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Poll: More Britons in Favor of Returning Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The Parthenon Marbles belong to Greece and should be returned to their rightful owners, says 59% of UK residents in a recent YouGov poll.

Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece Up to the British Museum Says Downing St

Τhe decision to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece is up to the British Museum and not the UK government, Downing Street said in a statement.

Greece’s Golden Visa Reviving Covid-hit Property Market

The Greek government’s investor visa scheme is reviving Greece’s property market with hundreds of new permits issued during the first ten months of 2021.

Greek PM Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for the United Kingdom to return the Parthenon marbles to Athens.

Report: Athens, Thessaloniki Hotels Gathering Momentum

Hotels in Athens and Thessaloniki have managed to recover 39% of pre-pandemic overnight stay levels from January to September, says a report by GBR Consulting.

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.

UNESCO Calls on UK to ‘Reconsider’ Returning Parthenon Marbles to Greece

UNESCO is urging the British Museum to reconsider repatriating the Parthenon Marbles to Greece and to enter talks on the issue.

Mitsotakis, Macron Launch Greece Bicentennial Louvre Show

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and French President Emmanuel Macron recently inaugurated a Louvre exhibition marking the 200 years since the Greek War of Independence.

Greece Increases Funding for 2022 Evia Tourism Campaign

Greece will increase funding for the tourism promotion of the fire-sticken island of Evia in 2022, from 1.5 million euros to 2 million euros.

Ministry Priority to Get Northern Evia Tourism Enterprises Back to Business

"Our priority is to ensure that tourism enterprises affected by the devastating fires on Evia will be operational as soon as possible," Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Greek Hoteliers Say Tourism to Reinforce Northern Evia Recovery

Tourism enterprises in Northern Evia face viability challenges after fires ravaged the island this month, with local hoteliers calling for an urgent recovery package.

Central Greece Region: €40m for Reconstruction of Fire-hit Evia

The Region of Central Greece will release 40 million euros for the reconstruction of fire-hit Evia.

Fires: Northern Evia Tourism Professionals Call for Added Aid 

Evia tourism professionals affected by the recent fires that burned most of the northern part of the island, are calling for additional non-returnable relief measures.

Competition for Iconic Thessaloniki Square Facelift Completed

A competition calling for architectural proposals for the overhaul of Thessaloniki’s central Aristotelous Square has been completed.

Greece Draws Up Regeneration Plan for Fire-hit Northern Evia

Evia residents and business owners impacted by the devastating fires will receive financial support in the coming days, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.

Greece Opens Platform for Fire-affected Employees Seeking Subsidies

Greece has opened a platform accepting applications from employees who worked at enterprises that were affected by the massive fires.

Minister Commits to Fast Support for Fire-hit Evia Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said he would see to it that additional aid would be extended to tourism enterprises and employees affected by the fires on Evia.

Greece Slams British Museum for Lack of Care, Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greece says British Museum is not caring for the Parthenon Marbles and calls for their return to their homeland.

Northern Evia Professionals Launch Tourism Campaign After Fires

Tourism professionals on the Greek island of Evia, which saw thousands of hectares of woodland ravaged by fires, have launched an online campaign to raise awareness and garner support to rebuild their future.

Crete and Rhodes Top Choices for TUI Travelers this Summer

Two Greek islands - Crete and Rhodes - are top destinations of choice for travelers in addition to the Balearic Islands, according to holiday operator TUI Group.