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Gulf Air Opens New Sales Office in Athens

Gulf Air this month officially opened its new sales office in a prime location in the center of Athens near Syntagma Square.

Ikaria Comes to Athens for Three-day Expo

The North Eastern Aegean island of Ikaria will be showcased this week in the multipurpose area of the Athens metro at Syntagma Square.

Syntagma Square to Host 3rd Athens Street Pole Vault Event

A number of elite pole vaulters from Europe will be at Syntagma Square in Athens on Saturday, May 9, to take part in the Athens Street Pole Vault event.

Greece’s South Aegean Islands Promoted In Athens

The Region of the South Aegean is participating in the 5th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Exhibition that is in full swing in the multipurpose area of the Athens metro at Syntagma Square.

Athens, Greece: Abandoned Building To Turn Into High-Class Hotel

An abandoned building on Mitropoleos Street, near Syntagma Square in central Athens, that once housed the Greek Education Ministry, will be transformed into a hotel.

5th Greek Tourism Destinations Expo To Launch In Athens

Do you live in Athens and can't decide where to vacation in Greece this summer? If this is the case, your troubles are over! Just swing by the exhibition promoting Greek tourism destinations in the center of Athens.

Syntagma Square’s Refurbishment Signals Greece’s Emergence From Crisis

The Bloomberg news agency has noticed that something is changing in Athens one day after Eurostat confirmed that Greece had achieved a primary surplus of 3.4 billion euros in 2013, four years after the country had requested international bailout funds.

NJV Athens Plaza Supports Earth Hour 2014

The NJV Athens Plaza Hotel, located on Syntagma Square in Athens, will participate in Earth Hour on 29 March and turn off all external lights, lobby and Plaza lounges lights from 8:30pm until 9:30pm.

Athens To Usher In The New Year At Thisio

The City of Athens will ring in the New Year on Tuesday, 31 December, with events beginning from 2 noon with musical groups and showmen in the city center.

Athens Stores To Extend Shopping Hours Until 11pm On Saturday, 28 Dec.

Shops, eateries, museums and cultural venues in the city center will stay open until 11pm on Saturday 28 December in conjunction with the “White Night” holiday event of the Municipality of Athens.

Christmas and New Year Events Launch In Athens

The holiday season in the Greek capital this year will focus on children and games as the Municipality of Athens has announced a rich program of events for this Christmas and New Year.

New Hotel Tops “Best Designer-Driven Hotel In Europe” List

New Hotel, located in Athens center, is featured first on a list of the best designer-driven hotels in Europe drawn up by The Boutique Hotel Magazine.
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New Hotel To Host Elite Marathon Runners

Some of the world's top athletes participating in the 31st Athens Classic Marathon this November will be hosted by New Hotel located in the city center.
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Athens’ King George To Join The Luxury Collection Brand

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced today, 13 March, that the internationally-renowned King George Hotel in Athens will join The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts’ ensemble of the world’s finest hotels.
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Athens Carnival 2013

The City of Athens will stage a series of festive Carnival events from 7 to 18 March 2013 with an aim to spread a message of optimism and joy to locals and visitors.
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2nd Athens Half Marathon: Registration Open!

Registration for the 2nd Athens Half Marathon to be held on 31 March 2013 is now open! The running event will start in front of Syntagma Square and the Greek Parliament and finish at Zappeion Megaro.
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Valentines Offer By NJV Athens Plaza

The NJV Athens Plaza on Syntagma Square has announced its 2013 Valentines offers!
4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions exhibition, Athens
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4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Expo Announced

Many Greek municipalities, regions and private enterprises will be in the spotlight this Spring at this years fourth exhibition promoting Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions.
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King George Palace: Eurobank Seals The Deal With Lampsa

Eurobank recently reached an agreement with hotel group Lampsa SA for the leasing of the King George Palace on Syntagma Square. Lampsa is the owner of the adjacent Hotel Grande Bretagne.

Protests in Athens Upset Hotel Bookings

Only a few days after the violent anti-austerity protests that took place 28-29 June at Syntagma Square, central Athens, some 8,000 booking cancelations in 20 of Athens hotels were recorded, Athens-Attica Hoteliers Association President Yiannis Retsos told journalists last month.