Dozens of festive events ushering in the New Year are under way throughout Athens, on its squares and along its pedestrian walkways featuring everything from workshops and theater performances to carol singing and origami lessons.
Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and citizens’ movement Europa Nostra have joined the residents of the Plaka district, calling on the government to put a stop to amendments of an environment ministry bill that foresee change of property use.
Only 26 percent of Britons believe that the sculptures that once adorned the ancient Parthenon in Greece should remain in London's British Museum, according to a recent opinion poll conducted by international market UK research firm, YouGov.
Greece's Athens and Thessaloniki were selected among 331 applicants to join 100 Resilient Cities – a network pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation and dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a...
This year, the “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic” event has attracted record-breaking numbers of participants. With participation of foreign runners up 35 percent this year, the Athens Marathon is perhaps one of the best advertisements for the Greek capital’s tourism since numbers...
TBEX Europe 2014 - the Travel Blog Exchange European Conference - that took place in Athens, Greece, exceeded all expectations as references to the country's capital city reached some 11.7 million twitter users.
The Travel Blog Exchange European Conference –TBEX Europe 2014 kicked off on Thursday evening with a wonderful opening night party sponsored by the Municipality of Athens and filled with many Greek products, a live concert, networking and a very festive atmosphere.
Athens International Airport (AIA) will launch a new application that will give visitors of the city the chance to express their opinion, in an interactive way, on the Parthenon Marbles dispute between Greece and Britain.
"Hosting TBEX 2014 is an honor for the municipality and a golden opportunity for Athens," the city’s Mayor, Giorgos Kaminis, said on 22 October on the occasion of the TBEX Europe 2014, an event expected to boost the Greek capital’s profile as a tourism destination.
"It would be criminal to come to Athens and miss the Acropolis but visitors who stick only to the city’s ancient past are missing out," The Guardian notes in its recently released online Athens city guide.