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SETE and HAPCO Plan to Boost Greece Business Events Sector

SETE and HAPCO will work closely to boost Greece's image as an ideal MICE destination and attract more international events to the country all year round.
Posted On 24 Feb 2017

Greece and Saudi Arabia Talk Tourism

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura promoted Greece as a popular destination for Saudi Arabian tourists, during her recent visit to Riyadh.
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

Yiannis Retsos to Run for SETE Presidency

Yiannis Retsos, president of the Hellenic Hotel Federation, will run in the upcoming elections for the presidency of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 13 Feb 2017

Minister Kountoura Calls for United Stand for Greek Tourism

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura called on sector professionals and the country's productive forces to cooperate more closely to strengthen Greek tourism.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

GNTO President Spyros Alexiou Resigns

Spyros Alexiou, the president of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), has resigned from his position, it was announced on Friday.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Signs are Encouraging for Tourism in Greece, SETE says

SETE on Thursday informed the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos that signs are encouraging for tourism in Greece this year.
Posted On 09 Feb 2017

Greek Hotel Body Calls on Gov’t to Safeguard Country’s Image

The Hellenic Hotel Federation is calling on the government to step in and ensure a positive portrayal of Greece ahead of the pre-booking season.
Posted On 03 Feb 2017

Minister Kountoura Includes Religious and Academic Tourism on Agenda in Chicago

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura exchanged views with Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, during her recent visit to the US to promote Greece.
Posted On 03 Feb 2017

Greek Travel Agent Federation Meets with Opposition ND Tourism Head

The challenges facing the tourism sector were at the center of talks between FedHATTA and opposition party New Democracy’s tourism head, MP Manos Konsolas.
Posted On 03 Feb 2017

SETE-BoG: Tourism can Help Greece Meet its Fiscal Targets

Pre-bookings for the 2017 tourism season reveal a "dynamic" demand for Greece, a fact that can help the country achieve its fiscal targets.
Posted On 02 Feb 2017

SETE Urges Greek Tourism Professionals Not to Rest on Their Laurels in 2017

Although forecasts on incoming tourism to Greece in 2017 are encouraging, SETE has urged sector professionals not to rest on their laurels this season.
Posted On 26 Jan 2017

Tourism Minister Says Greece Attracting High Income Travelers

The tourism ministry is aiming to capitalize on Greece's good performance in 2016 by extending the tourism season and attracting higher income tourists.
Posted On 25 Jan 2017

Trump & Tourism: The Impact on Greece

Greek tourism experts expect that newly-elected US President Donald Trump’s policies once put in place will have a positive impact on sector figures.
Posted On 23 Jan 2017

Lingering Debt Talks Keep Greece Tourism Officials Alert

Greek tourism officials are expressing concerns that constantly stalled bailout negotiations are bound to take a toll on the sector particularly now, the beginning of the summer booking season.
Posted On 16 Jan 2017

Greece: Autumn 2016 Tourism Performance Reduces Seasonality

Greece's increased tourist arrivals during the autumn months this year indicate a reduction in the country's seasonality, according to SETE Intelligence.
Posted On 29 Dec 2016

SETE: Tourism is Third Biggest Employer in Greece

Tourism is Greece's third biggest employer after retail and the primary sector, according to recent data by SETE Intelligence.
Posted On 23 Dec 2016

Greek Marina Pros Slam Talks of New Docking Tax

Proposals of a tax applicable on mooring at private marinas in Greece has professionals up in arms, claiming an added levy will lead to financial damage.

SETE: Positive Signs for 2017 Greek Tourism

Demand for next year's tourism season is showing an increase, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.
Posted On 15 Dec 2016

Greek Tourism Minister Expecting 2016 to Beat All Forecasts

Careful planning and a comprehensive national strategy are behind the tourism sector’s positive performance, Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura told parliament on Wednesday, adding that she expects 2016 to beat all forecasts.
Posted On 08 Dec 2016

‘Technology Essential for Greek Tourism Growth’, Minister Kountoura Talks Tech

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently presented the ministry's plans to invest in new innovative technologies to develop tourism in Greece.
Posted On 29 Nov 2016