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Prime Minister Inaugurates Tourism Conference

Aspiring investors in Greece's tourism industry will at last be able to plan their schemes with much greater certainty, as a result of the first ever investment charter, Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis told the full house of tourism delegates recently.

Tourism Competitiveness Focus for 2007-2013

More than 5,500 business plans for tourism, valued at 550 million euros, have been approved so far, said Dimitris Sioufas, minister of development, at the national development meeting for the new competitive business program (EPAN) for 2007-2013.

Swissport and Sky Express Sign Service Agreement

Swissport signed a contract to provide ground service for passengers and airplanes with Sky Express, the new Greek airline based in Heraklion, Crete. Sky Express, established in 2005, offers passengers domestic flight service to the Greek islands and has plans to begin...

Tourism Sector Gets Promised Ministry

As promised, the new government has created a Greek tourism ministry. The newly appointed minister, Dimitris Avramopoulos, and his deputy, Anastassios Liaskos, for the moment are the "guests" of Development Minister Dimitris Sioufas until appropriate tourism ministry offices are...