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Greek Environment Ministry Re-examines Urban Planning Law

Urban planning and construction zone procedures for the development and design of land use in Greece are being formulated with priority given to tourist destinations.

Greece Prepares Agrotourism Strategy

The Greek Tourism Ministry is drafting a new agrotourism plan aimed at channeling revenues into local communities and creating new jobs.

Condor to Connect Berlin with Popular Greek Destinations for Summer 2020

Condor is returning to Berlin's Schönefeld Airport with flights to popular Greek destinations for summer 2020.

Attica Zoological Park Expands with New Hotel, Waterpark and Aquarium

The Attica Zoological Park is expanding its activities with the construction of a hotel, a waterpark, and an aquarium by 2022.

Greece Prepares for Transition to Green Economy with Incentives

The Greek government is planning to introduce incentives for the support of environmentally-friendly investments.

Eleonas to Host Athens 1st Cultural and Tourism Complex

A multipurpose tourism and cultural complex budgeted at 117 million euros is set to upgrade the industrial neighbourhood of Eleonas in Athens.

Enterprise Greece OKs Two Projects to Create Jobs, Bring in Investments

Enterprise Greece, the country's investment agency, has approved two projects budgeted at 331 million euros and set to create 822 new jobs.

Alpha Bank Sees Long-term Growth Prospects for Greek Tourism

Developing new forms of tourism and ensuring value for money are vital to the further prospects of the Greek tourism sector, according to Alpha Bank.

Attica Region to Launch Tender for Walking, Bike Path Projects

As part of efforts to upgrade the standard of living of its residents and create new tourism experiences, the Attica Region is moving ahead with plans to create bike and walking paths.

Greece Offers Attractive Opportunities for Investments, Says German Ambassador

Greece offers attractive opportunities for investments in a number of areas, according to Germany’s ambassador, Jens Plötner.

Greece Coastal Shipping Showing Signs of Improvement, Says SEEN Chief

Demand for coastal shipping transport services in Greece is picking up pace thanks to indications of an extended tourism season.

Tourism Breathing Life into Greece’s Ailing Construction Industry

The tourism sector appears to be driving Greece’s construction industry, which is seeing the first signs of recovery after the debt crisis.

Astypalea First Greek Island Attempting to Go Smoke-free

Astypalea is the first island in Greece to say ‘No’ to smoking as part of its drive to re-brand as a wellness destination.

More Greeks Traveling in Summer 2018

Greeks appear to be traveling more in the three months of summer 2018, marking a 10 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to data by Greek travel agents.

Investment Activity in Greek Hotel Sector Going Strong

Greece is evolving into one of the most popular global destinations, with investment activity in its hospitality sector picking up pace, according to a GBR Consulting report.

Greece Announces New Framework to Regulate Agrotourism Businesses

The terms and conditions for the regulated operation of agrotourism enterprises in Greece have been laid out in a special framework.

Travel Leaders Look Ahead to 2019 at WTM London

Top executives of the tourism industry will participate in a session titled “World Travel Leaders – What to expect in 2019”, which will be held during the WTM London in November.

Major Mystras Investment Aims to Attract Wellness Tourism to the Peloponnese

A 20-million-euro tourism investment aims to establish Greece as an ideal wellness destination and attract “seasoned” travelers to the Peloponnese.

GDPR Regulation to Change Health Travel Practices

Health travel professionals must redesign their security risk strategies in view of a new privacy law known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25.

Astypalea’s ‘Positive Energy’ Drives Tourism Promo

Positive energy and radiant light are the focus of a new tourism campaign, aiming to promote the Dodecanese island of Astypalea.