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Study: Greek CEOs Aiming to Make Firms More Resilient to Shocks

Greek CEOs are reshaping their strategies in efforts to make their companies more resilient to shocks after facing the impact of Covid-19, a study released by EY found.

Greece Announces Relief Measures to Tackle Energy Crisis

The Greek government has announced a set of relief measures including a fuel rebate and an electricity bill subsidy for some 1.4 million qualifying households.

Poll: Greeks are Worried About the Economy

Greeks are worried about the impact of the Russia-Ukraine crisis on Greece’s economy, according to the results of a poll conducted by Pulse.

Greece Can Achieve Pre-pandemic Tourism Levels in 2022, Says Central Bank

Greece can achieve pre-pandemic 2019 tourism levels in 2022 provided the sector diversifies its product and attracts more investments, says the Bank of Greece.

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.

Study: Senior Tourism is a €13.6bn Opportunity for Greece

If properly developed, senior tourism could contribute 13.6 billion euros to Greece’s economy and generate 173,000 jobs in five years, a study by diaNEOsis says.

BoG Forecasts 5% Growth for Greece in 2022 Driven by Tourism

The Greek economy can grow at a rate of 5% in 2022 if the tourism sector continues its strong performance, according to Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras.

Major Hotel Brands Have Big Plans for Greece

Major international hospitality brands, including Meliá and Accor, are betting on Greece and announcing plans to further expand in the Greek market.

Crete’s Gournes Project Attracts Four Bidders

A tender for the exploitation of the former US military base of Gournes on Crete, also referred to as the “mini-Ellinikon”, has attracted four bidders.

Study: Greek CEOs Optimistic About post-Covid Future

Greek CEOs are optimistic about the ‘day after’ Covid-19 with a high percentage expressing confidence in Greece’s future potential for growth.

Kalamata Airport in Greece on Track for Development

The tender for the selection of consultants for the development of Kalamata Airport in Greece has been completed.

SKY express Teams Up with American Airlines to Attract More US Tourists to Greece

SKY express has entered into an interline agreement with American Airlines aiming for greater traveler inflow from the United States.

Greece Expects ‘Strong Recovery’ for Economy After GDP Jumps 16.2%

Greece’s economy took a turn for the better in the second quarter of the year, according to data released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Delta Variant Puts Pressure on Greek Tourism

Greek tourism professionals are once again revising downwards their projections for 2021 in view of an imminent fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

KEPE Study: Tourism Can Drive Greek Economic Growth in 2021

The tourism sector can help the Greek economy recover post-Covid-19 in 2021, according to the Center of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE).

Covid-19 Costs Greece €40bn in Support Measures in 2020-2021

The Covid-19 health crisis has cost the Greek government 40 billion euros in support measures, during the 2020-2021 period.

Development of 23 Greek Smaller Airports Starts with Kalamata

Development procedures for Greece’s 23 regional airports have kicked off starting with Kalamata, according to the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations.

Greece Announces New €1bn Covid-19 Relief to Shield Jobs

Greece announced a new 1-billion-euro round of Covid-19 support aimed at keeping impacted businesses above water and jobs in place.

NBG: Liquidity Pressures Dropping in 2021 but Tourism Under Strain 

The liquidity gap for Greek businesses will be halved this year with tourism-related activities remaining under strain, says the National Bank of Greece.

KEPE: Greek Tourism Improvement Hinges on Vaccination

Greece may see growth in the third quarter of 2021 provided a large part of its population and its tourism source markets are vaccinated against Covid-19.