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Greek Court Decision Stops Parnitha Casino Move

The relocation of the Parnitha casino to the northeastern Athens suburb of Marousi has run into an obstacle after the Council of State annulled a decision that initially approved its transfer.

Hellinikon Metropolitan Park Gets Green Light

Greece’s Central Council of Architecture has approved a landscaping study for the creation of a Metropolitan Park in the area of Hellinikon on the Athenian Riviera.

EY: 2% of Businesses Ready for Covid-19 Shock on Supply Chains

A mere 2% of businesses across the globe were prepared for the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on supply chains, according to a survey by EY.

Thessaloniki Expo Center Revamp Master Plan Gets Support

Thessaloniki stakeholders, local bodies and chambers express their support of a master plan for the overhaul of the port city’s exhibition center.

VIP Exclusive Tourism Club on Skorpios Isle Gets Green Light

A multi-million-euro luxury tourism project to go up on the Greek islet of Skorpios, is set to become the playground of the rich and famous.

Finance Ministry Issues Guidelines on Moving Tax Residence to Greece

The Greek Finance Ministry has issued guidelines aimed at other country nationals wishing to transfer their tax residence to Greece.

New Investor Alliance Enters Greek and Cypriot Tourism Market

Invel Real Estate, Prodea Investments, and Ioannis Papalekas Group have teamed up to create a strategic investment operation in tourism, accommodation and F&B.

Greece’s Alimos Marina Concession a Done Deal

One of Greece’s largest concession deals: the 40-year right to manage and exploit the Alimos Marina by a subsidiary of Greek company Aktor Concessions SA has been finalized.

Covid-19: Greece’s Accommodation and F&B Services See Turnover Plunge in Q3

Greece’s accommodation and F&B service providers saw revenues in the third quarter of 2020 drop, reflecting the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: New Round of Relief Measures for Greek Enterprises, Workers 

The Greek Finance Ministry has announced a new round of 7.5 billion euros in Covid-19 relief aid for businesses and employees for 2021. 

Minister: Greek Tourism Fresh Ground for Investments

"Now is the time to come and invest in Greece. Greece is changing,” Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is telling investors.

EY: Greece Gaining Ground as Investment Destination

Greece is gaining ground with investors looking for opportunities thanks to its recovery program and despite Covid-19, according to Ernst & Young (EY).

Investments in Iconic Projects Key to Greece’s Competitive Edge

Greece must accelerate key infrastructure upgrades and iconic projects that will bring added value to destinations so as to remain competitive, an INSETE study says.

Hellinikon MoU Secures Greek Antiquities, Moves Project Forward

The Greek Culture Ministry and Lamda Development agreed to protect all antiquities at Hellinikon while ensuring works proceed according to schedule.

Minister Encourages US Investors to Bet on Greece

Greek authorities are inviting US investors to do business in Greece as dozens of new opportunities are opening in the country.

Eurogroup Releases €767m in Funding for Greece

Eurogroup has approved the release of 767 million euros of debt relief for Greece, as part of the country's post-bailout program.

Greek Growth Strategy: Proactive Actions Needed to Bolster Tourism Sector

A number of proactive actions to support Greek tourism are included in a roadmap for Greece's recovery, proposed by a committee chaired by Nobel Prize-winning economist Christopher Pissarides.

Pissarides Recovery Plan for Greece Proposes Uniform Taxation

A single taxation policy for all incomes is at the center of a plan for Greece's economic recovery, proposed by a committee headed by Nobel Prize-winning economist Christopher Pissarides.

Greece’s Tourism, Culture and Agrifood to Benefit from EU Emergency Funding

Tourism is among Greece's areas to receive support from EU emergency funds released to help member states recover from the Covid-19 health crisis.

Greece Tables Tax Break Plan to Attract Relocating Workers

The Greek Finance Ministry has proposed series of significant tax breaks for foreigners or Greeks abroad who chose to return and work in Greece.