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Lykavittos Open-air Theater to Get Facelift

The historic Lykavittos open-air theater in central Athens, will be getting a facelift as part of an ongoing drive for the overall upgrade of the Greek capital.

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.

Greece to Hold Snap Elections After EU Vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a snap election following his party's defeat to the New Democracy party in the European Parliament elections.

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.

Region Aiming to Promote Each Attica Destination in its Own Right

The Attica Region has allocated 2.7 billion euros for the promotion of each area within the region as a distinct destination, aiming to offer an array of tourism options all year round.

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 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.

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.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Rena Dourou, Governor of Attica Region

Attica Regional Governor Elena Dourou shares her vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Ministry Sees Tourism Potential for Eastern Attica Destinations

The conversion of areas in Eastern Attica from stopovers to established destinations, which offer experiences 365 days a year, is among the Greek Tourism Ministry's priorities.

Athens Chamber’s New Tourism Committee Sets Goals

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the activities and actions to be undertaken by its newly set-up Trade and Tourism Committee.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Rena Dourou, Governor of Attica Region

As far as the Region of Attica is concerned, since our taking office we adopted a fact-based approach as to the promotion of Attica.

Tourism Ministry Urges Visitors to ‘Discover North Athens’

Ways of promoting North Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the region's Vice Governor George Karameros.

Attica Region Bringing Pedion tou Areos Park Back to Life

Attica Region authorities have set aside 1.5 million euros for repairs, maintenance and security of the central Pedion tou Areos Park in Athens.

SEGAS, Attica Region Team Up to Promote Fitness, Sports Tourism

Encouraging mass participation in sports and promoting Attica as a sports destination are at the center of an agreement between SEGAS and the Attica Region.

’16th East Med Yacht Show’ Brings Sea Tourism in Spotlight at Piraeus

State of the art yachts, products and services related to sea tourism were presented during the 16th East Med Yacht Show held at the Zea Marina in Piraeus.

Greek PM, Athens Mayor to Cooperate for Safe, Sustainable Capital

Five key areas in Athens are to undergo major transformation works aiming to make the Greek capital sustainable, safe and a leading tourist destination.

Plans for Athens-Attica City Break Destination Underway

The Tourism Ministry is joining forces with the Municipality of Athens, the Region of Attica and public and private stakeholders, for the international promotion of the Greek capital and region as a city break destination.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Rena Dourou, Governor of Attica Region

As a Regional Authority, we had to make clear choices in order to design a strategy that highlights the uniqueness of “Attica” as a destination, whilst it promotes its metropolitan role at local, European and global levels.
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