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Next Regeneration Project for Athens: Panepistimiou Street

The Municipality of Athens is moving ahead with the redevelopment of central Panepistimiou Street as part of its general urban regeneration plan for the Greek capital.

Athens Mayor: People-centered Policies Needed to Address Climate Change

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis is considering new people-centered policies to improve the standard of living in the Greek capital and address climate change.

Poll: Athens Grand Walk Project Disappoints Residents

The “Grand Walk” project of Athens, which aims to unify the city’s archaeological sites and create bicycle lanes, has failed to win over the Greek capital’s residents, a survey reveals.

Athens Topped UK, US, French Traveler Searches for August 

Athens was the most searched for destination in August by potential travelers from the US, UK and France, according to data released by Tourix.

Online Searches for Travel to Athens Increase in Summer, Says Survey

Online searches for accommodation in Athens picked up pace in July compared to the previous months, according to a survey conducted by Tourix.

Athens Showcases Culture with ‘Art on the Road’

Museums and cultural spaces in Athens take the spotlight as part of the “Art on the Road” campaign launched by the municipality and Interbus.

City of Athens Announces Syntagma Square Revamp

Athens’ main square at Syntagma will get a makeover as part of the municipality’s urban regeneration program.

Athens Taking Steps to Renovate Historic Theatrou Square

The Athens Municipality will soon announce a tender for the redevelopment of Theatrou Square near the center of the Greek capital, worth 1.9 million euros.

Athens: The Destination Where You Can ‘Stay’ and Find it All!

A wonderful Athenian experience is guaranteed when you have a wonderful place to stay. And this is where the Athens Stay Aparthotels come in!

Athens Ready to Welcome its Visitors Again, Mayor Tells UNWTO

Athens is safely returning to everyday life and is ready to welcome its visitors again, according to the Greek capital’s mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

Forbes: Greece Most-booked European Destination for Summer

Prospective travelers have booked more summer flights to Greece than to anywhere else in Europe, according to a report by Forbes.

GNTO Explores Ways to Promote Athens Abroad

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is exploring ways to boost the promotion of Athens to international markets.

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.