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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 Ranks 3rd in Europe for Excellent Bathing Water Quality

Greece is among the top three countries in Europe for the excellent quality of its bathing waters, according to the latest European Bathing Water Quality report.

Fraport Airport Upgrade Project in Greece Sends Message of Trust to Investors 

Fraport's decision to invest in the upgrade of 14 regional airports in Greece is sending a loud message to global investors who are interested in doing business in the country.

Greece Enters New Era of Transport with 14 Upgraded Airports

Greece is moving in the next era of tourism and transport after upgrading 14 regional airports to meet the increasing demand.

Greek PM: Regional Airport Upgrades An Investment in Tourism

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Greece was entering a new era thanks to a 440-million-euro investment by Fraport in the upgrade of 14 regional airports.

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.

Greece Plans to Launch 5 New Cultural Routes

The Greek Culture Ministry is planning to launch five new cultural routes covering all periods of Greece’s history.

Greece Keeps Domestic Air Travel Restrictions in Place Until May 14

Non-essential travel between Greek prefectures will remain prohibited until May 14, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Fraport Greece Bets on Makedonia Airport Potential

Fraport Greece has high hopes for Makedonia Airport which serves the northern port of Thessaloniki, the country’s second largest city.

Non-essential Domestic Air Travel Still Banned in Greece

Non-essential air travel between Greek prefectures remains prohibited until April 19, according to an updated Covid-19 aviation directive by Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority.

Greece Extends ‘Only Essential Travel’ Rule for Domestic Flights

Greek authorities are still allowing only essential domestic travel between all airports in Greece, according to an updated aviation directive.

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.

Greece Extends Domestic Flight Restrictions Until March 22

All non-essential travel between Greek prefectures remains prohibited until March 22, according to an updated aviation directive.

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.

Greece Updates Covid-19 Aviation Directive for Domestic Air Travel

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority has extended travel restrictions for domestic flights in Greece until March 8.

Greece: Non-essential Domestic Air Travel Banned Until March 1

Only essential domestic travel is allowed between all airports in Greece, according to an updated aviation directive.

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.

Greek Cultural Capital Eleusis Sets New Agenda for 2023 

Greek city Elefsina has revised its agenda for its term as cultural capital 2023 focusing on culture, humanity, city, and the environment.

Gastronomy Tourism Proposals in Greece Up for Discussion

A series of proposals for the development of gastronomy tourism in Greece are now open for public consultation, the Tourism Ministry has announced.