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Small Number of Greece’s Businesses Bearing the Tax Burden, Says Grant Thornton

A mere 10 percent of Greece’s businesses are paying 88 percent of total taxes, according to a study presented by Grant Thornton.

Greek Ventures Among Europe’s Top 10 Most Innovative in 2014 – 2016

Greece has moved up three ranks claiming ninth spot among the top 10 EU countries with the most innovative business ventures over 2014-2016.

EIB ‘Committed to Unlocking Priority Investment in Greece’

The European Investment Bank (EIB) in 2018 financed a record number of projects in Greece, making it the largest beneficiary of EIB Group financing in Europe.

Tourism Consultancy Firm ‘Horwath HTL’ Opens Branch in Greece

Horwath HTL, which focuses 100 percent on hotels, tourism and leisure consulting, has opened a branch in Greece through SOL Crowe, a leading certified public accountant firm.

Kasteli Airport Deal Signed, Project Ready to Take Off

Construction work on Kasteli Airport on Crete is set to begin after GEK Terna, India’s GAL and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis signed the concession contract.

Bidding for Greece’s Hellinikon Casino Opens

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has announced a tender for a casino license slated to run at Hellinikon, an €8 billion project to develop Athens’ former airport complex into a multi-purpose hub.

Bill Approval Paves Way for Greek Port Sub-concession Deals

Α bill paving the way for public-private partnerships and sub-concessions for the commercial exploitation of 10 Greek ports has been approved by the Greek parliament.

PwC: Greek Mergers and Acquisitions Increased in 2018

Greek companies attracted a total capital of 5.5 billion euros in 2018, according to a report on “Deals in Greece” published by financial advisor PwC.

Port Sub-concessions, Waterways on Greek Shipping Ministry Priority List

The establishment of waterways and the sub-concession of port activities are top priorities for the National Coordination Committee for Cruise Affairs.

Greece to Launch Tender for the Lease of Mykonos, Rhodes Marinas

Greece’s public assets fund will announce tenders for the long-term lease of marinas on Mykonos and Rhodes, which will include a series of activities and the potential for commercial use.

Report: Thessaloniki Port Could Boost Balkan Activity

Thessaloniki Port, the second largest container port in Greece, can boost activity in the Balkan region and Southeastern Europe, once upgrade works are completed.

Greece Sees ‘Impressive’ 43.2% Increase of Tourists from Spain in 2018

Greece in 2018 saw an "impressive" rise in arrivals from Spain by 43.2 percent to 255,883, compared to 2017, according to the GNTO.

Shipping Ministry Eyes Significant Investments at 10 Greek Ports

Cruise and marina infrastructure development will be among investments the Shipping Ministry is planning for 10 ports in Greece.

Greek Entrepreneurs Less Optimistic, Says Grant Thornton Study

Deteriorating optimism among the country’s entrepreneurs has landed Greece at the bottom of a list of 35 countries in the latest Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR).

PwC Says CEO Sentiment Downbeat about Global Growth Prospects

According to 30 percent of the world’s business executives, global growth is set to show signs of decline over the next 12 months, a PwC survey reveals.

Technical Olympic Group Looking to Sell Porto Carras Resort

Technical Olympic Group of Companies is looking to sell the historic resort of Porto Carras in Halkidiki, as well as other assets of its portfolio.

Zeus International Adds Former ‘Kaningos 21’ Hotel to Roster

Zeus International has been named preferred bidder for the former 4-star Kaningos 21 hotel, located in central Athens, on Kaningos Square.

North Aegean Governor Clears Ways for Chios Airport Upgrade

North Aegean Regional Governor Christiana Kalogirou has cleared the way for the start of upgrade works on Chios Airport after approving a study for road relocation works.

Interview – Haris Siganos: Zeus International is a ‘Project’ for Greek Tourism

Haris Siganos, CEO of Zeus International, speaks of the company's plans to contribute more to the development of Greece's tourism product.

Athens, Crete, Santorini, Rhodes Hotel Investments Get Green Light

Major tourism projects in Athens and on the islands of Crete, Santorini and Rhodes have received the go-ahead by Greek authorities.