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The Euro Turns 20, Prepares to Meet New Challenges

The euro turned 20 on January 1 and since its introduction has been adopted by 19 EU countries; become the second most important global currency; and been used by more than 340 million people.

Covid-19: OECD Invites Members to Adopt Safe Travel Blueprint

Τhe Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has proposed a voluntary set of guidelines aiming to promote safe travel worldwide during the health crisis.

European Parliament Approves Fresh ‘InvestEU’ Tools

Τhe European Parliament has approved the new InvestEU funding program, aiming to fortify the EU economy and create jobs.

ETC: Greece’s Source Market Performance Mixed

Although Greece was among the fastest growing destinations last year, interest from several source markets waned in 2019, says the latest European Travel Commission report.

Europe’s Tourism Sector Resilient Despite Growing Global Risks

Europe's travel and tourism market has managed to remain strong in light of emerging risks, but the European Travel Commission (ETC) is still calling for vigilance.

ETC: Travel Demand for Europe Stable but Slower

Interest in traveling to European destinations is still strong despite Brexit and a slower EU economy, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Lesser-known Destinations, 3-star Facilities are Opportunities for Hotel Investors in Greece

Investors seeking to tap into Greece’s growing hospitality market should focus on lesser-known destinations and 3-star hotels, says Arbitrage Real Estate.

Real Estate Study Says Bad Hotel Loan Portfolios a Hidden Opportunity

Investment groups handling non-performing loan portfolios stand to gain from the hidden value of the properties serving as collateral.

Greek Economy Ministry Sees Stronger Investment Activity in 2018-2019

The Greek economy ministry is expecting stronger investment activity this year and in 2019, following last year’s positive trend.

EU Venture Capital Plan to ‘Lure’ Strong Startups

The European Union has announced the launch of a 2.1-billion-euro venture plan to boost investment in Europe's innovative startups.

EU Looks to Address Bad Loans with ‘Ambitious’ Plan

In efforts to reign in non-performing loans across the EU, the European Commission has announced a package of “ambitious” measures.

Greece’s March Economic Sentiment Perks Up, Commission Says

The economic sentiment for the month of March in Greece has shown signs of improvement compared to February, according to European Commission data.

EU, Canada Agree on Free Trade, Sign Deal

A free trade deal between the EU and Canada set to create jobs and boost growth was inked on Sunday. Known as CETA, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, paves the way for the majority of import duties to be removed early next year.