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Greek Daily News 16/02/2024

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ECONOMY

-Exhibitions are a significant activity for the Greek economy, with their direct and indirect revenues standing at over 1.06 billion euros in 2022 while their contribution toward the country’s GDP 499 million euros, a survey commissioned by the Greek Exhibition Industry Association (SOKEE) showed.

-Greece ranks last among European countries for high-tech job creation, according to analysis from Teneo. This disparity is projected to widen further over the next decade.

TOURISM

-Lamda Marinas Investments got the green light by Greece’s court of auditors for the development of a marina for mega yachts in Corfu, according to reports at OT.gr. The cost of investment is estimated at over 50 million euros and is anticipated that the investment will benefit Greek tourism overall.

-Rhodes on Wednesday announced the launch of a direct flight between the Dodecanese island and Bahrain. The flight will be operated by the Middle Eastern country’s national carrier, Gulf Air.