November 15, 2020
Rusi - The Silent Rise of Greece as a Mediterranean Power
Greece is emerging as a Mediterranean power with a more proactive foreign policy.
GTP - Moody’s Upgrades City of Athens Rating, Outlook Stable
International credit agency Moody’s announced that it had upgraded the City of Athens rating to Ba3 from B1, adding that it maintained a stable outlook.
November 12, 2020
GTP - Lockdown in Greece: Guidelines for Tourists
The Greek Tourism Ministry recently announced guidelines for visitors that are arriving, leaving or already staying in Greece during the national lockdown.
November 10, 2020
Bloomberg - Greece Offers Tax Breaks to Lure the Work-From-Anywhere Crowd
Greece wants to use its solid track record in combating the coronavirus as a way to help entice people to move to the country -- and it’s promising that half of their income will be tax-free
November 06, 2019
Bloomberg - Greece Weighs New Flat Tax in Bid to Attract Wealthy Foreigners
Greece is seeking to attract wealthy investors by introducing a flat tax rate of 100,000euros for qualified individuals willing to shift their residence to the country.
October 08, 2020
GTP - Greece Unveils Online Map with Covid-19 Risk by Regional Unit
The Greek government has introduced a new online platform that includes a risk-assessment map that enables citizens to track the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country and keep up to date with the latest safety restrictions by regional unit.
September 06, 2020
Best of Greece - Greece voted Most Beautiful Country in World for 2020
Prestigious and worldwide leading travel publication Condé Nast Traveller has presented the 10 most beautiful countries in the World.
July 13, 2020
Deutsche Welle - Coronavirus pandemic sparks house-hunting frenzy in Greece among foreigners
Greece has come through the coronavirus pandemic relatively unscathed. Athens now hopes to welcome back vacationers, but increasingly foreigners are looking to pick up a home or investment property under the sun.
July 11, 2020
Kathimerini - Attracting retirees to Greece
The government is formally inviting foreign pensioners to shift their tax residence to Greece with the introduction of a single tax rate of 7% for their entire income obtained abroad. The scheme is expected to rival those of fellow southern European Union countries.
June 12, 2020
GTP - Greek Tourism is Back, Announces PM Mitsotakis
SANTORINI, Greece – Greek tourism is back and is opening up to visitors with safety as its top priority, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday.
May 26, 2020
GTP - Greece will Welcome Visitors with Heightened Safety Measures, PM tells ‘Bild’
Greece is augmenting safety and health measures as it prepares to open to travelers next month after lifting coronavirus (Covid-19) containment measures with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis inviting holidaymakers to visit.
May 20, 2020
Kathimerini - Greece says no coronavirus tests, no quarantine for tourists this summer
Tourists will be allowed to enter Greece without taking a coronavirus test or remaining in quarantine when international flights restart on July 1, but health officials will conduct spot tests when required, Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis said on Wednesday.
May 10, 2020
Kathimerini - Good publicity bolsters foreign interest in Greek realty
Greece appears ready to make the most of its timely and successful management of the coronavirus pandemic, as not only has foreign demand for local residential real estate not shrunk, but it is in fact showing strong signs of growth compared to 2019.
May 07, 2020
Kathimerini - Property demand has not been infected
Demand in the property sector is proving surprisingly resilient amid the coronavirus pandemic, as a survey by property ad website Spitogatos has revealed that 85 percent of candidate buyers or tenants do not intend to delay or cancel their decisions due to the change in conditions.
GTP - WTTC Sees Greece as One of the First Countries Welcoming Back Tourists After Covid-19
Greece could be one of the first countries in Europe to welcome tourists back, once the Covid-19 pandemic has been combatted, according to World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) President & CEO Gloria Guevara.
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