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Greece Increases Fines for Failure to Comply to Airbnb Tax Rules

The Greek government will tighten regulations on short-term rentals, imposing new fees and fines for non-compliance.

International Property Buyers Keen to Invest in Greece

Property buyers from across the globe are keen to invest in Greece in permanent residences or holiday homes.

Greek Government Welcomes Moody’s Credit Rating Upgrade

The Greek government welcomed Moody’s decision to upgrade the country’s credit rating from Ba3 to Ba1 with a stable outlook.

Greece and Japan Boost Cooperation in Tourism

Greece and Japan agreed to strengthen cooperation in tourism ahead of the “Greece-Japan Year of Culture and Tourism” in 2024.

Greek PM to Focus on Targeted Measures at Thessaloniki Fair

Greece’s PM will focus on reforms and targeted measures in his opening address at the 87th Thessaloniki International Fair.

Study: Seasonality Still Impacting Tourism in Greece

A recent study found that seasonality remains a challenge for the Greek tourism sector.

Greece’s F&B Sector Recovers Fully in Q1 2023

Greece’s food and beverages sector fully recovered in the first quarter of 2023 compared to same period in pre-Covid 2019.

Greece – India Enter New Era of Cooperation

Greece and India agree to enter a new era of cooperation in trade, tourism and culture after Indian PM’s historic visit.

Greece and Mongolia Sign Bilateral Aviation Agreement

Athens and Mongolia signed a bilateral aviation agreement paving the way for further cooperation between the two countries.

Greece Restaurants, Hotels Mark Q2 Turnover Rise, Mykonos Still Down

Restaurants and hotels on Mykonos saw the smallest increase in turnover during April-June, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority.

Greece’s Tourism Body SETE Tables Priorities Ahead of New Labor Law

Greek tourism body SETE has tabled priorities to be taken into consideration ahead of a new labor law.

Greece H1 Travel Receipts Exceed 2019 Levels, Pave Way for Strong Q3

Rising travel receipts in Greece in first half of the year set the upward pace for third quarter performance.

The Ellinikon: Permits Issued for Riviera Galleria and Commercial Hub in Greece

Greek authorities issued permits for the construction of the Riviera Galleria and Commercial Hub along the Athenian Riviera.

Ioannina and Heraklion Hoteliers Urge Gov’t to Resolve Air Connectivity Issue

Tourism stakeholders in Ioannina and Heraklion are urging the government to restore the remote air route between the two cities.

NBG: 2023 May be a Record-breaking Year for Greek Tourism

Greek tourism revenues may reach 21 billion euros this year, surpassing the record previously set in 2019.

US State Dept Sees Investment Prospects in Greece as Positive  

The US State Department considers investment prospects in Greece as being positive, according to its latest Investment Climate Statement.

NBG: Climate Change Boosts Travel Demand for Lesser Known Greek Destinations

Climate change and high temperatures are set to increase demand for lesser known Greek destinations, study finds.

Scope Ratings Agency Upgrades Greece’s Economy to BBB-

Scope Ratings Agency upgraded the Greek economy rating to BBB- stable from ΒΒ+.

Greece Raises Golden Visa Limit to €500,000 for Certain Areas

Greece doubled the golden visa limit to 500,000 euros from 250,000 euros applicable to properties in certain areas.

Seaplane Arrival Paves Way for Waterway Operations in Greece

Greece received its first seaplane that will shorten travel time to the islands when waterway operations kick off.