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Greece to Seek Architects for Thessaloniki Expo Center Facelift

Greece will launch an international architecture competition for the overhaul of the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center (Helexpo) in April.

Greece Committed to Working with the World Tourism Organization

The Greek government has a sincere interest to work closer with the UNWTO to further grow and diversify Greece's tourism sector.

Greece Sees Promising Future with Flagship Interventions of Culture Ministry

Top priority projects of the Culture Ministry, including the restoration of the Tatoi Estate, will shape Greece's cultural landscape in the coming years, aaccording to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greek PM Hints at Tax Cuts on Transport

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has left open the possibility of tax reductions in transportation.

Crete to Get New Airport: Works at Kastelli Begin

Kastelli Airport in Heraklion, Crete, is expected to become Greece’s second biggest, handling more than eight million passengers per year.

Global Experts to Share their Vision for Greece at Delphi Economic Forum 2020

Leading experts from 35 countries will share their vision for Greece during the Delphi Economic Forum 2020 in March.

Reform Roadmap Sets out Greek Tourism Ministry Goals for 2020

The Greek Tourism Ministry has three wide-ranging goals to meet in 2020-2021, according to the government’s national reform strategy titled “Greece Forward”.

Mitsotakis: Stability in Greece Key to Attracting Investments

Now is the best time to invest in Greece, the country's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said during the 30th Greek Economic Summit.

Greece and China Discuss New Partnerships in Culture

The potential of new partnerships between Greek and Chinese museums was recently discussed during a meeting of Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni with Chinese art experts.

Theoharis to Discuss Greek Tourism Investment Opportunities in New York

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will present the Greek tourism sector's investment opportunities at the 21st Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum in New York.

Greek Islands Bearing Refugee Influx Seeking Support

More than 7,000 refugees and migrants made their way into Greece in November, with the North Aegean islands shouldering the weight.

Minister Lays Out Plan to Restore Tourism to Refugee-hit Leros

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is looking to restore tourism on the island of Leros, following negative publicity due to the refugee crisis.

Greece Still Needs to Implement Reforms to Stimulate Productivity

Despite measures to drive Greece's economic growth, the government must find ways to increase productivity and advance employee training.

Albania Hit Hard by 6.4 Quake

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit Albania early Tuesday, has left behind at least 14 people dead and over 600 injured.

Greek Gov’t Sets Developing Wine Tourism as a Priority

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has pledged to support efforts for the development of wine tourism in Greece.

Piraeus Port to Transform with €140m Backing from EIB

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has formally agreed to provide 140 million euros to support expansion and upgrading of Piraeus Port, Greece's main port.

Greece – China Boost Connectivity with Juneyao Air Direct Flight

Greece has entered a deal with Chinese carrier Juneyao Air for direct flights between Shanghai and Athens starting July 2020.

Greek PM Mitsotakis to Meet Trump on US Visit

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is scheduled to meet US President Donald Trump next week during his visit to the United States.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Explores Ways to Grow in Greece’s Waters

The development of cruise tourism in Greece was explored by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and representatives of Royal Caribbean Cruises.

TAIPED-owned 30% Stake in Athens Airport Up for Sale

Greece’s Economic Policy Council has decided to accelerate the sale of a 30 percent stake in Athens International Airport.