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City Workshop Designs the ‘Perfect Day’ for Athens Visitors

The municipal authorities of the Greek capital will be welcoming travel bloggers through to October, who will have the chance to experience their “Perfect Day” in Athens during a series of three-day fam trips.

Mayor Kaminis: Athens is Making a Comeback in Global Tourism, Conference Scene

Athens is making a dynamic comeback in the global tourism and conference scene, not only as a destination recovering in a time of crisis, but as a city claiming the place it deserves among the major universal host destinations of international meetings.

Athens Rises 20 Places in World Conference and Conventions Ranking

The newly released ICCA (International Congresses and Conventions Association) rankings for city destinations show Athens rising 20 places in the world ranking from 47th to 27th globally for hosting conferences and conventions.

Thessaloniki Gains Ground as City Break Destination

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is gaining ground as an ideal city break and conference tourism destination with all the more international visitors seeking to explore its diverse offerings.

‘Travel Trade Athens’ Event Delivers 3,000 Hosted Buyer Meetings

Some 3,000 individual business meetings between 88 hosted buyers from abroad and 190 Greek tourism professionals took place on Monday at the third Travel Trade Athens event held at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center.

Travel Trade Athens 2015: Major Trade Event in the Greek Capital on Monday

On Monday, April 27, over 80 buyers from a wide range of countries will meet up at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center with some 160 tourism professionals and suppliers of the Greek capital. The B2B meetings are part of the third edition of the Travel Trade Athens,...

Greece @ ITB 2015 – Photo Report by GTP

The 49th edition of ITB Berlin, held in March at Messe Berlin in Germany, gave quite a promising outlook for the 2015 tourism season in Greece.

Third ‘Travel Trade Athens’ Event Attracts Major Industry Interest

Once again, international and Greek travel and tourism professionals have expressed a high interest to participate in the third edition of the annual Travel Trade Athens event set for 27 April.

Best of Greece Honored at ‘Tourism Awards 2015’

Greek tourism’s best practices and the most innovative initiatives launched by the country’s enterprises were rewarded last week at the Tourism Awards 2015 ceremony in Athens.

ITB 2015: Athens Gains Ground as Top Tourism Pick for Travellers of All Tastes

Whether it’s traditional markets like Germany or new markets like Central and Eastern Europe, Athens is gaining ground as a leading tourism destination thanks to the joint efforts of the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB), the municipal Development and Tourism Promotion...

Athens Makes an Impression at LA Travel & Adventure Show

Athens won over the crowds at this year’s Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show held at the Long Beach Convention Center on February 27-28, as part of the municipality’s efforts to promote the Greek capital as a primary tour destination.

Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau Presents Agenda

The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) presented its plans and projects for 2015, as part of its ongoing efforts to promote the Greek capital as a leading city break and MICE destination, during a special event last month at the Hellenic Motor Museum.

Destination Athens: Travel Trade Gather in Greece in April

International and Greek tourism professionals have expressed a high interest to participate in the third edition of the annual Travel Trade Athens event to be held 26-27 April in the Greek capital.

Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau Travels to Sweden

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote the Greek capital as a prime city break destination, the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) participated in this year’s Grekland Panorama in Stockholm and invited participants to join them in Athens on April 27 for the 3rd Travel...

Greece Reaches Out to Gay Travel Market at ITB 2015

The city of Athens and the gay friendly hotspots of Mykonos will be presented to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans Gender) travel market at this year’s ITB Berlin trade show in March.

Travel Trade Athens 2015 Set to Build Bridges, Boost Tourism

The 3rd Travel Trade Athens workshop, set for April 27, in the Greek capital, will again this year bring together tourism industry professionals with the aim to introduce the country’s offerings and promote the Greek experience.

Greece @ WTM 2014 – Photo Report by GTP

The 35th World Travel Market (WTM), held 3-6 November on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London, sent out positive messages for another good year for Greek tourism.

TBEX CEO: Athens Is Absolutely A City Break Destination

GTP Headlines caught up with the CEO of TBEX, Rick Calvert, during the TBEX Europe 2014 travel blogger conference that took place in Athens on 23-25 October. Mr. Calvert underlined the positive effect the conference will leave on the city in the long run, a city that has much to...

TBEX Europe 2014: Athens Was “Tweeted” To Over 11.7 Million Twitter Users

TBEX Europe 2014 - the Travel Blog Exchange European Conference - that took place in Athens, Greece, exceeded all expectations as references to the country's capital city reached some 11.7 million twitter users.

Athens, Greece, Receives Positive Signals At ITB 2014

This year’s ITB Berlin sent out very positive signals for Athens and the city is expected to attract a larger number of German tourists this year, especially independent travelers.