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Greek Tourism Professionals Urge Fewer Words, More Action Over Oil Spill

Tourism professionals are calling for the quickest possible cleanup of the Saronic Gulf area, which was recently polluted with tons of fuel oil.

Salamina Oil Spill Drifting Along Coast Amid Accusations

A massive oil spill off the coast of Salamina from a sunken tanker has expanded along the Saronic Gulf to Piraeus drifting as far as Glyfada.

Electra Metropolis: A Year of Success, Guests and Awards

More than 100,000 visitors and three awards later, the 5-star Electra Metropolis Hotel marks its one-year anniversary with plans to continue winning over the crowds.

Greece a Top Choice for Balkan Travelers

All the more travelers from Balkan countries are opting to vacation in Greece, with arrivals up by 115.6 percent in the 2009-2015 period.
Posted On 29 Aug 2017

Mykonos Launches E-contest Seeking Island Promotion Agent

The Municipality of Mykonos has launched an international open competition for the implementation of a 12-month promotional strategy of the Greek island.
Posted On 16 Aug 2017

SETE: Quality Over Quantity Key for Future of Greek Tourism

Over-taxation, no capital controls and upgrading infrastructure are vital to ensuring a healthy future for Greek tourism, says SETE chief Yiannis Retsos.
Posted On 04 Aug 2017

Greek Summer Loading: Expecting 3.2m Visitors in August 

Greece is expecting 3.2 million visitors this month breaking all records and demonstrating the sector’s robust growth.
Posted On 03 Aug 2017

SETE: Spatial Planning Key to Making Greece a Competitive Destination

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling for spatial planning framework that will ensure Greece remains a competitive destination in the future. 
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

Smaller Budget, Shorter Stays for Greek Vacationers

SETE says travel spending by Greek holidaymakers has decreased by 65 percent in the last nine years with locals set to vacation less in 2017.
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

Sector Experts Say Big Break for Greek Tourism Now 

A friendlier investment environment and robust tourism earnings are key to ensuring the sector’s best performance ever, SETE says.
Posted On 27 Jul 2017

UPDATE: Weekend Strike at Museums, Archaeological Sites Suspended

A 48-hour strike announced by the employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports during the weekend, July 29-30, has been suspended.
Posted On 26 Jul 2017

Private Sector, Society to Foster Growth, SETE Head Retsos Says

Growth can only come from the private sector and society, Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos said.

SETE Chief, Santorini Mayor Discuss Island Challenges

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and Thera Mayor Nikos Zorzos discussed the challenges posed by the growing tourism flows to Santorini.

SETE Chief Presents Greek Tourism Strategy to Opposition ND 

Challenges, goals and strategy were the focus of talks between Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and opposition New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Tourism Strategy Takes Center Stage in Kountoura-SETE Talks

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with the newly elected board of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) to discuss joint strategies.

Marketing Greece Appoints Ioanna Dretta as CEO and Managing Director

Marketing Greece, the private marketing company for Greek tourism, has appointed Ioanna Dretta as its new CEO and Managing Director.

SETE: Greek Tourism on Steady Growth Course

The Greek tourism sector's contribution to the economy has been on a course of constant growth, according to a report released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body.

Aqua Vista Hotels Presents Growing Portfolio to US Market at 1st Greek Panorama

Professionals, residents and tourists in New York City were introduced to Aqua Vista Hotels' hospitality concept and extensive portfolio of hotels, during the 1st Greek Panorama exhibition, which took place May 11-13 at Grand Central Station in Manhattan.
Posted On 19 May 2017

SETE, PM Betting on 2017 for Greek Tourism

Making tourism work in 2017 was at the center of a dinner event hosted by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) in honor of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and attended by Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Thessaly Region Campaign Takes Off in Full Force

An integrated marketing plan for Thessaly that aims to strengthen the region's brand and attract visitors from new markets was presented recently.
Posted On 30 Mar 2017