The 15th Tourism & Development Conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will focus on the "next day" for Greek tourism entrepreneurs and employees and underline the strategy the sector should follow in order to overcome the ever-increasing challenges in its effort to...
On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, Greek tourism figures give their messages to mark the importance of Accessible Tourism and the creation of environments that can cater for the needs of all of us.
Despite repeated pleas by authorities from the Greek islands bearing the brunt of the ongoing migrant influx, the government is making plans to “decongest” facilities, improve existent centers or create new ones without however providing a specific time frame or locations.
The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), representing over 50,000 businesses, is calling on the government to reconsider a plan to construct so-called hotspots, or refugee registration centers, at major tourist locations across the country.
There may have initially been some glitches to the visa process for Russian travelers to Greece, but the procedure is now as prompt as ever with the number issued between January and July 2016 up by 11 percent compared to last year.
Tourism traffic for August is picking up pace particularly in mainland Greece destinations while British travelers are still hitting Greek shores despite Brexit fears and the devaluation of the pound against the euro.
The multi-awarded Sani Resort in the Halkidiki peninsula has announced a 24.2 million euro addition to the group’s roster: the five-star Sani Dunes - to open its doors to adults and children over 12 in June 2017.
The number of Russian travelers to Greece and the resultant spending has given the Greek economy a much-needed boost with arrivals up by 47.6 percent at 83,000 and spending increased by 8.7 percent or 54 million euros in the first five months of the year, according to data...
Greece's tourism progress this year heavily depends upon arrivals by road and developments in Turkey, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told journalists during a media briefing on Thursday.
Seeking ways to attract more tourism to the island of Crete, local authorities and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) held a day event last week bringing together private and public interests towards the achievement of this goal.
Europe appears to be shocked at the decision of UK citizens to leave the EU voting by 51.9 percent for an exit while conservative parties across the 28-member bloc are now calling for referendums in their countries placing European unity at risk.
SETE President Andreas Andreadis' outlook for Greek tourism in 2016 is reluctantly optimistic, as he described it as a “last minute year” due to the inconsistency of bookings and said that the positive outcome is more due to the geopolitical events in the region rather than...
2016 will be a good year for Greek tourism, but it is essential for all to assist in order for Greece to maintain its competitiveness, according to a study of Eurobank that was presented on Thursday at the 1st Greek Tourism Conference in Athens.
Greek consular services in Moscow are meeting the increased demand for visas by Russian nationals wishing to travel to Greece, Alternate Foreign Minister Nikos Xydakis said on Tuesday, adding that the goal is to further increase tourist flows from Russia.
The secretary general of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), Dimitris Tryfonopoulos, recently expressed confidence that Greece will achieve a new record in tourism this year, following a record-breaking 2015.
Greece clinched additional loans from its international creditors to the tune of 10.3 billion euros on Wednesday, while Eurogroup finance ministers agreed to offer debt relief extending the repayment period and capping interest rates.
The government is postponing until 2018 a new levy that was to be charged on accommodation this year, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said during the 24th annual general assembly of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) on Thursday.