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Athens – NYC Mayors Agree to Work Together Under Sister City Deal

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis and New York City Mayor Eric Adams have signed a sister city agreement, which paves the way for joint initiatives in tourism, environmental protection, technology, and cultural affairs.

Athens Rings in Christmas Season with Tree Lighting Party

Athens Christmas tree lighting marks the opening of dozens of holiday events in the Greek capital.

French Travel Agents Get to Know Trikala, Thessaly

Trikala's DMO promoted the destination’s tourism offerings to French travel agents during the Selectour conference held in Athens.

Athens’ Acropolis Museum Announces Events for Holiday Season

The Acropolis Museum is inviting Athens' residents and visitors to experience the upcoming holiday season by taking part in a number of festive events.

Athens Among Europe’s Cheapest City Break Destinations for 2023

Condé Nast Traveller has included Athens as one of the cheapest and nicest European cities to visit in 2023.

Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki Wins Business Excellence Award

The Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki was rewarded for its business management model at the EFQM Awards in Athens.

Greek Travel Agents Team Up with City of Athens to Promote Tourism

Greek travel and tourism associations have joined forces with the Municipality of Athens to promote tourism through a series of jointly organized events and initiatives.  

SETE Conference to ‘Reimagine’ Greece’s Tourism Success

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will “reimagine” Greece’s tourism success at its annual conference that will be held this year on December 15.

Athens Hotels Sponsor ‘Omonoia Christmas Market’

The Greek capital’s Omonoia Square will transform into a festive commercial and entertainment hub, sponsored by the area’s hotels and other businesses, for the holiday season.

Acropolis Museum Launches New Social and Educational Programs

The Acropolis Museum in Athens has announced new educational activities designed for schools and people of different backgrounds in Greece and abroad.

Athens Welcomes Christmas with Tree Lighting on December 1

Athens will usher in the Christmas season on December 1 with a brilliant tree lighting ceremony on central Syntagma Square, launching this year’s 38-day program of holiday events.  

Athens Hotel Performance Turns Positive in October

Average occupancy at hotels in Athens, Greece, maintained its dynamic in October with a 0.4% increase compared to pre-pandemic 2019.

AirDNA: High Demand for Airbnbs in Greece

Greece was one of the three countries in Europe to post an increase in Airbnb demand in October, according to analytics firm AirDNA.

Acropolis in Athens Becomes Accessible to Visually Impaired Visitors

A tactile route has been inaugurated at the Acropolis in Athens, as part of an action to make the monument accessible to visually impaired visitors.

Athens’ Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Top 10 of World’s Most Beautiful Theaters

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens has been hailed as one of 10 the most beautiful theaters in the world.

Greece Takes Actions to Attract Digital Nomads

Greece is aiming to evolve into a remote work destination with authorities taking actions to facilitate the move, according to the conclusions of a conference by Marketing Greece.

Greek Culture Ministry to Breathe Life Back into Historic Buildings

Two historic 19th century buildings in Athens and Thessaloniki are to be restored to their former glory, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Christmas Factory Opening at Technopolis in Athens

“The Christmas Factory” is returning to the Technopolis cultural hub in Athens with activities and surprises for all.

Pinterest: Athens, Santorini, Mykonos in Top 50 European Cities With Most Beautiful Homes

Athens, Santorini and Mykonos are among the top 50 European cities with the most picturesque homes, according to data from image-sharing platform Pinterest.

Athens is the World’s Leading Cultural Destination for 2022

The city of Athens in Greece was named the World’s Leading Cultural Destination for 2022 at the World Travel Awards (WTA).