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Greece Examines Higher Royalties with Investor Eldorado Gold

The Greek government is in talks with Canadian mining company Eldorado Gold to secure higher royalties in a delayed mining project in northern Greece.

Tourism Minister Rings NYSE Bell at Special Wall Street Greece Day Event

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura rang the NYSE Closing Bell on Wall Street, on Tuesday, during the annual “Greek Day at NYSE” event.

Hellinikon Project Gets Green Light from Greek Gov’t

The Presidential Decree that paves the way for the development of the multi-million-euro Hellinikon project was signed in Athens.

Eldorado to Continue Mining Operations in Greece After Ministry Meeting

Canadian mining company Eldorado Gold said it has temporarily postponed its decision to suspend operations in Greece after having entered “constructive dialogue” with officials.

Eldorado’s Greece Mining Project Gets Pending Permits at 11th Hour

Greece said it would grant pending permits for Eldorado Gold's "Olympias" project, after the mining company said it would halt the investment.

New Greece Incentives Law Aims to Draw in Investment

Deductions and Exemptions, leasing and interest subsidies, and a 12-year fixed tax framework are part of a new incentives law tabled recently and set for vote by the end of the month, Economy, Development and Tourism Minister George Stathakis and Secretary General for Strategic...

Greek PM to Visit Iran, Tourism Expected on Agenda

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will travel to Tehran, Iran, on an official visit on February 7-8 and his agenda is expected to include talks on energy cooperation and tourism.

Greek Hotel Chamber to Address Pressing Issues at 5th General Assembly

Pressing challenges that concern Greek hoteliers and new trends in the international hotel scene will be presented and discussed at the 5th General Assembly of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels on Friday, February 12, during the 11th HORECA at the Metropolitan Expo exhibition center.

Kountoura to Attend Capital Link Forum in New York, Discuss Greek Tourism Investment Opportunities

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Dimitris Mardas will attend the 17th Capital Link Forum on "Investing for Growth" in New York on Monday, December 14.

The ‘Sharing Economy’ in Tourism Deprives Greece of Millions of Euros

The Greek economy misses out on taxes adding up to 350 million euros per year due to the operation of illegal tourism accommodation, according to a study presented on Thursday by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Minister Stathakis: Banks in Greece Will Not Open This Week

Banks in Greece will open again once the European Central Bank (ECB) resumes its financing through the Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA) mechanism, Greek Economy, Infrastructure, Tourism and Shipping Minister George Stathakis told Bloomberg on Tuesday.

Tourism, Innovation at Center of Economy Ministry’s New Action Plan

Tapping into the country’s productive forces by offering tax incentives and boosting employment are at the center of the economy ministry’s action plan to be implemented in the coming months.

Syriza Expected to Steer Clear of Shipping Industry

Dialogue, discussion and finding solutions is what the new Syriza government plans to do with the country’s major shipping players, aware of the paramount importance of Greece’s leading money-making industry.

Syriza Tells Greek Shipping Forum ‘No Surprise’ Changes to Existing Policies

Syriza candidate, economics professor George Stathakis, pledged several hours before his party emerged triumphant on Sunday winning the majority vote in national elections, that there would be “no surprises”, when asked if there would be changes to the existing framework covering...