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‘Ministry Park’ Project to Free Up Space in Athens for Public Housing

The relocation of nine ministries from Athens’ center to a “ministry park” on Mt Hymettus is expected to create favorable conditions for public housing in the Greek capital.

Searches for Greece Still Strong Among Fall Travelers

Demand for travel to Greece remains robust with all the more travelers choosing to visit in the fall, according to a study carried out by Tourix.

Ancient Olympia Authorities Take Action to Boost Tourism

The Municipality of Ancient Olympia will launch a series of actions and initiatives to attract more travelers, extend duration of stay and boost revenues.

Tourism Comeback Boosts July Retail Trade in Greece

Stronger tourist flows to Greece in July stimulated retail trade with sales increasing by 13.3%, according to data by the Greek statistical authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Spa Town Loutraki Pins Hopes on Tourism Redevelopment Plans

Loutraki, a Greek coastal town just an hour’s drive from Athens, is set to undergo a major transformation in an attempt to cover lost ground and attract more travelers.

‘Taste of Loutraki’ Preview Paves Way for Mega Food Event in 2022

Next year’s “Taste of Loutraki” gastronomy event will showcase Loutraki through its traditions, products, gastronomy and tourist experience through interactive happenings.

Kalamata Airport in Greece on Track for Development

The tender for the selection of consultants for the development of Kalamata Airport in Greece has been completed.

Greece Seaplane Operations Set Sights on 2022

Hellenic Seaplanes, a key investor in the development of Greece’s first waterway network, expects the first seaplane flights to take off in 2022.

Mitsotakis, Macron Launch Greece Bicentennial Louvre Show

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and French President Emmanuel Macron recently inaugurated a Louvre exhibition marking the 200 years since the Greek War of Independence.

Greece Reaches Out to Kids with Animated Tourism Tale

In efforts to reach out to kids and introduce them to Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization has released a cartoon spot in four languages.

Athens Topped UK, US, French Traveler Searches for August 

Athens was the most searched for destination in August by potential travelers from the US, UK and France, according to data released by Tourix.

Six Peloponnese Culture Projects Get Ministry Go-ahead

Six culture projects slated for the Peloponnese region, including the Kalamata Dance Festival and dozens of restoration actions, have received the go-ahead by state and local authorities.

Petition Launched to Add Greece to Disney World’s Epcot Center

The Hellenic Electronics Center has launched an online petition to gather support for the addition of Greece to the Disney World Epcot Center World Showcase.

Lavrio’s Iconic ‘French Iron Quay’ to Be Restored

Greece's culture ministry has approved the restoration of Lavrio's major industrial heritage monument, an old iron quay used by the French Mining Company in the late 1880s.

Crete Tops Kayak’s ‘Best Islands of Europe’ List

Crete is at the top of travel site Kayak’s “Best Islands of Europe” ranking, singled out for its affordable prices, fine weather and sandy beaches.

Elivi Hotels Gets Go-ahead for Strategic Tourism Project on Skiathos

Elivi Hotels received the green light from Greek authorities to proceed with a 52-million-euro strategic tourism investment on the island of Skiathos.

Thessaloniki’s ONOMA Hotel: Smart, Sexy and Fun

Cool, flexible, pioneering and wallet-friendly luxury in short best describes the ONOMA Hotel, the newest member of Anatolia Hospitality in Thessaloniki.

Developing Military Tourism Next on Greece Agenda

As part of its tourist product expansion plan, Greece has announced plans to develop military and war tourism.

Fraport Airport Upgrade Project in Greece Sends Message of Trust to Investors 

Fraport's decision to invest in the upgrade of 14 regional airports in Greece is sending a loud message to global investors who are interested in doing business in the country.

Greece Enters New Era of Transport with 14 Upgraded Airports

Greece is moving in the next era of tourism and transport after upgrading 14 regional airports to meet the increasing demand.