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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.

Attica and Dubai Discuss Tourism Cooperation

The Region of Attica and Dubai are exploring ways to strengthen ties in the tourism field with a focus on gastronomy and health/wellness tourism.

Attica’s Coastal Area, Islands Still Unknown to Foreign Travelers

Attica’s coastal area and islands are still unknown to many of the Greek capital’s foreign visitors, according to a survey by GBR Consulting.

Greece Launches International Tender for New Concession of Attiki Odos

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund has launched an international tender for the new concession of Attiki Odos, a 70km motorway system in Attica.

Attica Voted World’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 2021

The Region of Attica in Greece was given the title of the World’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 2021 at this year’s World Travel Awards.

Greece: Hotel Booking Demand to Hit 20-year High in 2022, Says Eurobank

Demand for hotel bookings in Greece is expected to hit a 20-year high in 2022, according to data presented by Eurobank.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Levels Pick Up in June-Oct but Problems Remain

Despite June-October occupancy levels at Athens hotels indicating positive signs of recovery, the city’s hotel association sees no positive trend in bookings in the coming months.

Greek Runner Wins 38th Athens Marathon

Greek runner Konstantinos Gkelaouzos was the first to pass the finish line of the 38th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” on Sunday.

Attica Named Europe’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination at WTA 2021

Attica has been announced as Europe’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021 for its unique coastal destinations.

Four Attica Municipalities ‘Adopt’ Fire-stricken Areas in Evia

The municipalities of Vironas, Kesariani, Agios Dimitrios and Ilioupoli in Attica will support four areas on the fire-stricken island of Evia.

Olympic Yacht Show 2021 Aims to Give Maritime Tourism a Boost

The Olympic Yacht Show 2021, scheduled to take place in Sounio during October 1-5, will promote Greece’s maritime tourism sector to the international market.

New Azur Retreat on Meganisi Takes Accommodation to Different Heights

The Azur Retreat, a new boho lux resort on the Ionian island of Meganisi, has opened and is offering travelers a whole new accommodation experience.

GNTO President Shows Support to ‘Clean it Like Greek’ Initiative

GNTO President Angela Gerekou recently attended the beach cleanup initiatives of the Aquahelp Foundation on the islands of Patmos, Arki and Lipsi.

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.