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Revision to Greek Casino Law Paves Way for Hellinikon Project, Minister Says

An amendment to a law on the licensing terms for casino operations in Greece is expected to set the Hellinikon development project into action.

Deloitte: Investing in Innovation, New Technologies a Priority for Greek Companies

Greek companies are looking to boost investments to stimulate innovation and spur the use of new technologies in the next two years, according to a study by Deloitte.

Ongoing Casino Negotiations Impeding Hellinikon Project Works

The Hellinikon project has been deferred to the end of 2019, due to negotiations for the establishment of a casino on the premise.

Greece Not Yet a ‘Mainstream’ Investment Country

Greece needs to make certain changes if it is to move forward and attract more foreign investment, according to Sani/Ikos Group CEO Andreas Andreadis.

PwC: Athens Moves Up as Most Attractive Property Market in Europe

Athens is emerging as one of the most attractive property markets in Europe, rising to the 14th spot on a city ranking released by PwC.

Greece Presents New Tourism Growth Plan at WTM London 2018

Greece's new growth plan for the "next day in tourism" was presented to the world on the opening day of the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Greek Assets Body Set to Run New Round of Privatization Tenders 

Greek assets body TAIPED is set to launch a new round of privatization tenders for thermal springs, regional ports and marinas across Greece.

Tourism Breathing Life into Greece’s Ailing Construction Industry

The tourism sector appears to be driving Greece’s construction industry, which is seeing the first signs of recovery after the debt crisis.

Greece is an Attractive Investment Opportunity in Med and Europe, Says Minister

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invites Greek and foreign investors to take advantage of the new prospects and invest in Greek tourism.

Lampsa Takes Over Sheraton Rhodes Resort

Lampsa SA has completed the acquisition of Τouristika Theretra SA - owners of the Sheraton Rhodes Resort - and will proceed with its full consolidation by the end of the year.

Eastern Macedonia-Thrace Spatial Plan Focusing on Tourism Investment

The Eastern Macedonia-Thrace Region has presented a spatial plan, which aims to attract investments and establish a strong tourism brand.

Ariadne Group Officially Steps in as Crete’s Kastelli Airport Manager

Ariadne Airport Group has officially been named contractor for the construction and operation of Crete’s highly-anticipated Kastelli Airport with works expected to begin in 2019.

Greek Economy Ministry Triples Funding for SMEs in Tourism

Greek small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) active in tourism will be able to tap into additional subsidies after the economy ministry announced that it was increasing funding.

Greek Assets Body Aims to Launch Third Port Privatization Phase in Fall

Following the sale of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, Greece's assets body is aiming to launch the third privatization phase of 10 ports across the country in fall.

Greek Ministry Looking to Double Tourism Venture Funding

The economy ministry is set to announce the allocation of 120 million euros for the funding of tourism ventures and plans to double subsidies.

Hellinikon Metropolitan Park Plan Open for Public Input

Plans for the development of a metropolitan park and recreation area at Athens’ former airport in Hellinikon, have been opened for public consultation.

Tourism Minister Paves Way for Development of Alimos, Chios Marinas

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is setting the tourist development of the Alimos and Chios marinas into motion after announcing the issue of the relevant presidential decrees.

Greek Minister Vague About Start of Privatization Projects

Greek Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis said three major projects, namely the Kastelli Airport on Crete, Hellinikon and the waterway venture, were proceeding to the next phase of development.

EY Sees European Driven Middle-market Growth Ahead

The annual EY Growth Barometer reveals that 86 percent of European middle-market companies are aiming for revenue growth of more than 6 percent in the next 12 months.

Greece’s Next 5-star ‘Wyndham Grand’ Hotel Slated for Crete

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is set to open its second "Wyndham Grand" hotel in Greece on the island of Crete, in the summer of 2019.