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Lamda Ready to Pour €2bn into Hellinikon Phase 1 Projects

Lamda Development plans to invest some 2 billion euros in the Hellinikon project in the next five years, up from its initial 1.1 billion euro plan.

INSPIRE Athens: MGE Unveils Concept for Luxury Resort and Casino in Hellinikon

US-based Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) unveiled INSPIRE Athens, its concept for the first Integrated Resort and Casino (IRC) in Greece.

Hellinikon Casino Tender Closes, Announcement in Two Months

The winner of a tender for an integrated casino resort at Hellinikon in Athens is expected to be announced in two months.

MGE Confirms Interest in 30-year Hellinikon Casino Tender

US-based Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has confirmed its interest in a tender for a casino resort to open at Hellinikon in Athens.

WWF Greece: Culprits Behind Salamina Oil Spill Still Unpunished

The culprits behind a massive oil spill off the coast of Salamina, near Athens, caused by a sunken tanker two years ago, have still not faced any penalties, according to WWF Greece.
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Greek Minister Confirms Six Skyscrapers to Go Up at Hellinikon

Greek Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis has confirmed that six skyscrapers will be erected in Hellinikon on the Athenian Riviera.

Hellinikon Park, Casino Get Greek Gov’t Clearance

Greek authorities have cleared the next two projects of the multi-billion-euro Hellinikon venture, giving the green light for the construction of a resort casino and a park area on the premises.

New Decision Puts Greece’s Hellinikon Venture Back on Track

The highly anticipated Hellinikon project in Greece, expected to take the Athenian Riviera to the next level, has received a new approval of the work plan by the Central Archaeological Council (KAS).

‘Ithaca Odyssey’ to Move Ahead as Fast Track Tourism Venture

The Greek government is looking to speed up the procedures for the “Ithaca Odyssey”, a 650-million-euro tourism investment on the island of Ithaki.

Greek Gov’t Speeds Up Approval of Tourism Investment Projects

The Greek Development Ministry is speeding up procedures for a number of delayed infrastructure projects including Hellinikon, Kassiopi, and Afantou.

Greece in Talks with Investors for Hellinikon Casino Tender

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) and Hard Rock International are said to have expressed interest for a license to operate a casino on the Hellinikon premises in Greece.

New Opening Date for ‘ibis Styles’ Hotel in Athens

Ibis Styles, the economy brand of Accor, has announced that it will open its new hotel in Athens on August 10.

Hellinikon and Skyscrapers Get Green Light

Greece’s highest court has approved a presidential decree covering the terms of the Hellinikon master plan, including the construction of six skyscrapers along the Athenian Riviera.

Hellinikon Mega Project Incoming Gov’t Priority

The long delayed "Hellinikon" project for the development of Athens' former airport into a multipurpose hub, has moved to the top of the new Greek government’s agenda.

Donoussa Island Gastro Event Showcases Cyclades Products

Greek and Italian food experts got together for the 'Avli Meets Donoussa' event with the aim to showcase Cyclades products and flavors.

Lamda: Hellinikon Project Up in the Air

Lamda Development is claiming that the Greek government is creating “insurmountable obstacles” to its Hellinikon mega investment, putting the whole project at risk.

Lamda Blames Greek Government for Hellinikon Project Delays

Lamda Development, the consortium to take on the urban development of Athens’ former airport in Hellinikon, claims that delays on the project were strictly a result of government stalling.

Hellinikon Casino Licensing Bid Again Delayed to July 31

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has approved the extension of the international tender for a casino license at Hellinikon to July 31.

Divani’s ‘Apollon Beach’ Promises an Exciting Summer in the City of Athens

The Divani Collection Hotels group is welcoming Athens' summer guests to its “Apollon Beach”, in the area of Kavouri on the Athenian Riviera.

TripAdvisor Welcomes Poseidon Athens Hotel in its ‘Hall of Fame’

The Poseidon Athens Hotel in Paleo Faliro has been honored with the "Hall of Fame" certificate by leading travel and booking site TripAdvisor.