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Greece Among Top 10 Best Countries in Europe to Retire

Greece is among the top 10 best countries in Europe to retire, according to a study released by Blacktower Financial Management Group.

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).

China’s Fosun Acquires Thomas Cook for $14.2m

Chinese conglomerate Fosun said it would be purchasing Thomas Cook for $14.2 million, weeks after the travel giant collapsed leaving thousands of holidaymakers stranded.

Radisson Reveals Plans to Expand in Greek Hotel Market

Radisson Hotel Group has revealed plans to expand in Greece's hotel market in destinations such as Athens, Thessaloniki and Patra.

Greece Revises Rules to Offer Strategic Investment ‘Flexibility’

Τhe Greek government has announced plans to make investment procedures simpler and more flexible in order to attract foreign direct investment.

Greek Shipping Striving to Meet UN 2030 Sustainability Agenda

The Greek Shipping Ministry is aiming to meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by focusing on quality education, tapping into innovation and protecting the marine environment.

SEV: Investments Crucial to Improving Greece’s Competitiveness

Greece can improve its competitiveness levels by consistently implementing investments and structural reforms, says the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises.

Lamda Ready to Pour €2bn into Hellinikon Phase 1 Projects

Lamda Development plans to invest some 2 billion euros in the Hellinikon project in the next five years, up from its initial 1.1 billion euro plan.

New EIB Loan to Go Towards Greek Flood Protection Projects  

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will back new investments to protect homes and businesses across Greece from flooding and climate change.

Athens’ Hotel Room Stock to Grow by 1,000 Beds by 2021

By 2021, some 1,000 beds are expected to be added to the hotel room stock of Athens, says international hospitality consulting company Horwath HTL.

Hellinikon Casino Tender Closes, Announcement in Two Months

The winner of a tender for an integrated casino resort at Hellinikon in Athens is expected to be announced in two months.

Top Hotel Brands, Investment Groups Coming to Athens for MR&H 2019 Forum

Some of the world's top hotel brands, investment groups and advisory firms will be attending the MR&H Forum 2019 in Athens during October 29-31.

Greek Business Body Calling for More Investments

More investment activity is required for Greece to move full speed ahead towards economic recovery, the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) says.

EIB, Greek Banks Launch Infrastructure Fund to Back Business

EIB and four Greek banks will participate in a 650-million-euro infrastructure program, aimed at identifying new high-impact investment projects in Greece.

SEV Sees Greece Economic Slowdown in H1 2019

The Greek economy appears to be slowing down, says the H1 2019 “Economics and Business” bulletin of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).

Greece Examines Higher Royalties with Investor Eldorado Gold

The Greek government is in talks with Canadian mining company Eldorado Gold to secure higher royalties in a delayed mining project in northern Greece.

SETE Calls for Tourism Alliance Between Sector and Ministry

SETE has called for an "alliance" between the tourism sector's stakeholders and the Tourism Ministry in order for crucial issues to be resolved.

Greek PM Mitsotakis to Meet Trump on US Visit

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump next week during his visit to the United States.

MGE Confirms Interest in 30-year Hellinikon Casino Tender

US-based Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has confirmed its interest in a tender for a casino resort to open at Hellinikon in Athens.

Greece’s New Development Bill Aimed at Facilitating Entrepreneurship

Simplifying all sorts of procedures that will facilitate entrepreneurship and attract investor interest in Greece, is at the core of a new development bill.