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Athens and Piraeus Join Forces to Promote Culture

Athens and Piraeus have joined forces to promote culture and will host over 270 events over the next few months in both cities.

myAthenspass: New Parking App for Athens City Center

The Municipality of Athens has launched the “myAthensPass” smartphone app that helps drivers easily find available parking spaces in the Greek capital.

Athens Pouring €9.5m into City Center Revamp

The Athens Municipality is moving full speed ahead with an ambitious urban regeneration program allocating 9.5 million euros for four major city projects.

Athens Mayor: City Break Visitor Numbers Soar by 600% Since 2013

Tourism arrivals to Athens are on the rise, with the number of city break visitors increasing by 600% since 2013, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Mayor Shares Welfare Know-how at OECD Montreal Forum

Social welfare policies, coordination and innovation were the key issues addressed by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis during the OECD forum held in Montreal.

Athens and Beijing Team Up in Tourism, Culture, Education

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and Communist Party Secretary of Beijing Cai Qi have agreed to jointly work towards promoting tourism initiatives in the two cities.

Athens Mayor Joins Forces with Cluster to Bring Health Tourism to Greek Capital

The Athens municipality has joined forces with the Athena Health Tourism cluster to develop the Greek capital into a major health tourism destination.

‘Athens Tourism Partnership’ Enters Second Phase

The “Athens Tourism Partnership” initiative, launched by the City of Athens, AEGEAN and Athens International Airport (AIA), has entered into its second phase.

Athens Mayor to Regulate Seating, Calls for Respect of Public Space

The Athens Municipality is moving ahead with the regulation of cafe and restaurant seating in efforts to improve the standard of living in the capital.

Countdown to Athens Half Marathon 2018

It’s the final countdown ahead of the 7th Athens Half Marathon on March 18, with a record number of participants set to make it the largest sporting event in spring.

Athens Mayor Honored for Supporting “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis was honored for contributing to the establishment of “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” as a leading international sports event.

Athens Excels as European Conference Destination

Athens was recognized as one of the top conference destinations in Europe at the Meetings Star Awards 2018, held in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Athens’ €85bn Urban Regeneration Plan Gets Green Light

Urban regeneration, educational and cultural projects in Athens are set to take off after the Region of Attica approved 85 million euros in NSRF funding.

Athens to Ring in New Year at Thissio

The Municipality of Athens will usher in 2018 at the Thissio pedestrian walkway with the Acropolis as a backdrop and plenty of music and happenings on New Year’s Eve.

Study Shows Athenians Love Culture, Books, Theater

Athenians are culture lovers, with eight in 10 reading books, 56 percent going to the theater once a year and 48 percent attending concerts, a study found.

All Eyes on Greece: Athens Marathon to Welcome Athletes from 101 Countries

Amateur and professional runners from as far Andorra, the Ivory Coast and Antarctica will be in the Greek capital on November 12 to compete in the 35th "Athens Marathon. Τhe Authentic".

London 1st Stop for Athens Roadshow’s MICE Tourism Promo

London was the first stop in a series of actions within the "Athens Roadshow" program aiming to promote the Greek capital, its tourism offerings and conference capacity to a wider market.

Record Numbers to Run 35th ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’

The 35th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" will attract record numbers on November 12, but the race's infrastructure must be developed to handle future participation growth.

Athens Digital Lab to Promote Youth Entrepreneurship

The Athens Municipality invites individuals, groups and new technology enthusiasts to submit their proposals for a smarter, friendlier city to the Athens Digital Lab.

Spain’s Felipe Gonzalez Honored with City of Athens Democracy Award

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis honored former Prime Minister of Spain Felipe González with the City of Athens Democracy Award.