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SETE’s Conference 2017

The 16th Tourism & Development Conference of SETE, under the title “Greek Tourism: Development & Sustainability” will be held on 16-17 October, at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, Athens.

SETE Announces Renewed Strategy for Greek Tourism

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has announced its new strategic plans aimed to deliver high growth in the Greek market.
Posted On 20 Sep 2017

Greece Expected to Welcome More Arrivals by Air in September

Scheduled airline seats for foreign arrivals at regional airports in Greece are expected to rise in September by 13% compared to the same month last year.

South Aegean Islands ‘Star’ in the International Media

A number of journalists representing major international media outlets visited Greece between January and June 2017 to discover the South Aegean islands.

Greece Condemns Barcelona Van Attack

Greece condemned the attack that took place in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, on Thursday, August 17, during which a van struck pedestrians.
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

South Aegean Region Launches New Campaign to Promote Kos

The South Aegean Region is launching a new campaign to promote Kos as a tourism destination, following last week’s strong earthquake.

Attica’s Archaeological Sites, Museums to Remain Closed on July 29-30

Archaeological sites and museums in Attica will remain closed on July 29 and 30 due to a 48-hour strike called by Culture Ministry employees.

Tourist Traffic to Ionian Isles on Upward Trend 

Tourist arrivals to the Ionian islands, including Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Corfu, grew by 12.1 percent in the first six months of 2017.
Posted On 24 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

Astypalea Makes Headlines in German, Austrian Media

A feature on the island of Astypalea by dpa International was republished by German and Austrian media and reached millions of readers.

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

Greece’s Deal with Creditors Puts Tourism, Business Sectors at Ease

Greek tourism professionals hope that the deal reached between Greece and its lenders will lift the lingering uncertainty and allow tourism to grow.

Dragasakis: Omnibus Bill will Help Boost Investments in Greece

Greece's new omnibus bill will help pave the way for investments in the country, according to Deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis.
Posted On 19 May 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

Greeks Have Faith in Tourism Sector, Survey Says

A whopping 86 percent of Greeks believe that the tourism sector is going to take the country out of the crisis, according to a survey by research firm MRB.
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

Greek Airports See 2016 Int’l Arrivals Rise by 7.4%

Greek airports saw international arrivals rise by 7.4 percent in 2016, compared with the year before, according to the research body of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) .
Posted On 15 May 2017