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Spatial Planning, Legality Top State Minister’s Agenda at Greek Tourism Industry Meet

Minister of State Alekos Flambouraris spoke of the importance of a structured spatial planning scheme for tourism at the recent SETE conference.

Tourism Body SETE Calls for Investment-friendly Environment in Greece

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos has called for a stable and friendlier investment environment in Greece.

Kountoura Highlights Greece’s Tourism Strategy, Announces New Actions

The Tourism Ministry is aiming for Greece to be established as a leading destination that offers authentic tourism experiences 365 days a year.

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.

Speakers Announced for SETE’s 16th Tourism and Development Conference

Government officials and international tourism organization's executives on October 16-17 will attend the 16th Conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

IMIC 2017 Conference to Explore Greece’s Tourism Prospects

The latest trends in the tourism industry will be on the focus of the IMIC 2017 International Conference to be held October 19-21 on Santorini in Greece.

SETE’s 16th Conference to Explore Tourism’s Role in Sustainable Development

Under the title “Greek Tourism: The Perfect Balancing Act”, the 16th conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will take place on October 16-17 in Athens.

Greek Archaeological Council Postpones Decision, Hellinikon Project on Ice

The Hellinikon project is still in limbo after the Central Archaeological Council postponed its decision on whether the site has areas of archaeological importance.

Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Τουρισμού 2017: Μήνυμα Προέδρου ΣΕΤΕ Γιάννη Ρέτσου

«Εξωστρέφεια, συνέργειες και βιώσιμη ανάπτυξη, είναι και η πλατφόρμα στην οποία θα πρέπει να επενδύσουμε τα επόμενα χρόνια».

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.