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Athens’ Divani Caravel Hotel Hosts China’s President Xi Jinping

The Divani Caravel hotel, located near the center of the Greek capital, hosted China's president Xi Jinping during his recent visit to Athens.

Santikos Collection Officially Opens Doors of ‘The Alex’ Hotel

Santikos Collection has opened a new chapter in its 30-year-long history with the official opening of “The Alex”, its first city hotel in Piraeus.

Piraeus Hosts Germany’s Rose of Charity Sailing Cup 2019 Event

Piraeus recently hosted the Rose of Charity Sailing Cup 2019, a German lifestyle event that aims to raise awareness on environmental issues.

Classy Cyclists Tour Spetses on Vintage Bikes for 6th Tweed Run

Dozens of classy cyclists toured Spetses on vintage bikes during the annual Tweed Run event held on the island for the sixth year.

Attica’s ‘City Break’ Side Promoted to Russian Tour Operators

Attica’s tourism offerings and city break options were introduced to leading Russian tour operators in Moscow and St Petersburg.

Spetses and Aegina have Big Events on Agenda for September

The islands of Spetses and Aegina are getting ready to host must-see events that focus on Greece's history, culture and gastronomy.

‘Tweed Run’ Back on Spetses for 6th Year

The island of Spetses will once again host dozens of cyclists, dressed in stylish vintage clothing, for the 6th Tweed Run event, scheduled to take place in October.

Santikos Collection Ready to Open ‘The Alex’ Hotel in Piraeus

“The Alex” hotel, a member of the Santikos Collection group, will open its doors on June 20 in Piraeus and welcome guests to the Athenian Riviera.

Revamped Aktaion Beach Hotel Welcomes Guests to Agistri Island in Saronic Gulf

Following extensive renovation work, the Aktaion Beach Hotel on Agistri, in the Saronic Gulf, is ready to welcome its guests for the summer season.

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.

Lake Vouliagmeni to Host ‘Seven Stars’ 2019 Luxury Awards Event

Vouliagmeni Lake, located on the south coast of Athens, will host the 7th Anniversary of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards (SSLHLA).

Attica Presented as Multidimensional Destination to French Market

In efforts to attract French city break travelers, the Attica Region promoted its multidimensional tourism products at a workshop during the IFTM Top Resa 2018 exhibition in Paris.

Athens Gains Ground as Leisure Destination

Athens has seen the number of foreign vacationers increase by 111 percent between 2012-2017, according to data released by GBR Consulting.

Cycling Enthusiasts, Fashion Buffs Get Ready for Spetses’ 5th Tweed Run

The island of Spetses will host dozens of cycling enthusiasts and fashion buffs for the 5th Tweed Run during October 19-21.

Power Restored on Hydra after Major Blackout

Power has been restored on the island of Hydra in the Saronic Gulf, the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator – DEDDHE announced on Monday.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

NJV Athens Plaza Holds Full Moon Party in Revamped Presidential Suite

The NJV Athens Plaza, located in the heart of the Greek capital, recently celebrated the revamp of its Presidential Suite, with a “full moon” party, on the hotel’s eighth floor.

DNA Travel Seals New Partnerships to Promote Alternative Tourism on Santorini

DNA Travel has sealed partnerships with tourism agencies Destination Services and Hellenic Island Services to promote experiential tours on Santorini.

Matsuhisa Athens Reopens with Exquisite Tastes on Athenian Riviera

Japanese restaurant Matsuhisa Athens has reopened its doors to provide its guests with quality gastronomy innovations on the Athenian Riviera.

Greece Among Top 5 European Countries with Excellent Bathing Water Quality

Greece is among the five European countries where 95 percent of bathing waters were assessed by the European Environment Agency as being of “excellent” quality.