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‘Ministry Park’ Project to Free Up Space in Athens for Public Housing

The relocation of nine ministries from Athens’ center to a “ministry park” on Mt Hymettus is expected to create favorable conditions for public housing in the Greek capital.

Royal Jordanian to Increase Frequency Between Amman and Athens

Royal Jordanian, the national carrier of Jordan, is expected to increase frequency between Amman and Athens in November.

Greece is Strengthening Link Between Culture and Tourism, Says Minister

Greece is slowly strengthening the connection between culture and tourism, managing this way to create “brands” for its tourism product, says Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Hotelising Announces New ‘HOTEL PRO’ Service for Hoteliers

Hotelising has expanded its portfolio of services aiming to provide hoteliers with more innovative tools in sales and revenue management.

Mayor: Athens Urban Regeneration Program Largest in Decades 

Athens’ urban overhaul, which includes the redevelopment of central streets and parks, is the largest such program to take place in the Greek capital in the last decades, says the city's mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

Three Greek Hotels Win at World Spa Awards 2021

Three Greek hotels are among the winners of the World Spa Awards 2021, the global initiative that celebrates and rewards excellence in the spa and wellness sector.

Searches for Greece Still Strong Among Fall Travelers

Demand for travel to Greece remains robust with all the more travelers choosing to visit in the fall, according to a study carried out by Tourix.

Athens Named Best European Capital for Food Lovers

Athens has been ranked as the “Best European Capital for Food Lovers”, according to research by London-based Uswitch.

Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to German, Polish Markets

Thessaloniki was promoted as a tourism destination to German and Polish professionals during two fam trips organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Tourism Promotion of Athens on Agenda of Talks Between Ministry, City’s Airport

Ways to further promote Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias and Athens Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Olympic Flame for Beijing 2022 Lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 was lit on Monday during a ceremony in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

Survey: Dutch Travelers Choose Greece for its Hospitality, Food, Weather

Dutch travelers mainly choose Greece for its hospitality, delicious cuisine and mild climate, according to a survey conducted by Griekenland.net.

NEW Hotel Puts Weekend Brunch Back on the Menu

The NEW Hotel in Athens will be serving weekend brunch again, having added new flavors and tasty selections.

Greece to Establish EuroVelo Coordination Center to Promote Bike Tourism

Greece is taking action to promote bike tourism through the establishment of a National EuroVelo Coordination Center.

Next Regeneration Project for Athens: Panepistimiou Street

The Municipality of Athens is moving ahead with the redevelopment of central Panepistimiou Street as part of its general urban regeneration plan for the Greek capital.

Greece Aiming to Become the ‘Hollywood of Europe’

The comparative advantages and incentives that Greece offers to foreign movie and TV producers were analyzed during a recent forum.

Athens’ 5th Int’l Hospitality Forum to Focus on post-Covid-19 Travel Trends

The main trends that will define travel in the post-Covid-19 era will be analyzed during the 5th International Hospitality Forum that will take place in Athens in November.

Greece Explores Tourism Cooperation with Lithuania

Greece and Lithuania are exploring ways to strengthen tourism ties and jointly promote their thematic tourism products.

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.

Modus & Amplio Adds ‘The Koukaki Residence’ to its Portfolio of Hotels

Modus & Amplio has partnered with The Koukaki Residence, a hospitality property located in the Athenian district of Koukaki, under the Acropolis.