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Alkyon Resort Supports ‘Aesop 2017’ Fairy Tale Awards

The Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa for the third consecutive year supported the Panhellenic Fairy Tale Competition - Aesop Awards 2017, held recently in Athens.

Athens Converts More Streets into Pedestrian-only Zones

Two more streets in the "commercial triangle of Athens" - Agathonos and Karoris - have been pedestrianized, the city's municipality announced.

Athens Half Marathon 2017

The Hellenic Athletics Federation, in cooperation with the Municipality of Athens and with the support of Region of Attica, will hold the 6th Athens Half Marathon on March 19, 2017.

Athens Aims to Tap into Dental Tourism

Identifying ways to establish the Greek capital as a dental tourism destination, was the focus of a recent meeting between Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and the founders of the Athens Dental Tourism Cluster.

Athens Campaign Video Released: #ImAnAthenian – Speak Athenian. Be an Athenian.

A video of the new campaign for the international tourism promotion of the Greek capital dubbed "#ImAnAthenian - Speak Aθenian. Be an Aθenian." has been released.

Faith Tourism Tops Athens Workshop Agenda

Athens’ ecclesiastical monuments and sites of religious interest and how these can serve as main attractions for tourists keen on learning more about Greek culture were the focus of a workshop on the “Promotion of Church Heritage and the Development of Religious Tourism” held in...

Athens to Take Social Media by Storm Through Revamped Volunteer Program

The Municipality of Athens has revamped the Greek capital's greeters program "This is My Athens" as part of a new campaign aimed to promote the multifaceted character of the city and to spread the message across the world.

Greek Tourism Employees Brush Up On Their Russian

Seventy employees of tourism enterprises in Athens have received certificates for successfully completing a series of Russian language seminars launched by the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency (EATA) in cooperation with Mouzenidis Group.

Greek King Alexander the Great to ‘Watch Over’ Athens

A bronze statue of Greek king Alexander the Great will be erected in central Athens, after a decision by the Central Archaeological Council (KAS).

Athens Ushers in the New Year with Music and More

Dozens of festive events ushering in the New Year are under way throughout Athens, on its squares and along its pedestrian walkways featuring everything from workshops and theater performances to carol singing and origami lessons.

Athens Municipality Boosts Business with ‘Vgenoume Athina’ Tuesday Discount Day

Athens restaurants, bars and cafes have joined forces to offer customers their best at lower prices as part of the Municipality of Athens’ latest “Vgenoume Athina” (Going Out in Athens) initiative launched this week.

Athens and Thessaloniki Become Members of “100 Resilient Cities” Network of Rockefeller Foundation

Greece's Athens and Thessaloniki were selected among 331 applicants to join 100 Resilient Cities – a network pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation and dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a...

TBEX Athens Opening Night Party @ Technopolis – Photo Report

The Travel Blog Exchange European Conference –TBEX Europe 2014 kicked off on Thursday evening with a wonderful opening night party sponsored by the Municipality of Athens and filled with many Greek products, a live concert, networking and a very festive atmosphere.

Athens 2014: TBEX Europe Is Attracting Great Interest

Already 450 registrations from 53 countries have been made for the TBEX Europe event to be held in Athens, Greece, this fall.

Tourism Ministry, Municipality Of Athens Strengthen Ties For TBEX 2014 Event In Greek Capital

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Municipality of Athens are getting ready to welcome TBEX 2014, the world’s largest gathering of travel bloggers and writers, in the Greek capital this October.

Seven-Day Arts Fest To Launch At The National Archaeological Museum In Athens

For seven days, a series of events including music, children's theater and cinema will be staged at the outside area of the the National Archaeological Museum in Athens.

Entrepreneurship Support Center Launches In Athens, Greece

The Municipality of Athens has launched a center to support and promote entrepreneurship and boost investments in the Greek capital.

Athens, Greece, Advances in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ “Mayors Challenge” Competition

Athens is among the 21 European cities that have emerged as final contenders in the 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge competition launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Athens To Become More Attractive To Visitors

The Municipality of Athens will launch a series of actions, in cooperation with the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, to upgrade the Greek capital's tourism product and promote the city's services.

Athens, Beijing Discuss Ways To Boost Cooperation In Tourism

The potential to attract Greek tourists to Beijing and also increase the number of Chinese visitors to Athens was recently discussed by representatives of the Beijing Municipal Commission Tourism Development and officials of the Municipality of Athens.