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Master Plan for Piraeus Port Upgrade Approved

The master plan for the upgrade of Piraeus Port, which includes a 600-million-euro investment for its expansion, has been approved.

Greece Property Prices and Rents Rise in 2022

Property prices and rents in Greece surge in 2022 backed by tourism and city upgrades, according to real estate experts.

China Counts on Greece to Further Strengthen Tourism Ties

China is counting on Greece to further strengthen ties in areas such as tourism, education and trade, according to its Ambassador to Greece Xiao Junzheng.

US Travelers Top 2022 Tax Free Shopping in Greece

US Travelers boosted tax free shopping in Greece during the January-September 2022 period, according to a survey by Global Blue.

Greece Tops ‘World’s Most Popular Luxury Cruise Destinations’ List in October

Greece and the ports of Piraeus, Santorini, Mykonos and Rhodes were among the most requested luxury cruise destinations in October, according to a report by CruiseCompete.

Piraeus Port Authority Makes Cruise Tourism a Top Priority

The Piraeus Port Authority is moving ahead with actions to establish Greece’s largest port into a major homeport in the Mediterranean.

These are the Top 3 Destinations in Greece for Holiday Home Seekers

Athens, the Cyclades and Halkidiki are the Top 3 destinations in Greece where international buyers are looking for holiday homes.

New Smart Hotel Opens Right Next to Piraeus Port

The Port Square, a new smart hotel in Piraeus, has opened its doors right next to the city’s port.

Greece Takes First Step to Create Museum of Underwater Antiquities in Piraeus

The Piraeus Port Authority has handed over a 1934 silo to the Greek Culture Ministry so that it may be converted into a Museum of Underwater Antiquities.

Two New Cars Added to Athens’ Public Tram Network

Athens’ tram service will be enhanced with the addition of 25 new urban tram cars by 2021, two of which were recently delivered to the company’s Hellinikon depot.

Piraeus Port Container Handling Leader in the Med

Piraeus port leads the way in container handling capacity in the Mediterranean, holding 4th spot in Europe and 26th rank globally, according to Lloyd’s List.

Piraeus’ Landmark Tower to Get New Lease on Life

An abandoned tower in the heart of Piraeus will get a new lease on life after the Piraeus Municipality signed a concession deal for its redevelopment.

Piraeus Mayor Takes Initiative to Redefine Port City

As investments to upgrade Piraeus port increase, Mayor Yiannis Moralis is looking to redefine the city and improve the standard of living for residents.

Santikos Collection Officially Opens Doors of ‘The Alex’ Hotel

Santikos Collection has opened a new chapter in its 30-year-long history with the official opening of “The Alex”, its first city hotel in Piraeus.

Piraeus Silo to Become Underwater Antiquities Museum

A 1934 silo on the port of Piraeus is set to be converted into a Museum of Underwater Antiquities, following the scheme's approval by Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee.

Santikos Collection Ready to Open ‘The Alex’ Hotel in Piraeus

“The Alex” hotel, a member of the Santikos Collection group, will open its doors on June 20 in Piraeus and welcome guests to the Athenian Riviera.

Piraeus to Host the 7th Global Symposium of Maritime Executives in June

The city of Piraeus, during June 20-21, will host the 7th Global Symposium of Maritime Executives, organized by the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association and Argo Travel Group.

‘Dinner in the Sky’ Returns to Athens for Fifth Year

“Dinner in the Sky”, the award-winning international gastronomy concept serving dinner at a height of 50 meters, returns to Athens for the fifth consecutive year.

Atlantides Luxury Travel Welcomes Sofia Semelidou as New Sales Incoming Manager

Atlantides Luxury Travel, a leading travel agency based in Piraeus, has appointed Sofia Semelidou as its new Sales Incoming Manager.

Piraeus Port Activities Drive Growth in 2018

Turnover for Piraeus Port in Greece increased by 19.2 percent in 2018 to 132.9 million euros against 111.5 million euros in 2017.