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Belterra Investments – Technical Olympic Strike Deal for Greece’s Porto Carras

The Technical Olympic Group has reached an agreement in principle with Belterra Investments for the sale of the historic Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki.

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.

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.

Interview – Takis Papaspyrou: Hospitality is Unlimited with Modus & Amplio

Modus & Amplio's founder, Takis Papaspyrou, introduces the hospitality management and consulting services of his company and gives his expert opinion on issues concerning the industry.

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.

Smaller Greek Airports Next in Line for Modernization

The Greek government is set to launch a new round of airport privatizations, concerning 23 smaller regional airports in Greece.

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.

Greece Expects More Tourists from India in Near Future

The number of tourists to Greece from India grew by 30 percent in 2019 compared to the year before and Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is optimistic that "the increase will be even greater in the near future".

Greek Shipping Minister Tables Broad Draft Bill in Parliament

Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis has tabled a comprehensive draft bill in parliament covering shipping, ports, marine tourism, island policy and safety at sea.

Greece Receives €180m Loan for Kastelli Airport Project

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a 180-million-euro loan to Greece for the construction of the Kastelli airport on Crete.

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.

Mitsotakis: Stability in Greece Key to Attracting Investments

Now is the best time to invest in Greece, the country's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during the 30th Greek Economic Summit.

Shipping Ministry – Greek Development Bank Explore Ways to Boost lsland Entrepreneurship

Ways to boost island entrepreneurship topped the agenda of talks between the shipping ministry and the Greek Development Bank.

Parnitha Casino Marousi Move Up for Public Consultation

An environmental impact study for the relocation of the Parnitha Casino to the northern Athens suburb of Marousi has opened for public consultation.

Hellinikon Casino Tender Closer to Finalization

Greece’s gaming commission is proceeding to the next phase of procedures for the 30-year license to operate an integrated resort and casino at Hellinikon.

EBRD ‘Green Funding’ to Back Hellinikon Project

The EBRD will invest 22.7 million euros in the share capital increase of Lamda Development, the company behind the 'Hellinikon' venture.

Greek Investments Minister Says Works on Hellinikon to Start ‘As Planned’ in 2020

The Hellinikon project will move ahead as planned despite the recent delays, according to Greek Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Greece Casino Competition Marred by Conflict

A tender for the 30-year license to operate an integrated resort and casino in Hellinikon, has run into another glitch, with one of the two bidders claiming it has been excluded from the game.