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Kefalogianni Calls On Professionals To Cooperate So VAT Cut Becomes Permanent

“The VAT reduction is important for tourism because it strengthens our competitiveness, especially in a period when competitiveness is the main issue,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni told the press on 17 July in regards to the recent reduction of the VAT rate in the...
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ΠΟΕΣΕ: Θετική εξέλιξη η μείωση που ΦΠΑ

Η Πανελήνια Ομοσπονδία Εστιατόρων & Συναφών Ελλάδος (ΠΟΕΣΕ) θεωρεί θετική εξέλιξη την μείωση που ΦΠΑ στην Εστίαση από 23% σε 13%, από την 1η Αυγούστου, που ανακοίνωσε ο κ. Πρωθυπουρ...
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Hotel Chamber On Greek Food Service VAT Cut

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels congratulated the Greek Government and the Prime Minister on 17 July for the persistence and efficiency shown for the reduction of the VAT rate in the food service sector.
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EDEN Greek Finalist Marathon Honored By Greek Tourism Ministry

The Greek Tourism Ministry on 16 July honored the Municipality of Marathon for recently receiving the accolade for top sustainable tourism destination in Greece for 2013 in the European Commission’s “European Destinations of Excellence” (EDEN) project.
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SETE Applauds VAT Reduction In Greek Food Services

The president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, said that the Government's agreement with the troika to reduce the VAT on food catering services was "a personal success" of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
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UPDATE: Greek PM Announces VAT Reduction In Food Service Sector

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras announced on Wednesday 17 July that the VAT imposed on restaurants, hotel restaurants, cafeterias and bars will be reduced from 23 percent to 13 percent as of 1 August 2013.
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Creta Maris Takes Green Campaign To The Streets

The Creta Maris Green Team – the environmental group of the Creta Maris Beach Resort – on 15 July cleaned the main road "Hersonisos-Heraklion" to help improve the image displayed to tourists on Crete and protect the island's greenery.
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Survey: Greeks Go Online To Book Air Travel

One in two Greeks prefer to book airline tickets via the Internet, according to a recent telephone survey on the Greek market by online travel agency Travelplanet24.
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VAT Cut On Greek Food Service Expected Next Month

The VAT reduction on Greek food catering services (restaurants, hotel restaurants, cafeterias, etc.) is expected to come into force as of 1 August as the Greek Government and the country’s international lenders seem to be reaching an agreement on the issue.
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ΠΟΞ: Να σταματήσει ο άκριτος και άκρατος «λιθοβολισμός» του Ξενοδοχειακού Κλάδου

Η Πανελλήνια Ομοσπονδία Ξενοδόχων παρακολουθεί με προσοχή αλλά και με έντονο προβληματισμό μία έξαρση του φαινομένου γενικευμένων απαξιωτικών και προσβλητικών χαρακτηρισμών εναντίον του συνόλου του Ξενοδοχειακού Κλάδου και των ξενοδοχειακών επιχειρήσεων, με αφορμή μεμον...