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Athens City Festival Attracted Over 50,000 Visitors

Over 50,000 Athenians and visitors took part in more than 100 events organized in various locations around the Greek capital in May, as part of the This is Athens City Festival.

Athens Crowned Best Destination for MICE Tourism in Europe

Athens has been named the "Best MICE Destination in Europe" at the Business Destinations Travel Awards 2022.

Int’l Tourism Professionals Explore Athens at 8th Travel Trade Event

Dozens of Greek and foreign travel and tourism professionals are participating in the 8th Travel Trade Athens, the Greek capital’s annual B2B tourism event.

Athens Municipality Partners with Panteion University to Boost Greek Capital’s Attractiveness

Athens Municipality has joined forces with Panteion University to boost the quality of life in the Greek capital and promote the city as an attractive tourism destination.

This is Athens City Festival: Over 100 Activities for Greeks and Visitors

The “This is Athens City Festival” will open in the Greek capital in May with over 100 activities focusing on culture, entertainment, gastronomy and sports.

‘This is Athens City Festival’ Opens in May

Athens in May will host a city festival featuring exhibitions, gastronomy events, entertainment events and outdoor activities!

‘Travel Trade Athens’ Comes Back as Live Event in May

The 8th Travel Trade Athens will return to the Greek capital as a live event during May 9-10.

Smart Signs on the Streets of Athens Honor Historical Figures of the Philhellenic Movement

The Municipality of Athens has installed 62 smart signs on the streets of the Greek capital to honor the Philhellenic movement.

IAPCO Forms Destination Partnership with Athens for MICE Tourism

The Municipality of Athens has become an official Destination Partner of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO).

Athens Mayor, Tourism Minister Plan to Reintroduce the Greek Capital to the World

The Municipality of Athens and the Greek Tourism Ministry have joined forces to establish Athens as a city open to visitors all 365 days of the year.

Greece Talks Business at IBTM Tourism Expo in Barcelona

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is participating in the IBTM World 2021 MICE tourism exhibition in Barcelona.

Athens to Host Monocle Magazine’s 2021 ‘Quality of Life’ Conference

Athens will be the host city to the Monocle Magazine’s ‘Quality of Life’ Conference 2021 during September 23-25.

Hollywood Legend Glenn Close in Athens to Shoot ‘Tehran’

Hollywood star and Oscar nominee Glenn Close is in Athens to film the second season of Israeli espionage thriller “Tehran”.

New Study On Athens’ Tourism Carrying Capacity Starts

A new study on Athens’ tourism carrying capacity has launched by the World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage and the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency.

Interview: ADDMA’s Melina Daskalakis Reveals Athens’ post-Covid Plans for Tourism

Melina Daskalakis, the president of the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (ADDMA), informs on the plans of the Municipality of Athens in the post-Covid era.

Greece Puts Film Tourism High on Agenda

The Tourism Ministry and the Municipality of Athens have teamed up to give Greece a leading role in the international film industry.

Athens Ready to Welcome its Visitors Again, Mayor Tells UNWTO

Athens is safely returning to everyday life and is ready to welcome its visitors again, according to the Greek capital’s mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

ETOA: EU Must Speed Up Launch of Digital Green Certificate

With summer approaching, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) is calling on EU authorities to speed up the process for the launch of a Digital Green Certificate to facilitate travel.

Greek and Int’l Tourism Professionals Meet at Travel Trade Athens 2021 Event

The 7th Travel Trade Athens event has brought together executives of leading tourism enterprises from Greece and abroad.

Athens 2021 Tourism Strategy to Focus on Sustainability and Infrastructure Development

The Athens Development and Destination Management Agency is developing a new tourism strategy for the Greek capital based on sustainability practices.