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Travel Trade Athens 2017 Aiming to Promote Greek Capital

Ways to promote the Greek capital and its diverse tourist offerings will be the focus of the 5th Travel Trade Athens, due to take place on October 2-3.

Athens Mayor Presents ‘City Resilience Strategy’

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis presented the "City Resilience Strategy", a comprehensive approach to help the Greek capital become more open, green, proactive and vibrant.

AthensWas Hotel: ‘Sense Fine Dining Restaurant’ Official Opening on May 26

The “Sense Fine Dining Restaurant” of the AthensWas hotel will open its doors on May 26 and welcome Athenians and visitors in its newly refurbished premises.

Athens’ First ‘Greek Travel Show’ Ready to Kick Off

The first 'Greek Travel Show' will open its doors to holidaymakers on May 19-21 at the Helexpo-Maroussi Exhibition Center in Athens.

The Stanley Hotel in Athens Completes Extended Renovation

The Stanley Hotel has completed an extended renovation project, which includes new features in the majority of its rooms, as well as two additional conference venues and a gym.

Greece Promotes Tourism Ties with Kazakhstan and Qatar

Greek Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura recently received the Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Athens, Alexei Volkov and the Ambassador of Qatar in Athens, Abdulaziz Ali Al-Naama, and discussed ways of strengthening ties in the tourism sector.

Spanish Actress Falls in Love with Athens in De Viajes Travel Magazine

Actress Silvia Marty features in 14-page travel feature and fashion editorial showcasing Athens' ancient attractions and spirited modern soul.

Athens Nominated for ‘Best European Destination 2017’

Athens, Greece, is competing against 20 cities in Europe for the title of "European Best Destination 2017". Cast your vote!

Athens’ Christmas Lights Switch On: Friday, December 9

The countdown to celebrating the festive season in Athens has begun, with the Christmas lights switch on scheduled for Friday, December 9, at 7pm.

Athens Named UNESCO World Book Capital for 2018

Athens, Greece, has been named "World Book Capital" for 2018 on the recommendation of the programme’s Advisory Committee, Irina Bokova, the Director-General of UNESCO, announced on Wednesday.

Modern Art Show ‘documenta 14’ Set to Take Athens by Storm in April 2017

The City of Athens is officially counting down to one of the art world’s most prestigious events set to take place in the Greek capital in April 2017: the contemporary art “documenta” exhibit.

«Όχι» επιχειρηματιών στην επανεγκατάσταση ΟΚΑΝΑ στο ιστορικό κέντρο της Αθήνας

Με κοινή τους ανακοίνωση οι κάτοικοι και οι επαγγελματικοί φορείς της Αθήνας αντιδρούν στην επιστροφή των δομών του ΟΚΑΝΑ στο κέντρο της Αθήνας.

Study: Tourists in Athens are ‘Satisfied Customers’

Ninety-five percent of last year’s visitors in Athens said they would recommend the destination to others, according to the latest study on customer satisfaction presented by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Athens Historic Center Ready for Revamp

Greece’s Central Council for Modern Monuments has given Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis the green light to proceed with the necessary works for a makeover of the historic center of the Greek capital.

Athens Aims to Tap into Dental Tourism

Identifying ways to establish the Greek capital as a dental tourism destination, was the focus of a recent meeting between Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and the founders of the Athens Dental Tourism Cluster.

Closed Down Hotel in Athens to be Rebranded, Get a Facelift

US-based Wyndham Hotel Group, a leading hotel brand franchisor and hotel management services provider, has taken over the management of a hotel in Athens that has been closed since 2012.

‘Dinner in the Sky’ Restaurant Concept Wins Bronze 2016 Tourism Award

"Dinner in the Sky", an extraordinary culinary proposal in the center of Athens, was honored with the Bronze Tourism Award last week for its unique restaurant concept in the Gastronomy category.

BBC Travel Offers the Best of Athens in a Bite

BBC Travel’s new video web series RSVP Abroad featured Athens and its culinary delights in one of its launch episodes, which was broadcast this month on BBC World News and BBC Travel Online.

Ryanair Launches Athens Summer 2016 Schedule, Unveils Seven New Routes

Irish low fares airline, Ryanair, has launched its Summer 2016 schedule for Athens that features seven new routes from the Greek capital.

Aqua Vista Hotels Expands to Athens

Global hotel management company Aqua Vista Hotels has expanded its activities in Athens with the opening of new offices.