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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Mayor Joins Forces with Cluster to Bring Health Tourism to Greek Capital

The Athens municipality has joined forces with the Athena Health Tourism cluster to develop the Greek capital into a major health tourism destination.

Athens Mayor to Regulate Seating, Calls for Respect of Public Space

The Athens Municipality is moving ahead with the regulation of cafe and restaurant seating in efforts to improve the standard of living in the capital.

Athens to Ring in New Year at Thissio

The Municipality of Athens will usher in 2018 at the Thissio pedestrian walkway with the Acropolis as a backdrop and plenty of music and happenings on New Year’s Eve.

Deserted Athens Buildings to Get New Lease on Life

The Athens Traders Association is looking to give rundown and abandoned buildings in the center of Athens a new lease on life.

Athens to Light Christmas Tree, Host 220 Festive Events

The holiday season in Athens will officially begin with the lighting of the Christmas tree at Syntagma Square on Tuesday, December 12.

Athens City Center Revamp Continues at Agia Eirini Sq

Popular Athens hang-out Agia Eirini Square will be revamped as part of the municipality's “Revitalization of the Athens Commercial Triangle” program.

‘Travel Trade Athens 2017’ Event Aims to Attract More Visitors to Greek Capital

As arrivals to the Greek capital are reaching an all time high this year, the Municipality of Athens is aiming for more with its signature annual trade event "Travel Trade Athens 2017".

Athens Beefs Up Public Space Checks

The Municipality of Athens is intensifying its on-the-spot checks of food & beverages businesses in efforts to ensure regulations are being adhered to.

Alkyon Resort Supports ‘Aesop 2017’ Fairy Tale Awards

The Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa for the third consecutive year supported the Panhellenic Fairy Tale Competition - Aesop Awards 2017, held recently in Athens.

Athens Converts More Streets into Pedestrian-only Zones

Two more streets in the "commercial triangle of Athens" - Agathonos and Karoris - have been pedestrianized, the city's municipality announced.

Athens Half Marathon 2017

The Hellenic Athletics Federation, in cooperation with the Municipality of Athens and with the support of Region of Attica, will hold the 6th Athens Half Marathon on March 19, 2017.

Athens Aims to Tap into Dental Tourism

Identifying ways to establish the Greek capital as a dental tourism destination, was the focus of a recent meeting between Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and the founders of the Athens Dental Tourism Cluster.