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GNTO Supports Summer Culture Festivals in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural events scheduled to take place in August and September in Greece.

Elefsina Archaeological Site Upgrade to be Completed in 2022

Works for the upgrade of the Elefsina archaeological site, located near Athens, are expected to be completed by 2022.

Elefsina’s Old Oil Mill to Become an Archaeological Museum

The old Oil Mill in Elefsina, Attica, will be transformed into a museum and house some of the city’s most significant archaeological findings.

#AgapiMouGrecia Online Initiative Gets GNTO Support

#AgapiMouGrecia, an online project that connects Italian travelers with Greece, will continue its activities throughout 2021, under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greek Cultural Capital Eleusis Sets New Agenda for 2023 

Greek city Elefsina has revised its agenda for its term as cultural capital 2023 focusing on culture, humanity, city, and the environment.

Covid-19: Strict Lockdown Restrictions Extended for West Attica, Kozani, Kalymnos

The stricter lockdown restrictions imposed on the prefecture of West Attica, the regional units of Kozani and Rodopi, and on the island of Kalymnos have been extended until January 18.

Strict Lockdown Measures Extended for Two Municipalities in West Attica

Greek authorities have decided to extend the strict Covid-19 lockdown restrictions on the municipalities of Aspropyrgos and Elefsina in West Attica, until January 11.

Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions Extended for West Attica and Kozani

The additional Covid-19 lockdown restrictions imposed on the prefecture of West Attica and the regional unit of Kozani have been extended by one week.

Stricter Covid-19 Restrictions Announced for West Attica

Greek Civil Protection Deputy Minister Nikos Hardalias has announced extra lockdown measures for West Attica, including a strict curfew, following a sharp spike in Covid-19 cases.

Covid-19 May Push Elefsina European Culture Capital Term to 2023

The Commission has proposed that Elefsina and Timisoara push back their terms as European Culture Capitals to 2023 instead of 2021 due to Covid-19.

Greece to Launch Tenders for 10 Ports in 2020

Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis said the government would be launching tenders for the development of 10 state-owned ports within the year.

Greek Gov’t Moves Ahead with Regional Port Privatization Plans

The Greek government said that it would be taking measures so that the procedures for the privatization of 10 state-owned regional ports would begin in 2020.

Ministry Sets Up Committee to Oversee Eleusis 2021 Cultural Capital Works

The Greek culture ministry has set up a new committee which will oversee the implementation of projects ahead of Elefsina’s term as Cultural Capital of Europe in 2021.

Transport Infrastructure Projects in Greece in New Athens-Beijing Cooperation Agreement

A renewed cooperation agreement between Athens and Beijing includes potential transport infrastructure projects in Greece.

New Development Model for 10 Greek Ports

Greece's government will be implementing a new model for the development of 10 state-owned ports, according to the Greek Shipping Minister.

Stalled Seaplane Network Tops Greek Gov’t Agenda

A stalled network of seaplanes that would facilitate travel and transportation between the Greek islands is a top priority for the government.

Greek Ministry Secures EU Funding for Renovation of Cultural Monuments

A number of restoration and renovation projects at cultural sites across Greece have secured EU funding, according to the Greek Ministry of Culture.

Patmos Waterway Project Moving Forward

A time frame for the construction of a waterway hub on Patmos was discussed between Hellenic Seaplanes CEO, the island's mayor and investor Ricardo Nicolopoulos Farias.

Athens-Attica Ready to Host FVW 2019 Workshop

German tour operators and travel agents will become acquainted with Athens and Attica at the "FVW workshop Athens-Attica 2019" during March 27-31.

Polish Tourists to Discover Attica via New TUI Flights from Warsaw and Katowice

TUI Poland, a member of TUI Group, will launch seasonal flights to Athens from the cities of Warsaw and Katowice for summer 2019.
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