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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.

HotelBrain Head Tells World Greek Tourism is Tops

In interviews to CNN, the London Times and Sky News, HotelBrain founder and president Panos Paleologos underlined that tourism professionals in Greece demonstrated exemplary responsibility and honored their guests despite the political and economic turmoil and the negative media...

Greece Seeks to Extend Tourist Season to 12 Months

Greece's main goal is to extend the tourist season, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said while speaking at an Economist Conference in Athens. "We want tourism 12 months a year", she said.

2015 Expected to Be Landmark Year for Tourism Investments in Greece

This year Greece was established as a global tourist destination and 2015 is expected to be a landmark year for attracting tourism investments to the country, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during a press conference at the 30th Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki.

Greek Tourism Investments Threatened By EU Directive

Greece's main tourism body has voiced concern over a European directive that limits subsidies and tax breaks for tourism investments.

Licensing Procedures For Four Tourism Investments In Greece Near Completion

The licensing procedures for four major tourism investments on the islands of Kea, Milos and Ios and mainland Messinia (Peloponnese) are near completion, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni informed on 17 February.

Hoteliers Cautious On Tourism Residential Accommodation

Greek hoteliers consider the tourism residential accommodation a necessary measure but under certain conditions, according to a survey carried out recently by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

German Tourism Committee Visits Athens

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos last month welcomed a proposal for Greece to participate in a Greek-German tourism summit in Berlin, Germany, that would give Greece the opportunity to promote tourism investment possibilities.

Government Promises Golf Tourism Investments

“What the article reports is not groundless and most of what is mentioned is true but it concerns a Greece that is changing,” Deputy Culture and Tourism Ministry George Nikitiadis told the Greek press in response to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article that focused on the...

Greece Strengthens Tourism Ties With Cyprus

The tourism agreement signed between Greece and Cyprus 20 years ago will be updated and issues of common interest will be included, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister Yiorgos Nikitiadis said last month. “These issues concern special forms of tourism, common travel packages to...