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Greece to Entice Millionaires with Non-dom Program

Greece has announced a non-dom program that foresees offering foreign nationals the chance - by investing in Greece - to avoid paying taxes in their own country.

Greek Culture Minister Inspects Restoration Work Progress at Sites

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni recently visited a number of sites across Greece, including the Museum of Vergina and the Amphipolis site, to inspect the progress of restoration and upgrade works.

Historic Plaka Bridge in Epirus ‘Up and Standing’

The historic single-arch bridge of Plaka in the northern Greece region of Epirus, is up and standing after extensive restoration and reinforcement works.

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.

Greek Tourism Minister Sees Positive Signs for 2020

Looking ahead to the new year, Greece's tourism minister, Harry Theoharis, said he expects to see positive signs for the country's tourism sector.

Boutique Hotel ‘Monsieur Didot’ Offers Signature Athens Hospitality

The Μonsieur Didot, a new boutique hotel in Athens’ posh Kolonaki district, is set to offer visitors the finest in Greek hospitality.

Greek Lawyers to Set Up Committee for Return of Parthenon Marbles

A Committee for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles is being set up by Greek lawyers, with the aim to offer legal support in Greece’s efforts to bring the sculptures back.

Lamda Releases Details on Development, Financing of Hellinikon Project

Lamda Development, the consortium behind the Hellinikon venture in Greece, released details on the much-awaited project in a report for its investors.

The New ‘Editor Athens Hotel’ Aims to Offer Hip Hospitality

The four-star Editor Hotel Athens has opened its doors near the city's landmark sites to offer visitors an urban getaway in the heart of the bustling Greek capital.

ABTA: Consumers Still Set on Spending for Holidays Despite Instability, Brexit

Consumers are still set on spending their savings on travel despite political instability and Brexit, according to the Travel Trends Report 2020 released by ABTA.

EESC Calls on EU States to Stop Offering Investor Visas

Citing security risks, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is calling on member states to stop issuing investor visas to non-nationals.

Greece Needs New Technologies, Training to Address Automation

Greece needs to invest in new technologies and training to balance the possibility of automation driving out a large part of the workforce due to lack of skills, according to a recent report.

Greece Scores Low in Digital Maturity Index by SEV

In a report on Digital Maturity, Greece ranked 28th, behind Bulgaria and Romania, in terms of digital technology integration rates.

Ministry Sets Up Committee to Oversee Eleusis 2021 Cultural Capital Works

The Greek culture ministry has set up a new committee which will oversee the implementation of projects ahead of Elefsina’s term as Cultural Capital of Europe in 2021.

ETC: Travel Demand for Europe Stable but Slower

Interest in traveling to European destinations is still strong despite Brexit and a slower EU economy, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Dozens of Peloponnese Monuments & Sites Proposed for EU Funding

A number of landmark sites in the Peloponnese, Greece, are to be included in the EU’s 2014-2020 NSRF funding program for culture.

Peloponnese Chambers Join Forces to Promote Tourism, Agrifood

Tourism and the primary sector with emphasis on agrifood were at the center of this year’s Peloponnisos Expo held in the city of Tripoli.

Greek Accommodation Ranking Deadline Extended

A deadline for hotels, accommodation and camping facilities to be included in a mandatory classification system has been extended to 31 December 2021.

IATA Grounds Greece’s Astra Airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has suspended Greece’s Astra Airlines, which is reportedly seeking a new partner to inject much needed funds.

Central Macedonia Governor Sets High Goals for Region

"Central Macedonia is the most attractive region in the Mediterranean for investments," according to the region's governor, Apostolos Tzitzikostas.