• Southwest Virginia gets $9 million fund grant for tourism development

    2 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    A grant programme develops the mining properties into usable acreage for tourism and other economic development projects is injecting millions of dollars into Southwest Virginia.
    The Governor Ralph Northam, Congressman Morgan Griffith and the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy named 10 projects valued at $9 million from funds derived from the Abandoned Mine Land Pilot program.
    The tourism and other development projects include a first-of-its-kind solar project based in Wise County that provides renewable energy to the just-developed Mineral Gap Data Center in the Lonesome Pine...
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  • 6.9 per cent increase in Greek tourism, contributes to economic recovery

    6.9 per cent increase in Greek tourism, contributes to economic recovery

    2 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Greek tourism which represents a fifth of the country's GDP, grew at a rate of 6.9 per cent last year. Considering the national economy which grew by two per cent, the tourism sector outshone over three and a half times.
    Tourism led to the creation of around one million jobs intending that one quarter of all employment in Greece is focused on tourism. Last year one in every five euros spent in Greece saw contribution from the tourism sector which was worth €37.5 billion.
    The sector shows strong economic recovery and is known to outperform its previous peaks. During the height of economic...
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