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Greece Among Destinations that May Lose Tourists Due to Climate Change

Greece may be among the destinations to suffer a loss in tourists due to climate change and high temperatures.

The Ellinikon: Permits Issued for Riviera Galleria and Commercial Hub in Greece

Greek authorities issued permits for the construction of the Riviera Galleria and Commercial Hub along the Athenian Riviera.

Study Findings Reveal Urgent Need for Fire Prevention Plan in Greece

A total of 11,000km2 went up in smoke in Greece from 2000 to 2023 as a result of fire, according to a GBR Consulting study.

WWF Greece Reiterates Call for New Fire Prevention Plan

WWF Greece reiterated its call on the government to decide on a fire prevention plan for the years ahead as the climate crisis takes hold.

New Era for the Kypseli Central Market ‘Agora’ in Athens

The landmark Kypseli Agora along the Fokionos Negri walkway is back in action as Athens’ latest culture hub.

EEA: Greece in Europe’s Top 3 for the ‘Excellent’ Quality of its Swimming Waters  

Greece is once again in Europe’s Top 3 countries for the excellent quality of its swimming waters, the European Bathing Water Quality report found.

No Swimming or Approach Allowed at Zakynthos’ Navagio Beach

Tourists will only be able to see Zakynthos’ famous Shipwreck Beach from afar for 20 minutes max.

Greece’s Island-hopping Cycladic Invests in Electric Planes

Cycladic, Greece’s first-ever inter-island airline, plans to invest in electric planes and add new destinations on June 15.

Greek Court Puts Three Piraeus Port Extension Projects on Hold

Greece’s highest court decides to suspend three key investment projects at Piraeus Port after calls by residents.  

Greece Golden Visa Investment Limit Increase Pushed Back

Greece has postponed increasing the limit for property investments under its golden visa scheme to July 31.

Access to Zakynthos Shipwreck Beach Banned This Summer

Four Greek ministries have decided to ban access by land and sea to Zakynthos' most famous beach: Navagio.

Greece to Grant 167,925 Residence Permits to 3rd Country Nationals to Meet Staff Shortages

To meet staffing demands for tourism businesses, Greece will grant residence permits to third country nationals.

Study: Greek Tourism Sector Short of 60,000 Employees in 2022

One in five jobs or 60,225 of the 262,981 related to tourism was never covered last year in Greece due to difficulty finding staff.

Controversy in Greece Over Closure of Shipwreck Beach on Zakynthos

The Greek Tourism Ministry’s decision to shut down Navagio Beach this summer causes controversy.

Greece’s Famous Navagio Beach May Close Due to Safety Risk

One of Greece’s most popular beaches, Navagio on the island of Zakynthos, is being closed off to the public this summer due to safety risk.

Revised Law Allows Greek Tourism Enterprises to Hire 3rd Country Nationals to Meet Staff Shortages

Tourism businesses in Greece will be able to hire employees from third countries to meet staffing demands.

Fire-hit Mati in Eastern Attica to be Redeveloped into Massive Park

The Mati area in Eastern Attica, destroyed by one of Greece’s deadliest fires, will be redeveloped.

Greece Creates Park to the Memory of the Mati Fire Victims

Greek authorities are creating a park in memory of the people who lost their lives in the 2018 fire at Mati, located on the east coast of Attica.

Talks Underway for New Evia-Sporades Islands Ferry Link

A new ferry connection between Northern Evia and the Sporades islands is being examined.

Finalized Masterplan Paves Way for Regeneration of Fire-hit Evia

The masterplan for the regeneration of Northern Evia, which was devastated by massive fires in the summer of 2021, has been finalized.