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.
Athens is ready to host some 4.5 million visitors this year and the Guardian is describing the rising tourism numbers as a “miracle”, adding that much of the upsurge is linked to Greece’s safety record.
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.
It was all about sea and sailing at this year’s East Med Yacht Show held at Piraeus’ Zea Marina, featuring some of the finest boats on the market and attracting experts of the field to share experiences paving the way for the “Sea Days 2016, Go Piraeus!” events which kick off on...
The new Greek incentives law tabled earlier this month which foresees deductions and exemptions, leasing and interest subsidies, and a 12-year fixed tax framework, must be simple with clear guidelines and deadlines for potential investors, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE)...
With the tourism season ready to take off, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expressed her optimism during the recent 24th annual general assembly of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), adding that she expects a record year and sees international interest in Greece...
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.
The best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism were rewarded on Wednesday, April 6, at the glitzy awards ceremony of the Tourism Awards 2016.
The Region of Western Greece agreed this week to cooperate with the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) towards the design and implementation of a far-reaching promotional strategy for the 2016-2017 period of the area’s tourism offerings.
Greece has announced a tourism action plan in view of the new season, which sets out a series of actions required in order to strengthen market share, secure revenue growth and assist the country's islands that are under pressure due to refugee flows.
"For the first time in many years, the hotel sector and its employees have managed to see eye to eye and ensure that the interests of all parties involved are safeguarded, paving the way for a fruitful collaboration and future growth,” according to Hellenic Federation of...
Dozens of Athens residents voiced their concerns, ideas and proposals recently during a special event held at the Electra Palace Hotel in Plaka, where they presented Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis with the findings of a study for a viable city center.
The third edition of the Grekland Panorama, the exclusive travel fair for Greece and Cyprus in Stockholm, Sweden, is expected to attract even more Scandinavians than last year's event which had seen visitor numbers reach some 11,000.