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Enterprise Greece: 250 Greek Tourism Projects Available for Investment

Some 250 Greek entrepreneurs are looking to strike deals with strategic investors to proceed with plans for the development of tourism projects.

Greece Increases Funding for SMEs in Tourism by €200 Million

Funding for Greek small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) active in tourism will increase by 200 million euros, according to the ministries of economy and tourism.

‘Kilada Hills’ Luxury Tourism Project Moves to Next Phase

The Kilada Hills luxury tourism project in the Peloponnese is moving to the next phase after authorities approved a joint ministerial decision on the investment.

NBG – EIF Deals Secure €640 Million for Greek Businesses

Some 5,000 small businesses, startups and mid‑sized enterprises in Greece will gain access to 640 million euros in loans at favorable terms, following three deals signed between EIF and NBG.

European Parliament Seeks Strategy to Enhance Tourism Competitiveness

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani called for the closer cooperation of Member States for Europe to receive more than 1 billion tourists by 2025.

Kountoura Talks Tourism with Greek-American Students

American Hellenic Institute President Nick Larigakis and a delegation of Greek-American students recently visited Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura in Athens.

Greek Banks ‘Warm Up’ to the Tourism Sector

The positive prospects for Greek tourism in 2017 were discussed between the Hellenic Banking Association and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Six Greek Airports Get Funding, Move to Upgrade

Six regional airports in Greece will get EU funding to the tune of 197 million euros towards their upgrade under the EU Infrastructure Investment Plan, the Greek Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Ministry announced.

Major Greece Tourism Works to Get Underway Backed by Juncker Plan

Tourism is among the first sectors in Greece to receive EU funding to the tune of 112 million euros for three projects in addition to a fourth included in the infrastructure transport sector, under the EU Infrastructure Investment Plan.

Greece, Turkey Strengthen Bilateral Tourism Ties

Greece and Turkey signed a joint declaration on bilateral tourism cooperation on the sidelines of the 4th Supreme Greek-Turkish Cooperation Council held in Izmir last week.

Greece, Egypt Sign Memorandum of Understanding on Tourism Cooperation

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Greece and Egypt for cooperation in the field of tourism with an aim to promote bilateral tourism between the two countries.

Dolphin Seeks Partners to Fund Kilada Hills, Kea Projects

One of the largest private seafront landowners in Greece and Cyprus, Dolphin Capital Investors, is seeking strategic partners for its latest tourism projects: the Kilada Hills Golf Resort, to be located in Ermionida valley in Argolis, and for its Kea plans.

Greece: 2015 Could Be The Year For Significant Tourism Investment

New growth areas in Greece are expected to emerge from a number of important investments that are underway in many of the country's regions, according to Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni.

Tourism Minister Invites The Arab World To Invest In Greece

Greece has become an attractive destination for tourism investment after promoting a series of measures such as introducing new tourism products, amending spatial plans, simplifying licensing procedures for tourism businesses and modernizing infrastructure.

New Zoning Plan To Open Tourism Investment Projects

The new special zoning plan for tourism that will promote tourism development alongside environmental protection in Greece, is expected to be ready by the end of the year, Greek press reports said recently.

Conference Focuses On Tourism Investment In Greece

The need to promote tourism investment and increase competitiveness in Greece to face the economic crisis was underlined by tourism professionals and experts at the “Tourism Investment Conference: Focus on Greece,” held in Athens last month.