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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.

Covid-19 Restrictions Taking Toll on Greek Retail

Coronavirus pandemic restrictions took a toll on Greece’s retail activity in 2020 when sales dropped by 15 billion euros impacting for the most part SMEs.

Minister Encourages US Investors to Bet on Greece

Greek authorities are inviting US investors to do business in Greece as dozens of new opportunities are opening in the country.

Greek Growth Strategy: Proactive Actions Needed to Bolster Tourism Sector

A number of proactive actions to support Greek tourism are included in a roadmap for Greece's recovery, proposed by a committee chaired by Nobel Prize-winning economist Christopher Pissarides.

Pissarides Recovery Plan for Greece Proposes Uniform Taxation

A single taxation policy for all incomes is at the center of a plan for Greece's economic recovery, proposed by a committee headed by Nobel Prize-winning economist Christopher Pissarides.

Greece’s Tourism, Culture and Agrifood to Benefit from EU Emergency Funding

Tourism is among Greece's areas to receive support from EU emergency funds released to help member states recover from the Covid-19 health crisis.

Commission Approves €450m Greek Covid-19 Support Scheme for Businesses

Tourism enterprises in Greece, impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, will be able to tap into a 450-million-euro Greek funding program approved by the the European Commission.

Microsoft Deal Paves Way for Major Investments in Greece

Greece is proceeding with major investments in the areas of tourism, energy and technology, with the recently announced Microsoft deal leading the way.

Microsoft Announces Cloud Services Investment in Greece

Microsoft Corp will invest in the creation of a new data hub in Greece, expected to stimulate entrepreneurship and investment activity.