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Greece a Prime Destination For Tourism Investments, Say Experts

Greece has a number of assets to be a destination of choice for tourism investments, leading industry experts highlighted during the 7th Delphi Economic Forum.

Upgrade Works on Greece’s Patra – Pyrgos Highway Kick Off 

After a series of long delays, the 75km Patra – Pyrgos highway in Greece is expected to be completed by the end of 2024 or early 2025.

EU Approves Construction of Olympia Odos Patra-Pyrgos Roadway in Greece

The European Commission has approved Greece’s plans to grant public funds to Olympia Odos SA for the construction of the 74.5km Patra - Pyrgos section of the Olympia Odos Motorway.

Recovery Funding Programs for Greek Tourism SMEs to Open in December

Small and medium-sized tourism enterprises in Greece will be able to tap into 1.6 billion euros in recovery funding as of next month.

Minister: Greek Tourism Fresh Ground for Investments

"Now is the time to come and invest in Greece. Greece is changing,” Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is telling investors.

Greece Sets October 15 Deadline for Small Business Funding Applications

Very small and small business ventures have until October 15 to apply for funding out of a 150-million-euro program run by the Greek Economy Ministry.

Zeus International Awarded Kaningos 21 Hotel Lease for 30 Years

Greek hotel management and consulting group Zeus International has been awarded the 30-year lease of the former Kaningos 21 hotel in central Athens.

Ministry Revises Small Business Law for Wider Funding Options

The Greek Economy Ministry will revise a law covering funding options for very small and small businesses, offering incentives aimed to boost the real economy.

Zeus International Adds Former ‘Kaningos 21’ Hotel to Roster

Zeus International has been named preferred bidder for the former 4-star Kaningos 21 hotel, located in central Athens, on Kaningos Square.

Attica Region Approves Funding for New Tourism SMEs

A total of 11.82 million euros will be allocated to 76 newly-established small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), according to the Region of Attica.

Interview – Haris Siganos: Zeus International is a ‘Project’ for Greek Tourism

Haris Siganos, CEO of Zeus International, speaks of the company's plans to contribute more to the development of Greece's tourism product.

UNWTO Looking to Help Greece Attract More Tourism Investments

Greece and the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have decided to join forces and attract more tourism investments to the country.

Top Global Bodies Urge Closer Cooperation on Trade and Tourism

International bodies are urging closer global cooperation on trade and tourism, calling for greater participation of the tourism sector in trade policy.

Tourism Contributed €52.3 Billion to Greek Economy in 2009-2016

Tourism, one of the top four industries in Greece, generated revenue in the 2009-2016 period, contributing 52.3 billion euros to state coffers, according to INSETE.

Greece Earned €35 Billion from Travel and Tourism in 2017, Says WTTC

Travel and tourism in 2017 contributed a total of 19.7% to Greece's GDP and amounted to 35 billion euros generated in the Greek economy, according to WTTC data.

Grivalia Hospitality Acquires Amanzoe Resort in Porto Heli, Peloponnese

Grivalia Hospitality has moved ahead with the acquisition of the Amanzoe luxury resort in Porto Heli, Peloponnese, Greece.

Greece Aims to Strengthen Ties with Arab World to Boost Tourism

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently informed the Arab world on the significant investment opportunities Greece has as a world attractive 365-day tourism destination.

Greece Promoted as 365-day Tourism Destination at 82nd TIF

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented Greece as a world-renowned 365-day destination at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Greece’s Halkidiki Lures Investments for Tourism Projects

The region of Halkidiki in northern Greece, has attracted more than 300 million euros in investments in tourism in the last three years, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) said this week.

Oaktree Joins Greece’s Sani – Ikos Venture

LA-based assets management firm Oaktree has joined Sani SA and Ikos SA, both running luxury hotel units in the Halkidiki peninsula, forming a new venture in tourism which aims to expand both brands individually and invest in related projects across Greece.
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