According to the Global Destination Index 2017Athens is among the top 10 destinations for meetings and incentives around the world. The Greek capital is one of the safest cities in Europe. As the host of the 2004 Olympics, Athens managed to meet the demands of the most demanding events and delivered an impeccable result. Athens’ award-winning airport (Athens International Airport), has recorded an annual growth of 7% since its opening in 2001, covering 80 international destinations. About 30,000 rooms for all budgets and 95,000 m² of conference space for the most demanding events make Athens the ideal conference destination.
A visit to Athens and its surroundings is already a unique experience. It’s the place where the history of civilization can be seen, like a trip that takes you through millennia of human history including the opportunity to see famous monuments and masterpieces of art from antiquity to modern times.
In addition to the classical Greek, Byzantine and Ottoman monuments, there is the modern Athens, a very vibrant and modern city. Athens knows how to stage anew in the midst of ancient scenes. It is an ideal congress and incentive destination offering excellent conference facilities, an exclusive selection of luxury hotels and easy access from anywhere in the world.
There are countless opportunities for active programs, world-class cultural attractions, modern amenities, great venues, diverse entertainment options and natural beauty with breathtaking scenery.
Not to forget the Athenian Riviera where we have 50 Km of coastal road with wonderful beaches that stretch from the seaside retail hub of Glyfada to Cape Sounio and the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon on the Attica peninsula
The gastronomic scene is booming, turning the destination into a gourmet paradise with a great selection of restaurants and taverns, from traditional to star-crowned guaranteeing fantastic dining experiences. Athens is also the jump-off place to other destinations and the Greek islands.