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Greek Tourism Sector Calls for VAT Rate to Not Exceed 10%

The single value-added tax (VAT) rate on the Greek tourism package should not exceed 10 percent on average nor the levels of competitor countries, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and the heads of the country’s tourism sector associations said through a joint statement.

Foreign Tour Operators Add Default Clause to Greek Deals in Case of Bankruptcy

Foreign tour operators fearing a possible Grexit, bankruptcy or tax status change in tourism, are now requiring Greek hoteliers to include a default clause in all contracts.

Superfast Ferries Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Destinations

Attica Group announced last week that it is planning to include two new ships to its fleet while its subsidiary Superfast Ferries celebrates two very active decades sailing Greek and Italian waters with the addition of new destinations in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and...

SkyGreece Spreads Wings to Connect Greeks Far and Wide with Motherland

Aiming to boost connections between Greece and the US and Canada, SkyGreece Airlines presented its plans last week to the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA), with sights on garnering their support.

Alternate Minister Kountoura Underlines Importance of Maritime Tourism for Greece

Maritime tourism is a major issue in Greece and is high on the agenda of the Greek Tourism Ministry, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said over the weekend at a cruise forum that took place in the regional unit of Ilia.

Lufthansa Resumes Flights to Crete After 10-year Break

Germany's Lufthansa on Saturday resumed direct flights between Munich and Heraklion, Crete, a decade since they were stopped.

Cretan Union Cup Sailing Event Brings Crete into the Spotlight

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy, the Region of Crete aims through the Cretan Union Cup 2015 sailing event through to May 29 to promote the island as a primary tourism destination.

Young Face of the Week: Konstantinos Riavoglou, Vacation Department Manager at blueground

This week, GTP introduces Konstantinos Riavoglou, the vacation department manager at blueground.

Κοινή ανακοίνωση των πανελλήνιων κλαδικών ενώσεων – Μελών ΣΕΤΕ σχετικά με το ζήτημα του εξορθολογισμού των συντελεστών ΦΠΑ

Κοινή ανακοίνωση: Ο τουριστικός τομέας, στηρίζει την προσπάθεια της Κυβέρνησης για συμφωνία και παραμένει έτοιμος να συμβάλλει στην ελληνική οικονομία.