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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

Greek Hotel Federation Head Yiannis Retsos Shares Insight with TEI Tourism Graduates

Hellenic Hotel Federation President Yiannis Retsos gave a lecture on "Strategic Hotel Design and Human Resource Management” at the TEI of Athens.

Greek Banks ‘Warm Up’ to the Tourism Sector

The positive prospects for Greek tourism in 2017 were discussed between the Hellenic Banking Association and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 27 Apr 2017

East Med Yacht Show 2017 Aims to Showcase Greece’s Tourism Strength

Over 50 craft, including motor yachts, sailing yachts, catamarans and bareboats will participate in the 16th East Med Yacht Show on May 5 at the Zea Marina in Piraeus.
Posted On 26 Apr 2017

Tourism Bodies Focus on Attracting More Conferences to Greece

SETE and HAPCO are in the process of forming a strategy for the development of conference tourism in Greece.
Posted On 13 Apr 2017

Greek Archaeological Sites, Museums Still to Announce Extended Hours

The Culture Ministry has said that 1,314 employees would be hired in order to extend visiting hours at major sites across Greece.

PM Tsipras, SETE Say Greek Tourism Stronger than Ever

The prospects of Greek tourism and the actions required to keep the momentum going topped the agenda of a meeting held between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Andreas Andreadis.

Syntagma Square Open-to-all Art Work to Give Foretaste of documenta14

Syntagma Square is currently 'hosting' an open-to-all creation to go on show during the opening of “documenta 14: Learning from Athens” in April.
Posted On 14 Mar 2017

SETE: The Vision is for Greece to Emerge as Best Tourism Destination Worldwide

"The vision is for Greece to emerge as the best tourism destination worldwide", SETE President Andreas Andreadis said during the 2nd Delphi Economic Forum.
Posted On 03 Mar 2017

SETE and HAPCO Plan to Boost Greece Business Events Sector

SETE and HAPCO will work closely to boost Greece's image as an ideal MICE destination and attract more international events to the country all year round.
Posted On 24 Feb 2017

Signs are Encouraging for Tourism in Greece, SETE says

SETE on Thursday informed the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos that signs are encouraging for tourism in Greece this year.
Posted On 09 Feb 2017

Athens Airport: January Passenger Numbers On the Up

Passenger numbers at Athens International Airport (AIA) in January continued the successful course of the previous year, at 1.2 million.
Posted On 09 Feb 2017