An article on Dourgouti Island Hotel by Dikaia Chatziefstathiou , Christos Ananiadis , George Sachinis (2018), published in Universal Journal of Management summarizes the outcomes of the project.
Dourgouti Island Hotel Project is an ongoing programme of cultural activities created by a theatre company in the historical but "forgotten" neighbourhood of Athens, Greece, called Dourgouti. These activities offer not only cultural products but also new ways of living and experiencing the city. A model of cooperation focusing on strong assets of a place can be a new model for local economy. The results of the project show the impact of culture on local society as well as some economic benefits, showing the way to a new economy, organized from the "bottom-up".
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