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Attica Region Approves Funding for New Tourism SMEs

A total of 11.82 million euros will be allocated to 76 newly-established small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to the Region of Attica.

Attica Region to Launch Tender for Walking, Bike Path Projects

As part of efforts to upgrade the standard of living of its residents and create new tourism experiences, the Attica Region is moving ahead with plans to create bike and walking paths.

Attica’s Gastronomy, Wines Fascinate Foreign Tour Operators and Journalists

Attica's unique wines and gastronomy were on the focus of a fam trip, which was recently held by the Region of Attica, with the participation of foreign travel professionals, journalists and bloggers.

WiFi4EU: 14 Attica Municipalities Get Funding for Free Wifi Hotspots

A total of 14 municipalities in Attica have gained access to EU funds for the development of free wireless Internet hotspots in public spaces.

Poseidon Athens Hotel Wraps Up Renovation, Reveals New Logo

Following extensive renovation work in its rooms, suites and common areas, the Poseidon Athens Hotel, located on the Athenian Riviera, has revealed its new logo.

Attica Region Embarks on Tourism Roadshow to The Netherlands, Belgium

The Region of Attica, during December 10-11, will embark on a tourism roadshow in The Netherlands and Belgium to promote the travel options of its destinations.

PwC: Athens Moves Up as Most Attractive Property Market in Europe

Athens is emerging as one of the most attractive property markets in Europe, rising to the 14th spot on a city ranking released by PwC.

Study: Attica, South Aegean, Crete Account for Majority of Greece’s Airbnb Listings

The regions of Attica, South Aegean and Crete account for 60 percent of all Airbnb listings in Greece, according to a study released by KEPE.

Greek Assets Body Aims to Launch Third Port Privatization Phase in Fall

Following the sale of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, Greece's assets body is aiming to launch the third privatization phase of 10 ports across the country in fall.

Glyfada Beach Accessible to People with Disabilities

Aiming to make the beach of Glyfada accessible to all, the local authority has once again installed the special SEATRAC mobility ramp for people with disabilities.

Revamped Poseidon Athens Hotel Receives TripAdvisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence

The recently renovated Poseidon Athens Hotel, located on the Athenian Riviera, has received the TripAdvisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence.

Quality Transport Infrastructure to Lure Property Investors to Athens

Enhanced transport infrastructure across Attica and in Athens is set to stimulate the interest of foreign buyers seeking to invest in property, according real estate broker Tranio.

Forbes Introduces 10 Places to Visit in Greece in Summer 2018

Athens, Thessaloniki and some of the most popular Greek islands are among the 10 destinations Forbes.com suggests for summer holidays this year.

Oropos to Host ‘Akropolis Jet Raid 2018’ in June

Professional jet skiers from 30 countries in June will gather in Oropos, eastern Attica, to participate in the Akropolis Jet Raid 2018.

Greek Assets Fund Seeking Ways to Put 10 Ports to Good Use

Ten state-owned regional ports across Greece will soon be open to concessionaires wishing to tap into their potential.

Linkwise Provides ‘Travel Insights’ to Network Affiliates

Affiliate marketing company Linkwise recently held the first “Travel Insights” event for its network affiliates and presented the current trends in the tourism industry.

Greek Travel Agents Meet Ellinair at Athens Event

More than 100 representatives of major tourism enterprises attended an event in Athens held by Ellinair to present its products and services.

Attica Region Promoted as Meetings and Events Destination

A group of tourism professionals from the UK, specializing in congress tourism, recently visited Attica to explore its potential as a MICE destination.

Attica’s Archaeological Sites, Museums to Remain Closed on July 29-30

Archaeological sites and museums in Attica will remain closed on July 29 and 30 due to a 48-hour strike called by Culture Ministry employees.

Five Regions Collect Most 2016 Travel Receipts in Greece

Five out of 13 regions in Greece accounted for the better part (87.5 percent) of the 12,749 million euros in travel revenue for 2016.