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Minister: Tourism will Lead Development for Greece in 2023

The tourism sector in 2023 will continue to lead development for Greece, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Works Begin on Mega-project ‘The Ellinikon’ Along the Athenian Riviera

The highly-anticipated, 8-billion-euro The Ellinikon project to go up at the former Athens airport has entered implementation phase.

Corinth’s Isthmus Tourist Info Kiosk Sees Visitor Numbers Rise

More than 9,500 tourists in August and September visited the revamped Isthmus Tourist Info Kiosk near the Corinth Canal in Greece.

Corinth Canal to Close for Phase 2 of Upgrade Works

After three months of operation over the summer, the Corinth Canal will once again shut down as it enters phase 2 of previously announced upgrade works.

Athens-Sounio Coastal Roadway Gets Upgrade

One of Attica’s most scenic drives, the coastal Athens-Sounio roadway is being upgraded to ensure safer conditions, authorities have announced.

Greece Issues License for First Skyscraper

The Greek government issued a license for the construction of Greece’s first skyscraper at The Ellinikon paving the way for the billion-euro project to move ahead.

Vessels from 45 Countries Cross Greece’s Corinth Canal in July

Vessels from 45 countries, including cruise ships, commercial yachts and private pleasure boats, crossed Greece’s Corinth Canal in July after it reopened to transit.

GEK TERNA – Hard Rock Join Forces for Luxury Resort and Casino in Greece

Greek construction firm GEK TERNA, awarded the 30-year concession for the development of Greece's first Integrated Resort and Casino, has entered into a partnership with Hard Rock.

‘The Ellinikon’ in Greece will be Europe’s Largest Coastal Park

Lamda Development has presented the designs for Europe’s largest coastal park – The Ellinikon Park – to be created along the Athenian Riviera.

Ellinikon Casino Enters Next Phase, Agreement Signed

The Ellinikon casino project has entered its next phase following the signing of a concession agreement between the Greek government and GEK TERNA.

Greece’s Iconic Corinth Canal to Re-open in July

One of the country’s most-visited sites, the Corinth Canal will be re-opening in July, entering a new era with the parallel launch of a portal and e-commerce services.

Greece Aims to Re-open Famous Corinth Canal in Summer

The Greek Development & Investments Ministry expects to see the Corinth Canal open in July after the completion of upgrade works worth 30.6 million euros.

Greece’s New Ellinikon Experience Park Opens for Christmas

The new Ellinikon Experience Park, at the former Athens airport, from December 20 will offer Athenians and travelers a chance to get away from the urban mayhem.

Lamda Presents Destination of the Future: Ellinikon Commercial Hub

Lamda Development will invest over 600 million euros in a new state-of-the-art commercial center at the former Athens airport on the city’s southern coast.

Greek Firm GEK TERNA Sole Shareholder in Ellinikon Casino Project

Greek company GEK TERNA now stands alone in the development of the integrated casino complex at Ellinikon after US-based investors MGE decided to withdraw from the process.

Plans for Greece’s First ‘Green’ Skyscraper Presented

Plans for Greece’s first ‘green’ skyscraper, to go up along the Athenian Riviera as part of The Ellinikon project, were recently presented by Lamda Development.

Hellinikon Project: Demand on the Rise for Homes on Athenian Riviera

A total of 9,000 homes with going rates as high as 25,000 euros/m2 will be constructed at Hellinikon along the Athenian Riviera, according to the head of Lamda Development that is undertaking the project.

Mega Athenian Riviera Hellinikon Project Clears Last Hurdle

Hellinikon, a highly anticipated, controversial and delayed project in Greece, set to breathe new life into the Athenian Riviera, is ready to begin.

Greece’s Hellinikon Project, Casino Get Clearer Timeline

Works at Hellinikon, one of the largest investments on the Athenian Riviera in Greece, are set to begin in the coming months.

Parliament Approval Next Key Step for Greece’s Hellinikon Project

Τhe Hellinikon investment in Athens is moving closer to implementation after the Greek parliament ratified the contract transferring partial ownership of the area to Lamda Development.