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Crete’s Gournes Project Attracts Four Bidders

A tender for the exploitation of the former US military base of Gournes on Crete, also referred to as the “mini-Ellinikon”, has attracted four bidders.

Greek Ministry May Establish Marine Tourism Committee

The Greek Tourism Ministry will examine the possibility of setting up a Marine Tourism Committee to handle crucial issues that involve professional yachting.

Corfu’s Gouvia Marina Operating Company Gets Extended Lease Deal

The concessionaire operating the Gouvia Marina on the island of Corfu was granted a 15-year extension of its lease deal by Greece’s Public Properties Company (​ETAD).

Greece’s Alimos Marina Concession a Done Deal

One of Greece’s largest concession deals: the 40-year right to manage and exploit the Alimos Marina by a subsidiary of Greek company Aktor Concessions SA has been finalized.

Greece Pushes Forward with Port Upgrades

Greece is accelerating procedures in order to move ahead with infrastructure upgrades at ports across the country, according to Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis.

Xenia Property on Chios to Reopen as Hotel After Decades of Neglect

The historic Xenia property on Chios will reopen to visitors following its renovation as a modern hotel unit by Avlum Enterprises Company Limited of the Tsakos Group.

Aktor Concessions SA Inks 40-year Alimos Marina Deal

Greek company Aktor Concessions SA has finalized a deal to manage and exploit the Alimos Marina in southern Athens.

Greece to Launch Tenders for 10 Ports in 2020

Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis said the government would be launching tenders for the development of 10 state-owned ports within the year.

Corfu’s Historic ‘Castello Bibelli’ to ‘Return’ as Hotel & Resort

Corfu’s historic Castello Bibelli has passed into the hands of a new owner aiming to convert it into a hotel and resort.

Handelsblatt: Athens Airport Sale Spearheads Greece’s Privatization Drive

The sale of a 30% stake in Athens International Airport SA is setting Greece's privatization drive into motion, said German business daily Handelsblatt.

EBRD ‘Green Funding’ to Back Hellinikon Project

The EBRD will invest 22.7 million euros in the share capital increase of Lamda Development, the company behind the 'Hellinikon' venture.

Five ‘Silver Arrow’ Trains to Hit the Rails in Greece Next Year

Trainose's five “Silver Arrow” trains, as of next year will be offering passengers high-speed transport services from Athens to Thessaloniki.

Greek Gov’t Moves Ahead with Regional Port Privatization Plans

The Greek government said that it would be taking measures so that the procedures for the privatization of 10 state-owned regional ports would begin in 2020.

EBRD: Exports, Recovering Private Consumption to Drive Greece Growth

Exports and improved private consumption are likely to strengthen short-term growth in Greece, says EBRD.

Greek Leisure Boat Market Sees Robust Demand

Greece’s yachting market has gained ground over the 2014-2018 period, demonstrating robust demand for recreational boating, according to ICAP.

PM Promises to Get Thessaloniki Expo Center Revamp off the Ground

The makeover of Thessaloniki’s International Exhibition Center is high on the Greek government's agenda.
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Greek PM Lays Out Plans for Thessaloniki’s New Era

Improving Thessaloniki's infrastructure and standard of living are among the key priorities of the Greek government, according to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Mitsotakis Sets Foundations for Greece’s ‘Regeneration’

The Greek government is setting the foundations of the country’s regeneration, according to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Thessaloniki Int’l Fair to Focus on Energy, Tech, Healthcare with US Support

The US is actively supporting Greece's growth prospect with renewed participation at this year's Thessaloniki International Fair.

New Development Model for 10 Greek Ports

Greece's government will be implementing a new model for the development of 10 state-owned ports, according to the Greek Shipping Minister.