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Athens Retailers Call for Shopping Destination Promo Plan

Athens retailers say Greece must create and implement of a far-reaching shopping destination branding strategy if it wants to see revenues rise.

Ancient Greek Theater Revived at Three Athens Sites

Visitors to Athens this summer will have the chance to experience ancient Greek theater at three sites in the Greek capital.

Ministry Urges STASY to Reinstate Direct Athens Airport Metro Service

The Greek transport ministry is calling for Urban Rail Transport Company STASY to reinstate a metro route that takes commuters directly to the Athens Airport.

Athens National Garden to Be Restored Back to Beauty

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis has presented plans for the overhaul of the city’s central park, the National Garden, in the heart of 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.

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.

Athens Airport – Piraeus Port Train Line to Launch in February

Getting from Athens International Airport to Piraeus Port will as of February take approximately one hour thanks to the launch of a new train line.

Interview: Theodosis Venetis, Executive Chef at Electra Metropolis in Athens

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Theodosis Venetis, the Executive Chef and driving force behind one of the newest gourmet restaurants in Athens, the Metropolis Roof Garden.

Travel Money Barometer: Athens Cheap City Break Option

Athens is among the cheapest European cities to spend a weekend, according to the Post Office Travel Money City Costs Barometer 2017.

Athens Mayor Presents ‘City Resilience Strategy’

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis presented the "City Resilience Strategy", a comprehensive approach to help the Greek capital become more open, green, proactive and vibrant.

Athens National Garden Becomes Happening Spot in June

Athenians and visitors will have the chance to usher in summer with 30 days full of 150 cultural and sports events in the capital's National Garden.

Greek PM, Athens Mayor to Cooperate for Safe, Sustainable Capital

Five key areas in Athens are to undergo major transformation works aiming to make the Greek capital sustainable, safe and a leading tourist destination.

Athens Ranks Among Top 5 Best European Destinations for 2017

Athens is fourth Best European Destination for 2017, according to the results of an online competition by the European Best Destinations (EBD) organization.

Electric Train to Connect Piraeus to Athens Airport in June

Travel between the port of Piraeus and Athens International Airport will take approximately 45 minutes on an electric train set to operate in June.

Divani Caravel Hotel: Brasserie Bites at Brown’s Bar Restaurant

The Brown’s Bar and Restaurant at the Divani Caravel Hotel is ready to welcome the spring season with a new menu brimming with brasserie-style tastes.

Athens Airport Closes 2016 with Record 20.02 Million Passengers

Passenger numbers at Athens International Airport reached a new record high in 2016 at 20.02 million.

Athens Gaining Ground as Winter Destination

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with professionals saying this is the best December performance in a long time.

À Paris… in Athens at October Street Festival

It’s time to experience the best of Paris in Athens during the 4th Petit Paris d’ Atenes Festival, which kicks off on October 6 and runs through to October 16 across town.

Hotel – Trade Bodies, Locals Say ‘No’ to Drug Rehab Center in Athens

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association have joined other trade bodies against a decision to re-install the Organization Against Drugs (OKANA) headquarters in the center of the Greek capital.

Police-manned Help-desks at Greek Airports to Assist Tourists

Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Rhodes, Chania, Corfu, Mykonos, Kos, Santorini and Zakynthos airports are currently hosting tourist police offices in their arrival area. A tourist police office will soon be opening at Athens International Airport.
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