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Athens Revives Greek Customs for Carnival Season

Carnival festivities will kick off in Athens on Saturday, February 23, and last for 15 days, with more than 65 events scheduled to take place in the city center and neighborhoods.

The Athens Gate Earns 2019 ‘Loved by Guests’ Award by Hotels.com

The Athens Gate Hotel, located in the center of the Greek capital, has once again been honored with the “Loved by Guests” award by Hotels.com.

NJV Athens Plaza’s Presidential Suite Honored as Best of the Year

The revamped Presidential Suite of the NJV Athens Plaza hotel has been announced “Suite of the Year” at the Greek Hotel of the Year Awards.

Athens Among Europe’s 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019

Greek capital Athens has been included on The Telegraph's list of “Europe's 20 Most Amazing Cities for Eating Out in 2019”.

The Guardian Explores Athens

Athens’ sites of interest, hotels, bars and restaurants are featured in an extensive article, recently published in the online edition of The Guardian.

Athens Carnival Season Kicks Off with Music, Dance, Theater Events

Festivities for the carnival season kick off in Athens with more than 70 events scheduled to take place in the city center and neighborhoods.

Electra Hotels Announces Xmas & New Year Celebrations in Athens

The Electra Hotels & Resorts group is inviting all to experience Christmas magic and unique moments at its three hotels in Athens.

AthensWas Hotel: ‘Sense Fine Dining Restaurant’ Official Opening on May 26

The “Sense Fine Dining Restaurant” of the AthensWas hotel will open its doors on May 26 and welcome Athenians and visitors in its newly refurbished premises.

Let the Carnival Begin… It’s Samba Time in Greece

The carnival season may mean endless song and samba but there are plenty of traditions across Greece which promise to keep you smiling, dancing and making merry this year.

Athenian Society Seeks Legal Recourse Over Parthenon Marbles

A local cultural group, the Athenian Society, has decided this week to appeal to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Britain for its unwillingness to participate in mediation talks under the Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property...

Athens Meet Gives Residents a Say

Dozens of Athens residents voiced their concerns, ideas and proposals recently during a special event held at the Electra Palace Hotel in Plaka, where they presented Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis with the findings of a study for a viable city center.

Diavlos: Where Foodies Indulge in the Finest Greek Cuisine

The Diavlos Restaurant in the heart of Athens welcomes foodies to daily Greek cuisine workshops where experts reveal the secrets of traditional Greek cooking and participants partake in the joy of making and then tasting their creations to the tune of Greek music.

Turkish Airlines Co-organizes Successful Fam Trip for Singapore Travel Agents to Greece

Eight leading travel agencies from Singapore last month took part in a familiarization (fam) trip to Greece organized with the support of Turkish Airlines.

US’ Travel Weekly Stimulates Interest in Athens Among Americans

The revival of Athens as an exciting global travel destination is the subject of an in-depth destination and news feature on Greece published in influential US travel trade magazine Travel Weekly this month.

Revamped Athens Ledra Set for Summer with Open Pool and More

The luxury Athens Ledra Hotel has renovated its Panorama Restaurant & Pool Bar and is ready to usher in the summer season with the finest menu and drinks during moments of relaxation while offering breathtaking views to the Acropolis, the Sarοnic Gulf and Piraeus.

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.

Treasure Hunt in Athens for International Tourist Guide Day

As part of the celebrations for International Tour Guide Day on February 21, the Athens Licensed Tourist Guides Association invites both young and old to join an educational and entertaining treasure hunt on February 15 in the Greek capital.

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.

Athens Mayor, Europa Nostra Slam Bill Affecting Plaka, Call for Public Discussion

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and citizens’ movement Europa Nostra have joined the residents of the Plaka district, calling on the government to put a stop to amendments of an environment ministry bill that foresee change of property use.

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.
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