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The Municipality of Athens Announces Program To Support Entrepreneurship

The Municipality of Athens recently announced a program to support entrepreneurship in the Greek capital under the development plan The Athens Project.

Workshop: Supporting Entrepreneurship In Athens

Projects to support entrepreneurship in the Greek capital under the Municipality of Athens' development plan The Athens Project, will be presented at a workshop organized by the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency (ADDMA) on 12 February at City Hall.

Plan To Develop Athens Unveiled

An urban development project of the Municipality of Athens named "Ergo Athina" (Project Athens) was unveiled on 12 December by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and European Commissioner of Regional Policy Johannes Hahn.

Christmas and New Year Events Launch In Athens

The holiday season in the Greek capital this year will focus on children and games as the Municipality of Athens has announced a rich program of events for this Christmas and New Year.
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Online Platform Launches For Citizen Groups In Athens

The City of Athens has launched an online platform named Synathina that will operate as a calendar of actions and events carried out by the city's citizen groups that aim to improve the quality of life in Athens.
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Athens Mayor Presents Plan To Improve Entrepreneurship In Greek Capital

The development of entrepreneurship in Athens center has turned out to be a difficult task as 36 percent of businesses operating in the capital said they were considering to relocate, according to a study presented on 9 July by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.
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Athens Mayor Proposes Shops To Operate Some Sundays A Year

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis on Tuesday, 23 April, restated his proposal for shops in the historical center of the city to operate on some Sundays and this way give tourists more options to for purchases while touring the city.
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“Travel Trade Athens” Branded A Success, Established As Annual Event

"We aim for Travel Trade Athens to reintroduce the Greek capital as an independent travel destination," Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said on Tuesday, 23 April, during a press conference held within the framework of the two-day event Travel Trade Athens 2013 at the Acropolis Museum.
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Athens Mayor Welcomes International Hosted Buyers To Greek Capital

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis hosted a special welcoming ceremony at City Hall on Sunday, 21 April, for the international professional tour-operator-buyers and Greek tourism industry professionals and suppliers that are participating in the two-day Travel Trade Athens 2013 event.
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Travel Trade Athens: Major Trade Event Launches Next Week In The Greek Capital

The Greek capital will be in the spotlight next week when the City of Athens launches Travel Trade Athens, a two-day event aimed to restore the city’s image in the international market and strengthen its popularity as a travel destination. The trade event will take place 22-23...
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Athens Soon To Welcome National Museum of Contemporary Art

"The National Museum of Contemporary Art is on a crossroad, where the one side is the Acropolis Museum and the other in the center of Athens, showing that Greece has not only history, but also a present and a future,” Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said yesterday, 8 April, during...
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Athens Mayor In Beijing To Boost Tourism

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis today, 29 March, will sign a memorandum of understanding for tourism, business and culture with Beijing Mayor Wang Ansun, according to the City of Athens.
Athens was selected to host the 37th World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) Congress in May 2016.
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Athens WACS Congress To Be Presented At HORECA

Athens, Greece and Mediterranean cuisine will be advertised to every corner of the world during the 37th World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) Congress in 2016.
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Athens’ Holiday Events Set To Kick Off

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis will launch the City of Athens’ holiday events on Tuesday, 11 December, at 7pm, with the illumination of Syntagma Square.
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Christmas In Athens 2012 Events

Musical events, art events, educational programs, workshops for children and adults, storytelling, theater, animators, clowns, acrobats, jugglers and carols are just some of the many surprises that await Athenian citizens from 11 December 2012 until 5 January 2013!
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Athens To Host Annual Tourism Workshops

A series of annual B2B workshops that will bring Greek tourism professionals and local businesses of Athens together with tour operators and conference organizers from abroad will kick off in the Greek capital as of next year.

ACB Meets With Korean Delegation

The Athens Convention Bureau (ACB) on Friday, 7 September, held a meeting with a 12-member delegation from the Korean Ministry of Public Administration and Security, within the framework of Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis’ strategy to establish Athens as an ideal conference and...

Efforts For Athens’ Tourism Promotion Announced

The Tourism Ministry and the City of Athens in early September announced a twofold effort that will address the tourism disincentives of the city center and see to the creation of new infrastructure to attract visitors.

Athens Center On Ministry’s Priority List

The Tourism Ministry and the City of Athens last month said they would join forces and soon announce measures aimed for the tourism development of the Greek capital, which sees its arrivals tumbling year by year.

Athens’ Demonstrations And Illegal Immigrants In The Spotlight

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis sparked controversy last month when he proposed draft legislation aimed to curb disruptive protest rallies and ban chemical use throughout demonstrations in Athens’ city streets, the Greek press reported. A team of constitutional lawyers and human...