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Covid-19 Cripples Greece’s Food and Drink Industry

Greece’s food and drink operations are still trying to recover from Covid-19, which has led to a 50% decline in turnover in the 2020-2021 period.

Greece Puts Price Cap on PCR Tests, Announces More Covid-19 Self-testing in Schools

The Greek government has announced a €47 price cap on PCR molecular tests for Covid-19 at private diagnostic laboratories and clinics.

Ermioni Tourism Project Gets Fast-track Approval

A major tourism resort plan to be implemented by Plepi Land Development LTD in Ermioni, Greece, has achieved strategic investment status.

Covid-19: Greece Ready to Impose Measures in High-risk Areas

Greek health authorities have ruled out the possibility of a country-wide lockdown but are noting that local Covid-19 restrictions will be ordered should the need arise.

Greece–Saudi Arabia to Boost Ties with Investments, Tourism and Trade

Tourism, investments and trade topped the agenda of talks between Greek ministers and Saudi Arabia Investment Minister Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih.

Greece Aiming for Business Growth, Change of Production Model

Greece’s aim for the next six years is to change its production model and achieve growth, according to Development and Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Greece Secures €21bn from EU in ‘ESPA’ Funds for 2021-2027

Greece has secured more than 21 billion euros in ESPA funds that will go towards a greener and digital economy, more social cohesion and a new approach to its fisheries and maritime sectors.

Greek Tourist Arrivals at 60% of 2019 Levels

Greek tourism figures this season are moving higher than expected with international arrivals already surpassing 60 percent of 2019 levels.

Greece Generating Foreign Investor Interest 

All the more investors are eyeing Greece expressing interest in services such as IT and maritime infrastructure, according to Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Greece to Allow Vaccinated-only In-person Exhibitions in Autumn

Ιn-person events and exhibitions in Greece will be allowed as of September 1, but only for participants vaccinated against Covid-19.

Greece’s Indoor Restaurants, Venues Only for the Vaccinated 

Starting July 16, indoor venues such as restaurants, bars, and theaters will only be accepting vaccinated and seated-only customers.

Greece Pushes Vaccination as Covid-19 Infections Rise Again

Greek authorities are pushing for more vaccinations without ruling out measures after a sudden increase in Covid-19 cases and the emergence of the Delta variant.

Tourism Enterprises Among Greece’s Top Startuppers

Enterprises active in tourism are among the top startups in Greece, according to data by Elevate Greece.

Covid-19: Greek Minister Says Perks for the Vaccinated in the Pipeline 

Individuals who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will soon have certain advantages, according to Greek Development & Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

New Support Measures for Greece’s Seasonal Tourism Workers

The Greek government has announced five measures to support seasonal employees in tourism, licensed tourist guides, tour leaders, and tour bus staff.

Greek FinMin Pledges €400m to Support Tourism

The Greek government plans to channel more than 400 million euros into the tourism industry to help it recover from the Covid-19 crisis.

Step by Step Greece Attempts Return to Normal

Greece is taking gradual steps to return to normal life with authorities expected to lift even more Covid-19 restrictions in the coming weeks.

Greece to Open Restaurants, Cafes with Safety Regulations in May

Greek restaurants, cafes and F&B services are set to open outdoors on May 3 after Orthodox Easter with protocols to be announced in the coming days.

Minister: Fresh EU Funding for Greek Businesses on its Way

Fresh funding for a wide range of Greek businesses, including tourism enterprises, will be announced soon, according to Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Covid-19: Greece Aiming for Safe Easter and Summer with More Freedom

The lifting of Greece’s lockdown restrictions will be done responsibly, aiming for a safe Easter and a summer with more freedom, says Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.