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Greece Launches International Tender for New Concession of Attiki Odos

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund has launched an international tender for the new concession of Attiki Odos, a 70km motorway system in Attica.

Study Reveals Why More and More Film Productions are Being Shot in Greece

All the more international film productions are selecting Greek destinations as filming locations due to financial incentives offered, says diaNEOsis.

Attica Region Wins 5 Awards for Video Tourism Campaign

The Region of Attica has won five awards for its 2020 video tourism campaign launched to promote its destinations and thematic experiences.

Attica Voted World’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 2021

The Region of Attica in Greece was given the title of the World’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 2021 at this year’s World Travel Awards.

Greece: Hotel Booking Demand to Hit 20-year High in 2022, Says Eurobank

Demand for hotel bookings in Greece is expected to hit a 20-year high in 2022, according to data presented by Eurobank.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Levels Pick Up in June-Oct but Problems Remain

Despite June-October occupancy levels at Athens hotels indicating positive signs of recovery, the city’s hotel association sees no positive trend in bookings in the coming months.

Attica Shows its Authentic Tourism Experiences to UK Market

The Region of Attica presented its authentic tourism experiences to UK tourism professionals during the WTM London 2021 travel trade show.

Attica Named Europe’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination at WTA 2021

Attica has been announced as Europe’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021 for its unique coastal destinations.

Attica Promises Year-round Memorable Travel Experiences to French Travelers

The multiple travel experiences that the destinations of Attica offer its visitors were presented during the IFTM Top Resa expo in Paris.

Attica Goes to IFTM-Top Resa Show to Woo French Travelers

The Region of Attica is participating in France’s IFTM-Top Resa 2021, the international tourism trade show that is running in Paris.

New Azur Retreat on Meganisi Takes Accommodation to Different Heights

The Azur Retreat, a new boho lux resort on the Ionian island of Meganisi, has opened and is offering travelers a whole new accommodation experience.

GNTO President Shows Support to ‘Clean it Like Greek’ Initiative

GNTO President Angela Gerekou recently attended the beach cleanup initiatives of the Aquahelp Foundation on the islands of Patmos, Arki and Lipsi.

Attica Region’s Digital Tourism Campaign Honored at IAB MIXX Awards 2020

The digital tourism campaign of the Attica Region won three honors at the IAB MIXX Awards 2020.

Athens Hotels Score High for Covid-19 Safety Measures

International and Greek travelers gave Athens hotels a high rating for the Covid-19 safety measures implemented in 2020, a GBR survey has revealed.

Coronavirus Puts Athens’ Hospitality Market on Hold

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, international travel restrictions and low demand have put Athens’ hospitality market on hold.

Athens-Attica Hotels Report €700m Revenue Loss in 2020 Due to Covid-19

Attica's hotels in 2020 saw a revenue loss of 700 million euros after a severe drop of arrivals and occupancy rates due to Covid-19.

Plans to Promote Wine Tourism in Attica Begin to Fall in Place

The Attica Region is joining forces with wine and food experts to design a digital wine map to promote Attica's wine products and routes.

AEGEAN Introduces Covid-19 Testing Option for Passengers

AEGEAN is offering its passengers the option to get a discounted Covid-19 test, prior to departure, at medical facilities in Greece.

Greece Pushes Forward with Port Upgrades

Greece is accelerating procedures in order to move ahead with infrastructure upgrades at ports across the country, according to Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

Additional Covid-19 Measures Announced for Greek Destinations

Starting on Saturday, September 26, additional precautionary measures will apply to a number of Greek regions, including Attica and Trikala, with the aim to curb the spread of Covid-19.