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Greece Aiming to Make Recycling Routine with 5 Reforms

The Greek Environment Ministry has tabled a draft bill for public consultation, with five key points aiming at making recycling a routine practice.

Mohegan’s Casino Project in Greece to Take 3 Years After Permit Issue

The first integrated resort and casino to be constructed in Greece, at the former Athens airport in Hellinikon, is expected to take three years to complete.

Four Investment Schemes Interested in Majority Stake of Alexandroupolis Port

Four investment schemes have expressed interest to acquire a majority stake of the “Alexandroupolis Port Authority SΑ” in Greece.

MGE – GEK TERNA Preferred Bidder for Hellinikon Casino Project in Greece

Greece’s gaming commission named Mohegan Gaming as the preferred bidder for the development of the country’s first integrated resort and casino in Hellinikon.

Luxury Tourism Projects on Greece’s Strategic Investments List

Nine tourism projects, which include a number of luxury resorts, are among the 14 strategic investments taking place in Greece, following government approval.

Microsoft Deal Paves Way for Major Investments in Greece

Greece is proceeding with major investments in the areas of tourism, energy and technology, with the recently announced Microsoft deal leading the way.

Minister: Greece Still Winning Investors’ Vote of Confidence

Greece is still winning over investors, despite the Covid-19 crisis, as landmark projects like Hellinikon enter materialization phase, according to Investments Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

Eight Strategic Tourism Investments Get Go Ahead in Greece

The Greek government has approved eight strategic investment projects in the tourism sector, which total to 1.1 billion euros.

Tender Processes Launch for Three Greek Ports

Three international public tenders have launched in Greece for the development of the ports of Alexandroupolis, Igoumenitsa and Kavala.

Works at Hellinikon Kick Off as ‘Symbol of Growth & New Jobs’

Works on one of the largest projects in Greece, the Hellinikon mega complex, kicked off on Friday after years of delays.

Investments Have Launched in Greece, Says Development Minister

Around 15 investment projects are currently underway in various destinations in Greece, according to Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis.

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".