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ETA Announces Open Tender

The Tourism Development Company (ETA) last month announced an open tender for the six-year leasing of the refectory of the former border station in Promachona.

Tender For Tae Kwon Do Venue Launched

The Culture and Tourism Ministry’s aim is to create an international conference center in the Tae Kwon Do facility and establish Athens as a potential destination for international conferences every month of the year, according to a press release of the ministry.

Greek Government Opens Door To Foreign Investors

Prime Minister George Papandreou signed 13 agreements last month in Athens with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao that cover sectors of shipping, commerce, culture and tourism. This was the first official visit to Greece by a Chinese head of state in 24 years.

Go-Ahead Stalled For Atalanti Hills Project

The two-billion-euro tourism resort investment Atalanti Hills in Fthiotida is in danger of not coming into effect as it is tangled in Greek bureaucracy red tape, according to Lokros, the company that has undertaken the development and management of the project.
Posted On 01 Mar 2010

Government Freezes Plans For Kasteli Airport

Transport and Infrastructure Minister Dimitris Reppas recently announced the cancellation of the tender for the construction and management of the new airport on Crete in the Kastelli area that was introduced by the previous government in 2009.
Posted On 01 Feb 2010

Investors Invited To Bid For New Airport On Crete

The Ministry of Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works recently announced a tender for the construction and management of a one-billion-euro new airport on Crete in the Kastelli area. The new airport is scheduled to replace the existing Nikos Kazantzakis Airport at Heraklio.

Fthiotida Welcomes Atalanti Hills Project

A two-billion-euro tourism resort investment aimed to transform the area of Atalanti, Fthiotida, into a quality all-year-round destination was presented recently.

EU Funding for Greek Alternative Tourism

The amount of EU funds for the improvement of Greek tourist services for the 2007-2013 period amounts to 118 million euros, which includes the finance of Greek alternative tourism forms, said the European Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry, Gunter Verheugen, recently.

Piraeus Port Authority Signs Concession Agreement

Chinese-based Cosco Pacific recently signed a concession agreement with Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) to develop and operate Piers 2 and 3 of the port of Piraeus.

EU Agrees to Olympic Airlines’ Privatization

The European Union last month gave its consent to Greece's plan to privatize the Greek carrier Olympic Airlines next year, but said the airline must pay back 850 million euros in illegal state aid it received between 2005-2007.

Plan for Privatization of All Greek Airports

The interministerial committee for denationalization last month gave the 'green light' for the utilization of regional airports by private investors.

Theme Park Planned for Lavrion

The plan to construct a theme park in Lavrion, which will resemble the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia and the city Lijiang (Yunnan province in northern China), was recently approved by the town's municipal council.

Second Phase for Anavyssos Tender

The tender for the exploitation of the property at Alikes in Anavyssos is currently in its second phase with three contenders in this stage. These are the consortium of Lamda Development, Reds and Lampsa S.A. (the hotel Grande Bretagne), the Steggou Group with Porto Carras Casino...
Posted On 01 Jun 2008

Greek Airports Receive Aesthetic Improvements

The Hellenic Ministry of Transport and Communications (YME) and the Tourism Development Ministry held a joint press conference recently to reveal the process to aesthetically improve peripheral airports in Greece following a memorandum sent to YME by the Association of Tourist...
Posted On 01 May 2008

New Tourism Investment Infrastructure Interest

According to local press reports, foreign investors and large foreign enterprises are targeting some of the most important Greek ports and all airports, expecting that the country's tourism development will continue and expand, in particular into the winter season.
Posted On 01 Apr 2007

Foreign Investors Plan on Three Billion Budget

An association representing foreign investors has teamed up to deal with Greek government bureaucracy and convoluted regulations that both stall and dissuade investments in large tourism projects.
Posted On 01 Oct 2006

Investors Pressure Government for New Golf Legislation

A group of foreign real estate developers recently formed an association that aims to pressure government to revamp a golf course development law. The president of the Association of Foreign Investors in Tourism, Clemente Pinedo, says foreign investors thus far have steered clear...
Posted On 01 Aug 2006

Tender Called for Galileo Hellas Sale

Government and its consultant firm, Lazard, along with three banks (National, Emboriki, Alpha), published a call for tenders last month in foreign financial papers for the sale of Olympic Airlines' subsidiary company Galileo Hellas.
Posted On 01 May 2006

Crete Plans Construction of New International Airport

A new international airport costing more than 1 billion euros will be built on Crete, according to a government announcement. The new airport will be able to serve 5,000 holidaymakers at a time and will also serve as a transport hub for air cargo in the eastern Mediterranean.
Posted On 01 Mar 2006

Tourism Properties Turned Over to Private Investors

A number of properties of the Tourism Development Company are soon to turned over to private enterprises through long-term leasing agreements, and thus bring some much-needed coins to the state.
Posted On 01 Aug 2005