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‘Odeego’ Offers Classic Car Driving Experiences on Athens Riviera

Odeego is offering unique driving experiences at popular destinations along the Athenian Riviera, with its unique collection of classic cars.

Santikos Collection Ready to Open ‘The Alex’ Hotel in Piraeus

“The Alex” hotel, a member of the Santikos Collection group, will open its doors on June 20 in Piraeus and welcome guests to the Athenian Riviera.

Athens to Host 2nd Aegean Cocktails & Spirits Festival

Athens is preparing to host the 2nd Aegean Cocktails & Spirits Festival, an annual event that aims to present the most exciting cocktails created with a Greek twist.

Coco-mat Opens New Hotel in Athens

Greek company Coco-mat Hotels & Resorts has opened its new five-star Coco-Mat Athens BC Hotel at the foot of the Acropolis.

Hilton Athens to Serve Tastes of Spain for 10-day event

The Hilton Athens hotel is inviting all to experience the culture and gastronomy wealth of Spain during a 10-day event to be held in its Byzantino restaurant.

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.