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Thessaloniki Promoted at Virtual post-Covid-19 Expo

Thessaloniki's tourism offerings were presented to Chinese travel professionals during the "Partnerships in European Tourism" virtual expo.

Poseidon Hotel on the Athenian Riviera Opens its Doors

The Poseidon Athens Hotel has opened its doors to welcome visitors to the Athenian Riviera.

Grecotel Announces the Opening of its Resorts in Greece

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts is getting ready to open its resorts, located at popular Greek destinations including Attica, Mykonos and the Peloponnese, from July 1.

Athens Municipality Approves 6.8km City Walk

The Municipality of Athens has approved a city walk which will focus on unifying the city’s archaeological sites and landmarks.

Athens Parks Reopen to the Public

Parks in Athens and the wider Attica region have reopened to the public, following the Greek government’s decision to ease the nationwide lockdown.

European Committee of the Regions Elects Attica Governor as its Vice President

Attica Governor George Patoulis has been elected Vice President of the European Committee of the Regions for the 2020-2025 period.

Greece to Launch Tenders for 10 Ports in 2020

Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis said the government would be launching tenders for the development of 10 state-owned ports within the year.

Attica Promoted as Filming Location at UK’s ‘Focus 2019’ Expo

Attica's destinations and advantages as a film location were presented to TV and cinema producers from all over the world at UK's Focus 2019 expo.

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.

Greek Gov’t Moves Ahead with Regional Port Privatization Plans

The Greek government said that it would be taking measures so that the procedures for the privatization of 10 state-owned regional ports would begin in 2020.

Revamp Works Key for Development of Urban Tourism in Athens, Says Deputy Minister

Revamp works are key for the development of Athens as an urban tourism destination, says Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

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.

Spetses and Aegina have Big Events on Agenda for September

The islands of Spetses and Aegina are getting ready to host must-see events that focus on Greece's history, culture and gastronomy.

New Development Model for 10 Greek Ports

Greece's government will be implementing a new model for the development of 10 state-owned ports, according to the Greek Shipping Minister.

NatGeo Food Festival Guests Treated to ‘Brunch in Attica’

The Region of Attica recently treated the guests of UK’s National Geographic Traveller Food Festival to its authentic brunch recipes.

Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks & The Cure on Stage in Attica

Attica this summer will be hosting performances by famous bands Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks and The Cure, among others.

Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019 Features Music, Theater, Dance Events

Theatrical performances by Greek and foreign artists, music concerts, opera tributes and contemporary dance shows are among the events included in this year’s diverse program of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019.

TripAdvisor Welcomes Poseidon Athens Hotel in its ‘Hall of Fame’

The Poseidon Athens Hotel in Paleo Faliro has been honored with the "Hall of Fame" certificate by leading travel and booking site TripAdvisor.

Foreign Journalists Get a Taste of Attica’s Maritime Tourism Offerings

Journalists from Russia, Romania, Sweden, Turkey and Serbia, were recently in Athens and learned more about Attica’s maritime tourism offerings.

‘Attica Wine & Food Experience’ Takes Greek Hospitality a Step Further

Aiming to promote enotourism, Attica wine producers and related businesses have joined forces to create the Attica Wine and Food Experience network.