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Region Aims to Make Attica the Perfect Year-round Destination

Greek Governor Giorgos Patoulis is aiming to make the Attica Region the perfect 12-month destination thanks to its diverse options and “cosmopolitan charm”.

Minister Expects Seaplane Services to be a Game-changer for Greek Tourism

Seaplane services in Greece, once launched, are expected to create new tourism products and employment opportunities on the Greek islands and in remote regions.

Attica Group: 3 State-of-the-art Catamaran Vessels to Serve Saronic Islands

Attica Group is planning to replace three of its vessels with state-of-the-art Aero Catamaran vessels to serve the Saronic islands.

‘Athens Day Cruise’ Features in Russian TV Show for Weddings

Athens Day Cruise's renowned one-day cruise to the Saronic Islands was filmed by a Russian TV show dedicated to wedding locations.

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”.

Bond Events: Premium Hospitality Program for Athens Marathon

Bond Events is once again managing the Premium Registration and Hospitality Program of the Athens Marathon event, which will be held on November 11 in the Greek capital.

Best of Greece Unveiled at 25th World Travel Awards

Greece’s best hotels, resorts, destinations, airlines, travel agencies and organizations were awarded in the 25th World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala ceremony, which was recently held in Athens.

Attica Region Promotes its Tourism Offerings to the Scandinavian Market

In efforts to attract tourists from Scandinavia, the Attica Region recently held a workshop on the area’s tourism offerings for tour operators and journalists in Stockholm.

Aegina Int’l Music Festival Features the Classics & More 

More than 400 performers will be taking the stage in 85 concerts during the 12th Aegina International Music Festival to run through to August 27.

‘Here Lived & Loved Leonard Cohen’ – Hydra Hoteliers Pay Tribute

Paying tribute to the man that “lived his best creative years on Hydra, the rocky island that he deeply loved and was inspired by”, the Hydra Hotels Association proposed that November 11 be marked every year on the Saronic isle in memory of Leonard Cohen.

Attica Region Lays Out Tourism Goodies for Global Travel Agents, Media

In efforts to highlight the sea tourism options available in the Attica Region and see them included in international tour packages, local authorities are currently running a series of fam trips and promotional activities.

Cycling Chaps & Gals to Hit Spetses for 3rd Tweed Run

It’s all about fun and fitness in retro style at the 3rd Tweed Run to be hosted yet again on the Saronic island of Spetses this coming spring on April 15-17.

WTM 2015: Poros – A Greek Island for the Refined & the Soul Seeker

For some Greek islands, mass tourism is their life source, but for the isle of Poros, in the Saronic Gulf, just an hour away from Athens, it’s not a factor at play.

Spetses mini Marathon Grows in Numbers and Popularity

The Spetses mini Marathon is growing in numbers and popularity with over 12,000 runners from 20 countries expected to participate in this year’s event on October 9-11.

Going Nuts Over the Aegina Pistachio at Annual ‘Fystiki Fest’

The famed Aegina pistachio, known as “fystiki Aeginis”, takes center stage this week during the 7th Aegina Fystiki Fest, to take place September 24-27 on the Saronic isle.

Cycling Games of Yesteryear at the 2nd Tweed Run on Spetses

Donning smiling faces and tweed attire, over 200 folks hopped on their vintage bicycles to join the 2nd Tweed Run that took place on the Saronic island of Spetses last weekend.

Classic Car Spring Rally Gears Up for Spetses in April

Vintage car drivers are gearing up for this year’s Spring Rally, to take place on the Saronic isle of Spetses on April 4-5.

The 2nd Tweed Run to Pedal Through Spetses

Cycling lovers dressed in tweed hop on their vintage bicycles for the 2nd Tweed Run, on March 28-29 at the Saronic island of Spetses.

Attica Region Eyes Austrian Holidaymakers, Promotes Athens, Saronic Isles

As part of its ongoing campaign to promote Attica as a prime all-year-round tourist destination, the Attica Region participated in this year’s Ferien-Messe Wein show, which ran on January 15-18 in Vienna.

Greek Cuisine the Focus of Attica Fam Trip for European Media

Greek cuisine was at the center of a recent fam trip organized by the Attica Regional Authority for European media.
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