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Greece an Investor Magnet for Planet’s Millionaires

Millionaires seeking to invest their money are choosing Greece among 10 countries, according to the latest Henley Global Citizens Report.

Greek Investments Committee Approves New Tourism Project in Saronida

A new tourism project budgeted at 840 million euros to be erected in the coastal town of Saronida, eastern Attica, has been approved by Greek authorities.

Greece Presents Priority Areas to Get ‘ESPA 2021-2027’ Funding

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis outlined the priority areas that will benefit from a new round of EU funding, known as ESPA, during a conference held recently in Kalamata.

Lavender Agritourism Project Promo Launches in Evros, Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting the lesser-known Greek destination of Evros with the “Vast Purple of Evros” agritourism project showcasing the cultivation of lavender in the area.

New Funding Options for Green Agritourism Enterprises in Greece 

The Greek Agriculture Ministry has announced RRF funds for business owners in Greece that are investing in projects connecting agricultural activity and farming with tourism.

Greece Simplifies Rules to Tap into Port and Marina Potential

Greece is simplifying a legal framework covering the operation of ports and marinas allowing important investments to take off, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Olympia Anastasopoulou.

EU Transport Commissioner: Greece Leading the World in Shipping

“Greece leads the world in shipping,” said EU Transport Commissioner Adina Valean opening the first post-Covid “Posidonia 2022” shipping exhibition in Athens.

Greece Strengthens Tourism Ties with Armenia at UNWTO Meeting 

Ways of further strengthening ties between Greece and Armenia were discussed during Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki’s visit to Yerevan.

Tourism Investments in Greece Reveal Unknown Destinations 

Greece is shifting its tourism strategy to showcase lesser-known destinations and attract foreign investments, says Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece’s Iconic Corinth Canal to Re-open in July

One of the country’s most-visited sites, the Corinth Canal will be re-opening in July, entering a new era with the parallel launch of a portal and e-commerce services.

Athens Metro to Reach Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center

Attiko Metro’s expansion works include a metro stop at the popular Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, which houses the Greek National Opera and a 210,000m2 park.

Israel-Greece Conference Focuses on Hotels and Tourism Demand

The strong demand for Greece demonstrates that hoteliers “are doing something right”, according to the head of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation, Grigoris Tasios.

Attica Facelift to Give Athens New Boost

Seven major projects are set to give Athens a new image and improve the standard of living in and around the Greek capital.

TUI-South Aegean: Rhodes ‘Co-Lab’ Project Prepares Island for a Greener Future

Establishing Rhodes as a model destination of sustainable tourism development is at the heart of an agreement signed by the South Aegean Region, TUI Group and the TUI Care Foundation.

Greece – Saudi Arabia Discuss Joint Actions in Tourism

The potential of cooperation in tourism with a focus on special interest products topped the agenda of the 5th Greek-Saudi joint ministerial meeting held in Athens.

Greece Aiming to Attract Higher Spending Travelers

Attracting holidaymakers who are willing to spend more is a key priority for Greece, according to Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Investments, Cooperation Top Greek-Saudi Business Forum Agenda

The sky is the limit for what Greece and Saudi Arabia can achieve if they work together, according to Saudi Investments Minister Khalid Al Falih.

Greek Island Limnos Welcomes Olympic Athletes to New Sports Resort

The new Porto Myrina Sports Resort on Limnos island is ready to welcome the world’s leading athletes for holidays and training in Greece.

Greece Invites Emirates Airline to Consider Direct Links to Thessaloniki

Greece’s tourism minister has invited Emirates to examine the possibility of launching direct flights from Dubai and New York to Thessaloniki.

Hotel for Sports Tourism Opening on Limnos Island, Greece

The world’s leading athletes will be able to train while enjoying their holidays in Greece at the new Porto Myrina sports resort on Limnos island.