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Elefsina Archaeological Site Upgrade to be Completed in 2022

Works for the upgrade of the Elefsina archaeological site, located near Athens, are expected to be completed by 2022.

Elitour: George Patoulis Re-elected President of Greek Health Tourism Council

Attica Governor George Patoulis has been re-elected president of the Greek Health Tourism Council – Elitour for a second term.

Minister Expects Seaplane Services to be a Game-changer for Greek Tourism

Seaplane services in Greece, once launched, are expected to create new tourism products and employment opportunities on the Greek islands and in remote regions.

Attica Region’s Digital Tourism Campaign Honored at IAB MIXX Awards 2020

The digital tourism campaign of the Attica Region won three honors at the IAB MIXX Awards 2020.

Athens Hotels Score High for Covid-19 Safety Measures

International and Greek travelers gave Athens hotels a high rating for the Covid-19 safety measures implemented in 2020, a GBR survey has revealed.

Coronavirus Puts Athens’ Hospitality Market on Hold

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, international travel restrictions and low demand have put Athens’ hospitality market on hold.

Athens-Attica Hotels Report €700m Revenue Loss in 2020 Due to Covid-19

Attica's hotels in 2020 saw a revenue loss of 700 million euros after a severe drop of arrivals and occupancy rates due to Covid-19.

Elefsina’s Old Oil Mill to Become an Archaeological Museum

The old Oil Mill in Elefsina, Attica, will be transformed into a museum and house some of the city’s most significant archaeological findings.

Sounio to Host 1st Olympic Yacht Show in October

The 1st Olympic Yacht Show, a premium event focused on yachting and tourism, will take place in Sounio in October.

Covid-19: Over 9,600 Small Attica Businesses to Receive Support

The Region of Attica will allocate over 250 million euros to support over 9,600 small and very small enterprises impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Strict Lockdown Restrictions Extended for West Attica, Kozani, Kalymnos

The stricter lockdown restrictions imposed on the prefecture of West Attica, the regional units of Kozani and Rodopi, and on the island of Kalymnos have been extended until January 18.

Strict Lockdown Measures Extended for Two Municipalities in West Attica

Greek authorities have decided to extend the strict Covid-19 lockdown restrictions on the municipalities of Aspropyrgos and Elefsina in West Attica, until January 11.

AEGEAN Introduces Covid-19 Testing Option for Passengers

AEGEAN is offering its passengers the option to get a discounted Covid-19 test, prior to departure, at medical facilities in Greece.

Attica Boosts Bus Services to Deal with Overcrowding

Greek authorities will boost frequency of bus and metro services in Attica, in efforts to address overcrowding and limit the spread of Covid once lockdown is lifted.

Greek Regions on Germany’s List of Covid-19 ‘Risk Areas’

Germany has updated its travel advice and added regions in Greece to its "risk areas" list due to an increase in Covid-19 cases in the country.

One Hundred Extra Buses Hit the Streets of Athens

More than 100 intercity KTEL buses have been released on the streets of Athens in efforts to ease crowding on public transport in the coronavirus era.

Additional Covid-19 Measures Announced for Greek Destinations

Starting on Saturday, September 26, additional precautionary measures will apply to a number of Greek regions, including Attica and Trikala, with the aim to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Greece Presented to US Travel Agents at ASTA’s Virtual Event

Greece’s tourism offerings were presented to US travel agents during the ASTA Global Live online event of the American Society of Travel Advisors.

Olympic Yacht Show 2020 Postponed Due to Covid-19

The Olympic Yacht Show 2020, which was to take place in Lavrio, Attica, in October, has been postponed due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Greece Takes Action to Prevent Second Wave of Covid-19

Greece is bracing for what seems to be an imminent second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic after a surge in cases this month.