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Five-star Tax Dodgers Uncovered by Greek Revenue Inspectors

Greek tax inspectors recently proceeded with checks to over 700 accommodation facilities, including five-star hotels and rooms to let, throughout Greece.
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Ministry Warns of High Fire Risk in Greece for Tuesday, August 15

The Greek Ministry of Interior has warned that the risk of wildfires in the regions of Attica, Central Greece, Crete, North Aegean and South Aegean is very high (category 4 for fire risk).
Posted On 14 Aug 2017

Product Price Hikes Across 32 Greek Isles as of Jan. 1

Products and services on 32 islands in the Dodecanese and North Aegean Region will go up as of January 1, 2018, due to new VAT rates.
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

Greeks Can Now Travel Visa-free to Qatar

Qatar has agreed to grant visa-free travel for citizens of 80 countries, including Greece, with immediate effect, Qatari officials have announced.
Posted On 09 Aug 2017

Greeks Call for Parthenon Marbles Issue to be Part of Brexit Talks

The Greek government is requesting that the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece be part of the Brexit negotiations citing EU treaty law.

Amended Bill Sees Stronger Greek Ferry Passenger Rights

Reinforcing passenger rights, changes to the scheduling of hydrofoils and high-speed sea craft are among the amendments of a ministry bill tabled in parliament.

SETE: Quality Over Quantity Key for Future of Greek Tourism

Over-taxation, no capital controls and upgrading infrastructure are vital to ensuring a healthy future for Greek tourism, says SETE chief Yiannis Retsos.
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Greece to Ease Capital Controls as of Sept. 1

Account holders can as of Sept. 1 withdraw a monthly total of 1,800 euros in cash following a Greek finance ministry decision to ease capital restrictions.
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

SEV: Greece Tourism Infrastructure Needs Upgrade Now

The Greek tourism sector is showing healthy signs of recovery but for growth to continue infrastructure should be upgraded immediately, according to SEV.
Posted On 03 Aug 2017

SEPE Imposes Fines Worth €1.87m on Greek Tourism Businesses

Greece's Labor Inspection Body (SEPE) recently imposed hefty fines on businesses active in the Greek tourism sector for labor violations.
Posted On 03 Aug 2017

SETE: Spatial Planning Key to Making Greece a Competitive Destination

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling for spatial planning framework that will ensure Greece remains a competitive destination in the future. 
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

All Inclusive Resorts Account for 2.2% of Greece Total

All inclusive resorts account for 2.2 percent of Greece’s total accommodation units, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
Posted On 31 Jul 2017

Brexit: UK’s Free Movement with EU to End in March 2019

The free movement of people between the United Kingdom and the European Union will end in March 2019 when Britain leaves the EU.
Posted On 31 Jul 2017

Greece Hotels Under Public Revenue Authority Scrutiny

Greece's independent Authority for Public Revenue said it would begin inspections of hotel businesses across the country in efforts to curb tax evasion.
Posted On 28 Jul 2017

Greece Hospitality Tax to Hamper Small Hotel Upgrades

A new accommodation tax set to take effect next year is expected to put a damper on plans by smaller hotel units to renovate or upgrade.
Posted On 28 Jul 2017

Licensing Procedure for Greek Spa Tourism Enterprises Extended

Entrepreneurs active in spa tourism will be able to apply through to December 12, 2017 for the licensing of their businesses.
Posted On 26 Jul 2017

Levy on Short-term Rentals to Boost Greek State Coffers by €48 million

Annual income earned from Airbnb-style rentals is set to be taxed up to 45 percent, boosting state coffers by some 48 million euros in 2018.
Posted On 25 Jul 2017

Commission Urged to Adopt a European Tourism Strategy

Tourism industry professionals, MEPs and regional authorities are urging the European Commission to adopt a comprehensive European tourism strategy.

Greece Called to Apply EU Rules for Passengers Traveling by Sea

The European Commission has requested for Greece to fully apply European Union rules on the rights of passengers traveling by sea in the EU.
Posted On 13 Jul 2017

New EU Travel System Causes Concerns About Fundamental Rights

The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights has expressed concerns regarding the creation of a European Travel Information and Authorisation System.
Posted On 11 Jul 2017