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World Economic Forum: Greece Ranks 31st in Travel and Tourism Competitiveness

Greece rose one position in the sixth Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and ranked 31st among 141 countries.

Russia Keen to See Greece Emerge as Medical Tourism Destination

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin is interested in further strengthening Greek-Russian relations, which includes cooperations for the development of medical tourism in Greece, the head of the health sector of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry informed Alternate...

Greece Welcomes Visa Waiver for UAE Travelers, Expects Boost in Tourism Revenue

Greece is among the countries set to benefit from the Schengen visa waiver for UAE nationals that came into effect on Thursday, as UAE citizens will now be able to travel to 34 EU countries without having to obtain a visa.

SETE Asks PM to Not Change VAT on Tourism This Year

The immediate application of new VAT rates on tourism will bring a heavy blow to businesses as they will be forced to either absorb the additional cost or to pass on to their customers, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Athens Hotel Rate Hikes Reflect Increasing Popularity

Athens ranks third among European destinations with the highest increase in hotel rates for May compared to the previous month, according to online booking agent trivago.gr’s Hotel Price Index .

Civil Aviation Authority Expects 50 Million Passengers in Greek Airports This Year

Some 50 million passengers are expected to pass through Greek airports this year, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Poseidon Hotel Opens Doors to Summer Culinary and Cocktail Experiences in Athens

The Poseidon Hotel, located on the coastal line of Athens in Paleo Faliro, this month opened the doors of its seasonal food and beverage departments and is welcoming local and international guests that want to add an additional experience to their stay in the Greek capital.

Santorini World Wine Conference to Explore Legal Aspects of the Vine

Celebrating three decades dedicated to wine, the International Wine Law Association (AIDV) will host its annual conference on the Greek island of Santorini on October 2-4.

Etihad Airways Appoints New General Manager for Greece

Etihad Airways has appointed Philip Philippou as its new General Manager for Greece.

ΣΕΤΕ: Ο νέος ΦΠΑ στο τουριστικό πακέτο πρέπει να κινηθεί στο επίπεδο του μέσου όρου του ανταγωνισμού

Ο Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Τουριστικών Επιχειρήσεων (ΣΕΤΕ) απέστειλε επιστολή στον Πρωθυπουργό με αφορμή τις συζητήσεις που γίνονται μεταξύ της Κυβέρνησης και των Θεσμών για πιθανή επιβολή ειδικών τελών ή εξορθολογισμού των συντελεσ...