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Ellaktor Sells Stake in Athens Resort Casino

Greek construction firm Ellaktor has sold a 30 percent share of Athens Resort Casino SA to Karenia Enterprises Company Ltd for 13.5 million euros.

Greek Casino Law Causes Commotion

Authorities on Santorini and Mykonos have expressed their opposition over revisions to a legal framework, covering the licensing procedures and operation of casino ventures.

First Steps Towards Kaiafa Lake Area Overhaul 

The invitation for the modernization of infrastructure at Kaiafa Lake in southwestern Greece, including the area’s thermal springs, was issued on Monday.

Draft Bill Lays Out Framework for Greece Casino Operation, Taxation

A legal framework covering the licensing procedure and operation of casino ventures in Greece is up for discussion in an omnibus bill tabled in parliament.

Greek Gov’t Setting the Scene for Foreign Film Productions

The Greek government, through its relevant ministries, is paving the way for a framework that will offer foreign film producers incentives to shoot in Greece.

Greek Spa Tourism Needs Regulatory Framework to Take Off

Technical specifications and setting out protected zones are the prerequisites for the development of thermal springs and spa tourism in Greece.

PM Tsipras: Kalymnos’ Diving Tourism a Top Priority

Tapping into Kalymnos’ vast diving legacy as well as newly emerging tourism experiences such as climbing, are among the government’s top priorities.

Florina’s Lehovo Region to Get Hiking Trail Network

The town of Lehovo in Florina, northwestern Macedonia, will get its own hiking path network aiming to highlight the region’s cultural and natural wealth.

New Healing Hotel ‘Euphoria Retreat’ to Open in Mystras

The Healing Hotels of the World group will cooperate with Greek entrepreneur Marina Efraimoglou for the opening of a wellness and healing retreat in Greece.

Health Tourism on Agenda of Greek and Australian Municipalities

The Central Union of Municipalities of Greece has signed a cooperation agreement with the Municipal Association of Victoria in Australia.

Number of Certified Thermal Springs Rises in Greece

The Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee in Greece recently certified two more thermal springs in the areas of Grevena and Fthiotida.

IHTC: Medical Tourism to Greece Can Bring in $2bn in Next Three Years

Revenue from medical tourism to Greece can reach $2bn in the next three years, according to International Health Tourism Center (IHTC) head George Patoulis.

Menalon Trail Paves Way with 1st Greek Hiking Path Meet

Menalon Trail is Greece's first to receive the European LQT certification, as announced during the 1st Greek Trails Conference - 3rd European Leading Quality Trails meeting.

Russian Athletics Federation Eyes Greece as Sports Tourism Destination

Aiming to promote Greece as a sports and training destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with representatives of the Russian Athletics Federation.

Nostos 2017: Nafpaktos Puts Focus on Alternative Tourism to Extend Season

The Municipality of Nafpaktos in Western Greece is going forward with a plan focused on alternative forms of tourism to extend its season.

Greece Looking to Tap into Benefits of Sports Tourism

The Culture Ministry's General Secretariat of Sports is seeking ways to create integrated packages for sport and leisure and promote major athletic events.

Halkidiki Tourism Pros Call on Gov’t to Clamp Down on Illegal Campers

Tourism professionals in Halkidiki, northern Greece, are calling on the government to take measures and as of 2018 effectively deal with illegal campers.

Cruise Operators, Passengers Rate Greek Ports

The ports of Chios, Lesvos, Mykonos, Piraeus and Santorini are among the Greek ports leaving behind not so favorable impressions, according to a report.

Signature Travel: Educational Tourism from India is Gaining Ground in Greece

Greece seems to be gaining ground as an ideal destination to host educational tourism programs for students in India, according to Signature Travel.

‘Greece Offers Great Experiences,’ says Russian Cosmonaut Novitskiy

Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy met with Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and applauded Greece for "the great experiences it offers" its visitors.