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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.

SETE Chief: Chinese Market is a Great Opportunity, Big Challenge

Improving air connectivity and creating additional visa centers are key to increase inbound tourism from China to Greece, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

All Eyes on Greece: Athens Marathon to Welcome Athletes from 101 Countries

Amateur and professional runners from as far Andorra, the Ivory Coast and Antarctica will be in the Greek capital on November 12 to compete in the 35th "Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic".

ERA Announces New Board at General Assembly in Athens

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) appointed Andrew Kelly, director corporate affairs of ASL Aviation Holdings, as its new president, during the ERA General Assembly 2017.

Athens Beefs Up Public Space Checks

The Municipality of Athens is intensifying its on-the-spot checks of food & beverages businesses in efforts to ensure regulations are being adhered to.

Athens a Top Pick for Chinese Travelers

Chinese holidaymakers are choosing Athens as a leading destination for their travels in the coming 12 months, according to a recent survey.

Athens Secures €85m in EU Funds for Upgrade Projects

A total of 85 million euros in EU funds have been approved to go towards works and projects in the Greek capital over the next five years.