This is Athens-Convention & Visitors Bureau Newsletter March 2022

Our March Newsletter brings you the latest industry news from the Greek Capital.

We’ve been busy preparing new events and initiatives throughout the winter. Now that we’re heading toward Easter and spring cleaning, we’ve got the exciting feeling that soon we’ll be together in Athens!

Athens Headlines

The 8th Travel Trade Athens, the City of Athens signature annual event for travel and MICE professionals is coming this May 2022. Registrations are closing soon so make sure you secure your spot today.

The City of Athens will fund 111 small businesses in Athens' historic center with 2.3M euros through the "Athens Business Green Toolkit'' initiative. See more

What We Are Up to

Athens is changing! The city’s evaluation as a sustainable destination by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) has finished with excellent results. See more

This is Athens launched a brand new accessible version of its official website. See more

This is Athens received the 2021 International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) Driving Excellence Recognition Award. See more

ADDMA’s CEO Vagelis Vlachos discussed the organisation’s strategy for innovation and sustainability in the city of Athens during the ’Smart and Sustainable cities - building an ecosystem for a better future through innovation’’ webinar by Crowdpolicy. See more

ADDMA’s Head of Strategy Alexia Panagiotopoulou was a panel speaker at the “Mediterranean product and demand” webinar by the European Tourism Association (ETOA). See more

We presented Athens to tourism professionals from the Benelux at the “5 reasons to visit Athens” online event by the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO). See more

We hosted our first Members’ Event of the year which was also the first one since the COVID break-out. See more

Athens in the Spotlight

The 3rd International Conference on Natural Hazards & Infrastructure 2022 is coming to Athens. See more

Athes is set to host the 74th World Assembly and Conference of the Organization Mondiale pour l’Éducation Préscolaire (World Organization for Early Childhood Education). See more

The 5th Federation of Orthopaedic and Trauma Trainees in Europe (FORTE) Summer School 2022 will take place in Athens. See more

Athens will welcome the 44th Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) Scientific Assembly this summer. See more

Talk of the Town

Athens welcomes 62 new Smart Signs to salute the Foreign Heroes of the Greek Revolution. See more

Do not miss the 11th Annual Meeting HAPCO & DES, titled “Reconnect to Accelerate”, taking place on April 12-13 at Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens. Join now

The Greek capital welcomed back its most popular spring sporting event: the Athens Half Marathon 2022. See more

Athens was crowned the second most “awake” city in the world. See more

Athens’ greenest landmark, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre celebrated its 5th birthday. See more

TEDxAthens returns in May 2022. See more

The Parthenon of the Acropolis is dazzling white today, but traces of paint found on its sculptures and descriptions in ancient texts suggest the temple and its mouldings were vividly decorated in colours such as blue, red, and gold.

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