the effects of falling demand during the three-month period of September-November despite a rise in visitors to the Greek capital, according to the Athens-Attica and Argosaronic Hotel Association.
Posted On 08 Dec 2015