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Minister On Tourism Policy For 2011

A draft bill that will simplify procedures of Greek tourism investments will be promoted by the Culture and Tourism Ministry in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said last month.

Kaifa Woods Gets Facelift

In an attempt to restore the natural environment that was damaged by the destructive fires of 2007, a reforestation campaign in the woods of Kaiafa was recently held by the Tourism Development Company in cooperation with the Olympia Forestry and volunteer groups.

Zoning Law Causes Friction

The planned zoning law for tourism was one of the key topics for discussion at Prodexpo 2008, the ninth conference-exhibition on the utilization of real estate in Greece and Southeast Europe.

Second Phase for Anavyssos Tender

The tender for the exploitation of the property at Alikes in Anavyssos is currently in its second phase with three contenders in this stage. These are the consortium of Lamda Development, Reds and Lampsa S.A. (the hotel Grande Bretagne), the Steggou Group with Porto Carras Casino...

Agrotouristiki Closes Down

The leadership of the tourism development ministry announced the closing down of its principal sector for agrotourism activity, Agrotouristiki S.A, which the ministry claims has faced long-term financial and operational programs. The general assembly of Agrotouristiki...

Flisvos Marina Opens this Month

The fully renovated marina at Flisvos opens in mid-June after five years of work and delays.The investment for the development and operation of the marina infrastructure has reached 45 million euros. The project was completed by the consortium Lamda Development, the state Tourism...

Faliro Marina Up for Grabs

Tourism Development Minister Fanni Palli-Petralia said, as we go to press, that a tender would be published shortly for the marina at Faliro. It is but one of the many properties owned by Tourism Development Company, which recently announced its financial results for the year.

National Zoning Plan for Tourism Development

The government has prioritized measures for tourism accommodation that are aimed at bolstering investment in the industry, Anastassios Liaskos, deputy minister for tourism development, said last month during the Sixth Prodexpo Conference and Exhibition for Real Estate.

New Long-term Leasing for Public Tourism Properties

Three major long-term leasing projects are in the works by the Tourism Development Company (ETA), for the public properties that include the Corfu casino, the plots housing a golf course at Afandou on Rodos, and another at Epanomi, near Thessaloniki, for the creation of a new course.