Courtesy: Greek Consulate

Despite what happens in the debt markets, Greece's natural beauty in places like Mykonos, Cyclades, and the warm hospitality of its people will endure, says the consul. 

"Greece’s place in the heart of Europe is not negotiable, and this is broadly accepted," says Giorgos Panagiotidis, Greece's consul in Atlanta.  More
Belgium

Mohawk Continues 'Aggressive' Ways With $1.2 Billion Belgian Acquisition

by Phil Bolton | January 15, 2015 With manufacturing facilities near each other both in Georgia and Belgium, and new plants about to open, Calhoun-based Mohawk Industries Inc. has announced that it is continuing its “aggressive growth strategy” by acquiring the Belgian IVC Group. More
France

Atlanta Toulouse Committee to Celebrate 40th Anniversary in France

by Phil Bolton | April 13, 2015 A dozen members of the Atlanta Toulouse Sister Cities Committee are heading to France April 20 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of the binational organization that currently has more than 100 members. More
Germany

German 5D Software Developer Sets Up Lab at Georgia Tech

by Phil Bolton | February 2, 2015 The Georgia Institute of Technology is the first university to install a “big data” 5D Lab for developing new standards for the construction industry’s use of smart analytics, according to a Jan. 23 news release from Stuttgart, Germany-based RIB Software AG. More
Ireland

Audio: Irish PM Kenny on Greece, Anti-Immigrant Sentiment and More

by Ralitsa Vassileva | March 16, 2015 Editor's note: Global Atlanta has teamed up with Ralitsa Vassileva, who recently left CNN International after 20 years as an anchor and correspondent, for a series of podcast interviews of influential international figures living in or visiting Atlanta. This is the first in the series.  More
Netherlands

Dutch Firm Consolidates, Puts Global HQ in Sandy Springs

by Trevor Williams | July 22, 2015 CSM Bakery Solutions, which has origins in the Netherlands, is putting its global headquarters in Sandy Springs, bringing 120 jobs and $5.5 million in investment.  More
Turkey

Istanbul Flight on the Minds of Atlanta's Turks

by Trevor Williams | November 20, 2014 When Turkish Consul General Özgür Kıvanç Altan visited Atlanta, one thread ran through all his conversations: Strong desire for a nonstop flight to Istanbul.  More
United Kingdom

Bloomingdale's at Lenox Installs One More British Brand

by Obinna Morton and Phil Bolton | September 2, 2015 Atlantans who like the looks of Kate Middleton, the duchess of Cambridge, now have no further to go than Bloomingdale’s at Lenox Square in Buckhead to acquire yet another of her favorite fashion lines. More