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Revised Law Changes Card Payments for Greece Taxi Services

Greece’s taxi drivers federation has announced that payment by credit card through ride-sharing apps such as Beat and Uber are no longer allowed.

Beat Taxi Service Joins Forces with Athens Hotels

Popular ride-hailing firm Beat has entered the hospitality market with the launch of a pilot program for hotels in Athens.

EU Court Deals Ride-sharing Firm Uber Another Blow

The EU’s top court has ruled that France can press criminal charges against Uber's local managers for running an illegal taxi service.

EC Invites Municipalities to Apply for Free WiFi Hotspot Funding

The European Commission invites municipal authorities across Europe to apply for funding to build free wireless Internet hotspots in public spaces under its WiFi4EU program.

Greek Bill Lays Out Harsher Rules for Taxi Services Providers

A draft bill regulating taxi services providers such as Uber and Beat was tabled in parliament last week laying out a stricter framework of operations.

Greek Taxi Drivers Up in Arms Over Uber

Greek taxi drivers took to the streets this week demonstrating against Uber cab service, which they claim is depriving them of their living.

Europe’s High Court Rules Uber a Taxi Firm

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that Uber is a transportation firm and not a digital service, and as such must now comply with EU transportation regulations.

Greece to Receive €1.3b from EU for Infrastructure Projects

Over 1.3 billion euros of Cohesion Policy funds will be invested in a series of projects in Greece, according to the European Commission.

European Private Entrepreneurs in Tourism Call for Policies that Foster Industry’s Competitiveness

Unless Europe is competitive in terms of tax and regulatory regime, destination appeal, perceptions of value and visa facilitation, its tourism growth will continue to lose out, according to NET, the Network for the European Private Sector in Tourism.