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Revised Law Changes Card Payments for Greece Taxi Services

Greece’s taxi drivers federation has announced that payment by credit card through ride-sharing apps such as Beat and Uber are no longer allowed.

Beat Taxi Service Joins Forces with Athens Hotels

Popular ride-hailing firm Beat has entered the hospitality market with the launch of a pilot program for hotels in Athens.

Greek Taxi Drivers React Again Over Liberalization Law

Greek taxi drivers are reacting to a Transport Ministry decision to amend an omnibus bill that paves the way for the further liberalization of the profession.

Greek Bill Lays Out Harsher Rules for Taxi Services Providers

A draft bill regulating taxi services providers such as Uber and Beat was tabled in parliament last week laying out a stricter framework of operations.

Greek Taxi Drivers Up in Arms Over Uber

Greek taxi drivers took to the streets this week demonstrating against Uber cab service, which they claim is depriving them of their living.

Draft Bill Prompts Greece Taxi Service to Launch Online Petition

The founder of "Beat" has launched an online campaign to stop the government from drafting a bill that would force taxi e-platforms and apps to operate as transport companies.

Greek Transport Ministry Bill to Restrict Taxi Apps, E-platforms

E-platforms and apps offering taxi services in Greece may be forced to shut down if the transport ministry drafts a law, which foresees that “intermediaries” operate as transport companies.