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Greek Gov’t Speeds Up Approval of Tourism Investment Projects

The Greek Development Ministry is speeding up procedures for a number of delayed infrastructure projects including Hellinikon, Kassiopi, and Afantou.

Greece in Talks with Investors for Hellinikon Casino Tender

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) and Hard Rock International are said to have expressed interest for a license to operate a casino on the Hellinikon premises in Greece.

Hellinikon and Skyscrapers Get Green Light

Greece’s highest court has approved a presidential decree covering the terms of the Hellinikon master plan, including the construction of six skyscrapers along the Athenian Riviera.

Hellinikon Mega Project Incoming Gov’t Priority

The long delayed "Hellinikon" project for the development of Athens' former airport into a multipurpose hub, has moved to the top of the new Greek government’s agenda.

Lamda: Hellinikon Project Up in the Air

Lamda Development is claiming that the Greek government is creating “insurmountable obstacles” to its Hellinikon mega investment, putting the whole project at risk.

Lamda Blames Greek Government for Hellinikon Project Delays

Lamda Development, the consortium to take on the urban development of Athens’ former airport in Hellinikon, claims that delays on the project were strictly a result of government stalling.

Hellinikon Casino Licensing Bid Again Delayed to July 31

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has approved the extension of the international tender for a casino license at Hellinikon to July 31.

High-speed Train Ready to Run Athens-Thessaloniki Route Under 4 Hours

Trainose's new high-speed passenger train will soon run the Athens - Thessaloniki route in less than four hours.

Deloitte Says Technology to Transform Property Market Practices

Evolving technology, faster processing, wider data collection and new business models are set to stimulate the property market, according to Deloitte.

Greek Ventures Among Europe’s Top 10 Most Innovative in 2014 – 2016

Greece has moved up three ranks claiming ninth spot among the top 10 EU countries with the most innovative business ventures over 2014-2016.

Bidding for Greece’s Hellinikon Casino Opens

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has announced a tender for a casino license slated to run at Hellinikon, an €8 billion project to develop Athens’ former airport complex into a multi-purpose hub.

Revision to Greek Casino Law Paves Way for Hellinikon Project, Minister Says

An amendment to a law on the licensing terms for casino operations in Greece is expected to set the Hellinikon development project into action.

Deloitte: Investing in Innovation, New Technologies a Priority for Greek Companies

Greek companies are looking to boost investments to stimulate innovation and spur the use of new technologies in the next two years, according to a study by Deloitte.

Ongoing Casino Negotiations Impeding Hellinikon Project Works

The Hellinikon project has been deferred to the end of 2019, due to negotiations for the establishment of a casino on the premise.

Deloitte Survey Finds Greek CFOs Most Optimistic in Europe

Confidence is rising among Greek CFOs as insecurity declines, according to the 8th edition of the Deloitte European CFO Survey for autumn 2018.

TEMES-Dogus and Hilton International Extend Partnership

Hilton International and Hilton Athens property owner Ionian Hotel Enterprises SA, have agreed to extend their current contract ending on 31 December 2018 by three years.

New Athens-Thessaloniki Super Train Hits the Tracks

Train operator Trainose recently presented its new high-speed passenger train that is planned to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route in less than four hours.

Hellinikon Metropolitan Park Plan Open for Public Input

Plans for the development of a metropolitan park and recreation area at Athens’ former airport in Hellinikon, have been opened for public consultation.

FS High Speed Train to Debut at Thessaloniki Fair

A new high speed passenger train to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route in approximately four hours, will make its debut at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair in September.

Greek Gaming Commission Invites Proposals for Casino Tender Teaser

The Hellenic Gaming Commission is welcoming proposals on a teaser for the international tender for the license to operate a casino at Hellinikon.