AIA Hosts ‘Images of Athens’ Exhibition from Benaki Museum

he Athens International Airport (AIA) “Eleftherios Venizelos” is currently hosting an exhibition titled, “Images of Athens from Benaki Museum’s Photographic Archives” in its “Art & Culture” exhibition area at the arrivals level. “This exhibition offers visitors a unique opportunity to travel back in time, to the Athens that no longer exists,” an announcement said. It is taking place [...]

Sani Resort to Host Football Coaching Sessions by Chelsea FC Foundation

The five-star Sani Resort and the Chelsea FC Foundation are joining forces and this summer will run football coaching sessions at the resort’s sports facilities, located in Halkidiki, northern Greece. Starting in April, the foundation will be hosting coaching sessions five days a week for boys and girls of all abilities aged 4 to 16. “The [...]

More Hotels in Athens, Greece, in 2018

A number of new hotels are expected to open in the Greek capital and Attica (wider Athens region) this year, according to the latest report on Greece’s hospitality industry by GBR Consulting. Starting from the center of Athens, the former 314-room Athens Ledra hotel (and formerly the Ledra Marriott) is expected to re-open in [...]

Ancient Greek Technology Museum Opens in Athens

The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology – Kostas Kotsanas opened its doors in a three-storey art nouveau building in central Athens this month, with exciting displays of technologies made by the ancient Greeks. Some of the exhibitions currently underway include The Automatic Theaters of the Ancient Greeks, The Clocks of the Ancient [...]

Greece’s New “Stayover Tax” to be Charged to Hotel Guests

The new stayover tax, which will be imposed on Greek hotels and rooms to let as of January 1, 2018, will be charged to guests and will not be subject to VAT, the Finance Ministry said on Friday. The announcement came after the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) requested details and clarifications surrounding [...]


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The Greek National Tourism Organization/EOT was a winner of this year’s best stand awards at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2017 in London. MD Travel was proud to participate as a co-exhibitor with HATTA and had the privilege to meet various buyers and partners from around the world. There was [...]

Qatar Airways to Link Doha with Thessaloniki in March 2018

Qatar Airways will launch four weekly flights connecting Doha to the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki as of March 27, 2018. Thessaloniki is well-known for its many archaeological sites and historic structures, including its well-preserved Byzantine mosaics and walls. “The relatively small city is considered an open-air museum of Byzantine history and offers a [...]

All Eyes on Greece: Athens Marathon to Welcome Athletes from 101 Countries

Amateur and professional runners from as far Andorra, the Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Antarctica, Samoa and Madagascar will be in the Greek capital on November 12 to compete in the 35th “Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic”, the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) announced this week. In the meantime, all eyes are on Athens to see who [...]