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myAthenspass: New Parking App for Athens City Center

The Municipality of Athens has launched the “myAthensPass” smartphone app that helps drivers easily find available parking spaces in the Greek capital.

Athens Pouring €9.5m into City Center Revamp

The Athens Municipality is moving full speed ahead with an ambitious urban regeneration program allocating 9.5 million euros for four major city projects.

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 Targets French Travelers, Offers Exclusive Experiences

The Municipality of Athens has launched a digital campaign, in collaboration with Mastercard, aimed at attracting more French holidaymakers to the Greek capital.

Library on Wheels Brings ‘Books Everywhere’ in Athens

A mobile library will travel through various locations in Athens, as part of the city's role as World Book Capital for 2018.

Athens’ Parks to Host 145 Events in June

Parks in Athens will host a series of events, including concerts, guided tours, programs for children and sports activities, for the whole month of June.

Athens Mayor Shares Welfare Know-how at OECD Montreal Forum

Social welfare policies, coordination and innovation were the key issues addressed by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis during the OECD forum held in Montreal.

Athens Evolves into City Break Favorite, Tourist Flows Rise

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with the Greek capital establishing itself as one of Southeastern Europe’s favorite city break destinations, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Mayor Joins Forces with Cluster to Bring Health Tourism to Greek Capital

The Athens municipality has joined forces with the Athena Health Tourism cluster to develop the Greek capital into a major health tourism destination.

Athens Half Marathon 2018 Breaks Last Year’s Record, Authentic Marathon Wins Gold

Some 21,000 sport lovers from 55 countries participated in this year’s Athens Half Marathon 2018 held in the Greek capital.

Athens Chamber’s New Tourism Committee Sets Goals

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the activities and actions to be undertaken by its newly set-up Trade and Tourism Committee.

‘Athens Tourism Partnership’ Enters Second Phase

The “Athens Tourism Partnership” initiative, launched by the City of Athens, AEGEAN and Athens International Airport (AIA), has entered into its second phase.

Athens Mayor to Regulate Seating, Calls for Respect of Public Space

The Athens Municipality is moving ahead with the regulation of cafe and restaurant seating in efforts to improve the standard of living in the capital.

Athens Trade Chamber Talks With Mayor on City Upgrade

Ways to resolve pending issues concerning the Greek capital were discussed between representatives of the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen and Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

ACVB: International Conferences on Athens’ 2018-19 Agenda

Global conferences and new campaigns are included on the agenda of the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) for 2018 and 2019.

Athens Carnival Season Kicks Off with Music, Dance, Theater Events

Festivities for the carnival season kick off in Athens with more than 70 events scheduled to take place in the city center and neighborhoods.

Study Shows Athenians Love Culture, Books, Theater

Athenians are culture lovers, with eight in 10 reading books, 56 percent going to the theater once a year and 48 percent attending concerts, a study found.

Athens Airport Hosts Senior Aviation, Tourism Executives at 5th ‘ACES-Athens’

More than 160 senior executives from the air transport and tourism sectors participated in the 5th Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium organized by Athens International Airport (AIA).

Athens Promoted as City Break Destination at WTM 2017

Athens was promoted as a city break destination by the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), during the WTM London 2017 expo.

Greek Capital Ready to Host 35th ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’

The 35th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" will kick off in Athens on Sunday, November 12, with the participation of more 51,000 athletes from all over the world.