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Greece to Tighten Rules on Multiple Airbnb Rentals

Airbnb operators leasing out dozens of properties in Greece will be seeing changes to the legal framework, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Eurobank: Greece’s Tourism Sector a Top Foreign Investment Magnet

Greece’s tourism sector is one of five industries expected to attract foreign investment through to 2025.

South Aegean Region Presents ‘Flexible’ 2023 Tourism Promo Drive

The South Aegean Region, which includes many popular Greek islands, has announced a “flexible” tourism strategy for 2023 that is adaptable to the changing conditions of each source market.

Greek Hospitality Sector Sets Priorities for Future

Infrastructure upgrades, digital reform and sustainable best practices will best prepare Greece’s hospitality industry for the new era, says the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Greece Takes Actions to Attract Digital Nomads

Greece is aiming to evolve into a remote work destination with authorities taking actions to facilitate the move, according to the conclusions of a conference by Marketing Greece.

Greek Property Bodies, Airbnb-style Rentals Hosts React to STR Bill

Greek property owners and hosts are calling on the government to re-examine proposed legislation covering Airbnb-style rentals in Greece.  

Athens Increases Budget for Building Restoration Scheme

The Municipality of Athens is increasing its ‘Prosopsi’ building restoration subsidy scheme by 1 million euros.

Commission Forecasts 6% Growth for Greece this Year and Drop to 1% in 2023

The Commission is forecasting 6% growth for Greece this year, double the eurozone average, but sees high energy costs and inflation leading to a considerable slowdown to 1% in 2023.

Runners From Across the Globe Unite in Greece for 39th Athens Marathon

Greece welcomes 45,000 runners from 92 countries for this year’s Athens Marathon on Sunday, November 13.

Greece’s Golden Visas Going to China, Turkey and Russia Investors

Investors from China, Turkey and Russia have benefitted most from Greece’s golden visa program, according to data from the Greek government.

European Commission: New Rules for Short-term Accommodation Rentals

The European Commission has presented a set of proposed rules to regulate short-term accommodation rentals and help authorities ensure balanced tourism development.

SETE Submits Proposals for Regulation of Short-term Rentals

SETE, Greece’s tourism confederation, has submitted a set of proposals to the Greek government aimed at regulating Airbnb-style rentals.

Greece Celebrates Return of 15 Ancient Cycladic Treasures from Stern Collection

Greece has welcomed the return of 15 ancient Greek treasures from the Stern Collection in the United States to Athens’ Museum of Cycladic Art.

World Airlines Boosting Connections with Greece

Strong traveler demand for Greece is prompting more global airlines to add Greek destinations to their programs or increase the frequency of existing connections.

These are the Top 3 Destinations in Greece for Holiday Home Seekers

Athens, the Cyclades and Halkidiki are the Top 3 destinations in Greece where international buyers are looking for holiday homes.

Greece January-August Travel Receipts Up by 92.1% Over 2021

Year 2022 has seen a dynamic tourism recovery for Greece with inbound traveler flows and receipts up in January-August over the same period in 2021.

Greece Explores Ways to Regulate Short-term Rental Activity

The Greek Tourism Ministry says it is taking steps to regulate Airbnb-style rentals in Greece as demand grows.

Works Begin on Mega-project ‘The Ellinikon’ Along the Athenian Riviera

The highly-anticipated, 8-billion-euro The Ellinikon project to go up at the former Athens airport has entered implementation phase.

Athens Moves Ahead with Panathinaikos Stadium, Eleonas Upgrade Works

Athens Municipality is moving ahead with tenders for the planned 40,000-seat football stadium for the historic Panathinaikos sports club.

Short-term Rentals Regulations in Europe Expected by Year-end

The European Commission is expected to present rules for Airbnb-style rentals in Europe by the end of 2022.