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Greek Athletic Body SEGAS Joins Forces with Defense Ministry

The Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) and the Defense Ministry have agreed to cooperate in the area of sports after signing a memorandum of cooperation.

Athens Bike Network to Link City Center with the Coast

Cycling lovers will be able to ride across Athens to the coast after municipal authorities said the city will soon have a full bike network in place.

Attica Region Launches Dynamic Tourism Promo

More than 100 tourism sector stakeholders from all over the world had the chance to learn more on the Attica region and its offerings during the 6th Travel Trade Athens.

36th Athens Marathon Breaks Participation Record – 55,000 People to Run in November

Some 55,000 runners will participate in the 36th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” on November 11, compared to 51,000 participants in 2017.

Attica Region Unveils New Tourism Website

The Region of Attica has unveiled its new tourism website, aiming to attract a wide range of users, including residents, travelers, journalists and professionals.

UNWTO Encourages Travelers to Visit Greece

Aiming to support Greece following the devastating wildfires in the Attica region, the UNWTO is encouraging travelers to visit the country.

Athens Marathon Takes Home Four Honors at ‘Events Awards 2018’

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, a significant sports event held annually in Athens, received four honors for excellence at the Events Awards 2018.

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.

Ministry Sees Tourism Potential for Eastern Attica Destinations

The conversion of areas in Eastern Attica from stopovers to established destinations, which offer experiences 365 days a year, is among the Greek Tourism Ministry's priorities.

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.

Attica Region Taps into Synergies for Tourism Promotion

The Region of Attica is counting on synergies for the promotion of its tourism options, aiming to reach out to new markets.

Deserted Athens Buildings to Get New Lease on Life

The Athens Traders Association is looking to give rundown and abandoned buildings in the center of Athens a new lease on life.

Athens Promoted as City Break Destination at WTM 2017

Athens was promoted as a city break destination by the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), during the WTM London 2017 expo.

Attica Region Bringing Pedion tou Areos Park Back to Life

Attica Region authorities have set aside 1.5 million euros for repairs, maintenance and security of the central Pedion tou Areos Park in Athens.

SEGAS, Attica Region Team Up to Promote Fitness, Sports Tourism

Encouraging mass participation in sports and promoting Attica as a sports destination are at the center of an agreement between SEGAS and the Attica Region.

GNTO Campaign Promotes Greece via Russia, India Media

Greek destinations will be showcased on Russian and Indian media, as part of efforts of the GNTO to promote Greece to more markets abroad.

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.

Plans for Athens-Attica City Break Destination Underway

The Tourism Ministry is joining forces with the Municipality of Athens, the Region of Attica and public and private stakeholders, for the international promotion of the Greek capital and region as a city break destination.

E-guide Trip2Athens Expands Online Through Partnerships

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) has entered partnerships with the Attica region, Marketing Greece and the Beijing International Bloom Travel Service Corp for the inclusion of its e-tourist guide Trip2Athens in their online platforms.

Secrets of Attica Region Revealed at WTM London 2016

As part of its ongoing tourism campaign and in efforts to stimulate the interest of the UK market, the Attica Region showcased its vast array of offerings at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM), which took place in London earlier this month.