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PM Mitsotakis Pledges Development Master Plan for Mountain Towns in Greece

A specially appointed working group will soon formulate a master plan for the development of municipalities located in the mountainous regions of Greece.

Greece Announces Measures to Ease Energy Crisis Impact on Households, Businesses

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday announced a 3.2-billion-euro energy scheme, in efforts to ease the impact of soaring energy costs on households and businesses.

Greek PM Sees Positive Tourism Year Ahead

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed confidence that tourism this year will show positive signs of post-Covid recovery in view of growing demand for the summer ahead.

Greek PM Visits Dumfries House, Discusses Tatoi Revamp Plans

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis recently visited the Dumfries House estate in Scotland on the invitation of Charles, Prince of Wales, to discuss plans for the re-development of the former royal estate at Tatoi, near Athens.

Crete’s New Chania Archaeological Museum Opens to the Public

The new Chania Archaeological Museum on the Greek island of Crete recently opened its doors featuring more than 3,500 artefacts, 1,000 of which for the first time.

Fresh Support for Tourism Businesses in Fire-hit Northern Evia

The Greek government has announced a new measure that reduces leasing charges imposed on tourism and F&B enterprises of Northern Evia for use of seashore and beach areas.

Upgrade Works on Greece’s Patra – Pyrgos Highway Kick Off 

After a series of long delays, the 75km Patra – Pyrgos highway in Greece is expected to be completed by the end of 2024 or early 2025.

Delphi Economic Forum Returning as Live Event: April 6-9

The Delphi Economic Forum 2022 is returning to the historic town of Delphi in central Greece for its seventh edition that will take place as a live event during April 6-9.

Greece Announces Relief Measures to Tackle Energy Crisis

The Greek government has announced a set of relief measures including a fuel rebate and an electricity bill subsidy for some 1.4 million qualifying households.

National Theater of Rhodes to be Restored by 2025

The National Theater of Rhodes will undergo a 17.23 million euros restoration project and is expected to be fully operational by 2025.

Poll: Greeks are Worried About the Economy

Greeks are worried about the impact of the Russia-Ukraine crisis on Greece’s economy, according to the results of a poll conducted by Pulse.

Ukraine Closed to Civilian Flights, Greece Monitors Crisis

Ukraine closed its airspace to civilian flights this morning after Russia launched an attack on the eastern part of the country. Greece is monitoring the crisis.

PM: Tourism and Food Services to Drive Greece Growth

Tourism and the food & drink industry will take Greece’s economy to the next level, according to Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greek PM Announces ‘Generous’ ENFIA Property Tax Break

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that the ENFIA single property tax would be slashed by 13% in an attempt to ease the burden of soaring energy prices. 

After Greece’s Snowstorm: What Applies in Affected Areas on Thursday and Friday

Following Greece’s winter snowstorm named ‘Elpis’, which on Monday swept across a number of areas and brought a two-day shutdown, the government has informed how schools, shops and services will operate over the next two days in regions affected.

Greece Orders Second Snow Shutdown in Athens, Crete and Islands

Schools, shops and other private businesses in Attica and other parts of Greece will remain closed on Wednesday after the government announced extra emergency measures to address Monday’s heavy snowfall.

‘We’ll Double Our Tourist Arrivals to Greece in 2022’, TUI’s CEO Tells Greek PM

TUI expects to double the number of its customers to Greece in 2022 compared to last year, according to the tour operator's CEO, Fritz Joussen.

Greek Tourism Business Owners Want More Energy Cost Support

Tourism business owners in Greece are calling on the government to extend a series of announced measures to address soaring energy costs.

Fines Force Seniors in Greece to Rush and Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Greek residents over 60 rushed to get vaccinated against Covid-19 before the end of January, when fines reach 100 euros for every month they don’t get the jab.

PM: ‘Greek Tourism Will Emerge Stronger from the Pandemic’

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed his confidence that Greece and its tourism industry will emerge stronger from the pandemic crisis.