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Athens Shortlisted for EUFCN’s European Film Location Award 2019 – Cast your Vote!

Athens is up for the European Film Location Award 2019, an annual competition organized by the European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) and Cineuropa.

Athens Heads for €270 Million Revamp

Athens is set to undergo a €270 million revamp with works to focus on improving the everyday life of citizens and the overall experience of tourists.

Japan Week 2019 Event Kicks Off in Athens on November 23

Theater performances, music shows, art exhibitions and workshops will be part of the Japan Week 2019 events in Athens during November 23-28.

Athens Hoteliers Call for New Strategy, Improved Tourism Policies

Hoteliers in Athens are calling for a new strategy and improved policies in order to meet current challenges and further enhance tourism in the Greek capital.

Tourism Drives Central Ermou Up World’s Most Expensive Street List

Ermou street, one of the Greek capital’s main thoroughfares, has moved up to 14th spot from 15th last year, on Cushman & Wakefield's list of the world’s most expensive streets.

Lycabettus Hill Upgrade to Create Athens Oasis

Lycabettus Hill in Athens is set to undergo enhancement works as part of an ongoing drive for the overhaul of the Greek capital.

GNTO: More Fam Trips to Promote Greece to Foreign Tourism Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) during the winter months will continue to promote Greece to foreign tourism markets through fam and press trips.

Athens Acropolis ‘Lights Up Blue’ in Respect of Children’s Rights

The Athens Acropolis in Greece will light up blue on November 20 participating in UNICEF’s World Children’s Day 2019 celebrations.

Action Global Communications Celebrates 30 Years of Successful Operations in Greece

Cyprus-based public relations agency Action Global Communications recently celebrated 30 years of successful operations in the Greek market.

Hyatt Regency Hotel Thessaloniki Promotes its Sustainable Practices at Philoxenia 2019

The Hyatt Regency Hotel Thessaloniki shared its special message for the significance of sustainable development in tourism, during the Philoxenia 2019 expo.

Athens Moves Up As Good Property Purchase Choice

Property in the Greek capital is evolving into an attractive investment option with buyers seeing prospects for higher value and rents next year, a PwC report reveals.

Accor Appoints Georgios Kritikopoulos as New GM of Novotel Athens Hotel

Accor has appointed Georgios Kritikopoulos as the new general manager of the Novotel Athens hotel, located near the center of the Greek capital.

Athens’ Divani Caravel Hotel Hosts China’s President Xi Jinping

The Divani Caravel hotel, located near the center of the Greek capital, hosted China's president Xi Jinping during his recent visit to Athens.

Athens Mayor Talks Tourism, Culture and Education in Shanghai

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis covered issues of tourism, culture and education during his recent visit to Shanghai, China.

Global Spotlight on Greece as ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2019’ Breaks All Records

Over 60,000 runners from 120 countries showed up in the Greek capital on Sunday, to participate in the 37th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event.

Ryanair to Relaunch Athens – Chania Route for Summer 2020

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair will relaunch the Athens - Chania route, as part of its schedule for the summer of 2020.

‘Galaxy’ of Hilton Athens Presents New Restaurant Menu

The Galaxy Bar & Restaurant of the Hilton Athens hotel is inviting all to experience its new menu and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Greek capital.

Alltours Expands Summer 2020 Holiday Program for Greece

Renowned tour operator Alltours has expanded its summer 2020 program for Greece to meet the rising demand of Austrian travelers.

MR&H Crowns ‘Wyndham Grand Mirabello’ as the Mediterranean’s Top 2019 Resort

The Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay resort has been honored with the MR&H Top Mediterranean Resort (currently in operation) Award for 2019.

Royal Caribbean Unveils Bold Features on New ‘Odyssey of the Seas’ Cruise Ship

Royal Caribbean International is setting an uncharted course for adventure with the cruise line’s newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas.