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Athens Clears Way for Renovation of Landmark Buildings

The Municipality of Athens is handing over 63 abandoned buildings for renovation as part of its city regeneration plan.

Athens ‘Travels’ Around the World in Christmas Video

"Athens will soon be ready to welcome its visitors again," the Athens Development and Destination Management Agency has informed foreign media correspondents.

Athens: Tourism Included in €40m Action Plan to Support City’s Economy

The Municipality of Athens has announced an action plan that includes a number of support measures for the city center's economy.

VORIA: New Tourism and Entertainment ‘Destination’ Coming to North Athens

VORIA is the name of a new tourism complex planned to go up in Marousi, northern Athens, which will house the renowned casino of Mt. Parnitha (Mont Parnes) and also include a 5-star hotel.

Athens Sprays Streets to Curb Coronavirus Spread

The Municipality of Athens will disinfect the city’s streets and squares in efforts to limit the spread of Covid-19 as hundreds of Athenians return from their holidays.

Athens Grand Walk Project to Evolve as Archaeological Park

A walkway unifying Athens' main monuments and landmarks will be included in the ambitious “Grand Walk” urban project of the Municipality of Athens.

Greece’s KTEL Intercity Bus Services to Get Digital Upgrade

The information and ticketing services of Greece’s intercity bus units – known as KTEL - are on their way to get a digital upgrade.

Segments of Athens New City Walk Handed Over to the Public

Segments of a new pedestrian walkway and bike route in central Athens - dubbed "Grand Stroll" have been handed over to the public.

Athens City Walk Project Fine-tuned to Drivers’ Needs

Municipal authorities in Athens are looking into ways to facilitate commuting to the city center during a period of re-routing and road works to create a 6.8km city walk.

Athens Airport Gives Travelers a Warm Welcome – Video

As Greece officially opened to travel on Monday, June 15, Athens International Airport (AIA) gave travelers a very warm welcome.

Works on Athens City Walk Project Begin with Road Closures

Priority zones for pedestrians and cyclists are set to be announced in the coming period as works for the ambitious Athens city walk project are set to begin.

Athens Closed Off to Cars for Three Months

A large part of Athens' center will be closed off to cars after Greek authorities decided to restrict traffic to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Athens’ Landmark Omonia Square Reopens to the Public – Video

The landmark Omonia Square in Athens has reopened to the public after extensive renovation and upgrade works.

Athens-LSE Team Up for Greek Capital Urban Overhaul

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis met with London School of Economics (LSE) Director Minouche Shafik to discuss on innovative solutions for the urban upgrade of the Greek capital.

Lampsa: High Expectations for New Luxury Hotel in Athens

Greek hospitality group Lampsa Hellenic Hotels has high expectations for its new five-star Athens Capital Hotel – MGallery, which will open its doors in central Athens.

Athens Gains Ground, Moves Up to 43rd Spot on Euromonitor Cities Report

Athens, Greece, ranks 43rd among the top 100 most visited city destinations, according to Euromonitor.

Tourism Drives Central Ermou Up World’s Most Expensive Street List

Ermou street, one of the Greek capital’s main thoroughfares, has moved up to 14th spot from 15th last year, on Cushman & Wakefield's list of the world’s most expensive streets.

Mayor Pledges Cleaner, Safer Athens, Revamped Omonia Sq by Christmas

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis has promised the city’s residents that by Christmas, central Omonia Square will open to the public, cleaner and safer than ever before.

Athens Mayor Calls on Residents to Get Involved, Improve City

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis is calling on the city’s residents to actively join upgrade efforts through the new “Adopt Your City” program.

Athens Retailers Call for Shopping Destination Promo Plan

Athens retailers say Greece must create and implement of a far-reaching shopping destination branding strategy if it wants to see revenues rise.