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EU Funding Key to Upgrading Greek Island Tourism Model, Says Deputy Minister

Channeling EU funding into modifying Greece's tourism model to meet the demands of the changing times is key to the tourism development of the Greek islands.

Outwardness, Investment Key to Greek Tourism Development

Greece’s investment opportunities were analyzed during events in London, Berlin and Barcelona, by the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, George Tziallas.

Acropolis Monuments Enter New Phase of Restoration

Monuments at the Acropolis in Athens will undergo a new series of restoration works, funded by the NSRF’s "Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2014-2020” program.

Greece’s New Vergina Museum in Macedonia to Open in 2017

The new Museum of Vergina in Macedonia is scheduled to open its doors to the public in 2017 with “Aigai: The first city of the Macedonians, from Hercules to Alexander the Great - In Memory of Aigai" after gaining access to EU funding.

C. Macedonia Region Looks to Tap into Amphipolis Site as Tourism Asset

The Northern Greece archaeological site of Amphipolis, which had the world on edge two years ago as to the identity of the person buried there, has been proposed by the Central Macedonia Region to be named cultural heritage site within the European Territorial Cooperation Program...

Sharing Economy, Taxation Taking a Bite Out of Greek Tourism

Overtaxation and the sharing economy are taking a toll on small tourist enterprises with many going under, the president of the Confederation of Greek Entrepreneurs for Tourism Lodges (SETKE), Konstantinos Brentanos, recently said.

Franchise Businesses May Soon be Able to Tap into EU Funds

A ban excluding franchise companies in Greece from being eligible for EU funding may be lifted, according to reports by Greek financial daily Naftemporiki.

Greece Best ‘User’ of NSRF Funds

Greece is among the EU countries with the highest absorption rates of National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) funds for the 2007-2013 period.

Chios New Limnia Marina Opens with 15th Aegean Regatta

Over 700 boats will be sailing into Limnia port on the island of Chios, during the 15th Aegean Regatta, inaugurating the new 55-spot marina on August 23. The 15th Aegean Regatta will run through to August 28.

Tourism Among Sectors to Receive Support Through New NSRF Funding to Greece

The European Commission has approved Greek projects adding up to 19 billion euros under the new National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) for the Programming Period 2014-2020.

Greece’s Action Plan for Tourism Bearing Fruit

The utilization of NSRF (National Strategic Reference Framework) funds in order to boost entrepreneurship, create the framework for new investments and modernize the tourism product is a top priority, Tourism minister Olga Kefalogianni said on Wednesday.
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Favorable Loans For Greek Tourism Businesses Coming Soon

Small tourism businesses can apply for loans between 10,000 and 30,000 euros with concessional terms as of late March, the Development Ministry announced yesterday, 21 February.
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Greek Enterprises To Get Financial Support For Alternative Tourism Investments

Over four hundred Greek enterprises that include hotels, travel agencies and catering companies will receive financial backing to invest in alternative forms of tourism, the Greek Tourism Ministry said yesterday, 20 February.