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Special Olympics 2011 Benefits To Greece Discussed

“The Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens 2011 delivered multiple benefits to Greece that included some 300,000 overnight stays, thousands of sea and air travel arrivals and increased tourism traffic,” president of the Special Olympics Organizing Committee Athens 2011,...

Special Olympics Athens 2011 Holds Opening Press Conference

Hilton Athens Hotel hosted the Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens 2011 opening ceremony press conference on 25 June prior to the opening ceremony at Athens’ historic Kallimarmaron Panthinaikon Olympic Stadium.

Athens’ Hotels Not Suitable For Special Olympic Athletes

The exclusion of Athens city center hotels from suggested athlete accommodation would be a tombstone for Athens tourism, the Athens-Attica Hoteliers Association stressed last month in a letter to Joanna Despotopoulou, president of the Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens...

Sports Tourism On the Table

The postgraduate program in business management of the Athens University of Economics and Business recently held the first Panhellenic Conference and International Symposium on Sports Tourism.

Athens to Host 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games

Athens officially announced it would host the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games planned for June 25th to July 4th. Present at the event held at Athens Concert Hall were President of the Hellenic Republic Karolos Papoulias, members of the Greek parliament, 38 ambassadors...