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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 in 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.

Vote for Athens in the 25th World Travel Awards!

Athens, Greece, is nominated for four prestigious World Travel Awards and needs your vote!

Divani Palace Reveals ‘Acropolis Secret’ for Fine Dining in Athens

The Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel is inviting all to experience a unique culinary experience in Athens at its "Acropolis Secret" restaurant.

Greek Island Culture ‘Window to Greece’, Says Minister

The cultural wealth of the Greek islands is an integral part of the country’s identity serving as a “window to Greece”, said Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou.

Greek Museums, Sites See Rise in Visitors, Revenue in 2017

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece welcomed more visitors and recorded an increase in revenue from receipts during 2017, according to ELSTAT.

Real Madrid TV Granted Permission to Film at the Acropolis

A Spanish crew from Real Madrid TV has received permission by Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) to film at the Acropolis in Athens.

Acropolis Museum Excavation Site to Open in 2019

An excavation site at the Acropolis Museum is set to open to the public in the summer of 2019, according to the museum's director Dimitris Pantermalis.

CNN Travel Features the Best of Greece

Greece’s natural beauty, history and gastronomy are presented by CNN Travel in an extensive feature entitled "Best of Greece: Beautiful places and tastiest foods".

Hilton Athens Wins Gold Tourism Award for Best Business Hotel

The Hilton Athens received the gold Tourism Award for best Business Hotel, for the high-quality services it offers to business travelers.