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Investment Activity in Athens Soaring

The Greek capital is becoming an investor hot spot with investment activity expected to increase by 156%, according to the Municipality of Athens.

Wizz Air Connects Athens with Bucharest, Tel Aviv and Tirana

Wizz Air UK has added three new routes from Athens, Greece, to Bucharest in Romania, Tel Aviv in Israel and Tirana in Albania.

Cyprus Airways’ 2023 Summer Schedule Includes 4 Greek Islands

Cyprus Airways’ summer 2023 flight schedule has routes to a number of destinations in Greece, including the islands of Crete, Rhodes, Santorini and Skiathos.

Athens’ Neighborhoods to Transform into Christmas Villages

Ten Athenian neighborhoods will transform into Christmas villages that will host a series of festive events and activities for children and everyone young at heart.

Pope Francis Returns Parthenon Fragments to Greece

Pope Francis has decided to return three Parthenon fragments, currently housed at Vatican's Gregoriano Profano Museum, to Greece.

Two Greek Restaurants Among World Culinary Awards Winners for 2022

Two Greek restaurants, Botrini’s in Athens and ALIOS ILIOS on Santorini, were honored at the World Culinary Awards 2022 ceremony in Dubai.

The Gem Society Boutique Hotel: Greek ‘Filoxenia’ at its Finest

If you are in Athens and after a boutique hotel with charm, style and spectacular cuisine thrown in for good measure, then look no further than “The Gem Society Boutique Hotel and Spa”.

US Travelers Top 2022 Tax Free Shopping in Greece

US Travelers boosted tax free shopping in Greece during the January-September 2022 period, according to a survey by Global Blue.

Newel Hospitality Collection Opens Hotel in Metaxourgeio, Athens

The Newel, a Greek hospitality brand that owns and operates aparthotels in the Greek capital, has opened its new property in the Metaxourgeio neighborhood in Athens.

Athens’ Tourism Campaign Takes Over NYC’s Times Square and London’s Underground

New Yorkers and Londoners recently got a sample of what Athens has to offer tourists through a campaign titled “You Belong in Athens”.

SAS: Greek Destinations on 2023 Summer Flight Program

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has announced its 2023 summer program, which will see flights to over 100 destinations including Athens, Thessaloniki, Corfu, Rhodes and Chania.

Demand for Luxury Villas in Greece Breaks Record, Says Report

Demand for luxury villas in Greece broke all records with 26.3% of all purchases made on the islands of Mykonos and Corfu, according to data by Greece Sotheby’s International Realty.

Greece Bets on Athenian Riviera to Boost Tourist Arrivals

The Greek Tourism Ministry is counting on the Athenian Riviera to attract thousands of travelers to Greece and particularly to Athens.

Volunteers Wanted for ‘Beyond Borders’ Film Festival of Castellorizo

The organizer of the “Beyond Borders” International Documentary Film Festival of Castellorizo is looking for people to help out in the festival’s 8th edition in August 2023.

Sustainable Cruise Ship ‘Costa Toscana’ Brings its Italian Flair to Piraeus, Greece – Photo Report

The environmentally conscious Costa Toscana, the flagship of Costa Cruise Lines, recently visited Piraeus, as part of its repositioning cruise to Dubai.

Volotea: New Athens-Toulouse Route for Summer 2023

Spanish low-cost airline Volotea will connect Athens, Greece, to Toulouse, France, twice a week starting in May 2023.

Athens – NYC Mayors Agree to Work Together Under Sister City Deal

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis and NYC Mayor Eric Adams have signed a sister city agreement, which paves the way for joint initiatives in several fields including tourism.

Athens in Top 10 Most Attractive European Cities for Hotel Investments

Athens is among the most attractive European cities for hotel investments in 2023, found a survey released by Deloitte.

French Travel Agents Get to Know Trikala, Thessaly

Trikala's DMO promoted the destination’s tourism offerings to French travel agents during the Selectour conference held in Athens.

Athens’ Acropolis Museum Announces Events for Holiday Season

The Acropolis Museum is inviting Athens' residents and visitors to experience the upcoming holiday season by taking part in a number of festive events.