Greece may record losses in tourism over the next two years, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, said on Thursday during the 24th annual general assembly of SETE in Athens.
If Greece does not reach the target of issuing 7,000 visas on a daily basis for the Russians then it will not see increased arrival numbers from that market, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.
The tourism sector, Greece’s strongest foreign currency attractor, is ringing alarm bells that the rise in value added tax to 24 percent - which was agreed on earlier Wednesday - will have a negative impact on incoming tourism for 2016.
Greek tourism could see an increase of some 1.5 million more tourists and around 800 million more revenue this year if the refugee crisis is addressed effectively, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.
As the 2016 tourism season begins, Greece's top sector officials are calling on the government to commit to no more taxes, claiming that over-taxation is driving the country’s healthiest sector to the edge.
The tourism sector has its sights set on promoting Greece offerings, forging ties and forming partnerships on the occasion of the “Cross-Year Greece & Russia” events and is calling on the government to ensure that reinforced consular services are in place to handle the growing...
LA-based assets management firm Oaktree has joined Sani SA and Ikos SA, both running luxury hotel units in the Halkidiki peninsula, forming a new venture in tourism which aims to expand both brands individually and invest in related projects across Greece.
Now, that Greece is at a crucial crossroad, it is important to create and implement a framework of activities to tackle over-taxation, tax evasion and support the State to the implementation of the relevant reforms.
The president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, on Tuesday underlined the vital need for Greece’s government to immediately implement a series of measures to safeguard and further strengthen the country’s tourism industry.
SETE, Greece’s umbrella body of private tourism enterprises, has launched a working group with the respective private sector associations of Cyprus, Italy, Spain and Portugal to form the "one voice" that will aim to place tourism high on the EU’s agenda.
Tourism professionals in Greece will make efforts to absorb costs of the recent increase of value-added tax (VAT) rates on hotels and islands, a measure that "clearly affects the competitiveness of Greek tourism", the president of SETE, Andreas Andreadis, recently said in an...
On the occasion of the upcoming elections on September 20 in Greece, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, underlined the importance of political stability and the need for the country to implement necessary reforms.