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Athens National Garden to Be Restored Back to Beauty

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis has presented plans for the overhaul of the city’s central park, the National Garden, in the heart of the Greek capital.

Ryanair to Launch 21 New Routes from Greece for Summer 2019

Low cost carrier Ryanair has announced the launch of 21 new routes connecting Greece with popular international destinations for summer 2019.

Athens Marks World Animal Day with Call for Love

On occasion of World Animal Day, the Athens Municipality invites animal lovers to step forward and adopt one of 26 strays through its animal welfare program.

Divani Group Offers Pink Cocktails to Support Breast Cancer Prevention Campaign

The Divani Collection Hotels this month is introducing its guests to its unique pink cocktails, aiming to support the global campaign for the prevention of breast cancer.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

Athens’ 47th Book Fest Kicks Off at Zappeion

The 47th Book Festival kicks off at Zappeion on Friday, August 31, as Athens continues to celebrate World Book Capital 2018.

Greek Seven-month Airport Traffic Going Strong

Greek airports welcomed over 34.4 million passengers in the first seven months of the year, marking a 10.1 percent rise against the same period last year at 31.2 million.

Ellinair Announces Special Fares for Young Travelers

Greek carrier Ellinair is supporting young travelers, aged 18-25, by releasing low ticket fares for flights between Greece and Russia.

Athens’ Unseen Museum Welcomes Special Dog Exhibit

The National Archaeological Museum’s Unseen Museum welcomes a 3rd-century AD funerary monument dedicated to a pet dog.

Athens Mayor Seeks to Revive Merchants’ Arcade, Calls for Proposals

Aiming to revive the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, the city’s mayor invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the re-use of 10 shops.

Ellinair Links Thessaloniki with Chania on Crete

Greek carrier Ellinair has announced the launch of a new flight connecting Thessaloniki with Chania on Crete, three times a week.

Athens and Piraeus Join Forces to Promote Culture

Athens and Piraeus have joined forces to promote culture and will host over 270 events over the next few months in both cities.

Athens Pouring €9.5m into City Center Revamp

The Athens Municipality is moving full speed ahead with an ambitious urban regeneration program allocating 9.5 million euros for four major city projects.

Library on Wheels Brings ‘Books Everywhere’ in Athens

A mobile library will travel through various locations in Athens, as part of the city's role as World Book Capital for 2018.

Athens Mayor Shares Welfare Know-how at OECD Montreal Forum

Social welfare policies, coordination and innovation were the key issues addressed by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis during the OECD forum held in Montreal.

Athens Hosts Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup 2018 Qualifying Tournament

The Glyfada Golf Club in Athens was one of the stops included in the 2018 edition of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup event.

City Offers Subsidies for Athens Neighborhood Upgrade Projects

In efforts to improve the overall standard of living in the urban center, the Athens Municipality is subsidizing neighborhood upgrade and renovation projects.

Athens Now a Reader’s Delight as World Book Capital 2018

Athens has officially stepped in as World Book Capital 2018 and is inviting residents and visitors to grab a book and participate in a number of events across the city.

Athens Evolves into City Break Favorite, Tourist Flows Rise

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with the Greek capital establishing itself as one of Southeastern Europe’s favorite city break destinations, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Steps in as World Book Capital 2018

Athens is set to become a reader’s paradise as of April 23, when it steps in as World Book Capital for 2018, during a special inauguration event at the Acropolis Museum.