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Endeavor Greece: 39% of Greek Businesses Consider Relocation Abroad

Tax instability, access to funding and bureaucracy are among the main reasons why 39 percent of Greek companies are considering transferring their businesses abroad, according to a survey released by Endeavor Greece.

Greece Considered Too Expensive For Shooting Films

Greece's high VAT, the cost of filming at an archaeological site and all the red tape and paperwork involved, are the main reasons why major Hollywood productions are being filmed elsewhere.

Greece’s Competitiveness Continues To Plunge

Greece this year fell another seven places in the rankings of 142 countries from 83rd place to 90th in the Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012, released by the World Economic Forum last month. Greece remains the lowest-ranked country of the European Union and is below...

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Λίγο πριν κλείσει η ύλη του τεύχους Μαρτίου, μας προέκυψε η συνέντευξη τύπου της τρόικας και η έντονη αναστάτωση που προκλήθηκε από αυτήν. Πολλοί εμφανίζονται ενοχλημένοι από τις παραινέσεις, συστάσεις, προτάσεις, υποδείξεις ή όπως αλλιώς θέλετε να τις πούμε, για μείω...

Ski Tourism Analyzed At Forum

Chaotic bureaucracy, ski resorts that do not bear the appropriate GNTO seal due to land-use matters and the strong competition from neighboring countries are just some of the problems of Greek ski tourism, experts stressed at a recent forum held in Athens for the development of...

New Year Brings Abolition Of Cabotage

“A new era begins for Greek tourism and cruise in our country with the arrival of 2011,” Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said last month after welcoming the Panama-flag cruise ship Fantasia to Rodos. Fantasia was the first cruiseship to approach Rodos Port...

Seaplanes To Make A Comeback

The Infrastructures, Transports and Networks Ministry announced last month its intention to establish waterways in Greece and attract seaplane companies to strengthen the transport of Greece’s border areas.