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Mastercard Offers Technology Knowhow for the Restart of Greek Tourism

Mastercard is offering its technology knowhow for the development of new tools that will support Greece's efforts to restart its tourism sector.

Avis Supports Athens’ Help at Home Plus Program

Avis has joined forces with the Municipality of Athens to support vulnerable groups through the “Help at Home Plus” program, amid the Covid-19 crisis.

Athens Extends ‘Help at Home’ Program to Support Vulnerable Groups

The Municipality of Athens has introduced its “Help at Home Plus” program that aims to support vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 pandemic.

SEGAS Moves Athens Half Marathon 2020 to September

The Athens Half Marathon 2020 event has been rescheduled to take place on Sunday, September 20, in the Greek capital.

Athens Municipality Suspends Operation of Culture, Sports Venues

The Municipality of Athens has suspended the operation of the city's indoor sports facilities and cultural venues for 15 days, aiming to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Athens Moves Ahead with Major Graffiti Cleanup Drive

The City of Athens is moving ahead with a graffiti cleanup project after the completion of works on the Pedion tou Areos Park.

Zeus International’s Hotels ‘Adopt’ Athens’ Karaiskaki Square for Christmas

As part of the Athens Municipality’s “Adopt your city” program, Zeus International’s hotels will decorate Karaiskaki square for the Christmas holidays.

Athens Invites All to ‘Feel the Magic’ this Christmas

Athens is ready to welcome the holiday season on Tuesday, 10 December, with the lightning of the Christmas tree at central Syntagma square.

Tourism Enterprises Lend a Hand to ‘Light Up’ Athens this Christmas Season

A number of tourism enterprises have responded to Athens' 'Adopt your city' program and will support the city's Christmas decoration this year.

Athens Near to Last in IMD Smart City Index

Athens still has a long way to go before it moves up the newly launched IMD Smart City Index, ranking this year 95th among 102 cities in the world.

Athens Gains Ground as MICE Destination

Athens is gaining ground as a global MICE destination, according to the ICCA - International Congress and Conference Association 2018 list.

Athens and Trikala Exchange Know-how on ‘Smart City’ Programs

The Municipalities of Athens and Trikala have agreed to exchange know-how on “smart” programs to facilitate life in the two cities for residents and visitors.

Alexander the Great Statue Finally ‘Watches Over’ Athens

A 3.5-meter bronze statue of Greek king Alexander the Great has been unveiled in the center of Athens.

Athens Revamp Phase 1 Complete, Says Mayor

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis recently presented a series of completed city upgrade projects, which are part of the municipality’s multi-phase urban regeneration program. 

Athens Holds 1st Meeting with its ‘Partners’

With the common goal to establish Athens into a top tourism destination, the city's mayor opened the 1st executive council of 'This is Athens & Partners'.

This is Athens – Polis Initiative to Clean City Building Facades

Athens is set to get a much-needed facelift with the cleaning of dozens of building facades across town on the initiative of the "This is Athens - Polis" pilot program.

Athens’ Christmas Tree to Light Up on December 11 at Special Event

Athens is getting ready to welcome the Christmas holidays under the massive Christmas tree on Syntagma Square, set to light up on Tuesday, December 11.

Angels to Hit Athens Streets and Squares for Christmas

Don’t be surprised if you happen to come across Christmas angels roaming Athens streets, as the Municipality’s festive event program gets underway in the Greek capital.

Athens Joins Cities Alliance to Address Sharing Economy Impact

Athens Mayor Georgios Kaminis has signed a declaration with mayors from all over the world, which aims to address the impact of sharing economy practices on the economy and citizens’ rights.

‘Athens & Partners’ Announce €15m Plan to Boost Tourism in Greek Capital

The Municipality of Athens, SETE, AEGEAN and Athens Airport have joined forces to establish the Greek capital as a top European destination.