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Crowds, Interest Peak at 86th Thessaloniki Trade Fair

Greece’s most influential trade show, the 86th Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), attracted some 212,363 visitors and 1,500 exhibitors this year, fast approaching pre-pandemic levels.

Greek Gov’t Aiming to Take Tourism Sector Into a New Era

Sustainable tourism development focusing on environmental protection is among the government’s top priorities, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greek PM Announces €5.5bn in Measures to Deal with ‘Hard’ Winter Ahead

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a new round of relief measures budgeted at 5.5 billion euros for 2022 and 2023 aimed at supporting Greeks.

Greece to Allocate Funds to Extend Tourism Season into Winter

The Greek government will approve funds for Greece’s further promotion abroad to extend the tourism season into the winter, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced.

Greece Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed their condolences following the news that Queen Elizabeth II died on Thursday.

Greek Government has Ambitious Upgrade Plan for Thessaloniki

The Greek government will soon present an ambitious plan for Thessaloniki that includes 30 projects to be implemented by 2030.

Greek Homeowners, Businesses to Get More Energy Bill Relief in September

Some 6 million homeowners and 1.2 million businesses in Greece faced with repeatedly increasing electricity bills will receive double the aid offered in previous months for September.

Greece and Qatar Discuss Cooperation in Tourism, Energy, Infrastructure

Cooperation in tourism, infrastructure and energy topped the agenda of talks between Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Greece Exits Enhanced Surveillance, Enters New Era

Greece regained more freedom over its economic policy and entered a new era on August 20, leaving behind the European Union’s enhanced surveillance framework.

Greek PM Set to Announce More Relief Measures at Thessaloniki Fair Next Month

The Greek PM in September will present a new round of support measures aimed at offering relief to Greeks impacted by the energy crisis and inflation.

Greek Citizens Can Store National ID, Driver’s License on New Wallet App

Greek citizens will be able to securely upload their national ID and driver’s license onto their smartphones via the newly launched Govgr Wallet app to be used in e-business and e-government services.

Attica Hotels Provide Shelter to Athens Fire Victims

Attica hotels are offering free accommodation to people affected by the fires that ravaged several suburbs on Mt Pendeli, north of Athens, this week.

Greek PM Pledges Relief for Athens Suburbs Hit by Fires

Greece’s PM announced relief measures for those affected by the devastating fire that ravaged several suburbs north of Athens on Mt Pendeli this week.

Greek Airports Dealing Effectively With Delays

Greek airports appear to be handling flight delays effectively given the situation across Europe and around the globe, according to recent figures.

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.

SETE: Greek Tourism 2022 Revenues May Reach or Even Exceed 2019 Levels

Revenues from Greek tourism this year may even exceed 2019 levels although 2022 is a “difficult, complicated and unpredictable” year, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Greeks to Get More Support to Deal With Soaring Energy and Fuel Costs

The Greek government has announced new measures, including an increased gas subsidy, to help Greeks deal with soaring energy and fuel costs. 

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.

Posidonia Shipping Exhibition Welcomes Global Maritime Community Back to Athens

Posidonia 2022, the world’s most prestigious biennial shipping event, on June 6 welcomed the global maritime community back to Athens, Greece.

Greece Acts on Climate Change with Astypalea Project

Greece is taking revolutionary steps to address climate change, incorporating all the tools technology has provided to lead the way, according to Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.