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Bidding for Greece’s Hellinikon Casino Opens

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has announced a tender for a casino license slated to run at Hellinikon, an eight-billion-euro project to develop Athens’ former airport complex into a multi-purpose hub.

Greece to Launch Tender for the Lease of Mykonos, Rhodes Marinas

Greece’s public assets fund will announce tenders for the long-term lease of marinas on Mykonos and Rhodes, which will include a series of activities and the potential for commercial use.

Poseidon Athens Hotel Wraps Up Renovation, Reveals New Logo

Following extensive renovation work in its rooms, suites and common areas, the Poseidon Athens Hotel, located on the Athenian Riviera, has revealed its new logo.

Revision to Greek Casino Law Paves Way for Hellinikon Project, Minister Says

An amendment to a law on the licensing terms for casino operations in Greece is expected to set the Hellinikon development project into action.

Ongoing Casino Negotiations Impeding Hellinikon Project Works

The Hellinikon project has been deferred to the end of 2019, due to negotiations for the establishment of a casino on the premise.

Foreign Media Introduced to Athenian Riviera’s Tourism Offerings

The natural beauty and tourism offerings of the Athenian Riviera were recently presented to foreign journalists, who visited Athens as part of a press trip organized by the Region of Attica.

Hellinikon Metropolitan Park Plan Open for Public Input

Plans for the development of a metropolitan park and recreation area at Athens’ former airport in Hellinikon, have been opened for public consultation.

Greek Gaming Commission Invites Proposals for Casino Tender Teaser

The Hellenic Gaming Commission is welcoming proposals on a teaser for the international tender for the license to operate a casino at Hellinikon.

Multi-billion-euro Hellinikon Deal Hinging on Casino License

The Greek government must announce a casino license tender by August 31, in order to conclude the privatization of Hellinikon by the end of the year.

Athens to Host 2018 Top Mediterranean Resort Awards

Athens will host the 2018 Top Mediterranean Resort Awards, which will be held within the framework of the MR&H Forum in October.

Revamped Poseidon Athens Hotel Receives TripAdvisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence

The recently renovated Poseidon Athens Hotel, located on the Athenian Riviera, has received the TripAdvisor 2018 Certificate of Excellence.

Matsuhisa Athens Reopens with Exquisite Tastes on Athenian Riviera

Japanese restaurant Matsuhisa Athens has reopened its doors to provide its guests with quality gastronomy innovations on the Athenian Riviera.

Divani Apollon to Celebrate Global Wellness Day on June 9

The Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, located on the Athenian Riviera, will celebrate Global Wellness Day on June 9 with a number of events.

Mythos by Divani: ‘MasterChef’ Recipes on Athenian Riviera

The Divani Apollon hotel is inviting guests to its Mythos by Divani restaurant, which this year includes “Masterchef” contestant Savvas Lichanidis on its team.

Revamped Divani Apollon Hotel Welcomes Summer Guests to Athenian Riviera

Following extensive renovation works, the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso on the Athenian Riviera is ready to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Minister Pitsiorlas: Hellinikon Licensing Enters Final Stretch

The urban regeneration project slated for the former Athens airport in Hellinikon, is entering the final stretch, according to Alternate Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

Green Groups Appeal for Multibillion-euro Hellinikon Project to Stop

The Hellinikon project, set to be erected at the former Athens airport, is yet again about to be put on hold after environmental groups took the case to Greece’s highest court.

Lamda CEO Optimistic, Says Hellinikon Works May Start Next Year

Lamda Development, the consortium behind the investment project of Athens’ former Hellinikon airport, expressed hope that works can finally begin in 2019.

Ministry Lifts Swimming Ban Along Attica Coast After Oil Spill

Beaches along the Attica coastline are once again open to the public following a swimming ban due to a massive oil spill near Salamina island.

Nelios Crowned Best Hotel Digital Marketing Company in Greece

Nelios walked away with the title of Best Hotel Digital Marketing Company in Greece and five wins overall at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.