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Popular ‘Odontotos’ Train Rides Up and Running

Railway company OSE lifted a ban on train services along the popular “odontotos” rack railway, a major tourist attraction in the northern Peloponnese.

Le Figaro Presents ‘Eternal Athens’ Special Edition

French newspaper Le Figaro recently released “Eternal Athens”, a special edition dedicated to the Greek capital’s classical and contemporary features.

‘Mythos by Divani’ Restaurant Opens for Summer on Athens Riviera

The Mythos by Divani restaurant of the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso hotel has opened its doors for the summer season, inviting guests to dine in luxury on the Athenian Riviera.

HotelBrain Group Adds New Boutique Hotel to Athens Portfolio

HotelKeys, a subsidiary of the HotelBrain group, has expanded its portfolio of properties with the addition of the new “Urban Frame” boutique hotel in Athens.

‘Luxury Yacht Parties’ Presents Revamped Vessel at East Med 2019 Show

Luxury Yacht Parties, a Greek yachting company specializing in social and private events at sea, recently presented its revamped vessel at the 18th East Med Yacht Show 2019 in Athens.

Saudi Arabian Airlines Appoints Intermodal Air as GSA in Greece

Saudi Arabian Airlines has appointed Intermodal Air as its GSA in Greece and has announced flights between Athens and Riyadh as of June 5.

Greece’s Historic Mansions Open Doors for ‘European Private Heritage Week’

Historic mansions across Greece will open their doors to the public during May 16-19 on the occasion of the “European Private Heritage Week” initiative.

Athens Gains Ground as MICE Destination

Athens is gaining ground as a global MICE destination, according to the ICCA - International Congress and Conference Association 2018 list.

Giorgos Broulias Steps in as Interim Athens Mayor

The Athens city council has elected Giorgos Broulias to serve as acting mayor of the Greek capital following the resignation of outgoing mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Volotea CEO: ‘Athens Base Launch Most Successful in Our History’

One year after the opening of Volotea's base in Athens, the carrier's CEO referred to it as "the most successful launch" in the airline's history.

Greek Archaeological Council Decides to Reconstruct Parthenon Cella

The northern wall of the cella (or chamber) of the Parthenon in Athens, is set to be reconstructed, according to Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS).

STR: Increased Accommodation Supply Drives Athens Q1 Hotel Occupancy Levels Down

An increased supply of accommodation options appears to have driven hotel demand levels down in Athens, in the first quarter (Q1) of the year.

Greece Welcomes Italian Journalists, Bloggers

Italian journalists and bloggers are taking part in a press trip, organized by the GNTO, to explore Greece's tourism offerings.

Civitel Attik Hotel Unveils New ‘Artemis’ and ‘Aphrodite’ Meeting Halls

Civitel Attik, a member of the Civitel Hotels & Resorts group located in Athens, recently unveiled its brand new "Artemis" and "Aphrodite" meeting halls.

Marketing Greece’s 2018 Tourism Campaign Grabs Attention of Global Media

Focusing on the multi-dimensional character of Athens and lesser known destinations, Marketing Greece’s 2018 tourism campaign attracted the interest of international media.

MR&H Forum Returns to Athens, Aims to Explore Greece’s Tourism Opportunities

Greece's dynamic tourism growth will take center stage at the MR&H Forum, scheduled to be held in Athens, during October 29-31.

Athens to Host 44th ‘Japan Week’ Event in November

Athens has been selected by the International Friendship Foundation (IFF) as the host destination of the 44th Japan Week 2019 event.

Athens Hosts ‘Oedipus Rex’ Ancient Theater Performance

The Fimonoi theater group is offering Athens' visitors and residents the opportunity to enjoy the "Oedipus Rex", one of Sophocles' masterpieces.

Star Alliance Honored for Third Time at Air Transport Awards Event

Star Alliance has been named "Airline Alliance of the Year" for the third time in a row at the Air Transport Awards event.

OTA Insight to Hold ‘Hotel Revenue Workshop’ in Athens and Thessaloniki

OTA Insight is co-organizing the "Hotel Revenue Workshop" in Greece, which will be held in Thessaloniki on May 15, and in Athens on May 16.