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Olympia Odos Patra-bound Motorway Opens to Traffic

The journey from Athens to Patra, one of Greece's major port cities, will now take only an hour and 40 minutes, following the opening of the new Olympia Odos motorway.

Caesars Entertainment Considering Athens for Next Project?

Media reports claim that Caesars Entertainment Corporation is interested in building a massive entertainment complex in Hellenikon, south of Athens.

SETE, PM Betting on 2017 for Greek Tourism

Making tourism work in 2017 was at the center of a dinner event hosted by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) in honor of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and attended by Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Thessaloniki Mayor Says Holocaust Museum to Be Ready in 2019

The Holocaust Museum and Education Center for Human Rights will open its doors in 2019, according to Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris.

PM Tsipras, SETE Say Greek Tourism Stronger than Ever

The prospects of Greek tourism and the actions required to keep the momentum going topped the agenda of a meeting held between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Andreas Andreadis.

Greek PM, Athens Mayor to Cooperate for Safe, Sustainable Capital

Five key areas in Athens are to undergo major transformation works aiming to make the Greek capital sustainable, safe and a leading tourist destination.
Posted On 17 Mar 2017

Greek PM Pledges Relief Measures for Island Communities

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pledged to upgrade infrastructure, redesign coastal shipping, enhance transportation, support agriculture and local production, and boost local entrepreneurship in efforts to improve the standard of living on Greek island communities.
Posted On 14 Dec 2016

Greek-China Body to Push for Investment, Partnerships

A new body aiming to boost ties between China and Greece through collaborations and investment will be presented on December 9 in Thessaloniki.
Posted On 07 Dec 2016

Obama in Athens: Equal Chances for the Young, Meaningful Debt Relief

US President Barak Obama arrived in Athens on Tuesday bringing a message of support and hope as he had pledged ahead of his visit from the White House: austerity does not bring prosperity, and the young must have equal opportunities, he said after meeting with Prime Minister...
Posted On 15 Nov 2016

Greece Readies for US President Obama Visit

Outgoing US President Barack Obama will be in Athens on Tuesday and Wednesday, and will meet with government officials to discuss among other things ways for Greece to be given “meaningful debt relief” in efforts to offer the Greek people hope.
Posted On 14 Nov 2016

Thessaloniki Port Sale Priority for New Shipping Minister

Ensuring the sale of a 67 percent stake in the Thessaloniki port authority moves ahead swiftly and trouble free tops the agenda of new incoming shipping minister Panagiotis Kouroumblis.

Greek Gov’t Reshuffle Reinstates Tourism Ministry

The Tourism Ministry in Greece has been upgraded into an independent entity following a government reshuffle on Friday, November 4.
Posted On 05 Nov 2016

Greece’s Tourism Ministry to Get Upgrade

The tourism ministry in Greece is set to be upgraded into an independent entity following two Presidential Decrees signed by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras recently believed to be paving the way for an upcoming government reshuffle.
Posted On 02 Nov 2016

United Front Against Migrant Crisis or Face Consequences, Greek PM Warns UNGA

The refugee crisis is a problem that affects every nation and as such should be dealt with in a coordinated and united matter, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told the 71st United Nations General Assembly on Monday.

Greek Gov’t Welcomes Juncker’s Pledge for United Europe

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s call for a united Europe; one that is fair, tolerant and safe, was warmly received by the Greek government this week.

Greek PM Pledges Emergency Support After Thasos Fires

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has pledged to cover 80 percent of damages to homes and businesses on the island of Thasos after wild fires on four fronts destroyed large parts of land over the weekend.
Posted On 13 Sep 2016

Greece: Creating New Wealth and its Fairer Distribution Top Tsipras’ Agenda

Creating new wealth and ensuring a fairer distribution of revenues through innovation, research and competitiveness were the goals set by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during his keynote address at the 81st Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).
Posted On 12 Sep 2016

EUMed Summit ‘Athens 2016’ to Focus on Economic Policy, Security, Migration

Economic policy, security and migration will top the agenda of the Mediterranean EU Countries' Summit "Athens 2016" that will take place on Friday, September 9, at the Zappeio Hall in the Greek capital.
Posted On 08 Sep 2016

Thessaloniki’s 81st International Fair Starts with a Bang

Concerts, a car rally, hot air ballon flights, a brand new city monopoly, a pirate ship, e-games and art shows plus all the politics one can get will mark the opening of the 81st Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on Saturday, September 10.
Posted On 08 Sep 2016

PM Tsipras: Trip to Paros Best Promotion for Greece @ Island Airport Opening

Paros Airport is an important infrastructure project that will contribute to tourism and the economy, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said from the Cycladic island of Paros on Friday during the inauguration of the new airport there.