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Athens Mayor Shares Welfare Know-how at OECD Montreal Forum

Social welfare policies, coordination and innovation were the key issues addressed by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis during the OECD forum held in Montreal.

Athens Hosts Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup 2018 Qualifying Tournament

The Glyfada Golf Club in Athens was one of the stops included in the 2018 edition of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup event.

City Offers Subsidies for Athens Neighborhood Upgrade Projects

In efforts to improve the overall standard of living in the urban center, the Athens Municipality is subsidizing neighborhood upgrade and renovation projects.

Athens Now a Reader’s Delight as World Book Capital 2018

Athens has officially stepped in as World Book Capital 2018 and is inviting residents and visitors to grab a book and participate in a number of events across the city.

Athens Evolves into City Break Favorite, Tourist Flows Rise

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with the Greek capital establishing itself as one of Southeastern Europe’s favorite city break destinations, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Steps in as World Book Capital 2018

Athens is set to become a reader’s paradise as of April 23, when it steps in as World Book Capital for 2018, during a special inauguration event at the Acropolis Museum.

Athens Mayor Joins Forces with Cluster to Bring Health Tourism to Greek Capital

The Athens municipality has joined forces with the Athena Health Tourism cluster to develop the Greek capital into a major health tourism destination.

Versus Travel Thanks Clients with Special Tango Event

Versus Travel held a special tango event for its clients at the Athens Concert Hall, in return for their support during its 23 years of operations.

Athens Half Marathon 2018 Breaks Last Year’s Record, Authentic Marathon Wins Gold

Some 21,000 sport lovers from 55 countries participated in this year’s Athens Half Marathon 2018 held in the Greek capital.

Experiencing 72 hours of Athens with ‘Wanderlust Greece’ – Video

Wanderlust Greece, the digital travel campaign of Marketing Greece, reveals the diverse experiences visitors in Athens can enjoy in 72 hours.

Athens Mayor to Regulate Seating, Calls for Respect of Public Space

The Athens Municipality is moving ahead with the regulation of cafe and restaurant seating in efforts to improve the standard of living in the capital.

Athens Excels as European Conference Destination

Athens was recognized as one of the top conference destinations in Europe at the Meetings Star Awards 2018, held in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Sky Express Announces Four New Domestic Routes for Summer 2018

Sky Express in summer 2018 will connect Athens with the destinations of Alexandroupolis, Kefallonia, Mytilini and Samos.

ACVB: International Conferences on Athens’ 2018-19 Agenda

Global conferences and new campaigns are included on the agenda of the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) for 2018 and 2019.

Athens’ €85bn Urban Regeneration Plan Gets Green Light

Urban regeneration, educational and cultural projects in Athens are set to take off after the Region of Attica approved 85 million euros in NSRF funding.

Athens Carnival Season Kicks Off with Music, Dance, Theater Events

Festivities for the carnival season kick off in Athens with more than 70 events scheduled to take place in the city center and neighborhoods.

Study Shows Athenians Love Culture, Books, Theater

Athenians are culture lovers, with eight in 10 reading books, 56 percent going to the theater once a year and 48 percent attending concerts, a study found.

Mitsis Hotels Receives ‘Green Key’ Eco-label for Second Consecutive Year

The Mitsis Hotels group, for the second consecutive year, received the “Green Key” eco-label for its environmental program.

Athens to Light Christmas Tree, Host 220 Festive Events

The holiday season in Athens will officially begin with the lighting of the Christmas tree at Syntagma Square on Tuesday, December 12.

‘Wanderlust Greece’ Campaign to Reveal the ‘Secrets’ of Athens

Marketing Greece’s digital campaign "Wanderlust Greece" continues to explore the country and now intends to reveal the "secrets" of Athens.