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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.

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”.

August Full Moon Free Events at Sites, Museums in Greece

A number of free events will take place at over 100 archaeological sites and museums in Greece on August 7 in celebration of the full moon.

‘documenta 14’ in Athens Attracts 300,000 Art Lovers

Athens' section of the "documenta 14” art show attracted some 300,000 visitors during the last three months and will close its doors on July 16.

‘Socrates NOW’ Returns to Athens for Three Shows in English

Plato’s “The Apology of Socrates” for the sixth consecutive year will be presented in Athens with the performance “Socrates NOW” by Elliniko Theatro.

Les Roches, Glion Institute Introduce Swiss Hospitality Education to Greece

Hospitality management schools Les Roches and Glion Institute of Higher Education recently held their first “Open Day in the Athens Riviera”.

Electra Hotels Receives ‘Diamonds of the Greek Economy’ Distinction

Electra Hotels & Resorts was distinguished for its steady growth and innovative business program during the “Diamonds of the Greek Economy” event in Athens.

Experience Japanese Cuisine at ‘Nobu Food Festival’ in Athens

Award winning chef Nobu Matsuhisa on July 16-17 will visit Athens to hold the annual "Nobu Food Festival", an event dedicated to Japanese cuisine.

National Gallery to Be Completed in Early 2019 with SNF Grant

The expansion and modernization project of the National Gallery will be completed in early 2019, with a grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).