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Ministry Approves Terms for Corfu’s Gouvia Marina

The Greek Tourism Ministry has approved the Special Regulation for the Operation of the Tourist Port of Gouvia on the island of Corfu.

EBRD Signs ‘Largest Equity Investment in the Tourism Sector’

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) bought a stake in D-Marin, a company of Dogus Holding, which operates marinas in Croatia, Greece and Turkey.

Privatization of Greek Marinas on Government’s Agenda

The Greek government will support the growth of sea tourism in Greece through a series of measures that include the privatization of marinas.

Greece Slips to Third in the World on ‘Blue Flag’ Beaches List

Greece this year slipped one place to third spot on the Blue Flag quality award list after Spain and Turkey. In total, 395 beaches and 9 marinas in Greece have received the prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition.

Council of State Opens Door to Private Management of Greek Marinas

The Greek Council of State has given the green light to private entities to lease and operate marinas across the country, without however having the right to claim ownership of the said properties.

Bill To Be Tabled To Attract Tourists To Greek Marinas

A bill aimed at attracting more visitors to Greek marinas will be tabled in Parliament soon, Merchant Marine Minister Militadis Varvitsiotis announced during a recent television appearance on Greek channel SKAI.

OECD Report: Greek Tourism Up Against Restrictive Provisions That Harm Competition

An 11-month investigation by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) identifies competition-distorting rules & provisions in Greek tourism.
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Russian, UAE Investors Seek To Invest In Greek Tourism Sector

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev recently expressed his interest to launch investment projects in the Greek tourism sector, during a meeting he had with Deputy Development Minister Notis Mitarakis in Athens.