The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) is negotiating package deals for 2018 with tour operators in efforts to find ways to offset a new levy that will be charged on Greek accommodation units as of 2018.
Tourism sector professionals seeking to gain insight into best practices and how to enhance their product are invited to participate in a free event on Tuesday to be held at the Larissa Chamber (44 Papakyriazi St) at 6.30pm.
Tourism professionals must forget "business as usual", but think and act out of the box. We have to be innovative and true to the authenticity of Greece’s tourism product, while offering the best possible services.
In order for the Greek tourism sector to continue on its path to growth and remain competitive, investments in infrastructure amounting to 6.5 billion euros are required through to 2021, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Referring to the prospects of Greek tourism on Monday, the European Commission's chief spokesperson, Margaritis Schinas, noted that in 2026 the contribution of tourism to the country's GDP will exceed 22 percent, while 28 percent of the total workforce will be employed in the...
Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras said on Monday that the Greek economy could see growth of 2.7 percent in 2017 under the condition that the second evaluation of the Greek programme was soon concluded by international creditors.
The 15th Tourism & Development Conference of SETE, under the title “Greek Tourism: New figures & Future challenges” will be held on Monday 18th and Tuesday 29th of October 2016, at the Divani Caravel Hotel, Athens.
Cruise traffic in Greece is expected to decline by 30 percent in 2017 resulting in fewer tourists and dwindling tourism revenues, according to Andreas Stylianopoulos, responsible for cruise travel at the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Discounts and special travel packages offered by tourism enterprises to attract last-minute tourists were the main reasons that Greece recorded an increase in arrivals in September, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Despite promising arrival figures to Greece, tourists are not digging into their pockets, according to Bank of Greece data release on Tuesday, indicating a 3.5 percent drop in travel receipts, down by 100 million euros, for July compared to the same month in 2015.
There may have initially been some glitches to the visa process for Russian travelers to Greece, but the procedure is now as prompt as ever with the number issued between January and July 2016 up by 11 percent compared to last year.