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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.

Digital Nomads Rank Greece Highly for ‘Wellbeing’

The sense of “wellbeing” appears to be a strong incentive for digital nomads to move to Greece, according to an HSBC survey.

Three Greek Hotels Win at World Spa Awards 2021

Three Greek hotels are among the winners of the World Spa Awards 2021, the global initiative that celebrates and rewards excellence in the spa and wellness sector.

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.

Athens Named Best European Capital for Food Lovers

Athens has been ranked as the “Best European Capital for Food Lovers”, according to research by London-based Uswitch.

Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to German, Polish Markets

Thessaloniki was promoted as a tourism destination to German and Polish professionals during two fam trips organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Tourism Promotion of Athens on Agenda of Talks Between Ministry, City’s Airport

Ways to further promote Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias and Athens Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Athens Limits Traffic to City Center with New Alternate Day Regulation

Starting on October 25, entrance into a defined area in the center of Athens will be allowed to certain vehicles based on an odd/even traffic regulation system.

Olympic Flame for Beijing 2022 Lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 was lit on Monday during a ceremony in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

Survey: Dutch Travelers Choose Greece for its Hospitality, Food, Weather

Dutch travelers mainly choose Greece for its hospitality, delicious cuisine and mild climate, according to a survey conducted by Griekenland.net.

Athens Aiming to Have 10 ‘Pocket Parks’ by End of the Year

The City of Athens is speeding up efforts complete a network of 10 pocket parks in the Greek capital by the end of the year.

NEW Hotel Puts Weekend Brunch Back on the Menu

The NEW Hotel in Athens will be serving weekend brunch again, having added new flavors and tasty selections.

Greece Still Has a Long Way to Go to Win Over Digital Nomads

A new study finds that Greece has a long way to go to win over digital nomads, though many consider it as an option due to its history and culture.

Greece to Establish EuroVelo Coordination Center to Promote Bike Tourism

Greece is taking action to promote bike tourism through the establishment of a National EuroVelo Coordination Center.

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.

Greece Aiming to Become the ‘Hollywood of Europe’

The comparative advantages and incentives that Greece offers to foreign movie and TV producers were analyzed during a recent forum.

Athens’ 5th Int’l Hospitality Forum to Focus on post-Covid-19 Travel Trends

The main trends that will define travel in the post-Covid-19 era will be analyzed during the 5th International Hospitality Forum that will take place in Athens in November.

Greece Explores Tourism Cooperation with Lithuania

Greece and Lithuania are exploring ways to strengthen tourism ties and jointly promote their thematic tourism products.

‘Pocket Park’ Network in Athens is Growing

The Municipality of Athens has increased its network of “pocket parks” with the addition of a new green area in the district of Petralona.

Greece Celebrating European Days of Conservation-Restoration 2021

Greece is celebrating the European Days of Conservation-Restoration 2021 with a number of events taking place across the country until October 10.