The World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage (WTACH) has commenced a study into the tourism carrying capacity of Athens in a new partnership with the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (ADDMA).
Climbing to its highest ranking ever at the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Annual Report 2019, Athens ranked as the 17th top destination worldwide for association meetings, moving up seven positions from its 24th position in 2018.
This year Hilton celebrates its 100th anniversary. Over the last century, Hilton has grown from a single hotel in Cisco, Texas, to nearly 5,500 hotels and 14 brands in 106 countries. This leading hospitality brand has hosted more than 3 billion guests since 1919.
Blue Air has announced its winter schedule and as from October 27 to March 28, 2020, passengers can travel with Blue Air directly to Athens with 13 flights a week, to Thessaloniki with six flights a week and to Bucharest, six flights per week.
Cyprus Airways announced additional flights from Larnaca to Athens every Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
With the best of wishes and a series of activations, Athens International Airport is welcomed Chinese visitors during the festive period February 05 - 20) of the Chinese New Year.
Information about the airport and the city of Athens is now available for Chinese travellers, through the airport’s brand new and innovative App, developed and designed in cooperation with Toorbee, for the ‘WeChat’ platform.
Ryanair announced a new route linking Athens to London Luton.
Elena Kountoura, minister, tourism, Greece, recently highlighted how Greece’s tourism boom benefits the country’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).