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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.

Dozens of Tourism Projects Slated for Eastern Macedonia – Thrace Region

A total of 144 tourism projects are in the pipeline for the Eastern Macedonia-Thrace region after securing EU and regional funding.

Over 2,500 Greek Tourism SMEs to Receive Funding

A total of 411.5 million euros will be allocated to 2,527 small and medium-sized tourism enterprises in Greece, the Greek Economy and Development Ministry announced.

Investor Scheme Announced for Management of Chios Marina

Greece’s assets fund TAIPED has awarded the 40-year concession of the Chios Marina to an investor scheme, accepting the entity’s improved 6.2-million-euro offer.

Draft Law on Incentives for Strategic Investments Open for Debate

A bill that foresees a series of incentives aimed at stimulating strategic investment activity in Greece, has been opened to public consultation until December 17.

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.