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100 Cities Participating in EU Mission for Climate-neutral, Smart cities by 2030

Six Greek cities including Athens, are among the 100 EU cities that will participate in the EU Mission for 100 climate-neutral and smart cities by 2030, according to an announcement by the Commission.

Greece: More Local Traditions Inscribed on National Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Greece’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list now includes seven traditional practices that originate from Corfu, Lefkada, Nisyros, Evritania, Kozani and Kavala.

Greek Cities Join EU Mission for Climate-neutrality by 2030

The Greek Environment Ministry and 21 municipalities have signed a memorandum of cooperation for inclusion in the EU’s mission towards climate neutrality by 2030.

Greece Celebrating European Days of Conservation-Restoration 2021

Greece is celebrating the European Days of Conservation-Restoration 2021 with a number of events taking place across the country until October 10.

Five Greek Municipalities Aim to Join EU’s ‘100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030’ Venture

Heraklion, Ioannina, Kalamata, Trikala and Kozani are looking to join the European Commission’s “100 Climate Neutral Cities by 2030” venture.

Covid-19: Strict Lockdown Restrictions Extended for West Attica, Kozani, Kalymnos

The stricter lockdown restrictions imposed on the prefecture of West Attica, the regional units of Kozani and Rodopi, and on the island of Kalymnos have been extended until January 18.

Strict Lockdown Measures Extended for Two Municipalities in West Attica

Greek authorities have decided to extend the strict Covid-19 lockdown restrictions on the municipalities of Aspropyrgos and Elefsina in West Attica, until January 11.

Florina Welcomes Opening of The Lynx Mountain Resort

The city of Florina in northern Greece has welcomed The Lynx Mountain Resort, a brand new luxury property looking to offer unique hospitality experiences.

Syrrako, Vlasti Festivals Nominated for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The Greek Culture Ministry has submitted a nomination file for the inscription of the August 15 religious celebrations of the villages of Syrrako and Vlasti on UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

Smaller Greek Airports Next in Line for Modernization

The Greek government is set to launch a new round of airport privatizations, concerning 23 smaller regional airports in Greece.

Greek Gov’t to Name Financial Advisor for 23 Smaller Airport Projects 

The Greek Transport Ministry will name a financial advisor in the coming period to move ahead with the exploitation of 23 smaller airports across Greece.

North Aegean Governor Clears Ways for Chios Airport Upgrade

North Aegean Regional Governor Christiana Kalogirou has cleared the way for the start of upgrade works on Chios Airport after approving a study for road relocation works.

Kozani Christmas, New Year Customs Revive at Athens Airport

As part of its "Fly me to the Moon" program, Athens International Airport on December 24-25 will take passengers and visitors on a cultural journey around the Greek town of Kozani.

Epirus’ Music, Traditions and Flavors ‘Arrive’ at Athens Airport

As part of its "Fly me to the moon" program, Athens International Airport will introduce the destination of Epirus to travelers and guests.

V-Travel Opens New Office on Lefkada

V-Travel, a company specializing in educational tourism, has announced the opening of a new office on the island of Lefkada.

Kozani Relaunches Tourism Brand, Sets New Goals

The Municipality of Kozani has approved a long-term strategy aiming to promote the northern Greek city as a top travel destination.

Kos Seeking Spot for Hippocrates ‘Father of Medicine’ on UNESCO List

Island officials are vying to include the “Father of Medicine” - Hippocrates of Kos - on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Greece Celebrates European Music Day with Numerous Events in 50 cities

Greece is celebrating the 18th European Music Day with a variety of cultural events, due to take place during June 21-25 in 50 cities.

Greek Government Seeks to Upgrade 23 Airports via PPPs

The Greek government aims to prompt public-private partnerships (PPPs) towards the upgrade and modernization of 23 regional airports.
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Western Macedonia Promoted To Ukrainian Travel Agents

Travel agents from the Ukraine recently experienced the culture, monuments, archaeological sites, nature, products, flavors and the Greek hospitality during a familiarization tour of the region of Western Macedonia and specifically to the prefectures of Kozani, Florina, Kastoria...
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