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Russian, UAE Investors Seek To Invest In Greek Tourism Sector

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev recently expressed his interest to launch investment projects in the Greek tourism sector, during a meeting he had with Deputy Development Minister Notis Mitarakis in Athens.
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Greek Government Gives Incentive To Restaurants To Drop Prices

The price of wining and dining out in Greece is expected to fall as the value added tax (VAT) reduction in the food service sector from 23 percent to 13 percent comes into effect on 1 August.

Hoteliers Urge Adoption of Longer Hours for Museums and Shops

The Greek Chamber of Hotels says that the increase in opening hours of shops and museums in the country, as recently proposed by the government, is a positive step towards bolstering tourism.

Summer Arrivals Offset Earlier Losses

An increase in foreign arrivals during the early part of the summer so far has helped cancel the losses seen in the early part of the year. And in an effort to stem some profiteering, particularly at eating establishments, government inspectors continue to visit tourism...

A New Tourism Complex for Peloponnesos

Deputy Development Minister Dimitris Georgakopoulos unveiled plans to build a state-of-the-art tourism complex that would include popular alternate forms of tourism such as spa, marine and golf facilities.

More Funds To Be Spent On Greek Tourism Promotion

Economy and Finance Deputy Minister Christos Pachtas approved credits worth 32 million euros (11 billion drachmas) to finance a marketing campaign for Greek tourism, domestically and abroad. That is twice the figure spent last year, the minister said.

No Executive Changes Foreseen Within The Country’s Tourism Organization

No changes appear forthcoming within the Hellenic Tourism Organization as a result of Greece's national elections held last month. The country's new Minister for Development, who is responsible for tourism, Nikos Christodoulakis, met with the organization's leaders a few days...