The investment, valued at roughly 1.5 billion euros, is expected to generate 3,000 jobs in the construction phase. During its operational phase, the resort will continue to employ 3,000 individuals while the Integrated Resort Casino (IRC) is forecast to contribute tens of millions of euros annually to state coffers over the next 30 years.

The report says Greeks are faced with burdensome financial struggles to make ends meet with a staggering 80% of respondents claiming they were unable to pay their bills.

Twenty-four regional airports are still managed by CAA in the country; 14 by the German-Greek consortium Fraport Greece, and the Eleftherios Venizelos Athens International Airport (AIA) by a private holding company.

Topping the list are Kythnos for ideal weekend getaways, Ithaca for diving enthusiasts, and the serene Patmos for quality religious tourism. Following closely are Amorgos with its beautiful monasteries, Naxos with its impressive nature, Syros with its distinctive neoclassical architecture, and Tinos with its rich history.