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Defence, Energy, Trade Top Trump-Tsipras Talks

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and US President Donald Trump discussed cooperation in the areas of defence, energy and trade during a meeting in Washington.

Investment Key to Recovery, Greek PM in US to Stimulate Interest

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is currently on an official visit to the US, where he is making efforts to stimulate investor interest.

Xenia Hotel in Nafpaktos to Become Cultural, Conference Center

The Municipality of Nafpaktos has announced plans to transform the historic Xenia hotel into a cultural and conference center.
Posted On 16 Oct 2017

Greek Archaeological Council Gives Asteras Vouliagmeni Clearance

Greece's archaeological council has approved environmental impact studies submitted for the development of the Asteras peninsula in Vouliagmeni.
Posted On 12 Oct 2017

China, Russia, Turkey Investors Top Golden Visa Greece List

The largest number of buyers seeking to invest in Greece, through the "golden visa" program, are from China, Russia and Turkey.

Greek Thematic Tourism Projects to Get ‘Interreg’ Funding

Greek thematic tourism projects are to receive funding through the EU’s Interreg V (Greece-Cyprus 2014-2020) program.

TUI Invests in Greece: 10 New Hotels and More Cruise Ship Visits

Travel giant TUI plans to expand its presence in Greece by opening 10 new upscale hotels and adding more visits from its cruise ships to Greek ports.
Posted On 06 Oct 2017

Revamp of Greek Regional Airports to Begin in November

Development and upgrading works at Greek regional airports, taken over by the Fraport consortium, are expected to begin in early November.
Posted On 06 Oct 2017

TUI on Greece: ‘We are Here to Stay’

Travel giant TUI is interested in strengthening its investment in destination Greece and extending the country's tourism season.
Posted On 05 Oct 2017

Thirty Hectares at Hellinikon Former Airport Declared as Archaeological Site

The Greek Central Archaeological Council has decided that some 30 hectares of the 620-hectare plot at Hellinikon will be classified as an archaeological site.
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

Property Tax Burden Forcing Greek Isle Owners to Sell at Discount

All the more Greek islands, currently 40, are up for sale with prices going down by as much as 60 percent since the beginning of the crisis.

Piraeus Bank Backs SMEs with €700m, EIB Opens New Athens Office

Small and medium-sized businesses in Greece will be able to tap into a total of 700 million euros of funding by EIB, EIF and EBRD, through local Piraeus Bank.

Greek Archaeological Council Postpones Decision, Hellinikon Project on Ice

The Hellinikon project is still in limbo after the Central Archaeological Council postponed its decision on whether the site has areas of archaeological importance.

EIB to Finance Greek Tourism Infrastructure Projects

In efforts to support tourism infrastructure projects in Greece, the European Investment Bank (EIB) is planning to approve loans of up to 2 billion euros, according to European Commissioner Corina Crețu.

PM, Governor Highlight Crete’s Potential for Growth

The completion of the so-called north road axis, the airport at Kastelli and peripheral roadway networks are the top priorities for authorities on Crete.

EIB, Eurobank Sign €150m Financing Agreement to Support Greek SMEs and MidCaps

The EIB and Eurobank have signed a €150 million loan agreement to finance eligible projects undertaken by SMEs and midcaps operating in Greece.
Posted On 22 Sep 2017

Qatar’s Al Rayyan Canceling Plans to Invest in Greece

Qatari state company Al Rayyan has said that it will cancel investment activities in Greece because the country's "attitude towards investors is negative".
Posted On 22 Sep 2017

Eldorado to Continue Mining Operations in Greece After Ministry Meeting

Canadian mining company Eldorado Gold said it has temporarily postponed its decision to suspend operations in Greece after having entered “constructive dialogue” with officials.
Posted On 21 Sep 2017

Athens Airport Gets 20-year Concession Extension

Athens International Airport’s concession to run the country’s largest airport for the next 20 years has received the green light.

Forestry Dept, Archaeology Council Still Keeping Hellinikon Project on Hold

Set to bring billions of euros into state coffers and create over 70,000 jobs, the Hellinikon project along the up-and-coming Athenian Riviera is still on hold.