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Thessaloniki Prepares for 1st Innovation & Technology Park

Thessaloniki will soon welcome its own innovation and technology park where fresh ideas will be able to find support and evolve into the new technologies of tomorrow.

Thessaloniki Info Desks Welcome over 40,000 Visitors in a Year

More than 40,000 visitors to Thessaloniki had the chance to learn more about the city’s tourist attractions through the Tourist Information Centers (TIC) set up a year ago.

Xanthi Ready to Host Conference on Alternative Tourism and Sustainability

The Greek city of Xanthi will host the American Farm School's 1st International Business Conference focused on the interconnection of alternative tourism and sustainability.

New App to Offer Israelis Visiting Greece Insight into Jewish Past

Israelis visiting Greece will be able to learn about the history of Greek Jewish communities through a new app being developed by the Bar-Ilan University.

Athens Airport Invites All to a ‘Book Before the Flight’

Actively participating in the Athens World Book Capital events, Athens International Airport invites all travelers to indulge in a “Book Before the Flight”.

Different Ticket Rates for Acropolis Museum in Summer and Winter

Ticket prices for the Acropolis Museum are subject to change to 10 euros in the summer and 5 euros in winter, according to the Greek ministry of culture.

Athens’ SNFCC Wins Over the Crowds with Culture

Since its handover to the Greek state last year, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has welcomed some 3.4 million visitors.

Greek Museum, Site E-ticket System Gaining Ground

The newly launched e-ticket, currently applicable at 11 popular archaeological sites and museums across Greece, is gaining ground according to the Archaeological Resources Fund (TAP).

Athens’ 47th Book Fest Kicks Off at Zappeion

The 47th Book Festival kicks off at Zappeion on Friday, August 31, as Athens continues to celebrate World Book Capital 2018.

Greece Launches Online Ticket Service for Admission to Museums, Sites

Visitors of certain archaeological sites, monuments and museums in Athens, Crete and the Peloponnese can now buy tickets online.

E-ticketing System Ready to Operate at Greek Museums, Sites

A much-awaited e-ticketing and access control system has been successfully installed at selected museums and archaeological sites across Greece.

‘Back to Athens 6/2018’ Festival Turns City Center into Cultural Hotspot

The Greek capital is hosting the “Back to Athens 6/2018” festival, which aims to introduce the city to Athenians and visitors through a number of cultural events.

Athens Now a Reader’s Delight as World Book Capital 2018

Athens has officially stepped in as World Book Capital 2018 and is inviting residents and visitors to grab a book and participate in a number of events across the city.

Athens Evolves into City Break Favorite, Tourist Flows Rise

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with the Greek capital establishing itself as one of Southeastern Europe’s favorite city break destinations, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Steps in as World Book Capital 2018

Athens is set to become a reader’s paradise as of April 23, when it steps in as World Book Capital for 2018, during a special inauguration event at the Acropolis Museum.

Faliro Delta Revamp Project Set for Phase 2

The revamp of the Faliro Delta is set to move to the next phase after the Attica Region council said it would be allocating 90 million euros for project works.

‘Cultural Route of Epirus’ to Launch in October 2018

The Cultural Route of Epirus, a project that aims to promote the area’s ancient theaters, is expected to officially launch in October 2018.

SNFCC in Athens Nominated for RIBA 2018 Architecture Award

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens has been nominated for the architecture award RIBA International Prize 2018.

Athens’ National Museum of Contemporary Art Ready for Action in 2018

The National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) located in the heart of Athens, will be fully operational next year, according to director Katerina Koskina.

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.
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