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‘Kos Made of Summer’: New Tourism Campaign Launches for Hippocrates Island

The South Aegean Region has announced the launch of a new tourism campaign for the Greek island of Kos.
Posted On 18 Mar 2016

Western Greece Region Teams Up with SETE for Tourism Promotion

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.

ITB 2016 – SETE says Greece could See 1.5 Million more Tourists this Year

Greek tourism could see an increase of some 1.5 million more tourists and around 800 million more revenue this year if the refugee crisis is addressed effectively, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.
Posted On 09 Mar 2016

Greece Hotel Units in the Red

Greek hotel owners seem to be unable to pay back the loans they've taken out, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) deputy governor Theodore Mitrakos. Out of a total of 7.6 billion euros in loans granted to tourist accommodations, approximately half (49.8 percent) have been recorded...
Posted On 02 Mar 2016

Google to ‘Grow Greek Tourism Online’ in 30 Destinations

Google is aiming this year to educate over 30,000 Greek tourism professionals on the sales potential of the Internet through its ambitious Grow Greek Tourism Online initiative.
Posted On 02 Mar 2016

Visa Issue on the Agenda of SETE, Hellenic Russian Chamber of Commerce

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and the Hellenic Russian Chamber of Commerce recently exchanged views to find solutions to difficulties that have arisen in the processing of biometric visa applications of Russian citizens wishing to visit Greece.
Posted On 29 Feb 2016

SETE: Over-taxation Limiting Greece Tourism Potential

Some 40 percent of Greece's tourism enterprises are currently facing serious sustainability issues, mainly due to over-taxation, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 25 Feb 2016

George Vernicos Re-elected to Shipping Chamber Board

George Vernicos has been re-elected to the board of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping (NEE) overseeing yacht and marine tourism.
Posted On 25 Feb 2016

Greek Island Professionals Fear Hotspots will Deter Tourism

The five Greek islands bearing the brunt of the swelling numbers of fleeing refugees from Syria and elsewhere may also have to deal with dwindling numbers of tourists, which have for decades been their primary source of revenue.
Posted On 24 Feb 2016

Greek Hotel Sector, Tourism Employees See Eye to Eye – Opinion

"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...
Posted On 22 Feb 2016

Greece: 2015 Tourist Arrivals by Air Up 5.7% to 15.5 Million

International visitor arrivals to Greece’s main airports grew 5.7 percent to 15.5 million during the January-December 2015 period, according to processed data released on Thursday by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 14 Jan 2016

Greek Tourism Expo Takes Sector a Step Further

One-hundred hosted buyers from 25 countries talked tourism and more in over 3,800 Β2Β meetings during the 2nd Greek Tourism Expo held in Athens earlier this month.

SETE Moderately Optimistic on 2016 Greece Tourism Outlook

The president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, is moderately optimistic about the 2016 tourism season in Greece.
Posted On 16 Dec 2015

SETE Applauds Signing of Greece’s Major Privatisation Deal on Regional Airports

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has applauded the signing of the 40-year concession agreement between Greece and the consortium of Fraport AG-Slentel for the upgrade, maintenance, management and operation of 14 Greek regional airports.
Posted On 15 Dec 2015

Greece to Hit 2015 Tourism Goal of 26 Million Int’l Arrivals

Greek tourism is on track to end 2015 with a record of 26 million international arrivals, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said on Monday after reviewing November figures released by the country's main airports.
Posted On 14 Dec 2015

Second Greek Tourism Expo Kicks Off

One-hundred hosted buyers, 3,800 Β2Β meetings and 200 sector-wide exhibitors will get together this weekend to talk tourism and more at the 2nd International Greek Tourism Expo to be inaugurated at the Metropolitan Expo by Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Friday,...
Posted On 03 Dec 2015

SETE Appoints Giorgos Amvrazis as New General Manager

Giorgos Amvrazis has been appointed as the new general manager of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 01 Dec 2015

Philoxenia 2015 Wrap Up – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

Among the largest sector events in Greece, the Philoxenia - Hotelia - Polis fairs this year jointly held on November 12-15 in Thessaloniki, won over the crowds, reporting a 17 percent increase in participation for 2015 with the number of foreign buyers up by 39 percent for...

International Hellenic University Offers Post-Grad Tourism Studies

The Thessaloniki-based International Hellenic University (IHU) announced the launch earlier this month of its post-graduate studies program in Hospitality & Tourism Management.
Posted On 20 Nov 2015

Greece Tourist Arrivals Up in January-October, On Track to End 2015 with Record Number

International visitor arrivals by air in Greece have posted a 5.7 percent increase in the first 10 months of 2015 with almost 15 million visitors. SETE estimates that Greek tourism is on track to end 2015 with a record of 26 million international arrivals.
Posted On 11 Nov 2015