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German Bookings to Greece Show 10% Increase

Bookings from Germany to Greek destinations have shown a 10 percent increase at present, according to the German Travel Association (DRV).

Popular Greek Museums, Sites to Extend Opening Hours

As of April 1, 46 major museums and archaeological sites in Greece will extend opening hours to better cater to the needs of incoming tourists.

Greece Hotel VAT Hike Could Put a Damper on 2015 Tourism Expectations

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has outlined the importance of maintaining the current value added tax (VAT) rate on the Greek hotel industry, in a letter sent today to Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.

Greece Boosts Hotel Occupancy in Southern Europe in January 2015

Greece was among the countries that contributed to Southern Europe's occupancy growth last month, according to data released on Wednesday by STR Global on the European hotel industry for January 2015.

Destination Athens: Travel Trade Gather in Greece in April

International and Greek tourism professionals have expressed a high interest to participate in the third edition of the annual Travel Trade Athens event to be held 26-27 April in the Greek capital.

GEPOET Meets with Alternate Tourism Minister

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with the Greek Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) to discuss the challenges of the sector and formulate a joint strategy ahead of the official launch of the summer tourist season.

HATTA and MTS Group to Boost Promotion of Greek Destinations

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) announced that it will join forces with tourism consulting firm MTC Group to boost the promotion of Greek destinations to markets abroad.

Crete’s Incredible Edibles Feature in Germany’s ‘Essen & Drinken’

Traditional Cretan cuisine takes center stage in German monthly foodie magazine Essen & Drinken (Eat and Drink) with a 10-page feature on everything from olive and oil to herbs and spices.

Condor Airlines Celebrates in Athens

Condor Airlines recently hosted a reception for Greek tourism professionals at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens.

Greek Wine Limnio Porto Carras Gets Thumbs Up in Blind Taste Test

Greek wine Limnio, a member of the Porto Carras family, was singled out during a blind taste test ahead of the annual ProWein wines and spirits trade fair set to take place in Dusseldorf, Germany, on March 15-17.

Επιστολή ΣΕΤΕ προς τον Υπ. Οικονομικών σχετικά με τη διατήρηση των συντελεστών ΦΠΑ των τουριστικών καταλυμάτων

Σε επιστολή προς τον υπουργό Οικονομικών κύριο Γιάνη Βαρουφάκη ο Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Τουριστικών Επιχειρήσεων (ΣΕΤΕ) υπογραμμίζει τη σημαντικότητα της διατήρησης των συντελεστών ΦΠΑ των τουριστικών καταλυμάτων στο σημερινό επίπεδο....