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EIB: €500m Backing for Businesses in Greece that Support Women, Youth Employment

The EIB will provide loans for companies in Greece that support youth employment and the empowerment of women in the workplace.

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’: A Party Like No Other

The 36th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" brought over 55,000 runners to the Greek capital, in a celebration of sports, support and willpower.

‘Runners Forest’ to Be Created in Fire-stricken Areas of Athens Marathon Route

In efforts to support Attica’s communities hit by recent wildfires, the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) has announced the creation of the “Runners Forest” along the Athens marathon classic route.

Greek Museum, Site E-ticket System Gaining Ground

The newly launched e-ticket, currently applicable at 11 popular archaeological sites and museums across Greece, is gaining ground according to the Archaeological Resources Fund (TAP).

Greece Launches Online Ticket Service for Admission to Museums, Sites

Visitors of certain archaeological sites, monuments and museums in Athens, Crete and the Peloponnese can now buy tickets online.

E-ticketing System Ready to Operate at Greek Museums, Sites

A much-awaited e-ticketing and access control system has been successfully installed at selected museums and archaeological sites across Greece.

‘Workathlon’ to Hold 1st Interactive Hospitality Talent Fair

Workathlon, a hospitality recruiting company, will hold the 1st Interactive Hospitality Talent Fair on January 30, at the Electra Palace in Thessaloniki.

Greece’s ‘Υοu Go Culture’ E-learning Platform Calls for Support

An ambitious e-learning platform offering insight into Greece via virtual tours is aiming to collect 65,000 euros by December 31 via a crowdfunding campaign.

Virtual Tours of Greece via ‘YouGoCulture’ Platform

Greek culture, traditions and destinations are at the core of Athens University’s new online platform, which offers visitors virtual tours around the country.

Endeavor Invites Greek Entrepreneurs to Apply for Support

Endeavor invites Greek entrepreneurs interested in receiving consultation services and access to National Bank of Greece funding, to send in their application by June 30.

EU Bank Launches Credit Line for Agriculture, Tourism, Manufacturing in Greece

The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced on Thursday the launch of a 1 billion euro "Loans for SMEs and MidCaps" credit line to Greek banks.

Greece Set to Gain in 2017 as Safe Destination

Greece is expected to gain from the instability in the wider Mediterranean region with pre-bookings setting the trend for 2017, according to Alpha Bank analysts.

TIF-Helexpo, National Bank of Greece Renew Partnership for Two More Years

Greece's national exhibition body TIF-Helexpo and the National Bank of Greece have renewed their strategic partnership through a two-year extension.

Greece Eases Capital Controls, Now in Effect

In efforts to boost confidence in the country’s banking system, pave the way for new deposits and allow leeway for business transactions abroad, the Greek government has further relaxed capital controls.

Latest Capital Control Changes for Greece

Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos approved the further relaxation of capital controls last Friday in efforts to efforts to boost confidence in the country’s banking system and pave the way for new deposits.

Capital Controls in Greece Scaled Back Some More

Greece’s international lenders have indicated that they will go ahead and approve the further relaxation of capital controls imposed on June 28 last year in efforts to boost confidence in the country's banking system and bring back more than 15 billion euros in “elusive”...

Report: Greek Hotel Internet Promo Can Bring in Cash

The Internet promotion of Greek hotels and accommodation can bring in up to 2 billion euros in revenues, according to a report released recently by the National Bank of Greece (NBG).
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Astir Palace Tender Attracts 15 Bidders

Fifteen bids were submitted in the first phase of the tender for the acquisition of a majority participation in the share capital of Astir Vouliagmenis S.A., Greek press reports said. The deadline for the tender's first phase was 29 March 2013.
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Tender Launched For Astir Palace Complex

The National Bank of Greece has launched a public tender for investors to submit an expression of interest for the acquisition of a majority participation in the share capital of Astir Vouliagmenis S.A.

Greece Could Expect Billions From Cruises

“The main reason Greece has failed to collect from cruises is the low use of Greek ports as homeports,” according to a recent study of the National Bank of Greece on cruise on a European and national level.
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