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Greece to Celebrate World Tourism Day with Free Admission to the Acropolis

Greece will celebrate World Tourism Day on Friday, September 27, with free admission to the Acropolis and the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways have signed an interline agreement, aiming to offer air passengers the opportunity to travel to popular destinations in Greece.

Hilton Athens Brings ‘Brazil on Your Plate’ at Byzantino Restaurant

The Hilton Athens hotel, near the center of the Greek capital, will hold a 10-day culinary event dedicated to Brazilian cuisine, in its Byzantino restaurant.

Athens Gets its Own ‘Tree’ for World Peace

Athens has unveiled its own “Tree of Peace”, a landmark sculpture created by UNESCO Special Envoy for Cultural Diplomacy Hedva Ser, with the aim to pass on the message of world peace.

Zela Aviation Appoints Elena Tzannou as Sales Manager Greece in New Athens Branch

Cyprus-based Zela Aviation has appointed Elena Tzannou as its Regional Sales Manager Greece in its newly established branch in Athens.

CLIA: Global Shipping Gets Proactive for the Environment

The shipping industry is taking proactive measures to safeguard the environment, according to a report by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

NJV Athens Plaza Among Greece’s ‘Brands with History’

The NJV Athens Plaza Hotel was honored for its 40-year history and successful presence in Greek hospitality, at the "Brands with History” event in Athens.

HotelAvailabilities to Introduce Updated Channel Manager Platform at Trade Fairs

HotelAvailabilities in November will take part in major tourism expos in Athens and Thessaloniki to present the updated version of its Channel Manager cloud platform.

Fancy Women Get Ready to Ride their Bikes in Athens

Athens, on September 22, will host the Fancy Women Bike Ride, an international event which will be held simultaneously in 120 cities around the world.

Elatos Resort Welcomes Autumn with 5th Oktoberfest Beer Festival

The Elatos Resort & Health Club on Mount Parnassos will hold the Greek version of Germany's Oktoberfest Beer Festival in October.

Study Reveals Athens 2019 Hotel Occupancy Rates Dropping

A recent boom in accommodation options in Athens appears to be impacting the hotel market, a study released by GBR Consulting reveals.

Athens-Attica Hoteliers Join Forces with Airport for Tourism & Art

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronikos Hotel Association has joined forces with Athens International Airport (AIA) for the “The Stones Speak” series of cultural events.

33rd Athens Run: The Greek Capital Races for the Cure

The 33rd Athens Run and Alma Zois' 11th Greece Race for the Cure event will be jointly held in the Greek capital on September 29, aiming to help women win their battle with breast cancer.

Η Athens Flying Week επιστρέφει στις 21 και 22 Σεπτεμβρίου!

Η μεγαλύτερη αεροπορική γιορτή της Ελλάδας, η Athens Flying Week, επιστρέφει στις 21 και 22 Σεπτεμβρίου στην Αεροπορική Βάση Τανάγρας.

Three Key Culture Projects in Greece Taking Steps to Completion

Three major cultural projects are scheduled to move into implementation phase in the upcoming period, according to Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

AFEA Becomes Official Travel Partner of Major Events in Athens

Aiming to promote Greece as a conference destination, AFEA Travel and Congress Services is supporting major events scheduled to be held in Athens.

Athens Hosts Int’l Workshop with Space, Aviation Experts

Athens is currently hosting more than 100 aviation and space experts, who attend the 24th International Workshop on Radiation Monitoring on International Space Station (WRMISS).

Celebrity Cruises’ ‘Apex’ to Set Sail for Athens and the Greek Islands in 2020

Athens and the Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete will be included in the 2020 itineraries of Celebrity Cruises’ “Apex” ship.

Athens’ Ancient Agora to Host Free Theater Performances

A number of theater performances will be held in September, in the Stoa of Attalos in the Ancient Agora of Athens, as part of “The Stones Speak” cultural program.

Tapping into Health and Wellness Tourism Top Priority for Greece

Tapping into the potential of health and wellness tourism is a top priority for the Greek tourism ministry and Greek medical tourism council Elitour.