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Opposition Party SYRIZA Reveals Tourism Plan for Greece

Greek opposition leader Alexis Tsipras said that if elected, SYRIZA's tourism policy would focus on boosting domestic tourism, enhancing the quality of special and alternative tourism forms and supporting small and medium tourism enterprises.

Snap Elections in Greece Put Crucial Projects on Backburner, Impact Tourism

Greeks are set to vote on January 25 after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras failed for the third time to convince lawmakers to support his nominee, Stavros Dimas, for president.

Leftist Party Syriza Wins Greek Elections, Makes History

For the first time in almost 70 years, a leftist party takes over the reigns of the Greek government, with Syriza winning national elections on Sunday, securing 36.34 percent of the total votes, clinching 149 seats in parliament, two short of absolute majority.

New Greek Cabinet to be Announced Today, Tourism Ministry to Merge

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, sworn in on Monday evening, is set to announce his new cabinet later today, which according to sources will be much smaller after the merging of several ministries into four “super” government bureaus.

New Greek Cabinet Announced

Following the parliamentary elections on 25 January that were marked by the victory of leftist party Syriza, the new cabinet was announced today.

Summer Holidays in Greece Concern for UK Press

Described by the Independent as a “political earthquake that is rumbling from the Aegean across Europe”, the January 25 victory of the leftist Syriza party in Greece, seems to have created a backlash of distress amongst British tourists as to whether it will be wise to continue...

Greek Business Associations Appeal to Prime Minister: Keep Greece in the Euro

The heads of Greece's business associations made a joint appeal to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday to keep the country in the euro in line with growth prospects.

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras Announces July 5 Referendum on Lenders’ Proposals

In a television address to the nation on early Saturday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for a referendum on July 5 on whether Greece should accept or reject the demands of the country's creditors.

Greece: Tourists Will Have No Problem With Money Transactions

Banks in Greece will remain closed on Monday, June 29, and introduce capital controls after the European Central Bank froze the level of funding support supplied to local lenders.

Greece’s Social Partners Request Urgent Meeting With Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

The representatives of Greece's social partners (employers and trade union associations) have requested an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras today to present their positions and proposals in regards to the recent developments in the country.

Tsipras Postpones Meeting with Greece’s Social Partners

A meeting scheduled to take place on Tuesday between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greece's Social Partners has been postponed. The meeting was to focus on the recent developments in Greece.

Greece Seems Ready to Accept Lenders’ Bailout Terms

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will accept almost all of the bailout terms of the country's creditors that were on the negotiating table last weekend, according to a letter he sent on late Tuesday night.

Greece’s Referendum to Go Ahead as Planned, Eurogroup to Discuss Greek Proposal After Sunday

Greece's July 5 referendum will go ahead as planned, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras informed the nation in a television address.

Germany’s ‘Die Zeit’ Urges Greeks to Vote for the Future of Europe

In an open letter - in German and Greek - Die Zeit's Marc Brost is calling on all Greeks to vote responsibly in Sunday’s referendum, stressing that their decision will not only affect their own future but the future of 500 million people across Europe.

Greece Votes ‘No’ in Bailout Referendum, PM Tsipras Announces Next Move

Over 61 percent of Greeks voted “no” to creditors’ austerity terms in Greece's referendum on Sunday. "Our immediate priority is to restore the banking stability to normality", Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a public statement on Sunday night.

Social Partners Appeal to PM Tsipras to Keep Greece in the Euro

The presidents of Greece’s Social Partners (employers and trade union associations) on Wednesday appealed to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to fulfill his promise and keep the country in the euro.

Greece’s Third Bailout: Euro Summit Statement

Greece has agreed to tough reforms after marathon talks with eurozone leaders in return for a three-year bailout ended in the early morning of July 13.

Greek PM: A VAT Hike On Tourism is Irrational

Raising the Value Added Tax (VAT) on restaurants and tourism is irrational, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday night during an interview to state broadcaster ERT.

Mayor Kaminis on CNN: Tourism in Athens will ‘Take Off’ if Situation in Greece Returns to Normalcy

Tourism in Athens will 'take off' if the situation in Greece returns to normalcy, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis told CNN's Hala Gorani on Tuesday during an interview for the "World Right Now" show.

Greek Prime Minister Reshuffles Cabinet

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proceeded with a government reshuffle on Friday and replaced lawmakers who had voted against the first set of prior actions demanded by Greece’s creditors on Wednesday.