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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.

‘Odeego’ Offers Classic Car Driving Experiences on Athens Riviera

Odeego is offering unique driving experiences at popular destinations along the Athenian Riviera, with its unique collection of classic cars.

Santikos Collection Ready to Open ‘The Alex’ Hotel in Piraeus

“The Alex” hotel, a member of the Santikos Collection group, will open its doors on June 20 in Piraeus and welcome guests to the Athenian Riviera.

‘Mythos by Divani’ Restaurant Opens for Summer on Athens Riviera

The Mythos by Divani restaurant of the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso hotel has opened its doors for the summer season, inviting guests to dine in luxury on the Athenian Riviera.

Astir Beach Back in Action as Top Athenian Riviera Happening Spot

The historic Astir Beach is ready to welcome summer 2019 in true style with dozens of events, happenings, the finest food and drinks.

Athenian Riviera Coasts A’ & B’ Set for Overhaul

Voula Coasts A’ and B’, two of Attica’s most popular beaches along the Athenian Riviera, will undergo a major revamp.

Astir Palace: Beach Revamp, Upscale Marina and Private Villas Coming Soon

Astir Palace, after opening the doors of the first Four Seasons hotel in Greece, expects to complete the second phase of its major investment project by the summer of 2020.

‘Prince of Athens’ Cruise Concept Shows Best of Athenian Riviera

The Kivotos Hotels and Boat Masters have joined forces and launched the “Prince of Athens”, a new cruise concept that aims to introduce travelers to the best of the Athenian Riviera.

Conference Tourism a Good Bet for Greece

Special interest tourism products such as meetings or conference tourism can contribute to sustaining the Greek tourism sector’s dynamic, says the Bank of Greece.

Greek Central Bank Chief Says Tourism, Exports Driving Growth

A rise in exports of goods and services and excellent tourism performance, contributed to Greece's economic growth in 2018, according to Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Opens in Athens

The fully renovated Four Seasons Astir Palace Athens has officially opened its doors to welcome guests to the Athenian Rivera.

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 €8 billion 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.