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TripAdvisor Welcomes Poseidon Athens Hotel in its ‘Hall of Fame’

The Poseidon Athens Hotel in Paleo Faliro has been honored with the "Hall of Fame" certificate by leading travel and booking site TripAdvisor.

Foreign Journalists Get a Taste of Attica’s Maritime Tourism Offerings

Journalists from Russia, Romania, Sweden, Turkey and Serbia, were recently in Athens and learned more about Attica’s maritime tourism offerings.

Revamped Aktaion Beach Hotel Welcomes Guests to Agistri Island in Saronic Gulf

Following extensive renovation work, the Aktaion Beach Hotel on Agistri, in the Saronic Gulf, is ready to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece in the Lead with Infrastructure Works

The regions of Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece are recording the highest infrastructure activity in Greece.

Attica Region Looks to Reinforce Inbound Tourism from Turkey

Officials from Attica, Greece, held a tourism workshop in Istanbul, aiming to increase the inflow of Turkish travelers to the region's many destinations.

Region Aiming to Promote Each Attica Destination in its Own Right

The Attica Region has allocated 2.7 billion euros for the promotion of each area within the region as a distinct destination, aiming to offer an array of tourism options all year round.

Attica Region Considers Megara as Filming Base

Attica Region is examining the possibility of setting up a filming base in Megara, some 40km east of the Greek capital city of Athens.

Attica Region to Attend Danish Travel Show ‘Ferie For Alle’ with New Tourism Slogan

Τhe Region of Attica will attend this year's Danish Travel Show "Ferie For Alle" with a new tourism campaign slogan and a number of suggestions for Scandinavian travelers.

Athens Half Marathon to Mark the Launch of Sports Events in Greece for 2019 

The 8th Athens Half Marathon, which this year takes place on March 17, can serve as the spring launch event of all sporting events in Greece, according to the organizers.

Attica Region Sets Up Film Office in Athens to Facilitate Foreign Producers

The Region of Attica has announced the establishment of a film office in Athens, aiming to attract more foreign TV and cinema productions.

Greek Yacht Owners Honor Hellenic Coast Guard for Humanitarian Efforts

The Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (EPEST) has honored the Hellenic Coast Guard for its humanitarian efforts.

Wedding Tourism Next Target for Attica Region

As part of efforts to promote its wedding tourism options, the Attica Region participated in this year’s Bridal Expo 2019 that was recently held in Athens.

‘Tool’ Revamps Website of Greece’s National Archaeological Museum

The website of the National Archaeological Museum in Athens has a new fresh look, following its revamp by "Tool", a Greek digital marketing services company.

Athens Half Marathon 2019 to Welcome Over 25,000 Runners in March

More than 25,000 professional and amateur athletes are expected to participate in the Athens Half Marathon 2019, scheduled to be held on March 17 in the Greek capital.

Attica Region Approves Funding for New Tourism SMEs

A total of 11.82 million euros will be allocated to 76 newly-established small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to the Region of Attica.

Attica’s Gastronomy, Wines Fascinate Foreign Tour Operators and Journalists

Attica's unique wines and gastronomy were on the focus of a fam trip, which was recently held by the Region of Attica, with the participation of foreign travel professionals, journalists and bloggers.

‘Search Robots’ to Track Down Undeclared Airbnb Revenue in Greece

AADE has decided to use online "search robots" to track down taxpayers, who have failed to join the e-registry for short-term rentals.

Poseidon Athens Hotel Wraps Up Renovation, Reveals New Logo

Following extensive renovation work in its rooms, suites and common areas, the Poseidon Athens Hotel, located on the Athenian Riviera, has revealed its new logo.

Declared Home-sharing Revenue Boosts Greek State Coffers by 160%

Greek State revenue has increased by a massive 160 percent, driven by declared home-sharing income, according to the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE).

Attica Region Embarks on Tourism Roadshow to The Netherlands, Belgium

The Region of Attica, during December 10-11, will embark on a tourism roadshow in The Netherlands and Belgium to promote the travel options of its destinations.