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Luxury Newcomer Kālesma Mykonos Ready for Summer

Kālesma Mykonos, a newcomer to the world-famous Greek island, is ready to pamper its first guests with the finest hospitality from May 20.

Greece’s ‘Ktimatologio’ Land Registry Offers Online Services

Lawyers, court clerks, notaries, and engineers will now have access to Greece’s land registry, also known as ‘ktimatologio’, through a new digital platform.

#My_Piraeus Photo Contest Kicks Off

The Municipality of Piraeus is inviting professional and amateur photographers to share their view of the city through a photo contest running under the hashtag #My_Piraeus.

Halkidiki’s Miraggio Greece’s First Resort With its Own Waterway

The 5-star Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort in Halkidiki is Greece’s first resort to get authority approval of a waterway investment.

Greek Authorities Approve Halkidiki Waterway 

Greek authorities have approved the creation of a waterway in Halkidiki, northern Greece, that will cater to seaplane transport.

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.

Parthenon Marbles Dispute Heats Up After UK PM’s Comment

Greek authorities have reacted strongly to claims made by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the Britain will not return the Parthenon Marbles to its legal owner Greece.

UK PM Says Greece’s Parthenon Marbles Will Stay in Britain 

British PM Boris Johnson is refusing to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, despite a request in 2019 by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Athens Municipality Takes on Lycabettus Hill Management 

The management of Athens' Lycabettus Hill is now in the hands of the municipal authority after the city council ended a jurisdiction dispute. 

Greece Gaining Ground Globally in Innovation

Greece ranked 30th on a list of 60 of the world’s most innovative countries, according to the “Bloomberg Innovation Index 2021”.

Upskilling in Tourism can Help Greece Meet post-Covid Demands

Upskilling Greece's tourism workforce to meet new demands is key to restarting tourism activity in 2021, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Minister: Greek Diet a Priority for Development of Brand Greece 

The Greek Diet and gastronomy will play an active role in the development and branding of the Greek tourism product, says Rural Development Minister Spilios Livanos.

Greece Launches Updated Road Safety Action Plan

Greece has unveiled a €450m road safety plan that focuses on safer roads, responsible drivers, traffic education, and fair rules that apply to all.

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.