connect with us
Greece's latest tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Lamda Blames Greek Government for Hellinikon Project Delays

Lamda Development, the consortium to take on the urban development of Athens’ former airport in Hellinikon, claims that delays on the project were strictly a result of government stalling.

Hellinikon Casino Licensing Bid Again Delayed to July 31

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has approved the extension of the international tender for a casino license at Hellinikon to July 31.

London & Regional Properties Acquire Athens’ Titania Hotel

The sale of the Titania Hotel in central Athens, has been completed, passing into the hands of UK-based London & Regional Properties.

Bidding for Greece’s Hellinikon Casino Opens

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has announced a tender for a casino license slated to run at Hellinikon, an €8 billion project to develop Athens’ former airport complex into a multi-purpose hub.

Revision to Greek Casino Law Paves Way for Hellinikon Project, Minister Says

An amendment to a law on the licensing terms for casino operations in Greece is expected to set the Hellinikon development project into action.

Tourism Breathing Life into Greece’s Ailing Construction Industry

The tourism sector appears to be driving Greece’s construction industry, which is seeing the first signs of recovery after the debt crisis.

Greek Minister Vague About Start of Privatization Projects

Greek Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis said three major projects, namely the Kastelli Airport on Crete, Hellinikon and the waterway venture, were proceeding to the next phase of development.

Greek Gaming Commission Invites Proposals for Casino Tender Teaser

The Hellenic Gaming Commission is welcoming proposals on a teaser for the international tender for the license to operate a casino at Hellinikon.

Multi-billion-euro Hellinikon Deal Hinging on Casino License

The Greek government must announce a casino license tender by August 31, in order to conclude the privatization of Hellinikon by the end of the year.

SEV Urges Greek Gov’t to Become More ‘Investor-friendly’

SEV President Theodoros Fessas is calling on the Greek government to become more investor-friendly and offer a range of services that will attract investments.

Anatolia Hospitality Opens Athens Office

Thessaloniki-based Anatolia Hospitality has announced the opening of a new office in Athens, in efforts to further strengthen its network of associates.

Greek Economy Growing Stronger Thanks to Investments

Stronger investment has boosted Greece’s economy for a fourth consecutive quarter in the October-December 2017 period, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said.

Greece to Launch Hellinikon Casino Licensing Tender in Fall

The Hellenic Gaming Commission is set to announce an international tender for a casino license, paving the way for the Hellinikon project to get underway.

Greek Casino Law Causes Commotion

Authorities on Santorini and Mykonos have expressed their opposition over revisions to a legal framework, covering the licensing procedures and operation of casino ventures.

Draft Bill Lays Out Framework for Greece Casino Operation, Taxation

A legal framework covering the licensing procedure and operation of casino ventures in Greece is up for discussion in an omnibus bill tabled in parliament.

Greek Archaeological Council Postpones Decision, Hellinikon Project on Ice

The Hellinikon project is still in limbo after the Central Archaeological Council postponed its decision on whether the site has areas of archaeological importance.

Summer 2014: Greece Makes Headlines In The Foreign Press

A selection of mentions of Greece in the international press during the summer.

Reuters Takes A Tour Around Athens’ “Ghost Airport” – photo report

Reuters news agency has published a photo report of photographer Yorgos Karahalis in regards to the current state of Hellinikon, the former international airport of Athens.

Lamda Aims To Turn Former Athens Airport Into A Mega Tourism Destination

Lamda Development aims to turn the Greek capital's former airport in Hellinikon, southern Athens, into a world-class tourism destination that will attract an extra one million tourists per year.

Greek Aviation History At Hellinikon

The Olympic Airways Workers’ Cultural Center held an event last month and aimed to show the necessity of establishing an Aviation Museum in Greece.