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ATEDCO Becomes Official Tourism Organization

The Athens Tourism and Economic Development Company (ATEDCO) recently became an official member of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and sealed its role as an official tourism body of the city.

The company’s membership in the UNWTO confirms the strong aspiration of the City of Athens for a substantial contribution to tourism development.

According to ATEDCO, the company plans to further expand cooperation with other global organizations as international networking is one of the key actions of the operational plan for the emergence of Athens as an international metropolis and one of the top tourist destinations in Europe.

ATEDCO, within the framework of international networking of the City of Athens in the fields of tourism and economic development, is already an official member of the European Cities Marketing and the International Congress & Conferences Association.

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Nikos is Greek-American born in New York, USA, and has lived in Greece for over 30 years. He is the managing editor of Greece's leading monthly travel and tourism guide, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) since June 2008 and of news site GTP Headlines since its launch in September 2012. Nikos has also served as international press officer for the City of Athens and for the mayor. He has a degree in Mass Media and Communications, specializing in Journalism. Nikos is a native English speaker and speaks Greek fluently.

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