16.8 C
Athens
Sunday, December 5, 2021

Increased tourist flows by 79,3% compared to last year in the eight months of January-August

✚ ATHENS

Municipality of Athens: 14 new electronic services available to citizens

The total number of digital services of the Municipality of Athens now stands at 118 after the addition of 14 new ones, which are available as of today ...

Start School of Business in Serafio-Free digital education in 45 companies in Athens

A total of 45 small and medium enterprises operating within the borders of the Municipality of Athens have the opportunity to participate for free in the Start School of Business, ...

The face of the University changes with plane trees and marbles

The planters, the benches and the palm trees on Panepistimiou Street will be a thing of the past in a few days as the Municipal Council "turned on" the green light ...

In Pagrati the first public Japanese Garden in Greece

The Municipality of Athens created the first public Japanese Garden in Greece in the Nereid Park in Pagrati, just behind the building of the National Gallery ....

The 8th "pocket" park in Patisia is ready

Athens acquires another upgraded green space, this time in Patissia. Expanding the network of "pocket" parks in the neighborhoods of the capital, the Municipality ...

The number of tourists who visited Greece in the eight months of January-August exceeded 8,5 million, recording an increase of 79,3% compared to the corresponding period last year.

According to the data of the Bank of Greece, this development is reflected in the increase by 135,7% of receipts compared to the corresponding period of 2020, as they reached 6,6 billion euros. This increase is due to receipts from residents of EU-27 countries by 146,2%, which amounted to 4, 465 billion euros, as well as receipts from residents of non-EU-27 countries by 102,0%, which amounted to 1,971 billion euros.

More specifically, receipts from residents of euro area countries amounted to 3,486 billion euros, increased by 134,6%, while receipts from residents of EU-27 countries outside the euro area increased by 198,3% and amounted to to 979 million euros.

In particular, receipts from Germany increased by 114,7% compared to the corresponding period of 2020 and amounted to 1,264 billion euros, while receipts from France increased by 207,7% and amounted to 731 million euros. From outside the EU-27, receipts from the United Kingdom increased by 75,2% to € 787 million. Receipts from the US increased by 371,5% and amounted to 340 million euros, while those from Russia increased by 414,1% and amounted to 58 million euros.

Source: RES-EIA

Belarus alleges violations of its airspace by Ukrainian aircraft

Belarus's Defense Ministry announced today that it has summoned Ukraine's military ombudsman to protest what he called repeated violations ...

KINAL: Large turnout of voters at the party polls - The possibility of extension is open

A large turnout of voters in the internal elections of the Movement for Change has been recorded since the morning as, according to information, about 150.000 voters have come so far ...

Anniversary of the assassination of Grigoropoulos: Draconian measures by the Hellenic Police.

Extraordinary traffic regulations have been planned by the Traffic Police for tomorrow, Monday, December 6, 2021 in the center of Athens, due to the gatherings-marches, which have been announced for ...

News bulletin at 16:00

There is a great response of the citizens to be vaccinated earlier with the 3rd dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Already more than half ...

Portugal: Parliament dissolved in the run-up to the 30 January elections

The President of Portugal Marcelo Rebelo de Souza decreed the dissolution of the parliament today, in the last remaining official step in view of the early ...

Northern Macedonia: Albanian "Alternative" party to run in government

An agreement on the participation of the Albanian party "Alternativa" (Alternativa) in the governing coalition of Northern Macedonia was signed today at noon by the Prime Minister of the country Zoran ...

News bulletin at 15:00

The response of the people to be vaccinated earlier with the 3rd dose of the coronavirus vaccine is huge. Already more than half ...

IT HAPPENS IN ATHENS

Anniversary of the assassination of Grigoropoulos: Draconian measures by the Hellenic Police.

Extraordinary traffic regulations have been planned by the Traffic Police for tomorrow, Monday, December 6, 2021 in the center of Athens, due to the gatherings-marches, which have been announced for ...

Municipality of Athens: Free Production Assistant training program in the field of cinema

At a time when Athens through the Athens Film Office is constantly gaining "ground" in the choices of international producers as an ideal set for films, ...

Municipality of Athens: Sunday cleaning and disinfection operation in the Commercial Triangle of Athens

Sunday mass cleaning and disinfection operation in the Commercial Triangle of Athens today, by the competent services of the Municipality of Athens. "Our whole mechanism in one ...

The "Megaro Mousikis" station is closed from 12 noon

By order of the Greek Police, today, Sunday, December 5, from 12 noon, the Metro station "Megaro Mousikis" will be closed, due to ...

World Volunteer Day: The volunteers of Ε.Ε.Σ. send a loud message of optimism amid a pandemic

The Greek Red Cross, on Sunday, December 5, 2021, celebrates World Volunteer Day, sending a strong message of optimism and solidarity, in the midst of a pandemic. Specifically, the ...