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Hellinikon Casino Licensing Bid Again Delayed to July 31

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has approved the extension of the international tender for a casino license at Hellinikon to July 31.

National Bank of Greece – EIB Invest in Green and Urban Infrastructure

The National Bank of Greece and the EIB have launched a new green and urban infrastructure investment scheme in Greece.

Strong Greek Presence at 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

Greek companies active in biotechnology, manufacturing, agri-food and digital technology, participated in the SelectUSA Investment Summit held in Washington.

Xenia Hotel on Chios Put Up for Auction

The bidding process for a concession for the historic Xenia hotel on the Greek island of Chios has been launched via an e-auction.

TUI-Atlantica Joint Venture Opens New High-end Resort on Kos

Kos has welcomed the opening of the TUI SENSIMAR Atlantica Belvedere Resort & Spa by joint venture partners, travel giant TUI Group and hotel group Atlantica

Interview – David Child: ‘Thomas Cook Continues to Focus on Greece By All Means’

Thomas Cook's David Child gives us the latest on the company's plans to expand its own-brand hotel portfolio in Greece.

Framework to Regulate Greece’s Spa Tourism in the Pipeline

Greek Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos will table an updated legal framework to regulate the development of spa tourism in Greece.

Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece in the Lead with Infrastructure Works

The regions of Attica, Central Macedonia and Western Greece are recording the highest infrastructure activity in Greece.

Deloitte Says Technology to Transform Property Market Practices

Evolving technology, faster processing, wider data collection and new business models are set to stimulate the property market, according to Deloitte.

Greek Tourism Boosting Property Market Growth, Says BoG

A friendlier investment environment supported by fast-track procedures and increasing tourism are set to revive Greece’s real estate market.

TUI Expands Hotel Business with Three Hotels on Kos

As part of its expansion strategy to strengthen its high-margin hotel segment, TUI Group moves into Greece with the acquisition of three hotels on Kos.

Report: Greece’s Construction Industry Set to Grow by 2022

Greece's construction sector is expected to recover over the 2018-2022 period, with a compound annual growth rate of 4.7 percent from -2.4 percent in 2013-2017.

Greek PM: Crete’s North Road Axis ‘Vital for Island’s Development’

The completion of Crete's north road axis is vital for the island’s further development, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Greece Seeks to Upgrade Coastal Shipping Fleet with Greener Technologies

Greece's government is exploring ways to replace the country’s coastal shipping fleet with hybrid, LNG and electric alternatives, through public-private partnerships.

Greek Gov’t to Name Financial Advisor for 23 Smaller Airport Projects 

The Greek Transport Ministry will name a financial advisor in the coming period to move ahead with the exploitation of 23 smaller airports across Greece.

Small Number of Greece’s Businesses Bearing the Tax Burden, Says Grant Thornton

A mere 10 percent of Greece’s businesses are paying 88 percent of total taxes, according to a study presented by Grant Thornton.

Greek Ventures Among Europe’s Top 10 Most Innovative in 2014 – 2016

Greece has moved up three ranks claiming ninth spot among the top 10 EU countries with the most innovative business ventures over 2014-2016.

EIB ‘Committed to Unlocking Priority Investment in Greece’

The European Investment Bank (EIB) in 2018 financed a record number of projects in Greece, making it the largest beneficiary of EIB Group financing in Europe.

Tourism Consultancy Firm ‘Horwath HTL’ Opens Branch in Greece

Horwath HTL, which focuses 100 percent on hotels, tourism and leisure consulting, has opened a branch in Greece through SOL Crowe, a leading certified public accountant firm.

Kasteli Airport Deal Signed, Project Ready to Take Off

Construction work on Kasteli Airport on Crete is set to begin after GEK Terna, India’s GAL and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis signed the concession contract.