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Greece to Move Forward with Athenian Riviera Regeneration Project

The Greek government has revealed its plan for the regeneration of the 70km coastal zone extending from Faliro to Sounio on the Athenian Riviera.

Archaic Mass Grave in Faliro May Soon Open to the Public 

An archaic mass grave uncovered near Faliro, between Athens and Piraeus, will come into the spotlight as the Central Archaeological Council has approved the construction of a protective edifice.

Hellinikon Project Can Place Athens in the ‘Center of the World’

The development of the Hellinikon area on the Athenian Riviera can place Athens in the “center of the world”, says Mario Kontomerkos, CEO of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE).

Athenian Riviera Projects Worth €10bn Pick Up Pace

Already home to some of the country’s finest hotels, recreational and cultural spaces, the Athenian Riviera is set to see impressive growth in the coming years.

Greek Golden Visa Program to Include Bond Buyers

The Greek economy ministry will expand the investment visa program to include extending "gold visas" to foreign nationals investing at least €250,000 in bonds/shares.

Greek Cruise Arrivals Increase In Q1

Greek cruise seemed to be on the up during January-March 2011 as cruise ship arrivals in Piraeus Port increased by 5.1 percent and passenger arrivals increased by 58.1 percent, compared to 2010 figures, according to Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) Chairman and CEO Yiorgos Anomeritis.

Faliro Marina Up for Grabs

Tourism Development Minister Fanni Palli-Petralia said, as we go to press, that a tender would be published shortly for the marina at Faliro. It is but one of the many properties owned by Tourism Development Company, which recently announced its financial results for the year.

Still No Decision On Conference Center

Dimitris Mantios, president of the Hellenic Association of Professional Conference Organizers, told members during the association's general assembly last month, and reporters, that he was very disappointed in the time it's taking government quarters to decide on an Athens...