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Athenaeum Hotels to Present Athens Properties at ITB Berlin 2019 Expo

Aiming to boost its presence in the international tourism market, Greece's Athenaeum Hotel Group in March will participate in the ITB Berlin 2019 expo during March 6-10.

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.

‘Vivere a Plakes’ Receives Guest Review Award for 5th Year by Booking.com

The Vivere a Plakes hotel, located on the island of Milos, for the fifth consecutive year has received the Guest Review Award by Booking.com.

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”.

Bond Events Shows Greece’s Gems to Athens Marathon Runners

Bond Events recently offered its Premium Registration and Hospitality services to 90 athletes, who traveled to the Greek capital to participate in the 36th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”.

Aria Hotels Adds New Property to Crete Portfolio

“The Island Concept” is the name of the new luxury boutique hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, that Aria Hotels is adding to its portfolio.

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.

A Journey To Athens Of 1961

British Pathé, the world's leading multimedia resource, has released a newsreel documenting Athens of 1961 and takes us all on a journey back in time.

“The Two Faces of January,” Filmed In Greece, Coming Soon To Theaters

Some of Greece's best features will be shown to the world through a motion picture expected to hit theaters on 16 May.
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U.S. Choir Live At The Foot Of The Acropolis

On 29 June at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens, New Jersey's Harmonium Choral Society will participate in a melodious choir program that will include works by Monteverdi, Mendelsohn and beloved melodies of Greek composers.
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Athens Carnival 2013

The City of Athens will stage a series of festive Carnival events from 7 to 18 March 2013 with an aim to spread a message of optimism and joy to locals and visitors.

Royal Olympic Transformed Into Majestic Hotel

After almost three years of reconstruction at a cost of more than 20 million euros, the classic Royal Olympic hotel has been transformed into one the capital's three most distinguished hotels. Finishing touches - a superb spa and an alluring roof garden - are set for completion...

New Optimism for Tourism to Athens

Athens Mayor Dora Bakoyannis and Attica Region Secretary General Haralambos Maniatis early last month presented the results of major surveys undertaken by the company Leo Burnett concerning the promotion of Athens and Attica tourism. For the most part, the results were very positive.

Athens In Its Finest Regalia Becomes True Cultural Capital

Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos continually emphasizes the importance of changing Greece's tourism image, and at every press opportunity he stresses the importance of Greek history and culture. Millions of guests during the Athens 2004 Games have had a taste of...

No Call From Abroad for 2004 Lodgings

Owners of Athenian houses did not exactly rush to offer their apartments for rent to foreign visitors to the Olympic Games, but what is on offer may still vastly exceed demand.