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According to the tourism minister, a major investment is in the works on the island of Kea. (Photo credit: GNTO, USA).
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Upcoming New Tourism Zoning Plan To Secure Investments

Major tourism investments and an extended tourism season are expected to result from the new Special Zoning Plan for Tourism, the basic points of which were presented today, 13 December, to the Greek media by Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Alternate Minister of...
Posted On 13 Dec 2012
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Piraeus Chosen As Distribution Center By Hewlett-Packard

The Development Ministry recently announced a provisional agreement between American IT firm Hewlett-Packard (HP), Chinese shipping giant Cosco and Greek state railway Trainose for the use of Dock II in Piraeus Port.
Posted On 20 Nov 2012

New Zoning Plan To Open Tourism Investment Projects

The new special zoning plan for tourism that will promote tourism development alongside environmental protection in Greece, is expected to be ready by the end of the year, Greek press reports said recently.
Posted On 15 Oct 2012

Greek Regional Airport Tenders Under Preparation

A tender for the concession of 22 Greek regional airports will be launched by the end of the year, the Greek press reported recently.
Posted On 06 Oct 2012

Greek Regional Airports Privatization Discussed At Conference

The privatization process of regional airports was presented last month during the seventh “Aviation: Present and Future” conference held at the Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Ministry in Athens.
Posted On 01 Jun 2012

Contenders Announced For Remote Greek Island Air Routes

Six airline companies have expressed interest in the tender for the operation of the 24 state-subsidized domestic air routes to remote Greek islands (agones grammes) for the four-year period 2013-2016. According to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority, competing carriers are...
Posted On 01 Feb 2012

Ministry Launches Tender For Mytilini Port

The General Secretariat of Tourism recently launched a tender to select an operator for the port in Mytilini who would be granted the use, utilization, management, administration and operation of the port for a period of 40 years.
Posted On 01 Sep 2011

Faliro Delta To Become Biggest Park In Athens

“This park will become a new destination in the city,” renowned architect Renzo Piano said while presenting the final architectural plans for the development of the Faliro Delta in late June to the Greek media. The plans were funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
Posted On 01 Aug 2011

New Deadline For Kasteli Airport

The tendering process aimed at the construction and management of a new airport on Crete, in the Kasteli area, has been postponed for the third time and will now run through until 18 October, according to a recent announcement by the Transport and Infrastructure Ministry. The...
Posted On 01 Jul 2011

New Deadline Set For Kasteli Airport Tender

The Transport and Infrastructure Ministry recently announced a second postponement in regards to the awarding of the tender for the construction and management of the new airport on Crete in the Kasteli area. The new deadline is set for 7 June.

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.

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.