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Entrepreneurship Support Center Launches In Athens, Greece

The Municipality of Athens has launched a center to support and promote entrepreneurship and boost investments in the Greek capital.

Athens, Greece, Advances in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ “Mayors Challenge” Competition

Athens is among the 21 European cities that have emerged as final contenders in the 2013-2014 Mayors Challenge competition launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Athens To Become More Attractive To Visitors

The Municipality of Athens will launch a series of actions, in cooperation with the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, to upgrade the Greek capital's tourism product and promote the city's services.

Athens, Beijing Discuss Ways To Boost Cooperation In Tourism

The potential to attract Greek tourists to Beijing and also increase the number of Chinese visitors to Athens was recently discussed by representatives of the Beijing Municipal Commission Tourism Development and officials of the Municipality of Athens.

“Melody from Beijing” Brings Greece Closer To China

Some 2,000 Athenians felt the charm of Chinese music and also may have become a bit more eager to travel to Beijing and experience the city's unique culture, after attending a recent concert that connected China to Greece at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall.

2014 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards: Greece’s Best Restaurants

Greece presented its emerging modern cuisine to an audience of European Tourism Ministers, foreign journalists, Greek tourism professionals, entrepreneurs and celebrities at the 2014 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards ceremony held recently in Athens.

The Municipality of Athens Announces Program To Support Entrepreneurship

The Municipality of Athens recently announced a program to support entrepreneurship in the Greek capital under the development plan The Athens Project.

Workshop: Supporting Entrepreneurship In Athens

Projects to support entrepreneurship in the Greek capital under the Municipality of Athens' development plan The Athens Project, will be presented at a workshop organized by the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency (ADDMA) on 12 February at City Hall.

Athens To Usher In The New Year At Thisio

The City of Athens will ring in the New Year on Tuesday, 31 December, with events beginning from 2 noon with musical groups and showmen in the city center.

Athens Stores To Extend Shopping Hours Until 11pm On Saturday, 28 Dec.

Shops, eateries, museums and cultural venues in the city center will stay open until 11pm on Saturday 28 December in conjunction with the “White Night” holiday event of the Municipality of Athens.

Christmas and New Year Events Launch In Athens

The holiday season in the Greek capital this year will focus on children and games as the Municipality of Athens has announced a rich program of events for this Christmas and New Year.
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Campaign Launched To Clean-up Streets In Athens

A clean-up campaign to improve the appearance of the historic streets of the Greek capital was launched today by the Municipality of Athens.

Measures Announced To Revive Athens Center

Prime Minister George Papandreou chaired a Cabinet meeting last month after a week of street violence occurred in an Athens city district and announced a series of measures aimed to revamp the Greek capital’s historic center.

Προορισμός: Αθήνα

Τους τελευταίους μήνες η πόλη της Αθήνας έχει δεχτεί αρκετά πλήγματα ως τουριστικός προορισμός. Οι απεργίες, οι διαδηλώσεις και ο φόβος επεισοδίων, ο αποκλεισμός του λιμανιού του Πειραιά, της Ακρόπολης και ξενοδοχείων, δημιούρ­γησαν αρνητική δημοσιότητα. Σίγουρα θα είνα...

Hearts in Athens Public Art Event Launched

More than 60 hearts sponsored by the business community and painted or sculptured by established or upcoming artists and eminent local personalities have been strategically displayed in specific locations around the city of Athens and will remain there until the 19th of March. ...

Athens Promoted as a City Break Destination

The Organization for Tourism and Financial Development for Athens (OTOAA) submitted a bid to organize the annual City Break Expo and the European Cities Tourism (ECT) conference in Athens in June 2007.