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Hotel Chamber Proposes To Run Subsidized Tourism Holiday Programs

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels last month submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security that aims to modernize the subsidized social tourism holiday programs—that secure domestic tourism—in an environment of free competition.

UNWTO To Advance Common Agenda On Visa

UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, last month called on the tourism sector to unite around the issue of travel facilitation as a means to stimulate demand and, as a result, create jobs.

SETE On 2012 Tourism Targets

Greek tourism should not diverge from its target of keeping this year’s international arrivals above 16 million and revenue higher than 10 billion euros, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) said last month during a press conference to the foreign media.

UK Travel Federations Urge Greece To Save Its Image

Consumers in the UK are choosing alternative destinations for holiday this year as a result of the constant negative publicity focused on Greece (which consumers see as not just Athens but the islands too), according to an open letter sent to Greek officials last month by three...

Greece’s Tarnished Image Puts 2012 Tourism In Limbo

“There are many Germans who are afraid to come to Greece,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Yeroulanos informed Greece’s head of state President Carolos Papoulias last month after his visit to the 46th ITB Berlin travel trade show in Germany.

Η εικόνα της Ελλάδας

Η οικονομική κρίση, η κρίση εμπιστοσύνης, η κοινωνική αναταραχή και η αδυναμία του πολιτικού συστήματος να αντιμετωπίσει το έλλειμμα αξιοπιστίας της Ελλάδας, έχουν πλήξει σημαντικά την εικόνα της χώρας. Πολλές προσπάθειες και συζητήσεις είναι σε εξέλιξη για τη «διόρθωση» αυ...
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