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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.

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 Tables 14-point Growth Plan for Consultation

The Greek government has tabled a 14-point interim growth plan for public consultation, with recommendations on the overhaul of the country's pension system.

OECD: Covid-19 Effect on Tourism to Last Throughout 2020

The impact of the coronavirus health emergency on global tourism is expected to last throughout the year, according to a study by the OECD.

Greece Returns to List of ‘Marketable Risk’ Countries on Jan. 1

Greece will return on January 1, 2020, to the list of “marketable risk” countries for short-term export credit insurance.

SEV: Doing Business in Greece Still Tough

The ease of doing business in Greece is improving but at a very slow pace and with inadequate steps, according to the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).

Greek PM: Crete’s North Road Axis ‘Vital for Island’s Development’

The completion of Crete's north road axis is vital for the island’s further development, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Study Reveals how Greece can Attract Foreign Direct Investment

Greece can achieve growth by tapping into the manufacture of aircraft and ships - areas that attract foreign direct investment, according to a study carried out by IHS Markit.

OECD: Steep Taxation Taking Toll on Greece’s Growth

Heavy taxation continues to be the leading obstacle to growth in Greece, according to data released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Works Underway to Get Skorpios Islet VIP Project Ready

Overhaul works on the islet of Skorpios, located off the Ionian island of Lefkada, have begun and include the establishment of a 160-million-euro exclusive luxury unit.

Russian Tycoon Ready to Put Private Isle Skorpios to ‘Good Use’

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev is ready to set a 185-billion-euro VIP tourism project into motion on the Greek islet of Skorpios.

PwC: Greece’s Incomplete Infrastructure Works Worth €18.7bn

The backlog of infrastructure projects in Greece has grown to 18.7 billion euros, according to a study released by PwC Greece.

Ionian Region Seeks to Benefit from Skorpios VIP Tourism Project

The Ionian Islands Region and the Regional Division of Lefkada are aiming to tap into the popularity of Skorpios, once a major tourism project there is completed.

Infrastructure Key to Attracting Winter Tourism to Crete

Ways to strengthen tourism flows to Crete in the winter months were the focus of a day event recently organized by the island’s trade associations in Rethymno.

Minister Says Western Greece Ideal for Cultural, Sports Tourism

Sports and cultural tourism can be the driving force of local economies in Western Greece, paving the way for growth, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

US News Report Ranks Greece 28th Best Country in the World

Greece ranked 28th in the 2018 Best Countries report, released by the US News & World Report, Y&R's BAV Group and the Wharton School-Pennsylvania University.

Tourism, Fiber Optics Projects for Skorpios Islet OKed by Greek Gov’t

Dozens of luxury villas and restaurants as well as a fiber optics network will be constructed on the Ionian islet of Skorpios.

Linking Agri-food and Tourism Set to Make Greece Stronger

Bringing together the country’s primary and secondary sectors can generate multiple economic benefits for Greece, it was concluded during a workshop in Athens.

PM, Governor Highlight Crete’s Potential for Growth

The completion of the so-called north road axis, the airport at Kastelli and peripheral roadway networks are the top priorities for authorities on Crete.
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