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Tender for Construction of Eleonas KTEL Bus Depot in the Cards

The Greek government is set to launch a tender for the construction and management of an intercity bus (KTEL) depot in Eleonas, Athens.

City Offers Subsidies for Athens Neighborhood Upgrade Projects

In efforts to improve the overall standard of living in the urban center, the Athens Municipality is subsidizing neighborhood upgrade and renovation projects.

‘Athens Tourism is Booming’ – Interview with Electra Metropolis General Manager George Spyropoulos

Electra Metropolis General Manager George Spyropoulos speaks to GTP Headlines about the newly-established hotel and the current tourism trends in Athens.

Athens Chamber’s New Tourism Committee Sets Goals

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the activities and actions to be undertaken by its newly set-up Trade and Tourism Committee.

‘Holiday Suites Arnis Street’ Strikes Gold at Greek Hospitality Awards 2018

The Holiday Suites Arnis Street boutique hotel, located in Athens, received two honors at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

Mideast Travel Receives Silver, Named Best Tour Operator in Greece

Mideast Travel Worldwide has received the Silver Award in the Best Tour Operator category at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

New KTEL Bus Depot Planned for Eleonas in Athens

Greek transportation authorities are looking into ways to move ahead with the construction of an intercity bus (KTEL) depot at the Eleonas neighborhood in Athens.

Kubic Athens Hotel Awarded as ‘Smart Hotel of the Year’

The Kubic Athens Hotel has been honored as the “Smart Hotel of the Year” at the Hotel Tech Awards 2018, recently held in Athens.

Attica Region Taps into Synergies for Tourism Promotion

The Region of Attica is counting on synergies for the promotion of its tourism options, aiming to reach out to new markets.

Athens Trade Chamber Talks With Mayor on City Upgrade

Ways to resolve pending issues concerning the Greek capital were discussed between representatives of the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen and Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens’ €85bn Urban Regeneration Plan Gets Green Light

Urban regeneration, educational and cultural projects in Athens are set to take off after the Region of Attica approved 85 million euros in NSRF funding.

Athens Airport – Piraeus Port Train Line to Launch in February

Getting from Athens International Airport to Piraeus Port will as of February take approximately one hour thanks to the launch of a new train line.

Deserted Athens Buildings to Get New Lease on Life

The Athens Traders Association is looking to give rundown and abandoned buildings in the center of Athens a new lease on life.

Christmas and New Year Events at Divani Collection Hotels

The Divani Collection Hotels group is inviting all to experience the Christmas and New Year magic at its hotels in Athens, Meteora and Larissa.

Hilton Athens Welcomes Holiday Season with Christmas Carols, Charity Bazaar

Hilton Athens is welcoming the holiday season with thousands of lights, Christmas trees, carols and a number of festivities, including a charity bazaar.

Attica Launches New Tourism Identity

The Region of Attica unveiled its new tourism identity and logo during the 33rd International Tourism Exhibition “Philoxenia”, which was recently held in Thessaloniki.

E-ticketing Takes Effect Across Athens Transport System

A new ticketing system has been put into effect on Athens transport requiring commuters to use e-tickets in order to travel on the city’s public network.

Demand for Athens Still Lagging Behind Rome, Barcelona

Demand for Rome and Barcelona in 2016 was greater than for Athens despite the Greek city’s popularity, according to a recent study.

Athens Promoted as City Break Destination at WTM 2017

Athens was promoted as a city break destination by the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), during the WTM London 2017 expo.

Air Mediterranean Links Athens with Europe, Middle East and Africa

Air Mediterranean has announced new flights connecting Athens with London, Stockholm, Jeddah, Baghdad, Casablanca and Khartoum.