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Greece Accepting Applications for Tourism Investments

The Greek Development & Investments Ministry will open the application process for a new round of tourism investment support on September 5.

Eco-friendly Brand ‘Alva Yachts’ Gets Representation in Greece

Germany-based Alva Yachts, a sustainable luxury yacht brand, has announced Alva Yachts Hellas as its exclusive sales representative for Greece and Cyprus.

Greece’s Attractiveness as an Investment Destination Remains Strong, Says EY

Greece’s attractiveness as an investment destination remains resilient despite challenges that are increasing uncertainty in Europe, according to a recent survey by Ernst & Young (EY).

Greece Orders Probe into Turkey’s ‘Turkaegean’ Trademark Claim

Greece has ordered an investigation into the decision by the EUIPO to approve the term “Turkaegean” to be used as a trademark by Turkey.

Greece Presents Priority Areas to Get ‘ESPA 2021-2027’ Funding

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis outlined the priority areas that will benefit from a new round of EU funding, known as ESPA, during a conference held recently in Kalamata.

Athens: Votanikos Park and Panathinaikos Stadium Projects Enter Phase 2

Two landmark projects for Athens - a 40,000 seat football stadium and the development of public spaces in Votanikos - are scheduled to begin after the municipality finalized relevant contracts this week.

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.