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Athens Gains Ground as MICE Destination

Athens is gaining ground as a global MICE destination, according to the ICCA - International Congress and Conference Association 2018 list.

Athens and Beijing Team Up in Tourism, Culture, Education

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and Communist Party Secretary of Beijing Cai Qi have agreed to jointly work towards promoting tourism initiatives in the two cities.

Athens Hits Jackpot with Conference Tourism

Conference tourism brought in financial rewards for Athens to the tune of 562 million euros over the 2008-2016 period.

Greek Tourism Employees Brush Up On Their Russian

Seventy employees of tourism enterprises in Athens have received certificates for successfully completing a series of Russian language seminars launched by the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency (EATA) in cooperation with Mouzenidis Group.

Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau Presents Agenda

The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) presented its plans and projects for 2015, as part of its ongoing efforts to promote the Greek capital as a leading city break and MICE destination, during a special event last month at the Hellenic Motor Museum.

“Athens Expects A Very Good Tourism Season This Year”

Travel Trade Athens 2014 - Interview with George Broulias, President of the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency.

Plan To Develop Athens Unveiled

An urban development project of the Municipality of Athens named "Ergo Athina" (Project Athens) was unveiled on 12 December by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and European Commissioner of Regional Policy Johannes Hahn.

“Hospitality.Next” Conference: Investors Are Becoming More Aware Of Ho[s]tels

Investors around the world are beginning to show a particularly strong interest for ho[s]tel type hotels, according to a recent report from HVS London.

WTM 2013: Athens Receives Warm Reception

“If we continue to show an image of stability and calmness, Athens may have a better tourism season and enter the path of recovery in 2014,” the president of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association, Alexandros Vassilikos, commented after the curtain fell for this year’s...
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Athens Strengthens Ties With World Tourism Cities Federation

The City of Athens signed a memorandum of understanding with the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) during the second World Tourism Cities Expo held 11-14 September at Beijing's Wangfujing Pedestrian Street.
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E-Tourism Conference “Digi.Travel” To Be Held In Athens

Taking under consideration that technology is essential, not only for the sale of a tourism product but also throughout all stages of its marketing and distribution, the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency has announced that an electronic tourism conference will be...
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Athens To Host Black Sea Tourism Forum This Fall

Selected tour operators, trade representatives and top buyers of the European tourism market are expected to participate in the “Black Sea Tourism Forum & Workshop” to be held in Athens, Greece, this fall.