Haris Theoharis

Government signs 57.5-million-euro deal for Alimos marina

The 57.5-million-euro concession agreement to use and exploit the marina of Alimos, in southern Athens, for a duration of 40 years was signed on Wednesday with Aktor Concessions.

The value of the agreement amounts to at least 177 million euros, including an up-front fee, an annual concession fee and a revenue-sharing expressed as a percentage of the marina's annual turnover.

Minister says safety plan for the return of tourists will be ‘realistic’

Greece's plan to reopen its battered tourism sector this summer will ensure that tourists remain safe but will also be subject to change, depending on developments with the coronavirus pandemic, the country's Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis told German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

Greece aims to welcome tourists in July, says minister

Greece's tourism sector hopes to be "open for business" sometime in July, Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis said in an interview with BBC on Thursday.

Asked how soon Greek borders may reopen, Theoharis said that this issue will be discussed with health experts but the country hopes to "salvage" most of the summer season.

The Bankruptcy of Thomas Cook May Cost the Greek Tourism Half a Billion Euros

The Greek tourism lost аbout half a billion euros from the bankruptcy of the British tourism company Thomas Cook, Kathimerini reports, citing an interview with Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis at ANA-MPA.

He announced new measures by the government to mitigate the effects on the industry.