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Plans for Athens Metro Line 4 Back on Track

Construction for Athens Metro Line 4, once a contractor is selected, will begin with the project's Section A that connects Alsos Veikou in Galatsi with Goudi (12.8km long, 15 stations).

Piraeus-bound Metro Line Held Up by Red Tape

The first three stations on a metro line connecting Athens with the port of Piraeus have been put back due to red tape with openings now planned for 2020.

Three New Athens Metro Stations Up and Running in June 

Three new Athens metro stations - at Agia Varvara, Nikaia and Korydallos -  along the Airport-Agia Marina blue line are set to open this summer.

Short-term Rentals a Boon for Greek Property Owners

Greek property owners have been making the best of the sharing economy with revenue from short-term rentals up by 105 percent over the last two years, an AirDNA study reveals.

Semiramis Hotel Blends Mediterranean Cuisine with Japanese Culinary Tradition

Semiramis Hotel in Kifissia, Athens, has partnered with Japanese restaurant "Freud Oriental" to introduce its guests to a new culinary concept.

Hotelising Introduces ‘Sir Athens’ to Greek Capital’s Hospitality Scene

Hotelising, a sales management company, has introduced "Sir Athens", a new five-star concept, to the Greek capital's hospitality scene.

Peloponnese Gastronomy on the Menu of ‘Sympossio 2018’ Event

Aldemar Resorts has announced the Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2018 event, which this year is dedicated to the gastronomy culture of the Peloponnese.

Athens Lycabettus Hotel to Close, Jobs Not Lost

The Athens Lycabettus Hotel, located on the pedestrian street of Valaoritou & Voukourestiou, between Kolonaki & Syntagma Square, will close on June 28.

Athens Metro: Planned Line 4 To Extend From Evangelismos Station To Goudi District

The first phase of the construction of the fourth metro line in Athens, Greece, will involve 14 stations instead of nine as originally planned. Metro stations for the new Line 4 will be created in the city districts of Pagrati, Kessariani, Ano Ilisia and Zografou.

St George Lycabettus Becomes Member Of Greek PCO Association, HAPCO

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) announced that it has added another hotel with conference facilities to its network of members, the St George Lycabettus.

Santorini To Attend Christmas Bookshop Party In Athens

Santorini's best images and tastes will be available in Athens and be the main attractions at the Christmas Bookshop Party of the Melissa Publishing House on Sunday 15 December 2013.

Yes! Hotels Group Acquires Another Property

Last month, Yes! Hotels group owned by Dakis Ioannou acquired the Olympic Palace Hotel in Athens, which brings the group's collection of boutique hotels up to five.

Athens Launches Summer Cultural Program

A special summer cultural program was announced last month by Athens Mayor Dora Bakoyannis and Athens Municipality Cultural Department chief, Nitsa Loule. The program will spread across several parts of the capital, will run until September 18, and will feature a plethora of...

No Call From Abroad for 2004 Lodgings

Owners of Athenian houses did not exactly rush to offer their apartments for rent to foreign visitors to the Olympic Games, but what is on offer may still vastly exceed demand.