Greece’s tourism industry will again have to flex its muscle ahead of yet another election period set for this coming September, in the middle of the fall tourism season, which is expected to see some 5.5 million tourists - roughly translating into 3.2 billion euros - making...
The Greek tourism sector is calling on all professionals to remain collected and optimistic as they look for ways to save the season, following a week of closed banks, negative media coverage and a referendum calling for no more stringent austerity measures imposed from abroad.
Arrivals to Greece are proceeding smoothly, with few cancellations, but new bookings have not been entered in hotel booking systems so far, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told Greek SKAI TV on Monday night.
The representatives of Greece's social partners (employers and trade union associations) have requested an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras today to present their positions and proposals in regards to the recent developments in the country.
Reaching out to local sector professionals, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) held its 2nd regional event on the island of Corfu, with the aim to present the highlights of its “Roadmap 2021 for Greek Tourism”.
In efforts to ensure that pending deals for 2016 go ahead, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) proposed on Thursday, the inclusion of a safeguard clause in contracts between foreign tour operators and local accommodation entrepreneurs to cover potential VAT changes.
"Tourism will not surrender but continue to work hard to preserve the jobs it has created, to support the state's revenue... and to climb even higher in the world rankings of competitiveness", the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, said on...
A possible increase of the Value Added Tax (VAT) will have "catastrophic consequences" on tourism, representatives of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said on Tuesday after their meeting with the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos.
The immediate application of new VAT rates on tourism will bring a heavy blow to businesses as they will be forced to either absorb the additional cost or to pass on to their customers, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has outlined the importance of maintaining the current value added tax (VAT) rate on the Greek hotel industry, in a letter sent today to Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.
The newly-elected leftist government Syriza said on Thursday, that it has no intention to do away with the all-inclusive resort model but instead focus on making it beneficial for local markets and communities.
A possible Value Added Tax (VAT) increase on hotels in Greece, from the current 6.5 percent to 13 percent, would be "catastrophic" for the country's economy and employment sector, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
The outlook for Greek tourism in 2015 remains positive despite an air of uncertainty in the mind of the global public opinion regarding Greece created by much of the international media coverage of the January 25 elections.