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Nelios Sees Increase of Online Hotel Bookings in Greece

Online hotel bookings in Greece increased by 12.6 percent during the first nine months of 2019, compared to the same period last year, according to a report by Nelios.

Revamp Works Key for Development of Urban Tourism in Athens, Says Deputy Minister

Revamp works are key for the development of Athens as an urban tourism destination, says Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Global Spotlight on Greece as ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2019’ Breaks All Records

Over 60,000 runners from 120 countries showed up in the Greek capital on Sunday, to participate in the 37th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event.

Attica’s ‘City Break’ Side Promoted to Russian Tour Operators

Attica’s tourism offerings and city break options were introduced to leading Russian tour operators in Moscow and St Petersburg.

Spetses and Aegina have Big Events on Agenda for September

The islands of Spetses and Aegina are getting ready to host must-see events that focus on Greece's history, culture and gastronomy.

NatGeo Food Festival Guests Treated to ‘Brunch in Attica’

The Region of Attica recently treated the guests of UK’s National Geographic Traveller Food Festival to its authentic brunch recipes.

Seajets Head Honored for Supporting Attica’s Wildfire Victims

A year after the deadly fire in northeastern Attica, the head of Greek ferry operator Seajets, Marios Iliopoulos, was honored for supporting the wildfire's victims.

Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks & The Cure on Stage in Attica

Attica this summer will be hosting performances by famous bands Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks and The Cure, among others.

Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019 Features Music, Theater, Dance Events

Theatrical performances by Greek and foreign artists, music concerts, opera tributes and contemporary dance shows are among the events included in this year’s diverse program of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019.

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.