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Greek Property and Tourism Market Spur Investor Interest

Greece’s property market, backed by growing tourism flows, is drawing in investor interest, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas.

TUI Expands Hotel Business with Three Hotels on Kos

As part of its expansion strategy to strengthen its high-margin hotel segment, TUI Group moves into Greece with the acquisition of three hotels on Kos.

Strong Tourism in Greece Driving Investment Activity

The dynamic growth of tourism is stimulating investment activity in Greece, with more than 400 projects submitted to the Tourism Ministry in the last three years for approval.

Outwardness, Investment Key to Greek Tourism Development

Greece’s investment opportunities were analyzed during events in London, Berlin and Barcelona, by the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, George Tziallas.

Greek Health Tourism Field Attracting Foreign Investment Activity

Foreign investment activity is being recorded in Greece's health tourism field, according to the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas.

‘Kilada Hills’ Luxury Tourism Project Moves to Next Phase

The Kilada Hills luxury tourism project in the Peloponnese is moving to the next phase after authorities approved a joint ministerial decision on the investment.

Kountoura: South Aegean Region Key Player in Greek Tourism Growth

The South Aegean Region is a key player in Greek tourism growth, achieving increases in arrivals and revenues, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

NBG – EIF Deals Secure €640 Million for Greek Businesses

Some 5,000 small businesses, startups and mid‑sized enterprises in Greece will gain access to 640 million euros in loans at favorable terms, following three deals signed between EIF and NBG.

Greek Tourism Momentum Stronger Than Ever, Says Minister

Greece is expected to attract an additional 2 million visitors in 2018, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Ministry Invites Spain to Invest in Greek Tourism

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas recently invited Spanish investors to explore the significant opportunities of Greek tourism.

Dozens of Greek Tourism Projects Included in New Subsidy Scheme

Dozens of tourism projects are among 70 large-scale investment ventures in Greece, included in the government’s “general entrepreneurship” scheme under the latest development law.

Kountoura: Greek Tourism’s Strong Momentum will Continue in 2018

Greek tourism's strong momentum will continue in 2018, following a record year of arrivals, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

‘Atalanti Hills’ Tourism Project Goes to Greece’s Council of State

A draft Presidential Decree, concerning the 1.5-billion-euro tourism investment of Atalanti Hills, has been submitted to the Council of State for approval.

China, Russia, Turkey Investors Top Golden Visa Greece List

The largest number of buyers seeking to invest in Greece, through the "golden visa" program, are from China, Russia and Turkey.

Property Tax Burden Forcing Greek Isle Owners to Sell at Discount

All the more Greek islands, currently 40, are up for sale with prices going down by as much as 60 percent since the beginning of the crisis.

Alpha Bank: Greek Tourism to Stimulate Growth by 20% in 2018

Greek tourism is set to play a leading role in the recovery of the Greek economy estimated at boosting the GDP by 20% in 2018, Alpha Bank analysts said.

Greek Golden Visa Program to Include Bond Buyers

The Greek economy ministry will expand the investment visa program to include extending "gold visas" to foreign nationals investing at least €250,000 in bonds/shares.

Minister Kountoura Calls for United Stand for Greek Tourism

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura called on sector professionals and the country's productive forces to cooperate more closely to strengthen Greek tourism.

Application Deadline for Tourism, New Media Subsidies Jan. 31

January 31 is the deadline for all interested parties wishing to gain access to subsidies under the new development law estimated by the end of 2020 to distribute some 4.2-4.3 billion euros.

HotelBrain Family Grows, Welcomes 16 New Units Onboard

Greek hotel management company HotelBrain has added 16 new member hotels to its roster, expanding its business activity to include leasing accommodation units under its new subsidiary, HotelBrain Capital.
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