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Tourism Workers in Greece Announce 24-hour Strike on July 20

The Panhellenic Federation of Catering and Tourist Industry Employees has announced a 24-hour strike throughout Greece on Thursday, July 20.
Posted On 19 Jul 2017

Greece, Serbia Partner in Field of Tourism

Greece and Serbia have signed an agreement that will see to boost cooperation between the two countries in the field of tourism.
Posted On 14 Jul 2017

Antonis Kambourakis to Serve as President of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers

Antonis Kambourakis will serve as the president of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers, replacing Yiannis Retsos who was elected to head SETE.
Posted On 13 Jul 2017

Tax Cuts Will Boost Greek Tourism’s Competitiveness, SETE Says

Tax cuts are among the main factors that can improve the competitiveness of Greek tourism and contribute to its steady growth, according to the sector's tourism body SETE.
Posted On 07 Jul 2017

PM Tsipras Aiming for Greece to Welcome Over 30m Tourists

During a meeting with the new Board of Directors of SETE, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that the aim this year is for Greece to welcome over 30 million tourists.
Posted On 06 Jul 2017

SETKE: June Bookings Down for Greece’s Small Accommodation Facilities

Small tourism accommodation facilities in Greece recorded a decline in bookings and overnight stays for the month of June.

Shops in Greece Depend on Tourism Rise for Good Summer Sales Season

Retailers in Greece expect shopping gains during this summer sales season due to the increase in tourism, according to the Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship.
Posted On 05 Jul 2017

Greek Shipowners Union Chief Calls on EU to Support Sector with Policies

Ιt is vital that Greek shipping remains internationally competitive, Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) President Theodore Veniamis said.

Private Sector, Society to Foster Growth, SETE Head Retsos Says

Growth can only come from the private sector and society, Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos said.

SETE Chief, Santorini Mayor Discuss Island Challenges

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and Thera Mayor Nikos Zorzos discussed the challenges posed by the growing tourism flows to Santorini.

Garbage Strike in Greece Comes to an End

Municipal sanitation collectors in Greece have called off a garbage strike that had lasted nearly two weeks and left mounds of trash throughout the country.
Posted On 29 Jun 2017

Garbage Strike is Defaming Greece, Tourism Minister Kountoura Says

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has called for the garbage strike in Greece to end as it is "hurting tourism and defaming the country".
Posted On 27 Jun 2017

Greece’s Trade, Tourism Bodies Call for Solution to Garbage Strike

A garbage strike in Greece is coinciding with an expected heat wave as well as with the beginning of the country's tourism season.
Posted On 26 Jun 2017

Tourism Strategy Takes Center Stage in Kountoura-SETE Talks

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with the newly elected board of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) to discuss joint strategies.

Tourism Ministry Announces New GNTO Secretary General

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has appointed Konstantinos Tsegas, attorney at the Supreme Court of Greece, as the new Secretary General of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

IATA: Qatar Air Links Must be Restored

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of major travel disruptions due to the ban of Qatari planes from the airspace of a number of countries.
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

Andreadis Passes Leadership Torch for Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE)

Andreas Andreadis has stepped down from leading the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), where he served as president since 2011.
Posted On 19 May 2017

Yiannis Retsos Elected New President of Greek Tourism Body SETE

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has elected Yiannis Retsos as its new president. Retsos, who previously served as first vice president, succeeds Andreas Andreadis.
Posted On 18 May 2017

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) Announces New Board

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) held elections during its 25th annual general assembly and elected its new Board of Directors for a 3-year mandate.
Posted On 18 May 2017

Mitsotakis: ‘We Want to Make Greece a Powerful Brand Name in Europe’

"Our aim for the tourism sector is to make Greece a powerful brand name in Europe," Greece's center-right New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said while addressing the 25th general assembly of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 18 May 2017