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32nd Athens Run to Kick Off on December 2 – Registration is Open

Registration is open for the 32nd Athens Run, a major sports event that will be held in the Greek capital on December 2.

NJV Athens Plaza Hotel Reveals Renovated Event Halls

Following extensive renovation works, the three multifunctional halls of the NJV Athens Plaza Hotel are ready to host high-level business and social events.

NJV Athens Plaza Becomes Member of Global Sustainable Tourism Council

The NJV Athens Plaza, located in the heart of the Greek capital, has become a member of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC).

Athens Honors Laskaridis for Syntagma Square Refurbishment Donation

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis honored Greek shipowner and businessman Thanasis Laskaridis, who covered the cost of refurbishment works at central Syntagma Square.

Hotel Grande Bretagne Introduces its Hospitality and Athens Through Art of Film – Videos

The Grande Bretagne in the Greek capital, has released a set of videos that aim to unveil the history of Athens and the landmark hotel’s rich heritage.

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.

Library on Wheels Brings ‘Books Everywhere’ in Athens

A mobile library will travel through various locations in Athens, as part of the city's role as World Book Capital for 2018.

NJV Athens Plaza Hotel Honored for Philanthropic Initiatives

The NJV Athens Plaza Hotel has been honored with the GIFTTS 2017 Pineapple Award for its philanthropic initiatives and efforts to improve the quality of life in the Greek capital.

Greek Capital Ready for 25th Athens Bicycle Round

Cycling enthusiasts are invited to participate in the 25th Athens Bicycle Round that will take place in Athens city center on Sunday, April 29.

Athens Carnival Season Kicks Off with Music, Dance, Theater Events

Festivities for the carnival season kick off in Athens with more than 70 events scheduled to take place in the city center and neighborhoods.

Hotel Grande Bretagne Included on Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Gold List

The Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, is included on the 2018 Gold List of Condé Nast Traveler, which features the best hotels in the world.

Lampsa Group Adding to Athens Hotel Market

Lampsa Hellenic Hotels SA, owner of the Grande Bretagne and King George, is expected to open a new upscale hotel in the center of Athens in about two years.

Greece Gets Ready for Turkish President Erdogan Visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be in Greece on Thursday and Friday and will meet with government officials to discuss a series of issues.

European Pole Vaulters to Compete in ‘5th Athens Street Pole Vault’ Event

Athens will host some of the best pole vaulters in Europe during the 5th Athens Street Pole Vault, which will take place on June 1 at Syntagma square.

Grab Your Bike & Join the 24th Athens Bicycle Round!

The 24th Athens Bicycle Round will take place on May 7 at central Syntagma Square with the participation of Athenians and visitors.

Athens Pride Goes to Central Syntagma Square

The Athens Pride Festival will take place at Syntagma Square for the first time, aiming to raise awareness on issues that concern the LGBTQI community in Greece.

Athens’ Christmas Lights Switch On Tuesday, Nov 24

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis will give the signal for the official illumination of the city center and welcome in the holiday season on Tuesday, November 24, at Syntagma Square.

Athens’ Christmas Lights Switch-on Postponed Until November 24

The official illumination of Athens city center, originally scheduled for Thursday, November 19, has been postponed due to protest action to take place at Syntagma Square announced by Greece's largest civil service umbrella union ADEDY.

Sakis Rouvas Joins Athens’ Christmas Lights Switch-on

This Thursday at 7pm join Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and Greek singer Sakis Rouvas as Athens lights up for Christmas!

Greek Tourism Says ‘Yes to Greece, Yes to the Euro’

Greece’s Social Partners SETE (Greek Tourism Confederation), SEV, GSEVEE and ESEE, are participating in a newly-launched pro-Europe committee dubbed "Yes to Greece, Yes to the euro", a communication campaign launched to inform the Greek citizens on why the country must remain in...