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Greece Places Sustainable Tourism on Davos Agenda

Sustainable tourism development and ways to evenly distribute tourist flows to Greek destinations was the focus of GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

High-speed Athens-Thessaloniki ETR 470 Train Makes Debut

Travelers to Thessaloniki from Athens will now be able to reach the city in under four hours on board the new high-speed ETR 470 train put into service by train operator TrainOSE.

Regional Airport Operator Fraport Greece Marks Five Years of Action

Fraport Greece, the company managing 14 Greek regional airports, recently marked a five-year milestone with its 440-million-euro investment program moving full-speed ahead for upgrade works across its network of operations.

Fresh Support for Tourism Businesses in Fire-hit Northern Evia

The Greek government has announced a new measure that reduces leasing charges imposed on tourism and F&B enterprises of Northern Evia for use of seashore and beach areas.

Mykonos, Paros and Santorini Maintain Investment Dynamic

Eight Greek destinations, including Mykonos, Paros and Santorini, are among 30 in the Mediterranean ensuring the highest returns and keeping strong investment dynamic, according to a report by Algean Property.

Elounda Hills: High-end Resort Investment in Greece Continues as Planned

Crete’s Elounda Hills tourism investment continues as planned, according to a representative of Mirum Hellas, the Russian-interest company responsible for the project.

The Ellinikon Experience Park: Forest Playground, Treehouses and Aviation Heritage

A forest playground inspired by nature and the history of civil aviation awaits children and adults at The Ellinikon Experience Park in Athens.

Ryanair Seeks Incentives to Boost Passenger Numbers to Greece

Ryanair is calling on the Greek government to introduce tourism recovery incentives to airlines to boost travel to Greece outside of the peak season.

Greece Sees High Investment Interest Through Golden Visa Program

The Greek Migration Ministry in 2021 recorded a significant increase in investment interest for real estate in Greece through the golden visa program.

Greece PM: Italy Museum Sets Example for Parthenon Marbles’ Return

The time has come for the Parthenon Marbles to return to Greece, their natural home, said Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday.

Greece Hopes Return of Parthenon Fragments will Spur British Museum Action

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis once again sent a clear message to Britain and to British Museum authorities to return the Parthenon Marbles to Athens.

Ermioni Tourism Project Gets Fast-track Approval

A major tourism resort plan to be implemented by Plepi Land Development LTD in Ermioni, Greece, has achieved strategic investment status.

Greek PM Presents Plan for Regeneration of Fire-hit Northern Evia

Road network improvements, forest regeneration and the development of tourism facilities are among priorities set out in the regeneration plan for Northern Evia.

Greece’s New Ellinikon Experience Park Opens for Christmas

The new Ellinikon Experience Park, at the former Athens airport, from December 20 will offer Athenians and travelers a chance to get away from the urban mayhem.

Lamda Presents Destination of the Future: Ellinikon Commercial Hub

Lamda Development will invest over 600 million euros in a new state-of-the-art commercial center at the former Athens airport on the city’s southern coast.

Tourism to Greece Stimulates Tax Free Shopping in 2021

Tax free shopping in Greece did well this year achieving 77 percent in turnover in June-September 2021 compared to the corresponding period in 2019.

Poll: More Britons in Favor of Returning Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The Parthenon Marbles belong to Greece and should be returned to their rightful owners, says 59% of UK residents in a recent YouGov poll.

Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece Up to the British Museum Says Downing St

Τhe decision to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece is up to the British Museum and not the UK government, Downing Street said in a statement.

Greece’s Golden Visa Reviving Covid-hit Property Market

The Greek government’s investor visa scheme is reviving Greece’s property market with hundreds of new permits issued during the first ten months of 2021.

Greek PM Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has called for the United Kingdom to return the Parthenon marbles to Athens.