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Athens Grand Walk Project to Evolve as Archaeological Park

A walkway unifying Athens' main monuments and landmarks will be included in the ambitious “Grand Walk” urban project of the Municipality of Athens.

Greece’s KTEL Intercity Bus Services to Get Digital Upgrade

The information and ticketing services of Greece’s intercity bus units – known as KTEL - are on their way to get a digital upgrade.

Greece Part of EU €2.2bn Investment in Transport Projects

Greece is set to benefit from an EU 2.2-billion-euro funding package aimed at jump-starting the economy through a series of transport projects.

Greece’s Lavreotiki Municipality Aiming for UNESCO Status

The Lavreotiki Municipality will submitt a file to the culture ministry in order to be included on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list for its vast history and singular geology.

Piraeus’ Landmark Tower to Get New Lease on Life

An abandoned tower in the heart of Piraeus will get a new lease on life after the Piraeus Municipality signed a concession deal for its redevelopment.

Works at Hellinikon Kick Off as ‘Symbol of Growth & New Jobs’

Works on one of the largest projects in Greece, the Hellinikon mega complex, kicked off on Friday after years of delays.

Halkidiki Professionals Create Tourism – Gastronomy Cluster

Eastern Halkidiki producers, restauranteurs, shopkeepers and hoteliers have come together to create a cluster that will promote their region’s foods, products and traditions.

Segments of Athens New City Walk Handed Over to the Public

Segments of a new pedestrian walkway and bike route in central Athens - dubbed "Grand Stroll" have been handed over to the public.

Restoration of Greece’s Philippi Site Proceeds as Planned

Restoration works budgeted at 3.7 million euros at the UNESCO World Heritage of Philippi in Northern Greece, are moving ahead as scheduled.

Greek Tourism Receipts Plunge After Covid-19 Lockdowns

Greek tourism receipts and incoming traffic took a hard hit in April after Covid-19 brought global travel to a standstill.

Safe Water Sports Teams Up with EODY to Raise Awareness

Greece’s National Public Health Organization and the Safe Water Sports initiative have joined forces to strengthen safety policies and regulations with regard to recreation at sea.

Athens City Walk Project Fine-tuned to Drivers’ Needs

Municipal authorities in Athens are looking into ways to facilitate commuting to the city center during a period of re-routing and road works to create a 6.8km city walk.

Works on Athens City Walk Project Begin with Road Closures

Priority zones for pedestrians and cyclists are set to be announced in the coming period as works for the ambitious Athens city walk project are set to begin.

Greece Renews Efforts to Bring Back the Parthenon Marbles

Greece has set up a new advisory committee tasked with bringing the Parthenon Marbles back from the British Museum.

Greece and Italy Ink Maritime Border Deal

Greece and Italy have entered into a maritime agreement that defines the exclusive economic zones of the two countries, allowing them to explore and exploit hydrocarbon resources in the area.

Greece to Increase Cash Rebate for Producers Filming in the Country

A cash rebate for film productions made in Greece will increase from 35 to 40 percent, as part of government efforts to enhance the country's position as an attractive filming destination.

Athens Closed Off to Cars for Three Months

A large part of Athens' center will be closed off to cars after Greek authorities decided to restrict traffic to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

Coordination Actions Needed to Restart Cruise and Yachting in Greece

The suspension of all cruise activity for two months, due to Covid-19-related restrictions, is expected to lead to 78 million euros in lost revenue for Greece, says the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Athens’ Landmark Omonia Square Reopens to the Public – Video

The landmark Omonia Square in Athens has reopened to the public after extensive renovation and upgrade works.

Aktor Concessions SA Inks 40-year Alimos Marina Deal

Greek company Aktor Concessions SA has finalized a deal to manage and exploit the Alimos Marina in southern Athens.