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Greek Tourism Businesses Eligible for Energy-saving Upgrades

The Greek government is allocating €100 million to tourism enterprises that want to invest in energy saving upgrades.

Thessaloniki Lights its Christmas Tree at Aristotelous Square

Thessaloniki, Northern Greece, officially kicked off the 2022 Christmas season with the lighting of its Christmas tree at Aristotelous Square.

Greece Mulls Energy Measures to Support Tourism Businesses

Greek tourism SMEs will be able to tap into 100 million euros in energy support from the government’s new “Exoikonomo – Epicheiro” (Save - Do Business) plan.

November 9 Strike in Greece to Affect Public Transport, Ferry Services

Public transport and ferry travel in Greece will see disruption on Wednesday, November 9, due to a 24-hour general strike called by private and public sector worker unions.

HOTREC: Affordable Energy Prices Needed for Hotels to Remain Open

Representing Europe’s hotels, HOTREC is urging EU lawmakers to take action and reduce energy prices so that hotels do not go bankrupt.

Greek Tourism Body Proposes Actions to Ease Energy Crisis

In view of what many expect to be a hard winter ahead, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) proposed a set of measures to help sector businesses deal with soaring energy costs.

Tourism Ministry Invites Northern Europeans to Spend Winter in Greece

The Greek Tourism Ministry is appealing to Northern Europeans, mainly pensioners, to spend the winter in Greece where the weather is mild.

Greek PM Announces €5.5bn in Measures to Deal with ‘Hard’ Winter Ahead

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a new round of relief measures budgeted at 5.5 billion euros for 2022 and 2023 aimed at supporting Greeks.

Greece’s Summer Sales Turnover Low Despite Tourism

The ongoing energy crisis and increasing inflationary pressures impacted turnover for almost half of Greek retailers during the traditional summer sales period.

Greek Homeowners, Businesses to Get More Energy Bill Relief in September

Some 6 million homeowners and 1.2 million businesses in Greece faced with repeatedly increasing electricity bills will receive double the aid offered in previous months for September.

Greece and Qatar Discuss Cooperation in Tourism, Energy, Infrastructure

Cooperation in tourism, infrastructure and energy topped the agenda of talks between Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Greek PM Set to Announce More Relief Measures at Thessaloniki Fair Next Month

The Greek PM in September will present a new round of support measures aimed at offering relief to Greeks impacted by the energy crisis and inflation.

Greece Announces Relief Measures to Tackle Energy Crisis

The Greek government has announced a set of relief measures including a fuel rebate and an electricity bill subsidy for some 1.4 million qualifying households.

Greek PM Announces ‘Generous’ ENFIA Property Tax Break

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that the ENFIA single property tax would be slashed by 13% in an attempt to ease the burden of soaring energy prices. 

Greek Tourism Business Owners Want More Energy Cost Support

Tourism business owners in Greece are calling on the government to extend a series of announced measures to address soaring energy costs.

Greek PM: €400m to Aid Businesses, Households Hit with Energy Rises

Greece will grant 400 million euros in aid to households and businesses impacted by increasing energy costs, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.