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Athens to Host ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ Event in September

Women in 120 cities around the world, including Athens, on September 22, will celebrate the joy of cycling by participating in the “Fancy Women Bike Ride” event.

Strong Earthquake Hits Athens

Athens was hit by an earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude on Friday afternoon, according to the Institute of Geodynamics of the Athens National Observatory.

‘Democracy and Spirituality Weekend’ at Costa Navarino by the New York Times

Prominent personalities, key opinion leaders and influencers from all over the world will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia, in October for the “Democracy & Spirituality Weekend”.

GB Roof Garden, Tudor Hall Restaurants Win ‘Best Award of Excellence’ for 2019

The GB Roof Garden and Tudor Hall restaurants in Athens, have been honored with the 2019 Best Award of Excellence by the Wine Spectator magazine.
Athens, Greece. Photo Source: Visit Greece / Y. Skoulas
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Lower H1 Occupancy Rates Concern Athens Hoteliers

Occupancy levels at hotels in Athens recorded a 3.8 percent decline, while revenue per room decreased by 2.9 percent in the first half of 2019.

Radisson Blu Park Hotel Appoints Nikolaos Nikolaidis as its General Manager

The Radisson Blu Park Hotel, located in the center of Athens, has appointed Nikolaos Nikolaidis as its general manager.

Στρατηγική συνεργασία EBRD και ΣΕΤΕ

Η Ευρωπαϊκή Τράπεζα Ανασυγκρότησης και Ανάπτυξης (EBRD) ενώνει τις δυνάμεις της με τον ΣΕΤΕ στο πλαίσιο του Πιλοτικού Προγράμματος Διαχείρισης Προορισμών.

New Travel Trends on the Agenda of SETE 2019 Conference

The new travel trends will be on the focus of the annual conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), which will be held in Athens, on October 17.

Athens’ Radisson Blu Park Hotel Welcomes Guests to Renovated Rooms and Suites

The Radisson Blu Park Hotel in Athens, has completed the renovation of a large number of its rooms and suites, with the aim to provide its guests with a unique hospitality experience.

Australia-based ‘Excite Holidays’ Opens New Office in Athens

Australia-based tourism group Excite Holidays has opened a new office in Athens, with the aim to provide Greek tour operators with access to its online platform of travel products and services.

Trivago: Athens Hotel Room Rates Decline in July

Hotel room rates in Athens declined by 5 percent following the trend across Europe, according to trivago’s Hotel Price Index (tHPI).

UK’s ‘Evening Standard’ Highlights Naxos’ ‘Dreamy Beaches’

The unique beaches of Naxos are featured in an article, which was recently published on the website of the "Evening Standard”, UK’s free daily newspaper.

AEGEAN Promo Campaign Brings Greece’s Sunshine to Berlin

The weather was cloudy in Berlin during May 3-5, but Greek carrier AEGEAN managed to bring Greece’s sunshine to the German city through a promo campaign.

Rhapsody Travel Receives ‘Travelife’ Certification for Sustainability

Rhapsody Travel has been honored with the Travelife Certified Award for its long-term commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

Alternative Tourism to Star in ‘Greek Panorama’ Expo in Athens

Greece’s alternative forms of tourism will be in the spotlight of the Greek Panorama exhibition, that will be held for the first time in Athens.

Acropolis Museum Guides Visitors Through its Ancient Neighborhood

The Acropolis Museum is launching a new cycle of guided tours to the excavation site of the ancient Athens neighborhood, located underneath its premises.

AirBaltic Extends Athens – Riga Seasonal Routes to December

AirBaltic is extending its seasonal routes between Riga and Athens until December 1, aiming to meet the increasing demand for travel between the two countries.

Ancient Greek Theater Revived at Three Athens Sites

Visitors to Athens this summer will have the chance to experience ancient Greek theater at three sites in the Greek capital.

Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks & The Cure on Stage in Attica

Attica this summer will be hosting performances by famous bands Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks and The Cure, among others.

Lesvos Food Fest, Bollywood Dances and ‘Talking Stones’ Events on GNTO’s Agenda

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) this summer is supporting a number of events that highlight the country’s beauties, culture and gastronomy.