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Ministry Sees Sustainable Tourism Potential for Athens and Attica

Athens and Attica have great potential to evolve into sustainable tourism destinations linking culture with travel, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Athens Mayor, Tourism Minister Plan to Reintroduce the Greek Capital to the World

The Municipality of Athens and the Greek Tourism Ministry have joined forces to establish Athens as a city open to visitors all 365 days of the year.

Redevelopment of Panepistimiou Street in Athens Begins

The Municipality of Athens has started redevelopment work on Panepistimiou street in an aim to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors.

Brown Hotels Opens the ‘Lighthouse’ on Omonia Square, Athens

Urban hotel collection Brown Hotels has opened its latest property in Athens: the ‘Lighthouse’ on Omonia Square.

Mayor: Athens Urban Regeneration Program Largest in Decades 

Athens’ urban overhaul, which includes the redevelopment of central streets and parks, is the largest such program to take place in the Greek capital in the last decades, says the city's mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

Interview – Evripidis Tzikas: ‘Athens Capital Hotel-MGallery Represents a New Era of High-end Hospitality’

Hospitality may be challenging but it's a fun, exciting, and dynamic business, says Evripidis Tzikas, the GM of Athens Capital Hotel-MGallery.

Athens Needs a Metropolitan Conference Center to Boost Tourism Offering

Greece’s tourism minister and PCOs agree that Athens needs a metropolitan conference center for its further tourism development.

Searches for Greece Still Strong Among Fall Travelers

Demand for travel to Greece remains robust with all the more travelers choosing to visit in the fall, according to a study carried out by Tourix.

Next Regeneration Project for Athens: Panepistimiou Street

The Municipality of Athens is moving ahead with the redevelopment of central Panepistimiou Street as part of its general urban regeneration plan for the Greek capital.

Athens Mayor: People-centered Policies Needed to Address Climate Change

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis is considering new people-centered policies to improve the standard of living in the Greek capital and address climate change.

Poll: Athens Grand Walk Project Disappoints Residents

The “Grand Walk” project of Athens, which aims to unify the city’s archaeological sites and create bicycle lanes, has failed to win over the Greek capital’s residents, a survey reveals.

Athens Topped UK, US, French Traveler Searches for August 

Athens was the most searched for destination in August by potential travelers from the US, UK and France, according to data released by Tourix.

Online Searches for Travel to Athens Increase in Summer, Says Survey

Online searches for accommodation in Athens picked up pace in July compared to the previous months, according to a survey conducted by Tourix.

Athens Showcases Culture with ‘Art on the Road’

Museums and cultural spaces in Athens take the spotlight as part of the “Art on the Road” campaign launched by the municipality and Interbus.

City of Athens Announces Syntagma Square Revamp

Athens’ main square at Syntagma will get a makeover as part of the municipality’s urban regeneration program.

Athens Taking Steps to Renovate Historic Theatrou Square

The Athens Municipality will soon announce a tender for the redevelopment of Theatrou Square near the center of the Greek capital, worth 1.9 million euros.

Athens: The Destination Where You Can ‘Stay’ and Find it All!

A wonderful Athenian experience is guaranteed when you have a wonderful place to stay. And this is where the Athens Stay Aparthotels come in!

Athens Ready to Welcome its Visitors Again, Mayor Tells UNWTO

Athens is safely returning to everyday life and is ready to welcome its visitors again, according to the Greek capital’s mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

Forbes: Greece Most-booked European Destination for Summer

Prospective travelers have booked more summer flights to Greece than to anywhere else in Europe, according to a report by Forbes.

GNTO Explores Ways to Promote Athens Abroad

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is exploring ways to boost the promotion of Athens to international markets.