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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.

Greek PM Says Saving Lives a Priority in Natural Disasters

Protecting all forms of life in natural disasters is a key priority, said Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday in the aftermath of the country’s worst fires in decades.

Relief Measures for Greece’s Fire Victims Announced

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has announced a series of relief measures to help the victims of the devastating wildfires in Greece.

Massive Fires a Blow to Tourism for Greek Island of Evia

The ongoing fires that are ravaging Evia, Greece, have delivered a blow to tourism, according to the Greek island’s hoteliers association.

EU, World Stand By Greece with Firefighting Aid

A dozen countries have extended firefighting support to Greece which is still struggling to put out wildfires across the country in one of the worst summers in its modern history.

Greek Hoteliers Offer Hundreds of Rooms in Fire-hit Areas

Greek hoteliers are making available hundreds of rooms as accommodation for victims of the wildfires that have been devastating Greece.

Greece in State of Emergency as Fires Rage On

Greece declared a state of emergency on Thursday until August 9 as dozens of fires continued to burn in the wider Athens area, on Evia island, in Central and Northern Greece and in the Peloponnese.

Greece Struggles to Save Olympics Birthplace as More Fires Break Out

As temperatures continue to soar in Greece, firefighters are battling forest fires in various parts of the country, including near Ancient Olympia and its temples.

Greece Forest Fires Rage on Flared by Heatwave

Dozens of forests fires have broken out across Greece in conditions of extreme heat with the largest at the northwest Athens suburb of Varibobi and Evia island.

Olympic Stadium of Athens to Get Major Overhaul

Greece has announced plans for the revamp of the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens “Spyros Louis”, known as OAKA, under a budget of over 43.5 million euros.

Greece Takes Action to Reopen Zakynthos’ Famed Shipwreck Beach

A bill open for public consultation is expected to pave the way for the popular Navagio Beach on Zakynthos to reopen to the public.

Tourism Education Improvements Top Minister’s Corfu Agenda

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Ionian Islands Region and the Ionian University to implement tourism education and training projects.

Greece Launches 140 Cultural Events Outdoors at Sites Countrywide

A total of 140 concerts, art shows, theater and dance performances are scheduled to take place across Greece in the next two months, the culture ministry announced.

Plans for Greece’s First ‘Green’ Skyscraper Presented

Plans for Greece’s first ‘green’ skyscraper, to go up along the Athenian Riviera as part of The Ellinikon project, were recently presented by Lamda Development.