Greek Golden Visa Attracting Chinese, Russian Investors

Greek Golden Visa Attracting Chinese, Russian Investors

Investors from China benefited most from Greece’s golden visa program which offers five-year residency rights in return for real estate acquisitions or for strategic investments exceeding 250,000 euros, the economy ministry said this week. According to ministry data citing issued real estate permits, of…

Greece Wants To Abolish Entry Visas For Russians

Greece Wants To Abolish Entry Visas For Russians

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni has assured tourism officials in Moscow that Greece will take the necessary initiatives to further simplify the visa application process, while the ultimate aim is to abolish the visa requirement altogether. The visa issue was one of the main topics…

Tourist spending drives Greek growth

Tourist spending drives Greek growth

Strong spending by foreign visitors widened Greece’s current account surplus in July, confirming expectations that a bumper tourism season will help ease the debt-laden country’s recession this year. With domestic demand, investment and industrial output suffering amid an austerity-driven slump, spending by foreign visitors…