connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

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.
off

Δήμος Αθηναίων: Στρατηγικός στόχος η ανάδειξη της Αθήνας ως προορισμού κύριας επιλογής

Βασική προτεραιότητα της στρατηγικής του δήμου Αθηναίων για την τουριστική ανάπτυξη είναι η ανάδειξη και καθιέρωση της Αθήνας ως κύριου και αποκλειστικού προορισμού ταξιδιών στη διεθνή τουριστική αγορά με δράσεις που προβάλλουν τα συγκριτικά πλεονεκτήματα της πόλης και το υψη...
off

Travel Trade Athens 2013: Ο Δήμος Αθηναίων φέρνει στην Αθήνα 80 Τουριστικούς Παράγοντες

Η τουριστική προβολή της Αθήνας, η αποκατάσταση της εικόνας της στη διεθνή αγορά και η προώθηση της πόλης ως αυτόνομου ταξιδιωτικού προορισμού, βρίσκεται στο επίκεντρο του Travel Trade Athens 2013, που διοργανώνει ο δήμος Αθηναίων στις 22 και 23 Απριλίου 2013, στο νέο Μουσείο της...
off

Athens Introduced To New Markets At GIBTM 2013 In Abu Dhabi

Athens was introduced to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Asian and the Far East markets as a destination for conferences, corporate meetings and incentive travel during the Gulf Incentives Business Travel & Meetings Exhibitions 2013 (GIBTM) held 25-27 March in Abu Dhabi.

ACB: Athens’ Reputation Abroad Is Improving

The climate for the Greek capital showed signs of improvement at the EIBTM 2012 exhibition as many professionals expressed “last minute” interest in the Greek capital for the hosting of conferences, incentive trips and corporate meetings next year, the Athens Development and...

ACB Meets With Korean Delegation

The Athens Convention Bureau (ACB) on Friday, 7 September, held a meeting with a 12-member delegation from the Korean Ministry of Public Administration and Security, within the framework of Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis’ strategy to establish Athens as an ideal conference and...

ACB Launches New Promo Video Of Greek Capital

The first promotional video that showcases the conference tourism product of Athens was launched recently by the Athens Convention Bureau (ACB) and the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency.

Greece Attracts Conference Interest After Elections

An interest in holding international conferences in Greece has been recorded following a sudden increase in cancellations in May due to the political and economic instability of the country, Greek press reports said recently.

ACB Presents New Strategy For Conference Tourism

The Athens Development and Destination Management Agency recently presented the Athens Convention Bureau’s (ACB) new action plan and membership package for 2012-2013 and invited Greek enterprises involved directly or indirectly with conference tourism to join the program.

HAPCO Urges Government To Pay More Attention To Conference Tourism

“The socio-political events and the effects of the economic crisis that has plagued our country and its citizens, has transformed Greece into an undesirable destination that frightens organizers, sponsors and conference delegates and presents Greek professionals as unreliable and...

ACB Holds Event To Promote Conference Tourism

“The effort to promote Athens in the conference market will only succeed with the full cooperation between the public and private sector with no exceptions,” Rob Davidson from the University of London and Greenwich told the audience at the Athens Convention Bureau’s second “ACB...

Athens Tourism Strategic Plan Goes Public

“We intend to highlight the elements of the city that remain attractive and interest Greek and foreign visitors, which contribute to the upgrading of the tourism experience in Athens and bring immediate benefits to the local economy,” the president of the Athens Tourism and...

ACB Requests GNTO Support

“Athens has managed to be included among the top 20 conference destinations of the world but, from this point on, the Greek capital needs substantial assistance and significant support from the central government,” Athens Mayor Nikitas Kaklamanis told GTP last month.

Athens Promoted at EIBTM

Athens was recently promoted as a destination for events, meetings and incentives to more than 30 countries of Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia by the Athens Convention Bureau (ACB), which participated for the first time at the global Meetings & Incentive...

City’s Tourism Company Takes Action

The newly established Athens Tourism and Economic Development Company (ATEDCO) recently announced its aim to promote Athens on an international level and include the capital among the top destinations for city and business tourism.

Greece Shows Prospects as Conference Destination

Greece shows excellent prospects as a destination for conferences, corporate meetings and incentives: This conclusion was based on the results of the recent and first meeting of representatives from the Thessaloniki Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Hellenic Association of...

Athens Convention Bureau Officially Launched

The Athens Convention Bureau (ACB) was officially launched at IMEX travel exhibition (22-24 April) in Frankfurt. ACB's participation in the exhibition aroused much interest as it has already been included in worldwide conference publications and has launched a pilot website...

New, Spacious Offices for Athens Convention Bureau

Staff of the Athens Convention Bureau recently moved into fresh redecorated offices in the center of the city. And even though it continues to work without a regular annual budget – its only funds come from members' annual dues – the office has managed to pull in an...