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Singapore Airlines To Temporary Resume Flights To Athens Next Year

Singapore Airlines will return to the Greek capital Athens on a temporary basis between June and October 2014 to meet expected demand during the peak summer travel season.
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Hotels In Athens-Attica Still Troubled Despite Rise In Arrivals

The number of tourists staying in hotels in Athens-Attica during the first eight months of the year, showed a positive sign for the first time in six years, according to data released by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.
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Italian Travel Bloggers Explore Greece

Athens, Thessaloniki, Meteora and Chalkidiki were recently chosen to be featured on two Italian travel blogs and give readers all they need to know on the hotspots and experiences Greece has to offer to visitors.
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Athens Airport Sees Rise In International Arrivals This Summer

Athens International Airport saw a 6.5 percent rise in international arrivals (destination and transfer passengers) during the May-August 2013 period compared to last year.
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Coming Soon: Athens Flying Week 2013

Athens Flying Week returns to the Greek capital for its second year and will once again offer unforgettable moments and spectacular performances to Athenians and international visitors.
“This is MY Athens”
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“This is MY Athens” Celebrates Second Anniversary

The participants of “This is MY Athens” recently celebrated the volunteer program's second anniversary with an "open to all" Greek hospitality event for tourists visiting the Greek capital.
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Athens Shows Best At Beijing Expo

Athens and Santorini are the most popular Greek destinations of residents of the wider Beijing area, the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) concluded after taking part in the Beijing International Tourism Expo 2013 in China.
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Hilton Athens Celebrates 50 Years In The Greek Capital

In April 1963, exactly 50 years ago, a landmark hotel opened its doors in Athens marking a new era of prosperity and development for the Greek tourism. “I agree with those who believe that the Hilton hotel in Athens is the most beautiful Hilton hotel in the world,” said the...
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Travel Trade Athens: Major Trade Event Launches Next Week In The Greek Capital

The Greek capital will be in the spotlight next week when the City of Athens launches Travel Trade Athens, a two-day event aimed to restore the city’s image in the international market and strengthen its popularity as a travel destination. The trade event will take place 22-23...
Athens Daily Secret
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Get Athens’ “Secrets” In Your Inbox!

Athens has much to offer visitors and residents: countless attractions, lively nightlife, historical sites… But that’s not all! There are many things happening in the city that are a “secret”...

ACB: Athens’ Reputation Abroad Is Improving

The climate for the Greek capital showed signs of improvement at the EIBTM 2012 exhibition as many professionals expressed “last minute” interest in the Greek capital for the hosting of conferences, incentive trips and corporate meetings next year, the Athens Development and...
Greek director Costa Gavras provided footage to artistically enhance the “Amazing Athens” application.
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Athens’ Best To Be Showcased Via New Smartphone App

An innovative smartphone application, under the name “Amazing Athens,” geared to promote the Greek capital as a destination was presented yesterday, Wednesday, 28 November, by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni at the Acropolis Museum.
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Athens Showed Its Best At WTM 2012

“Strategic alliances and the joining of forces significantly enhance the effort to reposition Athens on the international tourism map,” the president of the Athens-Attica Hotel Association, Alexandros Vasilikos, said recently after his return from the World Travel Market (WTM)...

Efforts For Athens’ Tourism Promotion Announced

The Tourism Ministry and the City of Athens in early September announced a twofold effort that will address the tourism disincentives of the city center and see to the creation of new infrastructure to attract visitors.

ACB Launches New Promo Video Of Greek Capital

The first promotional video that showcases the conference tourism product of Athens was launched recently by the Athens Convention Bureau (ACB) and the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency.

Delta Airlines Sets Record Straight

“Delta is not leaving Athens on a permanent basis, but will instead exit the market during the deep winter, when demand for air service between the U.S. and Greece is at its lowest point,” Evan Plaskett, international network planning for Delta Airlines, said in an official...

Athens’ Hotels Bookings Continue To Drop

The “highly disappointing” figures of hotel occupancy in the Greek capital were confirmed late June by the Athens-Attica Hotel Association in collaboration with GBR Consulting.

Athens Center On Ministry’s Priority List

The Tourism Ministry and the City of Athens last month said they would join forces and soon announce measures aimed for the tourism development of the Greek capital, which sees its arrivals tumbling year by year.

Athens City Center Hotel Occupancy In Trouble

“At the beginning of the year I referred to a particularly difficult tourism season but now, based on the rate bookings are moving in Athens, I will now refer to a collapse,” the president of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers, Yiannis Retsos, told tourism journalists recently.

THIS IS MY ATHENS Volunteers Give Tour Of Athens

In mid-March, 150 students from 50 different countries (who were in Athens to attend the AIESEC EuroxPRO 2012 international conference under the theme “Global Think Tank Think4Greece”) met with 100 volunteers of the THIS IS MY ATHENS program and were given a tour of the historic...