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36th Spartathlon to Welcome Ultramarathoners from 50 Countries

Some 400 ultramarathoners from 50 countries will participate in the 36th Spartathlon race, which will take place during September 28-29.

Greek Museum, Site E-ticket System Gaining Ground

The newly launched e-ticket, currently applicable at 11 popular archaeological sites and museums across Greece, is gaining ground according to the Archaeological Resources Fund (TAP).

Grand Hyatt Athens Opens in Greek Capital

The Grand Hyatt Athens, the first Hyatt hotel in the Greek capital and the first Grand Hyatt branded hotel in Greece, has opened its doors.

Greece Marks August Full Moon with Free Events at Museums and Sites

Greece marks the August full moon with 95 free events at 132 archaeological sites, monuments and museums across the country.

Hotel Grande Bretagne Introduces its Hospitality and Athens Through Art of Film – Videos

The Grande Bretagne in the Greek capital, has released a set of videos that aim to unveil the history of Athens and the landmark hotel’s rich heritage.

Athens’ Golden Age Hotel Unveils ‘Urban Chic’ Concept

The Golden Age Hotel in Athens this season has opened its doors with a fresh new 'Urban Chic' look after undergoing a full and extensive renovation.

Travel Trade Athens 2018 – Early Bird Offer Ends July 31

The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has extended the deadline for the early bird registration for the Travel Trade Athens 2018 event, which will be held in October.

AthensWas Invites All to Enjoy a Special Summer Rooftop Experience

The Greek capital's AthensWas hotel, located near the Acropolis, invites Athenians and tourists to enjoy a special summer rooftop experience.

First ‘Wyndham Residence’ Opens in Athens, Greece

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Zeus International have launched the Wyndham Athens Residence in the Greek capital, the newest addition to the group's global portfolio of properties.

New Hotel Introduces Innovative Art Project

The New Hotel in Athens, and the Dio Horia Gallery present an innovative cultural project currently running in collaboration with artist Olga Migliaressi-Phoca.

E-ticketing System Ready to Operate at Greek Museums, Sites

A much-awaited e-ticketing and access control system has been successfully installed at selected museums and archaeological sites across Greece.

NJV Athens Plaza Holds Full Moon Party in Revamped Presidential Suite

The NJV Athens Plaza, located in the heart of the Greek capital, recently celebrated the revamp of its Presidential Suite, with a “full moon” party, on the hotel’s eighth floor.

Best of Greece Unveiled at 25th World Travel Awards

Greece’s best hotels, resorts, destinations, airlines, travel agencies and organizations were awarded in the 25th World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala ceremony, which was recently held in Athens.

Athens Wins Three Honors at World Travel Awards Europe Gala 2018

Athens has received three honors in the 25th World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2018, which was recently held in the Greek capital.

Acropolis Museum Marks 9th Year with Birthday Event

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, which has been voted among the top museums in the world on TripAdvisor, celebrated its ninth birthday on June 20.

Athens Mayor: City Break Visitor Numbers Soar by 600% Since 2013

Tourism arrivals to Athens are on the rise, with the number of city break visitors increasing by 600% since 2013, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

The Acropolis Museum to Celebrate 9th Birthday

The Acropolis Museum in Athens on Wednesday, June 20, will celebrate its ninth anniversary with guided tours and cultural events.

Promotion of Greek Island Culture a Ministry Priority

A number of projects are currently underway or in the pipeline focusing on the renovation or construction of cultural sites on the Cyclades islands, according to Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou.

Former Acropolis Museum Gets New Lease on Life

The first Acropolis Museum, located on the southeastern edge of the hill, will get a new lease on life with renovation works set to begin in September.

Acropolis in Athens Once Again Applauded by Travelers on TripAdvisor

The Acropolis in Athens is among the top 25 landmarks in the world, ranking 16th on the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards for Landmarks list.