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Grand Hyatt Athens Opens in Greek Capital

The Grand Hyatt Athens, the first Hyatt hotel in the Greek capital and the first Grand Hyatt branded hotel in Greece, has opened its doors.

The New York Times: Athens Rises as Cultural Capital and Tourism Destination

Athens’ economic and artistic revival is featured in an extensive article by The New York Times, which also refers to the city's rising tourism figures.

SNF Gives €3 Million Grant For Completion Of National Museum of Contemporary Art In Athens

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation has awarded a three million euros grant to the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) for the immediate completion of the substantial reconstruction works at the Museum’s building, the former Fix Brewery in Athens.
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“Re-think Athens” Winner Announced

Okra, a Dutch architectural firm, has won the “Re-think Athens” European architectural competition with a plan to radically transform the Greek capital by pedestrianising Panepistimiou Street in central Athens.

“Re-think Athens” Project Launched

The exclusion of cars from a redesigned Panepistimiou Street, the extension of the tram line to Patisia, the refurbishment of Omonia square and the upgrading of the Neoclassical Trilogy of Athens (Academy of Athens, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and National...

Posidonia Forum An Eye Opener For Tourism Sector

“Cruise tourism is a key to the government’s overall policy,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said during his opening speech at the first Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum held at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens on 21-22 June.

Sea Tourism Forum To Launch Next Month

The potential for sea tourism and the development of the economies of Greece, the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea region will be examined during the first Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum, scheduled to take place 21-22 June at the Onassis Cultural Center in Athens.

Diving Tourism On Ministry’s Agenda

The development of diving tourism is one of the top priorities of the Culture and Tourism Ministry within the framework of promoting alternative forms of tourism, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said at the “Biodiversity and Diving Tourism in the Greek Seas”...