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Athens’ ACVB Celebrates 10 Years, Aims for More Conferences in 2019

Following 10 successful years of operation, the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) continues its goal to establish the capital of Greece as the destination of choice for MICE and city break tourism.

Athens Hotel Performance Holding Strong in Q3

Revenue and occupancy rates at Athens hotels are holding strong in the third quarter of 2018, with sights now set on the upcoming Athens Marathon next week.

‘Event-ually Athens’ Campaign Invites Culture Lovers to the Greek Capital

“The city you are destined to visit… Event…ually” starts off the latest campaign by Marketing Greece to promote Athens as a leading year-round tourist destination.

Athens Hoteliers Launch Cultural Action, Free Theatrical Performances

Theatrical performances of the works of great writers of Greek antiquity will take place free of charge at select archaeological sites and monuments of Athens.

Italian Media Make a Case for Athens City Break

Leading Italian media with four extensive feature articles brand Athens an exciting ‘new’ cultural destination worth rediscovering.

Athens to Appear on ‘Landmarks Live’ TV Show in the U.S.

Travel and music show "Landmarks Live in Concert", a weekly TV series broadcast by PBS in the United States, has its sights set on Athens in Greece.

Plans for Athens-Attica City Break Destination Underway

The Tourism Ministry is joining forces with the Municipality of Athens, the Region of Attica and public and private stakeholders, for the international promotion of the Greek capital and region as a city break destination.

Destination Athens Gains Ground at WTM London 2016

Greece's capital Athens won over the crowds at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) London, held November 7-9, as a major city break destination offering diverse options for today’s traveler.

Minister Kountoura Teams Up With Athens Mayor for 365 Days of Tourism in Greek Capital

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is teaming up with Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis to give the Greek capital stronger promotion in 2017 and strengthen its image as a year-round destination.

Athens Technopolis’ #switch_on Launches Events Around Town

The Athens Municipality invites all to its #switch_on event on March 3, at the Technopolis in Gazi, to set off a series of activities and initiatives across town celebrating life, hope and cooperation.

More than Just a City or a Break: This is the Athens World!

Over 7,000 wristbands, 400 photo posts and dozens of bloggers from six countries brought Athens to the world on United Nations’ World Cities Day on October 31.

Athens Livens Up as ‘Summer in the City’ Events Kick Off

Athens’ squares, pedestrian walkways, theaters and neighborhoods will liven up this summer with over 150 cultural events, according to the municipality’s “Summer in the City” program, which kicks off on Sunday!