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Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens Invests €2 Million for Revamp of Rooms and Suites

The Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens has completed the revamp a number of its rooms and suites, an investment worth some 2 million euros.

‘Tool’ Honored with a Silver Tourism Award for 2019

Greek digital marketing services company Tool won the silver award in the “Digital Tourism - Online Presence” category at the Tourism Awards 2019 event, held recently 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.

Different Ticket Rates for Acropolis Museum in Summer and Winter

Ticket prices for the Acropolis Museum are subject to change to 10 euros in the summer and 5 euros in winter, according to the Greek ministry of culture.

‘Antikythera Shipwreck’ Exhibition in Beijing Extended to February 2019

An exhibition on Greece's Antikythera shipwreck, running at The Palace Museum in Beijing, China, will be extended by two months, after the event received a huge turnout.

National Archaeological Museum to Hold Thematic Tours for Athens Marathon

Athens' National Archaeological Museum will hold thematic tours on sports in antiquity, to honor the 36th Athens Marathon, which will take place on November 11.

Greece Participates in European Day of Cultural Heritage Conservation

Greek monument conservation workshops will open their doors to the public, as part of an initiative to bring Europe’s cultural heritage closer to people.

Acropolis Museum in TripAdvisor’s Worldwide Top 10

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, is among the top in the world, ranking sixth on the Top 10 list of TripAdvisor’s 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Museums.

Athens’ Unseen Museum Welcomes Special Dog Exhibit

The National Archaeological Museum’s Unseen Museum welcomes a 3rd-century AD funerary monument dedicated to a pet dog.

Athens’ Museums and Sites Host Free Theatrical Performances

Athens' museums and sites are hosting theatrical performances with free admission, as part of “The Stones Speak” initiative of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Greek Sites, Museums Welcome More Visitors in Jan–Sep 2017

Visitors to Greek museums and archaeological sites during the first nine months of 2017 increased by 17.8 percent and reached 13.5 million compared with the same period in 2016.

Best Western Candia Hotel in Athens Upgrades Premises

The Best Western Candia hotel, located near Athens’ city center, has announced the completion of extensive renovation works in its rooms and public spaces.

National Archaeological Museum in Athens Celebrates 150 Years with New Exhibit

The National Archaeological Museum in Athens is celebrating its 150th anniversary since its foundation and has announced the new exhibition "Odysseys" as the main commemorative event.

Διεθνής Ημέρα Μουσείων 2016: Είσοδος ελεύθερη σε όλα τα μουσεία την Τετάρτη 18 Μαΐου

Το Διεθνές Συμβούλιο Μουσείων (International Council of Museums- ICOM), επιθυμώντας να αναδείξει τον ρόλο των Μουσείων στη σύγχρονη κοινωνία, καθιέρωσε από το 1977 τη 18η Μαΐου ως Διεθνή Ημέρα Μουσείων. Για το έτος 2016, το ICOM επέλεξε για τον εορτασμό το θέμα: «Μουσεί...

National Archaeological Museum in Athens to be Honored on ‘International Museum Day’

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) – Hellenic National Committee will honor the National Archaeological Museum in Athens on the occasion of International Museum Day 2016 on Wednesday, May 18.

Greek Jewelry Collection Lights Up Athens Airport

Travellers and visitors οf Athens International Airport (AIA) Eleftherios Venizelos are invited to admire the exceptional work of Greek jewelry designers at the exhibition "The Sheltering Sky".

US’ Travel Weekly Stimulates Interest in Athens Among Americans

The revival of Athens as an exciting global travel destination is the subject of an in-depth destination and news feature on Greece published in influential US travel trade magazine Travel Weekly this month.

Exploring Athens by Art

As part of its ongoing activities to shed light on Athens, its landscape, history, and social life, the National Archaeological Museum announces the launch of “180 Years - Athens Panorama - Reference to August Ferdinand Stademann in the Eyes of Polyvios Gouzios” on Friday,...

Acropolis Museum Winner in 2015 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards for Museums

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, has been honored this year as part of the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for museums around the globe, ranking as the 11th on the list of top 25 museums in the world and 8th top museum in Europe.

Athens Mayor Discusses His Agenda on Tourism, Culture

The Greek capital’s strong tourism performance this season and the prospects for growth in arrivals were discussed in a meeting on Friday between Athens Mayor George Kaminis and interim Alternate Tourism Minister Alkistis Protopsalti.
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