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Corona Nomads Explain Why Working from Athens is Better

Professionals who have chosen in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic to balance work and life explain why working from Athens has its advantages.

Strefi Hill Revamp to Create an Oasis in Athens for Residents and Visitors

The Strefi hill, located near the center of Athens, is set to undergo a major revamp, as part of an ongoing drive for the overhaul of the Greek capital.

Greece’s Regional Airports See 2020 Traffic Plunge by 71%

Covid-19 drove passenger traffic through Greece’s 14 regional airports down by 71.4 percent in 2020 against 2019, according to managing company Fraport Greece.

Athens to Welcome Olympic Museum in 2021

Athens this year will welcome its Olympic Museum dedicated to the long history of the Olympic Games.

Greece Receives First High-speed Passenger Train

Trainose has welcomed Greece’s first high-speed electrified passenger train that is expected to conduct the Athens - Thessaloniki route in less than 4 hours.

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.

Life-size Replica of Athens’ Herodion Shines at China’s Harbin Ice Festival

An impressive life-size replica of Athens’ Herod Atticus Odeon, made exclusively of ice, is on display at the Harbin International Ice & Snow Festival in China.

Museum of Modern Greek Culture to Open in Plaka

A Museum of Modern Greek Culture in the heart of Athens is set to open in May 2021 featuring exhibits that showcase Greece’s culture through time.

National Gallery in Athens Expected to Open in March

The National Gallery in Athens is expected to open its doors in March, as the project for the revamp and expansion of its premises has entered its final phase.

Mayor: Athens Aiming to Attract Innovators, Investors

Making Athens an attractive destination for investors, visitors and residents, and tapping into new forms of tourism, are municipal priorities for the next day.

Athens Capital Hotel-MGallery to Launch Virtual Art Tours

As of next year, the Athens Capital Hotel-MGallery Collection will launch virtual art tours through videos on social media to showcase its collection of artwork.

Greek Professionals Expect New Tourism Trends After Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to bring new trends in travel and tourism, emerging from the desire of travelers for safe and vivid experiences.

Athens Takes Action to Become a Filming Location for Foreign Productions

The newly established Athens Film Office and the Greek Film Center have joint forces to attract international audiovisual producers to the Greek capital.

Acropolis Museum Becomes Digital

The Acropolis Museum in Athens has launched a new online platform featuring artefacts of its permanent collection, educational programs and more.

Brown Hotels to Open 20 Properties in Greece and Cyprus

Brown Hotels is planning to expand its portfolio of properties with the opening of over 20 new properties in Greece and Cyprus.

Athens Attends Major International Tourism Exhibitions

The Athens Development & Destination Management Agency in 2020 participated in leading international tourism exhibitions to promote the Greek capital to MICE professionals.

Hellinikon’s ‘INSPIRE Athens’ Project to Boost Int’l Tourism in Attica by 10%

INSPIRE Athens, Greece’s first integrated resort and casino to go up in Hellinikon, is expected to increase international tourism arrivals to Attica by 10%.

Works of Greek Poet Odysseus Elytis Find a Home in Athens

The works of renowned Greek poet Odysseas Elytis will find a permanent home in the Athens’ central district of Plaka.

Athens Christmas Sends Out ‘Light’ to City’s ‘Hidden Heroes’

“Light to those who truly bring light into our lives” is the motto behind this year’s virtual Christmas tree lighting ceremony held in Athens in the midst of lockdown.

AIA, Fraport Greece Airports Passenger Traffic Hits Low in November

November passenger traffic at a number of Greece’s airports was severely impacted by the ongoing containment measures aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19.