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LSE Study Helps Athens Policymakers Create Better City

A study by the London School of Economics (LSE) has been released to help the city of Athens become more resilient, friendly and accessible to all.

Athens Accepting Applications for ‘Prosopsi’ Building Facade Upgrade Scheme

Athens residents wishing to tap into subsidies for the restoration of their building or home facade are invited to apply to the municipality’s “Prosopsi” program.

Dozens of Makeover Projects to Redefine Athens

A series of projects which will redefine Athens are entering implementation, it was announced at the 5th ITC 2022 Infrastructure & Transportation Conference held in the Greek capital.

Athens Agora: The ‘Largest Open Mall’ Aims to Attract More Visitors to Greek Capital

The ambitious Athens Agora project or “largest open mall”, a joint initiative of the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen, Athens Municipality and the Greek National Tourism Organization, is aiming to attract more visitors to the Greek capital.

Travelers Back in Athens Boosting Business

Tourists have included Athens in their travel plans this year, giving a much-needed breather to small and medium-sized businesses, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Instils Sense of Safety in Travelers, Sees Bookings Rise

Greece has managed to gain traveler confidence and this reflected in the increase in pre-bookings for 2022, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Ministry Sees Sustainable Tourism Potential for Athens and Attica

Athens and Attica have great potential to evolve into sustainable tourism destinations linking culture with travel, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Athens Mayor, Tourism Minister Plan to Reintroduce the Greek Capital to the World

The Municipality of Athens and the Greek Tourism Ministry have joined forces to establish Athens as a city open to visitors all 365 days of the year.

Redevelopment of Panepistimiou Street in Athens Begins

The Municipality of Athens has started redevelopment work on Panepistimiou street in an aim to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors.

Brown Hotels Opens the ‘Lighthouse’ on Omonia Square, Athens

Urban hotel collection Brown Hotels has opened its latest property in Athens: the ‘Lighthouse’ on Omonia Square.

Mayor: Athens Urban Regeneration Program Largest in Decades 

Athens’ urban overhaul, which includes the redevelopment of central streets and parks, is the largest such program to take place in the Greek capital in the last decades, says the city's mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

Interview – Evripidis Tzikas: ‘Athens Capital Hotel-MGallery Represents a New Era of High-end Hospitality’

Hospitality may be challenging but it's a fun, exciting, and dynamic business, says Evripidis Tzikas, the GM of Athens Capital Hotel-MGallery.

Athens Needs a Metropolitan Conference Center to Boost Tourism Offering

Greece’s tourism minister and PCOs agree that Athens needs a metropolitan conference center for its further tourism development.

Searches for Greece Still Strong Among Fall Travelers

Demand for travel to Greece remains robust with all the more travelers choosing to visit in the fall, according to a study carried out by Tourix.

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.