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Greece Gets Tough on Employee Rights Violations Ahead of Tourism Season

Special units from Greece’s Labor Inspection Body (SEPE) will be carrying out heightened checks at hotels to ensure that labor laws and security regulations are being implemented.

Tighter Safety Rules for Hotels in Greece, More Inspections

Starting this month, Greece’s Labor Inspection Body will be carrying out checks at hotels to ensure laws and safety regulations are being implemented.

Greek PM Visits Dumfries House, Discusses Tatoi Revamp Plans

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis recently visited the Dumfries House estate in Scotland on the invitation of Charles, Prince of Wales, to discuss plans for the re-development of the former royal estate at Tatoi, near Athens.

Greece Getting Closer to Operational Seaplane Network 

Greece is hoping to see a fleet of seaplanes take off this year if all licensing procedures proceed as scheduled.

Greece will be Open All Year Round for Tourists, Minister Kikilias Tells CNN

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias told CNN’s Richard Quest that Greece in 2022 will be open all year round to welcome tourists.

Minister Presents Actions to Restore Athens’ Fire-hit Tatoi Estate

The Greek Culture Ministry has presented restoration actions that are planned to address the damage caused by recent forest fires to the 4,000-hectare royal estate at Tatoi.

Greece’s Former Royal Tatoi Estate Set for Restoration

Greece’s Central Council for Modern Monuments has approved a series of studies for restoration works to begin on the former royal estate at Tatoi, 21km northwest of Athens.

Greece Aiming to Convert Tatoi Estate into Tourism and Culture Hub

Re-developing the landscape and creating museum, hotel and spa infrastructure are at the center of a revamp plan for the 10,000-acre Tatoi Estate, 21km northwest of Athens.

VIP Exclusive Tourism Club on Skorpios Isle Gets Green Light

A multi-million-euro luxury tourism project to go up on the Greek islet of Skorpios, is set to become the playground of the rich and famous.

Investments in Iconic Projects Key to Greece’s Competitive Edge

Greece must accelerate key infrastructure upgrades and iconic projects that will bring added value to destinations so as to remain competitive, an INSETE study says.

Greece Makes Legal Provision to Push Ahead with Kassiopi Luxury Tourism Project on Corfu

A draft bill recently approved by the Hellenic Parliament paves the way for a long delayed, multi-million-euro tourism project to go up in the Kassiopi region of Corfu.

Athenian Riviera Coasts A’ & B’ Set for Overhaul

Voula Coasts A’ and B’, two of Attica’s most popular beaches along the Athenian Riviera, will undergo a major revamp.

Cruise Heads, Santorini Officials Agree to Launch Works on Athinios Port

Santorini authorities have agreed to proceed with urgent repair works on the Athinios Port, which receives thousands of cruise travelers every year.

Corfu’s Kassiopi Tourism Project Set to Take Off in 2019

Works for the 120-million-euro tourism project of NCH Capital in the Kassiopi region on the island of Corfu, are set to begin in early 2019.

Works Underway to Get Skorpios Islet VIP Project Ready

Overhaul works on the islet of Skorpios, located off the Ionian island of Lefkada, have begun and include the establishment of a 160-million-euro exclusive luxury unit.

Russian Tycoon Ready to Put Private Isle Skorpios to ‘Good Use’

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev is ready to set a 185-billion-euro VIP tourism project into motion on the Greek islet of Skorpios.

Thessaloniki Ferry Link with Sporades, Cyclades, Crete Takes Off

Thessaloniki authorities expressed their satisfaction over Seajets' new ferry service connecting the northern city with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

Seajets Ready to Start Thessaloniki-Sporades-Cyclades-Crete Ferry Service

Greek ferry company Seajets is set to begin a service that connects Thessaloniki with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

Ferry Service to Link Thessaloniki with Cyclades and Crete

Islands of the Cyclades will be linked with Thessaloniki and Crete via a ferry service to be launched in the upcoming period.

PwC: Greece Must Boost Bed Capacity to Remain Competitive

Boosting accommodation capacity at popular destinations and accelerating hotel upgrades are key in order for Greece to achieve growth, a recent PwC study reveals.
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