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Thessaloniki Looks to Attract City Break, Gastronomy Travelers from Italy

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization promoted its city break and gastronomy travel options at the TTG Travel Experience 2019 expo.

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.

Thessaloniki Stands Out on Social Media via ‘Wanderlust Greece’ Campaign – Video

The unique features and special character of the Greek city of Thessaloniki recently went viral on social media through the “Wanderlust Greece” digital travel campaign.

Attica Region Launches Dynamic Tourism Promo

More than 100 tourism sector stakeholders from all over the world had the chance to learn more on the Attica region and its offerings during the 6th Travel Trade Athens.

Travel Trade Athens 2018 – Early Bird Offer Ends July 31

The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) has extended the deadline for the early bird registration for the Travel Trade Athens 2018 event, which will be held in October.

Athens Mayor: City Break Visitor Numbers Soar by 600% Since 2013

Tourism arrivals to Athens are on the rise, with the number of city break visitors increasing by 600% since 2013, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens: New City Attractions Pass Available for Tourists

Visitors in Athens can now experience a selection of museums, tours and dining experiences for less, thanks to a new range of city attraction passes from iVenture Card.

Athens Airport Announces Events to Get Visitors ‘Speaking Aθenian’ this Year

As of this month, the digital campaign for the Greek capital "Speak Aθenian. Be an Aθenian." will be "telling the story of the live Athenian experience" through a series of actions and initiatives at the airport and in the city.

‘Business as Usual’ for Athens at ITB 2016

Despite the ongoing publicity of the refugee crisis, Athens has not lost ground as a leisure tourism and city break destination, according to the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB).

ITB: Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cautiously Optimistic about 2016 Tourism Season

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association predicts an increase in last minute bookings to Greece this season but expresses concern regarding the impact of the refugee crisis on the destination.

Athens Meet Gives Residents a Say

Dozens of Athens residents voiced their concerns, ideas and proposals recently during a special event held at the Electra Palace Hotel in Plaka, where they presented Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis with the findings of a study for a viable city center.

EMITT 2016: Thessaloniki Hoteliers Show Best to Turkish Travel Agents

Aiming to attract more Turkish tourists to Thessaloniki this year, the northern city's hotel association examined ways to expand partnerships with travel agencies in Turkey during this year's East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT, which ran January 28-31 in...

New Athens Campaign Invites All to ‘Speak Athenian’ and ‘Be an Athenian’

"Hipstorical", "Philosofa", "Theatricult", "Bistrocracy"... An exciting new "vocabulary" has arrived to fire the imagination of travellers to Athens and teach them to talk ... Athenian!

May 1st Holiday in Greece: Where are the Greeks Going This Year?

Greeks will mainly travel to domestic destinations for the upcoming May Day holiday, instead of visiting cities abroad, which was the trend last year, a recent survey said.

Athens Mayor Confident that City’s Tourism Success Will Continue

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis has highlighted three key points that will ensure the Greek capital continues to attract visitors at increasing rates.

Athens Hotel Occupancy to Sustain Upward Trend in 2015

Athens proved to be an attractive city break destination in 2014 as occupancy rose in the city's hotels by 21 percent compared to 2013, reaching 2008 levels.

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...

Region of Attica Wins Prestigious Effie Award

The Region of Attica and McCann Athens recently won an Effie Award for the region's advertising and tourism promotion campaign at this year's Effie Awards Hellas 2014.

Survey: Athens Gains Popularity As City Break Destination

Athens' popularity is on the up this season as tourists from traditional and emerging markets are increasing and staying longer, according to the fourth part of a survey carried out at Athens International Airport by the Region of Attica in May.

Titania Hotel In Athens Targets Emerging Markets

Titania Hotel in Athens has announced that it aims to attract tourists from growing markets, such as India and Brazil, that have shown a strong interest in the Greek capital's tourism product.
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