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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.

Athens Hotel Performance Turns Positive in October

Average occupancy at hotels in Athens, Greece, maintained its dynamic in October with a 0.4% increase compared to pre-pandemic 2019.

Greek Tourism Stands Out at World Travel Awards 2022 Grand Final Event

Greece counted a number of wins once again at the prestigious World Travel Awards, which honor the best in the global travel and tourism industry.

Greek Athlete Charalampos Pitsolis Wins 39th Athens Marathon

Greek runner Charalampos Pitsolis is the winner of the 39th “Athens Marathon, the Authentic”.

Runners From Across the Globe Unite in Greece for 39th Athens Marathon

Greece welcomes 45,000 runners from 92 countries for this year’s Athens Marathon on Sunday, November 13.

Greece Celebrates World Wine Tourism Day with Free Events

Wineries in Greece on Sunday, November 13, will offer free admission to wine enthusiasts in celebration of World Wine Tourism Day.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Rates Picking Up Gradually

Hotel occupancy rates in Athens showed signs of improvement in September as a result of this year’s tourist dynamic, said the city’s hotel association.

Greek Sports Tourism and Culinary Events Happening in October

Greece’s tourism season is continuing well into October with four international sports tourism and culinary events scheduled to take place.

Attica Region is Europe’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination for 2022

The Region of Attica was named Europe’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination for 2022 at the World Travel Awards (WTA) European Gala Ceremony.

Greece Prepares to Welcome Runners for the 39th Athens Marathon

Thousands of athletes from across the globe will be participating in the 39th “Athens Marathon, the Authentic” to take place on November 13.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Continues to Lag Behind pre-Covid Levels

Despite Greece’s strong comeback in tourism in 2022, Athens hoteliers are far from satisfied with the occupancy levels in the first eight months of the year.

Olympic Yacht Show 2022 to Open in Lavrio on October 7

The Olympic Yacht Show is returning to Lavrio in October for its second edition, which is expected to be bigger and more diverse.

Hotel Stays More Affordable in Athens Than in Other European Cities

A study found hotel stays in Athens more affordable compared to most other European destinations with average room rates much lower than those offered in rival cities.

Greece Heightens Security at Ports, Airports Ahead of August 15 Holiday

Greek authorities have reinforced policing at ports and airports ahead of the August 15 holiday, which marks the largest mass exodus of the year.

Athens Hotels Still Struggling to Boost Occupancy Levels

Hotels in the Greek capital are still struggling to increase occupancy levels, which suffered a blow after the onset of Covid-19, according to the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Athens Hotel Room Rates Cheaper than in Rival Cities

Athens hotel room rates were cheaper than rival cities - Rome, Paris, Vienna, Munich, Barcelona, Madrid and Istanbul - in the first five months of 2022, according to data by GBR Consulting.

Attica Facelift to Give Athens New Boost

Seven major projects are set to give Athens a new image and improve the standard of living in and around the Greek capital.

January-April Occupancy Rates Disappoint Athens Hoteliers

Hoteliers in Athens are disappointed as occupancy rates, recorded in the first 4 months of the year, marked a 33.6% decline over the same period in pre-pandemic 2019.

Greece’s International Cycling Tour to Start from Crete

The “International Cycling Tour of Hellas” event in Greece will kick off from Crete on April 27 with a total of 147 cyclists ready for five days of action.