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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.

Doctor, Nurses, Bike Patrols to Man Acropolis Site

The Acropolis site will now have a permanent doctor on duty, nursing personnel and a standby ambulance, according to Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

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.

Ancient Greek Monuments Facing Climate Change Impact

A number of Greek monuments that have stood intact since antiquity now appear to be facing the consequences of climate change, according to scientists.

Athens Cypria Hotel Completes Renovation of Rooms and Suites

The Athens Cypria Hotel, located in the center of the Greek capital, has completed the renovation of its rooms and suites.

26th WTA: Divani Collection is Greece’s Leading Hotel Group for 2019

The Divani Collection Hotels won the title of "Greece's Leading Hotel Group 2019” at the 26th World Travel Awards Europe Gala.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates 10 Years and 14.5 Million Visitors

Since its grand opening in 2009, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has welcomed some 14.5 million visitors from Greece and abroad.

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.

Athens’ Achilleas Hotel Reopens After Major Renovation

Following major renovation works in its rooms and public areas, the Achilleas Hotel has reopened to welcome its guests to the Greek capital.

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.

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).

‘Dinner in the Sky’ Returns to Athens for Fifth Year

“Dinner in the Sky”, the award-winning international gastronomy concept serving dinner at a height of 50 meters, returns to Athens for the fifth consecutive year.

More than Half of World’s Travelers Rely on Instagram for Inspiration

More than half of the world’s travelers turn to Instagram for inspiration, with Santorini, the Acropolis and Elafonissi among the top 10 most sought-after destinations.

Repair Works on Acropolis Lightning Conductor Underway

Repair works on the lightning conductor system of the Acropolis in Athens, will begin immediately in the aftermath of a lightning accident last week.

‘The Grand by Interni’ Offers a Menu for ‘All Senses’ in Athens

The Grand Hyatt Athens hotel is introducing its guests to “The Grand by Interni” restaurant on its rooftop, which offers unique gastronomy experiences and stunning views.

Elia Ermou Athens Hotel Holds Grand Opening Party

The mew Elia Ermou Athens Hotel, located in the heart of the Greek capital, recently celebrated its opening with a grand party, in the presence of its senior executives, partners and friends.

Outdated Acropolis Building Law Spurs More Reactions by Residents

Athens residents have appealed to the Council of State, claiming that zoning laws allowing permits for constructions in the immediate area of the Acropolis, are unconstitutional.

Greek Museum Admission Fees to Rise Next Year

Admission fees to 24 of Greece’s leading museums, sites and monuments will increase next year, according to Greece's tourism and archaeological authorities.

Greek Archaeological Council Revokes Decision for Building in the Acropolis Area

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council revoked a 2018 decision to allow the erection of a nine-storey building at the foot of the Acropolis after fierce reactions.

Acropolis Area Building Permits Shelved for Now

Greece's environment minister, Giorgos Stathakis, has temporarily suspended all new building permits for constructions in the area surrounding the Acropolis after a public uproar.