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Athens a ‘Big Mover’ Up the EIU’s Global Liveability Index

Athens is among the “biggest movers” up the The Global Liveability Index 2022 released by Economist Intelligence (EIU), which examines the challenges to urban living in 173 cities.

Acropolis Rally 2022 to Start from ‘Super Special Stage’ at the Olympic Stadium

The EKO Acropolis Rally 2022 will begin on September 8 from a special stage to be created inside the premises of the Olympic Stadium in Athens.

Greece Showcases MICE Tourism Capabilities at IMEX Frankfurt 2022

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) presented Greece’s MICE tourism capabilities during the recent IMEX Frankfurt 2022 event.

Neos Kosmos Home to Athens’ 9th Pocket Park

The Municipality of Athens has opened its ninth pocket park as part of its efforts to increase the city’s green spaces and improve the everyday life of residents and visitors.

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.

Thessaly Moving Forward with Digital Transformation of Tourism, Culture Services

The Region of Thessaly is moving forward with the digital transformation of its services in a number of fields including tourism and culture.

Athens Gastronomy, Hospitality Winning Over Tourists

Hospitality and gastronomy are winning points with travelers making Athens a highly sought-after destination, according to findings released by INSETE.

Deal Paves Way for ‘Revival’ of Akadimia Platonos Archaeological Site

Actions will soon be taken to redevelop the archaeological site of Plato’s Academy, following the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Municipality of Athens, the Greek Culture Ministry and the Academy of Athens.

Athens Named Europa Nostra Heritage Hub

Athens has been named “Europa Nostra Heritage Hub” and will work to strengthen the voice of local stakeholders in the protection of Europe’s heritage.

Accor Recognizes Athens Capital – MGallery as Best Premium Hotel in Southern Europe

The Athens Capital Hotel-MGallery was honored by Accor as the group’s Best Premium Hotel in Southern Europe in the RPS category.

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.

Greek Transport Ministry Launches Campaign to Encourage Bicycle Usage

The Greek Transport Ministry has launched an information campaign to promote the use of bicycles in Athens and their transportation on means of public transport.

Greece Hopes ‘Fagan Fragment’ Return to Pave Way for Parthenon Marbles

Italy set a precedent on Saturday, June 4, returning to Greece an artefact removed from the Parthenon frieze known as the “Fagan fragment”.

Air Europa Boosts Seat Capacity on Athens-Madrid Summer Route

Air Europa this summer will be offering more than 28,000 seats on the Athens-Madrid route, exceeding pre-pandemic capacity.

Athens City Festival Attracted Over 50,000 Visitors

Over 50,000 Athenians and visitors took part in more than 100 events organized in various locations around the Greek capital in May, as part of the This is Athens City Festival.

Posidonia 2022 Shipping Expo to Show the Sea’s Connection with Greek Culture

The connection between sea and Greek culture will be highlighted in an exhibition to be held during the prestigious Posidonia 2022 shipping event in Athens.

ICCA: Thessaloniki Ranks Among Top 50 International Convention Cities

Thessaloniki is among the Top 50 International Convention Cities for 2021 having jumped 23 places, according to the latest ICCA ranking.

Acropolis’ Lighting Project Wins LIT Award for 2021

The Acropolis’ lighting project, unveiled last year, won the prestigious LIT Lighting Designer of the Year Award 2021.

Athens and Crete to Host Flamenco Festival, Camp

Athens and Crete this summer will host a number of flamenco dancing events as part of the “Hola” Festival and the "Vamos! Camp, two annual events that aim to bring Greek and Spanish artists together.

Athens Crowned Best Destination for MICE Tourism in Europe

Athens has been named the "Best MICE Destination in Europe" at the Business Destinations Travel Awards 2022.