Call For Tender For The New Masterplan Aiming To Establish Porto Carras As The Top Mixed Use Resort Destination In The Mediterranean
At the dawn of a new era for the emblematic Porto Carras Grand Resort, Belterra Investments Group announced the initiation of a closed invitation to tender process, for technical proposals related to the full development of the Porto Carras Grand Resort masterplan and its eventual positioning as the top luxury Mediterranean tourism destination.
The tender process for this particular investment of strategic national importance, is in progress with the participation of prequalified, renowned international Master-planners & Architectural Firms. The partners’ selection is based on their extensive experience in architectural and urban-planning design services, as well as in their specialization in destination development & planning for mixed-use resorts globally, to undertake the planning and complete development of the new Porto Carras masterplan.
The Group’s long term business investment plan includes the re-development of the entire resort complex area of 1,800 hectares, with plans to include 7* Hotels, private high-end villas complex, a Casino, a historic Winery & Vineyards area, a premium Marina with leisure and retail stores and state-of-the-art sports areas, as well as other top-level activities and guest facilities.
The vision of the new ownership is to create the new premium destination in the Mediterranean, offering a unique hospitality experience of the utmost quality, extending operations and services round the year. With sustainable development and circular economy at the centre of its vision, the group is dedicated to preserve the unique and unspoiled natural environment and protect its biodiversity. The goal is to establish a top tourism destination which will attract a significant volume of top-quality market segments to Northern Greece, with evident and substantial benefits for the total tourism sector revenues, for local communities and the Greek economy overall.
Based on the project’s long-term planning, the first stage for the Masterplan initial proposals’ submission will be completed in August. Next steps include the official assignment for the plan’s further development based on the architectural and environmental assessment of initial proposals.
Entering an exciting period with a renewed vision for this iconic complex, spreading across a unique pristine natural landscape, the development plan is already under implementation, ensuring the offer of modern, high-end hospitality and residential services and facilities, positioning the new Porto Carras as a top-class international luxury tourism destination.
According to its overall vision for qualitative tourism development in Greece, Belterra Investments Ltd., via its business unit “Dimera Hospitality”, actively builds on its quality portfolio comprising of emblematic hotels in the country. Guided by a philosophy and culture aimed at providing unparalleled visitor experiences in top quality hospitality projects, Dimera Hospitality focuses on advanced sustainable development practices to protect the unique natural environment and support local economies.