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Archaic Mass Grave in Faliro May Soon Open to the Public 

An archaic mass grave uncovered near Faliro, between Athens and Piraeus, will come into the spotlight as the Central Archaeological Council has approved the construction of a protective edifice.

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.

Foreign Media Introduced to Athenian Riviera’s Tourism Offerings

The natural beauty and tourism offerings of the Athenian Riviera were recently presented to foreign journalists, who visited Athens as part of a press trip organized by the Region of Attica.

Athens’ SNFCC Wins Over the Crowds with Culture

Since its handover to the Greek state last year, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has welcomed some 3.4 million visitors.

Taste of Athens: An Event about Food for Foodies

Taste of Athens, the biggest gastronomy event in Athens, kicks off on September 27 at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.

‘Event-ually Athens’ Campaign Invites Culture Lovers to the Greek Capital

“The city you are destined to visit… Event…ually” starts off the latest campaign by Marketing Greece to promote Athens as a leading year-round tourist destination.

The New York Times: Athens Rises as Cultural Capital and Tourism Destination

Athens’ economic and artistic revival is featured in an extensive article by The New York Times, which also refers to the city's rising tourism figures.

Athens Marriott Hotel Set to Open in May 2018

Marriott International will return to Athens with the new "Athens Marriott Hotel", which is set to open in in the Greek capital in May.

Faliro Delta Revamp Project Set for Phase 2

The revamp of the Faliro Delta is set to move to the next phase after the Attica Region council said it would be allocating 90 million euros for project works.

Athens to Host World Library and Information Congress in 2019

Athens in August 2019 will host the World Library and Information Congress, which is organized by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

Study Shows Athenians Love Culture, Books, Theater

Athenians are culture lovers, with eight in 10 reading books, 56 percent going to the theater once a year and 48 percent attending concerts, a study found.

Qatar Airways Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Style at Athens Event

Qatar Airways recently celebrated its 20th anniversary during a glamorous event in Athens, Greece, attended by both partners and clients.

SETE’s 16th Conference to Explore Tourism’s Role in Sustainable Development

Under the title “Greek Tourism: The Perfect Balancing Act”, the 16th conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will take place on October 16-17 in Athens.

New Faces: Konstantinos Sviriadis, Partner at ‘SWOT | Simple Way Of Tourism’

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Konstantinos Sviriadis, partner at Greek hospitality management company SWOT | Simple Way Of Tourism.

German Instagrammers Show Athens to the World

As part of the "Athens Tourism Partnership" initiative, four popular German Instagrammers visited Athens and shared their impressions with the rest of the world.

SWOT Announces 5th B2B Forum in Athens for Travel Professionals

SWOT | Simple Way of Tourism has announced that its 5th Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF) will take place in Athens in November.

GNTO Campaign Promotes Greece via Russia, India Media

Greek destinations will be showcased on Russian and Indian media, as part of efforts of the GNTO to promote Greece to more markets abroad.

Athens Riviera Set for Massive Growth

The Region of Attica signed a 150 million euro agreement with construction firm Aktor for the redevelopment of the Faliro Delta.
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SNFCC Welcomes All to ‘Summer Nostos Festival’

With the participation of more than 400 distinguished artists from Greece and abroad, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center will host the Summer Nostos Festival.

Greece to Hold Double Celebration on Europe Day 2017

On the occasion of Europe Day on May 9, the Greek Foreign Ministry and the European Commission Representation in Greece will hold a joint event in Athens.
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