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Greek Tourism to Gain from ‘Ellada 2.0’ Resilience Plan

The Greek tourism sector stands to gain from a total of 57 billion euros in funding out of Greece’s national recovery and resilience plan dubbed “Ellada 2.0”.

Greece Aims for National Recovery with 160 Projects

Greece is aiming to get on track to recovery with 160 actions worth 60 billion euros to be channeled into digital transformation, employment, health and education.

Parliament Approval Next Key Step for Greece’s Hellinikon Project

Τhe Hellinikon investment in Athens is moving closer to implementation after the Greek parliament ratified the contract transferring partial ownership of the area to Lamda Development.

FinMin Expects €8bn in Greek Tourism Revenue This Year

Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras is expecting Greece's tourism revenue to double this year predicting it will reach 8 billion euros compared to 4 billion in 2020.

Greek PM: Foreign Investors Trusting Greece More Than Ever

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has welcomed European Investment Bank (EIB) backing for urban development and energy efficiency investment across Greece.

New Covid-19 Support for 500,000 Greek Businesses

Greece has announced a new round of Covid-19 support measures for some 500,000 businesses and millions of employees.

Greek Islands, Athens Winning Over UK Property Buyers

The Greek islands and Athens are winning over prospective property buyers from the UK, according to investment immigration firm Astons.

Greece Can Count on ‘Friendly Taxation’ to Boost Tourism

Implementing an attractive tax policy can a go a long way towards boosting tourism to Greece, say finance and tourism experts.

Covid-19 Costs Greece’s Closed Businesses One-Third of Their Turnover

Greek businesses ordered to shut down in 2020 due to Covid-19 lost more than one-third of their turnover, with the largest decrease recorded for accommodation enterprises.

Commission: Lockdowns to Weigh on Greek Economy

Continuous measures to address Covid-19 are expected to weigh on Greece’s recovery, according to the European Commission.

Greek Finance Ministry Extends Deadlines for Tax Debt Payments

Greek taxpayers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic will have until the end of the year to pay their dues, according to the Finance Ministry.

Greece Pledges Active Role in China’s 17+1 Initiative 

Cosco’s investment in the development of Piraeus port has paved the way for new collaborations between Greece and China, including the 17+1 Chinese Initiative.

EIB to Fund Small Scale Climate, Social Projects in Greece

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will allocate 200 million euros in funds to accelerate small-scale investments in Greece.

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.