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Patmos First Dodecanese Island to Get Approval for Seaplane Flights

Patmos is the first Dodecanese island that received approval to operate seaplanes, according to Hellenic Seaplanes.

Gaia Festival 2023 to Celebrate Culture and Land of Attica

Attica’s past, present and future will be promoted at the “Attica Gaia Festival | New Thesmoforia” event during September 16-24.

Jan-July Occupancy Levels at Athens – Attica Hotels up by 19.2%

Occupancy levels at hotels in Athens and Attica reached 75.4 percent in the first seven months of the year.

Attica Shares its Gastronomy with Foodies at NatGeo Festival in UK

Attica’s unique culinary offerings were introduced at the 2023 National Geographic Traveller Food Festival in London.

Athens Hoteliers See Occupancy Level Improvement in January-June

Athens hoteliers welcomed a rise in occupancy levels in the first half of the year, reaching 73%.

Penteli Municipality Unveils Signs for Hiking and Cycling Trails

Penteli Municipality has completed the signposting of the area’s first two hiking and cycling trails on Pentelicus mountain.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Levels Rise in First Five Months

Occupancy levels at hotels in Athens increased in the first five months of the year over 2022 but were still down over the same period in pre-Covid 2019.

Pre-Covid Occupancy Levels Still Not Achievable for Athens Hoteliers  

Occupancy levels at hotels in Athens reached 63.7% during January-April, down by 5.9% compared to 2019.

Attica Region Boasts 18 Blue Flag Beaches in 2023

Attica, Greece's most populous region, celebrates 18 Blue Flag Beaches for 2023, placing Greece in the second spot worldwide for this prestigious recognition.

K-Pop Star’s Athens Music Video Goes Viral with 40 Million Views

Thai singer BamBam's K-Pop music video shot in multiple locations in Athens, becomes a viral hit.

Rise in Occupancy Levels for Athens Hotels in March

Athens hotels said March occupancy levels were up by 20 percent over March 2022 but still down by 4.9 percent over 2019.

Greece Looks to Include Land Blessing Custom on UNESCO Cultural Heritage List

The Greek Culture Ministry has submitted a file to UNESCO to include a traditional custom of blessing the bounty of the land on its list of intangible cultural heritage.

GNTO and Athens Officials Discuss Attica Tourism Promotion

GNTO President Angela Gerekou met with local officials and trade representatives to promote Attica and Athens as tourism and culture destinations.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Levels Rise by 69% in Jan-Feb

First two months of the year set positive pace for Athens – Attica hotel occupancy forecasts.

Glyfada Golf Course to Host 1st Pro-Am Tournament for Maritime Industry

Maritime industry professionals on April 1 will gather at the historic golf course of Athens to take part in the Glyfada Maritime Pro-Am tournament.

Attica: Tourism Tops Agenda of Talks with Lithuania’s New Ambassador to Greece

Attica’s governor and Lithuania’s ambassador to Greece have agreed to further strengthen bilateral relations in tourism, entrepreneurship and shipping.

Demand for Luxury Villas in Greece on the Rise

Demand for luxury villas in Greece is increasing as more travelers seek privacy, security, high-end amenities and location.

Athens – Attica Hotels Reach 69.1% Occupancy in 2022

Occupancy levels at hotels in Athens, Attica, reached 69.1% in 2022, still down by 10.7% over pre-Covid 2019.

Tourism for All: Alternative Destinations in Greece See Rise of Domestic Tourists

Greece’s alternative destinations in 2022 saw a boost in Greek visitors thanks to the “Tourism for All” subsidy program for domestic holidays.

New York Times: Methana One of ‘52 Places to Go in 2023’

Methana, situated on a volcanic peninsula attached to Northeastern Peloponnese, was included in The New York Times’ “52 Places to go in 2023” list.