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Greek Aviation, Land Transport To Change For The Better

Plans to modernize Greek aviation and land passenger transport and overturn obstacles that prevent foreigners from visiting Greece were announced recently by Transport Minister Kostis Hatzidakis.

Hotel Chamber Informed On Labor Issues

Employer contributions to the national health insurance fund IKA-ETAM will be cut by five percent next year, Labor Minister Ioannis Vroutsis informed the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels on Monday 10 September. The reduction next year will follow an already announced reduction of 1.1...

Schengen Visas In The Spotlight

All consular authorities of Greece are instructed to extensively use all Schengen visa system facilities to issue visas without delay and with the minimum of formalities, Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos said on Monday 10 September.

Social Tourism Programs To Make A Comeback In 2013

The subsidized social tourism holiday programs that were cancelled this year are scheduled to re-launch in 2013, according to Labor Minister Ioannis Vroutsis. The social tourism programs provided subsidized vacations to low-income Greeks.