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Greece Aiming for 150 Waterways in Five Years

Greece is moving ahead with the licensing and construction of 150 waterways, which it hopes to have up and running within the next five years.

Greek Court Decision Stops Parnitha Casino Move

The relocation of the Parnitha casino to the northeastern Athens suburb of Marousi has run into an obstacle after the Council of State annulled a decision that initially approved its transfer.

Athens Clears Way for Renovation of Landmark Buildings

The Municipality of Athens is handing over 63 abandoned buildings for renovation as part of its city regeneration plan.

Hellinikon Metropolitan Park Gets Green Light

Greece’s Central Council of Architecture has approved a landscaping study for the creation of a Metropolitan Park in the area of Hellinikon on the Athenian Riviera.

Greece to Welcome the First of Five High-speed Trains

Greece is set to welcome the first of five high-speed electrified passenger trains on January 18, announced train operator Trainose.

Greece’s New Deputy Tourism Minister Pledges Action

Greece's new Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki pledged to make every effort so that the government's vision for special forms of tourism is materialized.

Greek Authorities Worried About Rising Covid-19 Cases in Attica

Greek authorities are constantly revising Covid-19 measures based on the epidemiological burden of each area, with particular concerns focused on western Attica suburbs.

Thessaloniki Expo Center Revamp Master Plan Gets Support

Thessaloniki stakeholders, local bodies and chambers express their support of a master plan for the overhaul of the port city’s exhibition center.

Greece Announces 7 Actions to Support Businesses, Employees

In efforts to support businesses and employees out of work due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Greek government announced new aid for January.

Greece Announces Cabinet Reshuffle for ‘More Effectiveness’

Greece announced on Monday, a cabinet reshuffle aimed at making government functioning more effective.

Sofia Zacharaki Steps in as Greece’s New Deputy Tourism Minister

Sofia Zacharaki has been appointed Greece's deputy minister responsible for tourism education and special forms of tourism.

Greece’s Alimos Marina Concession a Done Deal

One of Greece’s largest concession deals: the 40-year right to manage and exploit the Alimos Marina by a subsidiary of Greek company Aktor Concessions SA has been finalized.

Greece Ready to Address Brexit Challenges

The Greek government has taken actions to cover legislative and administrative needs, and provide information to citizens and businesses, following the UK's exit from the EU as of December 31.

Hellinikon MoU Secures Greek Antiquities, Moves Project Forward

The Greek Culture Ministry and Lamda Development agreed to protect all antiquities at Hellinikon while ensuring works proceed according to schedule.

Zakynthos Shipwreck, Greek Thermal Springs Focus of New Tourism Bill

The Greek Tourism Ministry has presented a bill aimed at streamlining actions for the promotion of attractions, including the Shipwreck Beach on Zakynthos.

Acropolis Gets Wheelchair Lift, Now Accessible to Disabled Visitors

Visitors with mobility issues will now have access to the Acropolis monuments in Athens thanks to a new lift and specially designed paths.

Greek Growth Strategy: Proactive Actions Needed to Bolster Tourism Sector

A number of proactive actions to support Greek tourism are included in a roadmap for Greece's recovery, proposed by a committee chaired by Nobel Prize-winning economist Christopher Pissarides.

Pissarides Recovery Plan for Greece Proposes Uniform Taxation

A single taxation policy for all incomes is at the center of a plan for Greece's economic recovery, proposed by a committee headed by Nobel Prize-winning economist Christopher Pissarides.

Greece Bets on Athenian Riviera to Stimulate Property Sales

New constructions on the Athenian Riviera in Greece are expected to boost property sales in the seaside suburbs of Athens, according to a report by Algean Property.

Greece Aiming to Make Recycling Routine with 5 Reforms

The Greek Environment Ministry has tabled a draft bill for public consultation, with five key points aiming at making recycling a routine practice.