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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.

Revamped Aktaion Beach Hotel Welcomes Guests to Agistri Island in Saronic Gulf

Following extensive renovation work, the Aktaion Beach Hotel on Agistri, in the Saronic Gulf, is ready to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece in the Lead with Infrastructure Works

The regions of Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece are recording the highest infrastructure activity in Greece.

Attica Region Looks to Reinforce Inbound Tourism from Turkey

Officials from Attica, Greece, held a tourism workshop in Istanbul, aiming to increase the inflow of Turkish travelers to the region's many destinations.

Region Aiming to Promote Each Attica Destination in its Own Right

The Attica Region has allocated 2.7 billion euros for the promotion of each area within the region as a distinct destination, aiming to offer an array of tourism options all year round.

Attica Region Considers Megara as Filming Base

Attica Region is examining the possibility of setting up a filming base in Megara, some 40km east of the Greek capital city of Athens.

Attica Region Sets Up Film Office in Athens to Facilitate Foreign Producers

The Region of Attica has announced the establishment of a film office in Athens, aiming to attract more foreign TV and cinema productions.