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Greece to Move Forward with Athenian Riviera Regeneration Project

The Greek government has revealed its plan for the regeneration of the 70km coastal zone extending from Faliro to Sounio on the Athenian Riviera.

Sounio to Host 1st Olympic Yacht Show in October

The 1st Olympic Yacht Show, a premium event focused on yachting and tourism, will take place in Sounio in October.

Celestyal Announces 2021 Cruise Season Start Date, New Terminal at Lavrion Port

Celestyal Cruises has announced its 2021 season resumption date and new dedicated terminal at Lavrion Port for its 3- and 4-night Iconic Aegean itineraries.

GNTO Supports Open Water Sports Tourism Events Promoting Greek Islands

Aiming to promote Greece’s islands as leading sports tourism destinations, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will support three major water sport competitions to take place in the summer of 2020.

Swiss, Austrian Travel Agents Visit Attica’s Landmark Sites

The GNTO introduced 14 Swiss and Austrian travel agents to some of Attica's landmark sites and city break destinations.

Greece Getting Ready for ‘Aegean 600’ Sailing Race in June 2020

Greece is getting ready to host the “Aegean 600”, an international 600-nautical mile sailing race that will take place in the Aegean sea during June 14-20, 2020.

Athens Shortlisted for EUFCN’s European Film Location Award 2019 – Cast your Vote!

Athens is up for the European Film Location Award 2019, a competition organized by the European Film Commissions Network and Cineuropa.

Grecotel Announces €60m Hotel Upgrade Scheme

Greek hospitality giant Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of a new 60-million-euro investment program in third-generation hotel units.

Grecotel Holds CSR Events, Promotes Sustainable Tourism in Greece

The Grecotel Group is carrying out a number of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, with the aim to protect the environment and promote sustainable tourism development.

Sounion to Serve as Catwalk for Mary Katrantzou Fashion Creations

The Temple of Poseidon at Sounion will be the venue of a fashion show of internationally-acclaimed Greek-born designer Mary Katrantzou.

‘Prince of Athens’ Cruise Concept Shows Best of Athenian Riviera

The Kivotos Hotels and Boat Masters have joined forces and launched the “Prince of Athens”, a new cruise concept that aims to introduce travelers to the best of the Athenian Riviera.

Foreign Media Introduced to Athenian Riviera’s Tourism Offerings

The natural beauty and tourism offerings of the Athenian Riviera were recently presented to foreign journalists, who visited Athens as part of a press trip organized by the Region of Attica.

Greece Marks August Full Moon with Free Events at Museums and Sites

Greece marks the August full moon with 95 free events at 132 archaeological sites, monuments and museums across the country.

Culture Ministry: BBC to Film at Sounion on April 12

Adjustments will be made to the operation of the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion on April 12, for the filming of the BBC's "The Little Drummer Girl".

August Full Moon Attracts 75,000 Visitors to Greece’s Sites

More than 75,000 people visited 115 archaeological sites and monuments in Greece on August 7 to admire the full moon and the partial eclipse.

German Instagrammers Show Athens to the World

As part of the "Athens Tourism Partnership" initiative, four popular German Instagrammers visited Athens and shared their impressions with the rest of the world.

August Full Moon Free Events at Sites, Museums in Greece

A number of free events will take place at over 100 archaeological sites and museums in Greece on August 7 in celebration of the full moon.

Free August Full Moon Events Across Greece to Mesmerize

Not one or two but four days of free full moon fun are in store for visitors and locals across Greece in celebration of the August full moon on Thursday, with dozens of archaeological sites and museums including Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus, Cape Sounion, the castle town of...

A Full-day Yachting Experience with Sounio Cruise

Whether sunbathing on the deck is your thing or snorkelling in crystal clear waters, Sounio Cruise is ready to make your dreams come true offering daily cruises on board small yachts to Sounion.

City Branding in the Spotlight at 5th Xinis Tourism Meet

City branding and the potential of the Athenian Riviera tops the agenda of the 5th Xinis Tourism Conference on March 9 to be hosted at the Glyfada City Hall.
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