Latest News for: Athens attractions


Business leaders lobby City Council to loosen open container laws with a ‘DORA’

The Athens News 12 May 2021
Athens City Council in committee on Monday heard a proposal from the Athens Uptown Business Association (AUBA) that lobbied the body to approve legislation that would limit open container restrictions Uptown and allow patrons to bring alcoholic beverages out of bars and onto the streets.

‘The next decade will be all about heat’: can Athens head off climate crisis?

The Observer 10 May 2021
Like every Athens mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis is acutely aware of the illustrious heritage of one of the world’s oldest cities ... “When you’re the mayor of Athens you are not in dialogue with history,” he says ... Prior to the pandemic Athens had become increasingly popular as a tourist destination, attracting over six million visitors in 2019.

Eggstra special Easter feature in Athens

Greek City Times 29 Apr 2021
... the Panathenaic Stadium, has become the latest attraction in Athens.

Romania, Greece lead EU members in SEE in climate action - ECFD

Renewables Now 28 Apr 2021
Measures to decarbonise the country sometimes spark debate about the socio-economic consequences of the green transition, but Athens hopes the transition will attract foreign investments and EU funds as it sees the European Green Deal mostly from an economic perspective ... ....

Athens starts process of developing new comprehensive plan

Decatur Daily 25 Apr 2021
ATHENS — Some residents raised concerns about unchecked growth while others called for amenities to attract more young residents during a community kickoff last week for the “Athens 2040” project to develop a new comprehensive plan for the city ... “What we need to do is attract ...

Brown Hotels opening 7 new hotels in Greece in 2021

Greek City Times 22 Apr 2021
After hotels in Croatia and Cyprus and the first hotel in Athens [Brown Acropol], we are today launching 6 new hotels in the Greek capital and another spacious resort with a private beach and a wide range of attractions for the whole family, less an hour’s drive from ...

7th Travel Trade Athens Brings Together Greek, International Tourism Executives

The National Herald 21 Apr 2021
Travel Trade Athens is the signature event of the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency (ADDMA) of the municipality of Athens ... Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis said "we have begun the changes Athens has needed for decades to create the conditions that will attract tourism.".

Israeli Brown Hotel Group opens seven new hotels in Greece

The Jerusalem Post 19 Apr 2021
After hotels in Croatia and Cyprus and the first hotel in Athens, we are today launching 6 new hotels in the Greek capital and another spacious resort with a private beach and a wide range of attractions for the whole family, less an hour's drive from Athens.".

House Republicans propose $2 million for Baileys Trail System in state budget

The Athens News 19 Apr 2021
Baileys Trail — expected upon completion to be the longest contiguous trail system east of the Mississippi River — was billed with the potential to facilitate economic development in Athens County, with the hope that such a novel attraction could captivate tourists to visit and spend money at local business while in town.

Sebastian Stan Romance ‘Monday’ Hits Theaters, Morgan Freeman, Ruby Rose In ‘Vanquish’; ‘In The Earth’, ‘We Broke Up’ Debut – Specialty Preview

Vibe Magazine 16 Apr 2021
By Amanda N'Duka Amanda N'Duka. pmc-editorial-manager More Stories By Amanda ... April 16, 2021 7.15am ... IFC ... When Mickey (Stan) is dragged away from his DJ set by a drunken friend and introduced to Chloe (Gough) one hot summer night in Athens, the attraction between the pair is immediately palpable ... Related Story ... .

IOC President visits the Olympic Museum of Athens

Greek City Times 09 Apr 2021
The Athens Olympic ... “We are sure that the new museum will be a pillar of cultural attraction for visitors from all over the world and will contribute significantly to the international promotion of Athens and the promotion of the Olympic Ideal,” Athanasiou concluded.

Dep. FM Fragogiannis: We Are Promoting "Science Diplomacy"

The National Herald 09 Apr 2021
ATHENS -- The progress that has been achieved in terms of increasing exports and attracting investments, but also in terms of the digitisation of services in Greece, combined with the importance ...

A bigger, more diverse European super league can help enrich football

The Observer 08 Apr 2021
Football has changed for the better ... The end, back then, justified all means ... But just as players from Istanbul, Warsaw and Bratislava get their shot in the Euros, would it not be better to include teams from Bruges, St Petersburg, Athens, Copenhagen and Prague in a European league? Investors are certainly interested in such attractive locations ... .

Greece’s recovery plan to invest €10bn in clean energy

PV Magazine 01 Apr 2021
With all four pillars of the five-year Greek recovery plan set to secure €12.73 billion of EU lending on top of €18.2 billion in grants–and expected to attract €26.5 billion of private-sector cash–the €54.5 billion being eyed by Athens would boost Greek GDP 7% by 2026.