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Greek Banks Replacing Up to 15,000 Credit Cards Due to Security Breach

An incident of credit card fraud by an online travel services company has forced Greek banks to cancel and replace some 15,000 credit or debit cards.

Study Shows Greeks Still Distrust Banking System

More than half of all Greeks distrust the banking system according to a study focusing on capital restrictions, conducted by business consultants Alvarez & Marsal.

Greek Banks ‘Warm Up’ to the Tourism Sector

The positive prospects for Greek tourism in 2017 were discussed between the Hellenic Banking Association and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Greek Banks to Reopen on Monday, €420 Weekly Withdrawal Limit Added

The Greek government announced on Saturday that all of the country's banks will open on Monday, July 20, after a three-week “bank holiday”.

ECB Raises Funding for Greece By €900 Million, Greek Banks Expected to Reopen Next Week

The European Central Bank has decided to raise financing through the Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA) mechanism for Greece by 900 million euros, ECB president Mario Draghi said during a press conference in Frankfurt on Thursday.

Minister Stathakis: Banks in Greece Will Not Open This Week

Banks in Greece will open again once the European Central Bank (ECB) resumes its financing through the Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA) mechanism, Greek Economy, Infrastructure, Tourism and Shipping Minister George Stathakis told Bloomberg on Tuesday.

Why Greek Ticket Agent Travelplanet24 – airtickets.gr Almost Went Offline

Greek online ticket agent Travelplanet24 – airtickets.gr intended to go offline recently due to the capital controls imposed on Greek banks in the run-up to the June 5 referendum.

WTTC Includes ‘Worst Case Scenario’ for Greece in June 2015 Report

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) includes a 'worst case scenario' for Greece in its Monthly Economic Impact report for June 2015.

Greece’s National Bank, Eurobank Open for Deposits, Pensions

Greece's National Bank (Ethniki) and Eurobank announced today that they will be open for business, accepting deposits by individuals and companies during the bank holiday set to end on July 6.

Greece’s Main Tourism Body Calls On Banks To Support Tourism Businesses

Following the clean bill of health that Greek banks secured from the recent European Central Bank stress tests, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has called for the real economy to be financed and for healthy and sustainable tourism businesses to receive immediate support.

Tourism Enterprises Eligible for Subsidies

Tourism enterprises eligible for the Third Community Support Framework subsidy cycle include small to mid-sized C, D and E class hotels, as well as B class hotels with a capacity of up to 125 beds. Also eligible are C and D class camping grounds, and furnished rooms, apartments...

Olympic Airways Becomes Olympic Airlines

Olympic Airways is about to be molded into slimmer carrier and renamed Olympic Airlines. The launch date of the new company has not been announced but is expected to follow soon after passage of the pertinent bill now in parliament.