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Greece As A Film Location – By The Director Of “The Two Faces of January”

Hossein Amini, the British director of the film "The Two Faces of January" that was shot in Greece and is currently playing in Greek theaters, gives us the backstory on his "love affair" with the country on the Visit Greece blog.

Doctor Available At The Acropolis Site In Athens

As of 24 July, the visitors of the Acropolis in Athens will be able to seek emergency medical assistance if needed during their tour of the archaeological site.

World Travel Awards 2014: The Acropolis Is Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction

The Acropolis in Athens won the title of Europe's Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2014 held on 2 August in the Greek capital.

Awards & World Recognition For Greece In Summer 2014

During the summer, Greece received various industry awards and recognition for excellence in regards for sites, hotels, restaurants, sustainability, etc. The following are some of Greece's most important accolades.

Google Shows Greece’s Best In Street View Video

Google has released a video to introduce Greece to the world and shows the most important attractions of the country through images from its Street View service.

Hollywood’s Kirsten Dunst Loved Filming In Greece

American actress Kirsten Dunst enjoyed shooting the movie "Two Faces of January" in Greece, because it gave her a chance to experience a working vacation.

Greek Cuisine the Focus of Attica Fam Trip for European Media

Greek cuisine was at the center of a recent fam trip organized by the Attica Regional Authority for European media.

Athens Landmark Hotel Emporikon to Open for Business

The Emporikon, a historic hotel building in the heart of Athens, is set to open its doors on New Year’s Day after more than half a century.

Plaka Residents Sound Alarm Bells, Warn of Action

The Plaka district in central Athens is in danger its residents say, calling on the government to put a stop to an amendment of a bill that foresees change of property use.

Debated Bill Affecting Plaka Up for Scrutiny, Ministry Withdraws Provisions

The contentious bill that has citizens’ movements, environmental groups and Plaka residents up in arms over the dire consequences it will create should it go into effect is under re-examination, the environment ministry said over the weekend.

EU Commission Singles Out Ancient Athens for European Heritage Label

Ancient Athens, in the heart of the modern-day Greek capital, is one of 16 sites nominated to receive the EU Commission’s European Heritage Label (EHL).

Architecture Competition to Redesign Acropolis Access

The culture ministry is set to announce an international architecture competition inviting contestants to present proposals that will make access to the Acropolis more functional and friendlier for disabled visitors and improve the aesthetics of the surrounding area.

Acropolis Listed among 20 Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Acropolis in Athens is included once again on a list compiled by CNN that singles out 20 of the most beautiful and famous UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Athens Carnival Underway with Events for All

The Greek capital bursts to life with plenty of song and dance as carnival season takes off in its streets, squares and boroughs.

Lonely Planet: Lights, Camera… Greece!

Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."

‘Hard Rock’ Returns to Athens, Greece

Hard Rock International, owner of one of the world's most iconic and recognized brands, has announced the return of the Hard Rock Cafe to Athens, Greece.

Galaxy Bar in Athens Ranked One of “World’s 10 Best Rooftop Bars”

The Galaxy Bar of the Hilton Athens hotel was named one of the top 10 rooftop bars in the world by Premier Traveler magazine, a leading, award winning American publication for frequent and luxury travelers.

Acropolis Among Top 30 Desired Destinations of UK Travellers

The Acropolis in Athens is among the 30 most desired travel destinations of Brits, according to a poll commissioned by British Airways as part of its "Inspire Us" travel photography challenge.

Museum Shutdown in Greece on Monday Due to Guards’ Work Stoppage, Travel Agents React

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) has reacted to the decision of Greek guards at museums and sites to hold a 4-hour protest work stoppage on Monday, March 30.

Conde Nast Traveler Recommends the Acropolis and the Greek Islands

Conde Nast Traveler has included visits to the Acropolis and the Greek Isles in a round up of 50 things travelers need to do, eat, see, shop for, and experience in Europe before they die.