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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.

Power Grid Operator Launches Tender for Phase 3 of Cyclades Energy Link

The Independent Power Transmission Operator announced a call for tenders for the third phase of an energy link project set to provide power to the Cyclades.

Greek Gov’t Eyeing PPP Deals for Development of 10 Ports

Greece aims to develop 10 ports belonging to the country’s assets fund, through public-private partnerships (PPPs), according to Secretary-General for Port Policy Christos Lambridis.

Greece-based CEOs: Tourism, Food Services to Top Investor Interest

Tourism and F&B services are the key areas of interest for investors seeking to place their money in Greece, according to market experts and company CEOs.

‘Our Innovations Start in Greece’ – Interview with Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser

Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser speaks of plans for the Greek market, underlining that the Group has faith in destination Greece.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens Aims for March 2019

The fully renovated and extended Astir Palace in Vouliagmeni, is set to open for business in March 2019, with the seal of approval of the Four Seasons hotel brand.

Quality Transport Infrastructure to Lure Property Investors to Athens

Enhanced transport infrastructure across Attica and in Athens is set to stimulate the interest of foreign buyers seeking to invest in property, according real estate broker Tranio.