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Hotels In Athens, Greece, Performed Well In August 2014

Athens, Greece, experienced the second largest hotel occupancy increase and largest revenue per available room (RevPAR) growth in August 2014 compared to the same month of 2013, according to data by STR Global on the European hotel industry.

Showcasing The Luxury Experiences Athens, Greece, Offers Affluent Visitors

Millions of television viewers will soon have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with Athens and a range of unique, high quality experiences available to luxury-minded travelers.

August 2014: Airports In Athens & Mykonos Among Those With Highest Passenger Traffic In Europe

The airports in Athens and Mykonos are among the European airports that had the highest increase in passenger traffic for the month of August this year, according to data released recently by European airport trade body Airports Council International (ACI) Europe.

Athens, Greece, To Welcome 35,000 Runners For 32nd Authentic Marathon

The "Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic" event will attract record-breaking numbers of participants this year and provide a major economic boost for the Greek capital.

Hundreds Of Travel Bloggers To Flock To Athens, Greece, For TBEX 2014 Event

Athens is getting ready to welcome hundreds of travel bloggers and travel industry professionals, from some 50 countries, as it is the host city for the Travel Blog Exchange European Conference – TBEX Europe 2014.

Pandrossou Street Party In Athens To Take TBEX Travel Bloggers On Interactive Journey Of Tastes & Experiences

TBEX Europe 2014 will take place in Athens, Greece, on 23-25 October 2014. On this occasion, the shop owners of "Pandrossou Street Market" in collaboration with the Athens Traders’ Association are organizing the farewell ceremony on 25 October.

Athens Marathon 2014: Call For Volunteer Music Bands, Musicians To Support Runners

The organizing committee of the "Athens Marathon, The Authentic" has put out a call for volunteer music bands and individual musicians to give rhythm and support to the runners of the 32nd marathon event.

HATTA Introduces Greece To Indian Tour Operators

Seventy-two outbound tour operators from India are currently attending a mega familiarization trip in Greece to gain firsthand experience of what the country has to offer as a destination.

TBEX Europe 2014: Athens Was “Tweeted” To Over 11.7 Million Twitter Users

TBEX Europe 2014 - the Travel Blog Exchange European Conference - that took place in Athens, Greece, exceeded all expectations as references to the country's capital city reached some 11.7 million twitter users.

WTM 2014: Greece Tops Gays’ List as Desired Holiday Destination

Greece and Athens are at the top of the LGBT community’s list as a choice holiday destination, according to a study released Wednesday at this year’s World Travel Market in London.

TBEX Athens Travel Bloggers Tour Aegean Courtesy of Louis Cruises

Travel bloggers attending this year’s TBEX Europe event in Athens were treated to a four-day cruise of the Aegean as part of a fam trip organized by Cyprus-based cruise line Louis Cruises.

Athens Landmark Hotel Emporikon to Open for Business

The Emporikon, a historic hotel building in the heart of Athens, is set to open its doors on New Year’s Day after more than half a century.

Athens’ Hotels Record Highest Occupancy Increase in All of Europe in October

Athens, Greece, was the only city that reported double-digit hotel occupancy increase on a European level, according to data released recently by STR Global on the European hotel industry for October 2014.

Greek Travel Agents Reach Out to Professionals from the Middle East

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will host a familiarization trip in Athens for tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during 4-8 December.

Greek Holiday Cheer at the Christmas Factory in Central Athens

Santa Claus and his helpers are coming to town to set up shop at Athens’ upbeat Gazi district with a Christmas celebration fit for children and adults through to 6 December.

Dubai Launches Million Dollar Tourism Campaign with Emirates Airline

Emirates Airline and Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) recently launched a new global campaign that celebrates different facets of Dubai.

Athens and Thessaloniki Become Members of “100 Resilient Cities” Network of Rockefeller Foundation

Greece's Athens and Thessaloniki were selected among 331 applicants to join 100 Resilient Cities – a network pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation and dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a...

Starwood Shows “Destination Greece” in New Promotional Video

Starwood Hotels & Resorts recently released a new video that introduces Athens, Crete, Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes and Peloponnese to members of the SPG loyalty program.

First Athens Santa Run Brings Cheer, Funds for Playgrounds

Not one, not two, but hundreds of Santas came to town in Athens on Sunday 7 December, bringing holiday cheer to a post-crisis Greece and raising funds for the creation of local playgrounds.

Ministry Invites Greek Cities to Apply for European Cultural Capital

The culture ministry has called on Greek cities interested in becoming Europe’s Cultural Capital for 2021 to submit applications.