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Historic Tatoi Estate to Return to Former Glory

The Greek government has announced plans to restore the Tatoi Estate - once the summer retreat of Greece's former royal family - to its previous glory.

Hellinikon and Skyscrapers Get Green Light

Greece’s highest court has approved a presidential decree covering the terms of the Hellinikon master plan, including the construction of six skyscrapers along the Athenian Riviera.

Hellinikon Mega Project Incoming Gov’t Priority

The long delayed "Hellinikon" project for the development of Athens' former airport into a multipurpose hub, has moved to the top of the new Greek government’s agenda.

New Greek Gov’t Gets Down to Work, Tax Bill First on the List

The newly elected Greek government, headed by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, met for the first time on Wednesday to lay out the agenda of priorities.

New Era for Greek Culture Ministry Under Lina Mendoni

The Greek Culture Ministry is set to enter a new era under the leadership of Lina Mendoni, who has been appointed new minister.

New Greek Cabinet Announced by Government Spokesman

Following the Greek parliamentary elections on Sunday, July 7, marked by the victory of the New Democracy party, the new cabinet was announced on Monday.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Majority Vote in Greece Snap Polls

Greece's center-right New Democracy (ND) party received a majority 39.8 percent of the public vote in Sunday’s national elections.

New Democracy Reveals Plans for Greek Tourism

Tax cuts in Greece's tourism sector are among New Democracy's plans if the center-right party wins the national elections to be held on July 7.

Greek Polls Round 2 Bring Conservatives to the Fore

Candidates of the conservative New Democracy party clinched most regional and municipal positions in the second round of Greek elections.

Greece to Hold Snap Elections After EU Vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a snap election following his party's defeat to the New Democracy party in the European Parliament elections.

Greek PM: Crete’s North Road Axis ‘Vital for Island’s Development’

The completion of Crete's north road axis is vital for the island’s further development, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

New Democracy Promises to Slash Taxes in Greek Tourism Sector

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has promised to reduce taxes in the Greek tourism sector, once his party comes to power.

PM, Governor Highlight Crete’s Potential for Growth

The completion of the so-called north road axis, the airport at Kastelli and peripheral roadway networks are the top priorities for authorities on Crete.

SETE Chief Presents Greek Tourism Strategy to Opposition ND 

Challenges, goals and strategy were the focus of talks between Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and opposition New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greece Condemns Double Terror Attack in London

Greece has condemned the incidents that took place late Saturday on London Bridge and at Borough Market in the United Kingdom that left seven people dead and at least 48 injured.

Mitsotakis: ‘We Want to Make Greece a Powerful Brand Name in Europe’

"Our aim for the tourism sector is to make Greece a powerful brand name in Europe," Greece's center-right New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said while addressing the 25th general assembly of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
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Greece Reshuffles Government, Tourism Ministry Unaffected

Olga Kefalogianni was among the few untouched ministers and remained at her post as Tourism Minister on Monday, 24 June, following the cabinet reshuffle of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
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