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Greek Political Parties Express Views on Yachting Tourism

Prior to the upcoming national elections in Greece, three parties - Syriza, New Democracy and KINAL - presented their policies for marine tourism at an event held by professional yacht owners.

Alimos Marina: Privatization or Professional Yachting Hub

Greek professional yacht owners are claiming that the privatization of the Alimos marina will lead to the decline of the sector, which boosts state coffers by 100 million euros annually.

Greek Airport Passenger Fee Set to Rise After Works Completed

Fraport, the managing company of 14 regional airports in Greece, announced plans to increase a fee for all departing passengers as of April 1.

Greek Yacht Owners Oppose Alimos Marina Privatization

The privatization of the 1,250-position Alimos marina, one of the largest in Greece, has run into opposition by professional yacht owners.

Greece Extends Deadline for Receiving Offers for Chios Marina

Greece's privatization fund has extended the deadline for the expression of interest invitation for the marina on the island of Chios.

Tenders Launched for Alimos and Chios Marinas in Greece

Greece's state privatization fund has launched two separate international public tenders for concessions for the marinas in Alimos and on Chios.

Passenger Fee at Greek Regional Airports to Increase

A fee imposed on passengers departing from any of the 14 Greek regional airports undertaken by German operator Fraport will be revised to 13 euros.

Fraport: ‘Our Engagement in Greece will Act as a Catalyst for Tourism Growth’

"We are convinced that our engagement in Greece will act as a catalyst for the growth of the country’s vital tourism sector", Alexander Zinell, Fraport Greece’s CEO, said while welcoming the parliamentary ratification of the concession agreements for the Greek regional airports...

Fraport to Officially Take Over Operations at Greek Regional Airports at End of 2016

German transport company Fraport expects to officially take over the operations at 14 regional airports in Greece at the end of this year, after obtaining the necessary permits and solving some technical issues, according to the company’s CEO, Dr. Stefan Schulte.

Bids for Privatization of 14 Greek Airports to Open

The binding offers for the right to manage and operate 14 Greek regional airports will be opened next week.