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Covid-19: Greece Boosts Support Actions for Businesses and Workers

Greece has announced support measures for 800,000 businesses and 1.7 million private-sector employees, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

AmCham Study Reveals Covid-19 Impact on Greek Businesses

Travel disruptions, insecurity and the inability to make business decisions, are the main problems Greek businesses are facing due to Covid-19, the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) says.

Poll: Coronavirus Repercussions on Economy Worry Greeks

The majority of Greeks expect the repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic to negatively impact business activity in Greece.

Hellinikon Project One Step Closer to Materialization

The Hellinikon project, to go up at Athens’ former airport, is moving one step closer to becoming a reality after Greece’s Central Archaeological Council approved the demolition of 900 buildings on the premises.

Greece’s Seasonal Tourism Staff to Receive Support in View of Covid-19

The unemployment benefits of the seasonal workers in Greece's tourism sector will be extended due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Report: Greece 2020 Tourism Resilient but Still Faced with Coronavirus and Refugee Crisis

Entering the third month of 2020 and a key pre-booking period for the summer ahead, Greece is faced with the refugee crisis and the coronavirus outbreak.

Works Begin on Piraeus Port’s New Cruise Terminal

Greece’s largest port, Piraeus, will be able to handle larger cruise ships and establish itself as a home port once construction works on a new terminal are completed.

Thessaloniki’s Pier VI Extension Project Attracts Seven Suitors

A project for the extension of Thessaloniki’s sixth pier has attracted the interest of seven companies/consortia from Greece and other European countries.

Greece to Seek Architects for Thessaloniki Expo Center Facelift

Greece will launch an international architecture competition for the overhaul of the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center (Helexpo) in April.

Vernicos Yachts Marks 45 Years with Call for Marine Tourism Development

Vernicos Yachts recently celebrated 45 years of activity with the company's president, George Vernicos, calling for actions that must be taken for Greece to maintain its leading role in marine tourism.

Crete to Get New Airport: Works at Kastelli Begin

Kastelli Airport in Heraklion, Crete, is expected to become Greece’s second biggest, handling more than eight million passengers per year.

Chios Marina Gets Green Light, Ready for Overhaul

An upgraded and modernized marina is set to operate on Chios after the finalization of a concession agreement awarded to Marina Chios SA.

Holiday Home Demand Boosts Greek Property Market at Lesser-Known Destinations

Greece’s property market is showing signs of a strong comeback with all the more foreign buyers seeking holiday homes in lesser-known destinations.

IOBE Think Tank Sees 2.2-2.5% Growth for Greece in 2020

Investments, export activity and privatizations are set to stimulate growth for the Greek economy by 2.2-2.5 percent this year, according to the IOBE think tank.

Greece – France Strengthen Economic Ties

Greece and France have agreed to strengthen cooperation to focus on investments and projects that will contribute to the transition to the green economy.

EIB Pledges Fresh Funding for Priority Projects in Greece

Priority projects in Greece focusing on energy, climate change, competitiveness and innovation will now have access to fresh European Investment Bank (EIB) support.

Greece Casino: Hard Rock Not Going Down without a Fight

Hard Rock International believes it was wrongly excluded from Greece's bidding process for the operation of a casino resort in Hellinikon and announced that it will take the necessary actions.

Greek Shipping Ministry Approves Routes for Two Ferry Operators

The Greek Shipping Ministry has given the green light to two coastal ferry companies to operate certain routes to the Greek islands.

Greek Tourism Enterprises Among Top Tax Evaders in 2019

Tourism-related businesses and taxi services were among the top tax evaders in Greece in 2019, according to data published by AADE.

Greek Ferry Operators Increase Fares by 6%

Greek ferry operators increased fares by 6 percent citing higher fuel costs due to the implementation of IMO 2020.