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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.

Greek Political Parties Express Views on Yachting Tourism

Prior to the upcoming national elections in Greece, three parties - Syriza, New Democracy and KINAL - presented their policies for marine tourism at an event held by professional yacht owners.

Alimos Marina: Privatization or Professional Yachting Hub

Greek professional yacht owners are claiming that the privatization of the Alimos marina will lead to the decline of the sector, which boosts state coffers by 100 million euros annually.

High-speed Train Ready to Run Athens-Thessaloniki Route Under 4 Hours

Trainose's new high-speed passenger train will soon run the Athens - Thessaloniki route in less than four hours.

Qatar Eyeing Investments in Greece

Attracting foreign investment topped the agenda of Greece's foreign minister, Georgios Katrougalos, who was recently in Qatar, to discuss ways of strengthening ties between the two countries.

Aktor Concessions SA Preferred Bidder for 40-year Alimos Marina Deal

Greek company Aktor Concessions SA has been selected as the preferred bidder for the right to manage the Alimos Marina in southern Athens.

Three Groups Vying for Alimos Marina Concession

Three bidders interested in taking on the 40-year concession to operate the marina of Alimos in southern Athens, have made it to the next round of the tender process.

Kalamata Steps Up Tourism Promotion Strategy 

Aiming to boost incoming tourism all year round, the Kalamata Municipality announced that it would further enhance its promotional activities in 2019.

Kalamata Airport Attracting Tourist Flows to the Peloponnese

Kalamata Airport has managed over the last eight years to quadruple tourist traffic to the Peloponnese, according to the region’s governor Petros Tatoulis.

Kalamata Airport Next in Line for Upgrade, Tender to be Announced

Kalamata Airport in Greece is next in line for an upgrade with the government to issue a call for a tender in the immediate future.

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.

Greece’s New Shipping Minister Sets Agenda

Updating the legal framework that covers shipping activities and encouraging the construction of “green ships” are some of the priorities set by newly appointed Shipping Minister Fotis Kouvelis.

New Athens-Thessaloniki Super Train Hits the Tracks

Train operator Trainose recently presented its new high-speed passenger train that is planned to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route in less than four hours.

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.

FS High Speed Train to Debut at Thessaloniki Fair

A new high speed passenger train to run the Athens-Thessaloniki route in approximately four hours, will make its debut at the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair in September.

Thessaloniki 2018 Fair Figures Rising as Countdown Begins

Preparations are getting underway for the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) to run in the Greek northern port city during September 8-16.