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Foreign Journalists Get a Taste of Attica’s Maritime Tourism Offerings

Journalists from Russia, Romania, Sweden, Turkey and Serbia, were recently in Athens and learned more about Attica’s maritime tourism offerings.

Astir Palace Vouliagmeni SA Contributes €650,000 for Environment, Local Community

Astir Palace is contributing 650,000 euros for works aimed to benefit the environment and local communities of Vari – Voula – Vouiliagmeni.

Attica Region Looks to Reinforce Inbound Tourism from Turkey

Officials from Attica, Greece, held a tourism workshop in Istanbul, aiming to increase the inflow of Turkish travelers to the region's many destinations.

Attica Region Invites Arab Travelers to Greece  

Attica Tourism Directorate representatives visited Qatar to present the region’s luxury tourism options, aiming to attract higher spending travelers.

Athens Marathon will Welcome 63,000 Runners in 2019 – Online Registration Opens

Online registration for the Athens Marathon - The Authentic, which as of this year will be a two-day event in the Greek capital, has opened.

5th Athens-Fyli Climb Fest to Attract Foreign, Greek Climbers to Mount Parnitha

Professional and amateur climbers from Greece and abroad will participate in the 5th Athens Fyli Climb Fest, during April 13-14, on Mount Parnitha.

Athens-Attica Ready to Host FVW 2019 Workshop

German tour operators and travel agents will become acquainted with Athens and Attica at the "FVW workshop Athens-Attica 2019" during March 27-31.

Polish Tourists to Discover Attica via New TUI Flights from Warsaw and Katowice

TUI Poland, a member of TUI Group, will launch seasonal flights to Athens from the cities of Warsaw and Katowice for summer 2019.

Attica Region Considers Megara as Filming Base

Attica Region is examining the possibility of setting up a filming base in Megara, some 40km east of the Greek capital city of Athens.

Attica Region, Hotel Chamber Join Forces for Tourism

The Region of Attica and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels have agreed to cooperate towards the development of additional tourism options in Attica.

Attica Region to Attend Danish Travel Show ‘Ferie For Alle’ with New Tourism Slogan

Τhe Region of Attica will attend this year's Danish Travel Show "Ferie For Alle" with a new tourism campaign slogan and a number of suggestions for Scandinavian travelers.

Athens Half Marathon to Mark the Launch of Sports Events in Greece for 2019 

The 8th Athens Half Marathon, which this year takes place on March 17, can serve as the spring launch event of all sporting events in Greece, according to the organizers.

Attica Region Sets Up Film Office in Athens to Facilitate Foreign Producers

The Region of Attica has announced the establishment of a film office in Athens, aiming to attract more foreign TV and cinema productions.

Greece to Create National Film Offices Network to Attract Foreign Productions

In efforts to attract foreign film productions to Greece, EKOME is working towards the establishment of a National Film Offices Network in the country.

Wedding Tourism Next Target for Attica Region

As part of efforts to promote its wedding tourism options, the Attica Region participated in this year’s Bridal Expo 2019 that was recently held in Athens.

Attica’s Wine and Gastronomy Introduced to the Dutch Market

Attica's gastronomy and wines were presented to the Dutch market by the Region of Attica at the "Vakantiebeurs 2019" tourism fair in Utrecht.

Athens Half Marathon 2019 to Welcome Over 25,000 Runners in March

More than 25,000 professional and amateur athletes are expected to participate in the Athens Half Marathon 2019, scheduled to be held on March 17 in the Greek capital.

Attica Region Approves Funding for New Tourism SMEs

A total of 11.82 million euros will be allocated to 76 newly-established small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to the Region of Attica.

Attica’s Gastronomy, Wines Fascinate Foreign Tour Operators and Journalists

Attica's unique wines and gastronomy were on the focus of a fam trip, which was recently held by the Region of Attica, with the participation of foreign travel professionals, journalists and bloggers.

Attica Region to Present its Tourism Offerings to the Dutch Market

The Region of Attica will present its tourism offerings to the Dutch market, during the International Tourism Exhibition "Vakantiebeurs 2019", which will be held in Utrecht, from January 9-13.