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Aug 31, 2020

Back from the brink

When the global coronavirus pandemic hit, Greece faced a grave health crisis, but defied the trend in Europe. A strict lockdown and the ready cooperation among residents in the country tamed the spread of the deadly virus, preventing any serious strain to the country's health system. In fact, the government received widespread praise for the way it has handled the crisis. As Europe reopens its borders and restarts its economy, Greece hopes it can pick up from where it left off. At the start of the year, consumer confidence was rising to pre-recession levels and many businesses were planning to expand their activities.

Greece 2020 / Gaming
Aug 31, 2020

CD Media gets Nintendo's vote of confidence

After a one year-long absence in Greece, Japanese gaming giant Nintendo found a new partner, CD Media S.E. and granted the 27-year old corporation the exclusive distribution rights in Greece, as well as the Balkan region and neighboring Turkey. Having weathered an ext...

Greece 2020 / Food & Beverage
Aug 31, 2020

Evoiki Zimi S.A.: Uncompromising on quality

Starting out in 1984 as a small, family-run business for pasta products, Evoiki Zimi S.A. has since grown into a large operation that has gained a global reputation for its high-quality frozen phyllo dough products. Its brand has also found a promising market in Japan for...

Greece 2020 / Hospitality
Aug 31, 2020

Angsana: A global luxury brand that redefines resort hospitality

In March 2021, Banyan Tree will debut its first flagship property in Europe - Angsana Corfu in Greece. The resort will provide its guests with the perfect holiday destination and an unforgettable immersion in Corfu's rich culture. Located just 12 km south of Corfu Tow...

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