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City of Athens launches the 2nd Athens City Festival

The celebration of spring in the city we love returns to Athens with more than 250 events throughout May.   The Athens City Festival is a pioneering project of the City of...


Athens is growing its reputation as a hub for handmade clothes

Athens is growing its reputation as a hub for handmade clothes, according to a recent article published in the online edition of the South China Morning Post, an English-language newspaper...

Athens strikes balance between tourism activity and sustainability


Athens strikes balance between tourism activity and sustainability

ADDMA CEO Epaminondas Mousios spoke about Athens’ strategy to balance tourism activity and sustainability in a feature recently published in the online travel news magazine PhocusWire. Titled “Strategies destinations are using to disperse tourists”...


Athens’ contemporary art scene is on the rise

Athens’ contemporary art scene continues to rise as local museums and art galleries launch new exhibitions and projects, winning over visitors. According to an article published in the online edition of Italian...


TV5Monde explores Athens' street art scene

French TV show “Sur Les Murs”, broadcast by TV5Monde, has dedicated two of its latest episodes on Athens’ thriving street art scene. Artist and TV host Richard Orlinski traveled to Athens...


Le Figaro: "The mayors of Istanbul and Athens side by side"

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis recently chaired the Mayors Summit of the B40 Balkan Cities Network that marked the handover of the B40 Presidency to the City of Athens from Istanbul...


Deutsche Welle Reveals Elefsina’s past and present mysteries

Deutsche Welle (DW) explores Elefsina’s past and present mysteries in an article that was published on its website right before the city's launch as a European Capital of Culture for...


Athens’ architecture featured in "Wallpaper' magazine

Athens’ distinctive architecture is featured in a recent article published by "Wallpaper", an international magazine focusing on architecture, design, art, beauty, fashion and more. According to Archtecture Editor Ellie Stathaki, Athens is experiencing its...


“Athens: The city is the museum” initiative featured on TheMayor.EU

“Athens. The city is the museum”, a joint initiative of the City of Athens, the Greek Tourism Ministry and Google Greece, is featured in a recent article of TheMayor.EU, the...


EasyJet Traveller: How to spend an eco-friendly weekend in Athens

The "EasyJet Traveller" magazine is offering some useful tips on how to spend an eco-friendly weekend in Athens. “The Greek metropolis has a glut of existing or new vegetarian and vegan...


British Airways’ “High Life” magazine explores Athens

British Airways’ "High Life" magazine describes Athens as the “diamond of the eastern Mediterranean”. In its July-August 2022 issue, the magazine explores Athens’ tourism offerings and nearby destinations. “Within 90 minutes of...


ADDMA CEO Vagelis Vlachos spoke to Germany's touristiknews about Athens’ post-Covid comeback

ADDMA CEO Vagelis Vlachos spoke to German website about Athens’ post-Covid comeback during the Aviation-Event 2022 ATH, that took place in the Greek capital on July 1. “We are very...


ADDMA CEO Vagelis Vlachos' interview to CEOWORLD magazine

ADDMA CEO Vagelis Vlachos gave an exclusive interview to CEOWORLD magazine and underlined the Agency's strategy and plans for the future. "Today our identity is all about honesty as well as authenticity, and...


Forbes: Athens is welcoming back both travelers and tourists

Athens is a European city looking past the traditional distinctions drawn between tourists, travelers and other visitors, the Forbes says in a recent article published in its online edition. The magazine...


Athens in National Post

“Experience Athens as an urban explorer in the morning, and a sun-loving beach-goer in the afternoon”, suggests Canada´s National post and incites its readers to check out This is Athens...


Athenian news travelling around the world through The New York Times!

Athenian news traveling around the world through The New York Times! Today's Morning Briefing started with the city's fresh pocket parks, as part of the Municipality's and ADDMA's coordinated efforts towards sustainability. *The...


Our partnership with IAPCO featured in global media

During IBTM World 2021, the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (ADDMA) and the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) signed a two year Destination Partnership. As an official...


ADDMA’s CEO Vagelis Vlachos spoke to Newsweek

ADDMA’s CEO Vagelis Vlachos spoke to Newsweek for a special report entitled "Greece: A new way of life". "For sure, we want our visitor economy to continue to grow, but we also want tourism to...


Athens sustainability strategy featured in the magazine "Sustain Europe"

Athens belongs to the future.Athens is embracing the opportunity to become a more sustainable destination by rethinking the traditional divide between visitors and locals. Today it’s clear that tourism cannot...


Mr Vlachos talks to DRV about Athens readiness

“As the world has reopened for tourism, Athens is ready to welcome its visitors with a renewed commitment for safety and sustainability”, said ADDMA’s CEO Vagelis Vlachos in Deutscher Reiseverband (DRV)'s e-magazine. * The...

athens digital lab


Athens Digital Lab

We support youth entrepreneurship with an emphasis on digital education and innovation. 10 new teams are currently working on smart city solutions at Athens Digital Lab, the first Greek municipal...


Palaiovivliopoleio ton Astegon

At this time of year we always like to give back something to the community. This year all of us at the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (ADDMA) chose...


UnionMigrantNet & Cities Together

Melina Daskalakis, President of ADDMA and Executive Councillor for the support and social inclusion of migrants and refugees attended the UnionMigrantNet & Cities Together for Integration - Network Building Conference...

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