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Greek Tourism Says ‘Yes to Greece, Yes to the Euro’

Greece’s Social Partners SETE (Greek Tourism Confederation), SEV, GSEVEE and ESEE, are participating in a newly-launched pro-Europe committee dubbed "Yes to Greece, Yes to the euro", a communication campaign launched to inform the Greek citizens on why the country must remain in...

Hotline Opened for Greek Tourism Professionals

A hotline has been set up for Greek tourism professionals that may need assistance with operational and functional issues that have arisen due to the recent developments in Greece.

Travel Agents: Tourists Are Not Facing Any Problems in Greece

"The reality is that tourists are not facing any problems in Greece" and the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) has advised its members to pass this information on to their partners and customers in Greece and abroad.

What Greek Tourism Stands to Lose With a ‘No’

The day after a “no” on the July 5 referendum may find Greek tourism in a dismal predicament, according to Greece Tourism Confederation (SETE) board member Fotis Kokotos.

‘No Need to Cancel Just Plan Ahead’, CNT Tells Holidaymakers to Greece

Luxury travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler has advised those traveling to Greece to plan carefully, adding that the closed banks and withdrawal restrictions at the country’s ATMs will in no way affect them.

Tourists Visiting Greek Sites Can Pay Via Credit Card

Access to museums and archaeological sites in Greece can now be made via credit payment.

TUI: Greece at the Center of Our Attention

Greece may be a leading choice among TUI’s clients but the international tour operator stressed that stability and modern infrastructure must be in place if Greece wants to experience growth in the tourism sector.

European Commission: 232 Airlines Banned From EU Skies

The European Commission has updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that are subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union.

Ανακοίνωση Επιτροπής του «ΝΑΙ»

Με αφορμή την εξαγγελία διεξαγωγής δημοψηφίσματος στις 5 Ιουλίου 2015, φορείς και συλλογικότητες από ολόκληρη τη χώρα συμμετέχουμε ενεργά συγκροτώντας την Επιτροπή του ΝΑΙ, «ΝΑΙ στην Ελλάδα, ΝΑ...

Tsipras Postpones Meeting with Greece’s Social Partners

A meeting scheduled to take place on Tuesday between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greece's Social Partners has been postponed. The meeting was to focus on the recent developments in Greece.

Greece Continues to Welcome Tourists but Sees Halt in New Hotel Bookings

Arrivals to Greece are proceeding smoothly, with few cancellations, but new bookings have not been entered in hotel booking systems so far, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told Greek SKAI TV on Monday night.

Destsetters: Forget Negativity. Check Out 23 + 1 Reasons to Visit Greece!

Greek online platform Destsetters has decided to showcase 23 + 1 photos to remind the world of Greece's beauty.

Greece’s Social Partners Request Urgent Meeting With Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

The representatives of Greece's social partners (employers and trade union associations) have requested an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras today to present their positions and proposals in regards to the recent developments in the country.

Tourism Ministry: Greece Continues to Guarantee High Standards of Service for Visitors

Tourists in Greece and travelers planning to visit will not be affected at all by the country's recent developments, the Ministry for Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism said in an announcement on Monday.

Public Transport Free in Athens Until After Referendum is Held

Transport across Athens' transit network will be free from June 29 to July 6, Alternate Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis announced on Monday.

Greece ‘Bank Holiday’ Through to July 6, Withdrawals Only at ATMs

The Greek government announced on Sunday, that a “bank holiday” would be in effect through to Monday, July 6, in efforts to put a damper on cash being transferred abroad and prevent banks from collapsing.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels: Greek Tourism Sector Must Remain Afloat

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels called on all of the hoteliers and tourism professionals in the country to do everything possible to minimize the negative effects that the new reality is bringing to the travel experience of visitors in Greece.

Kountoura Takes Stand Against Creditors’ Measures for Greece, Calls for Protection of Sector

Taking a direct stand against the measures proposed by Greece’s international lenders, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited Greeks to take the responsibility of the country’s future in their hands ahead of the upcoming referendum on July 5.

In Memory of Spyros Ginis

Spyros Ginis, owner and founder of Ginis Vacances, passed away on Sunday, June 28.

Κοινωνικοί Εταίροι προς τον Πρωθυπουργό: Πρέπει να βρεθεί άμεση λύση εντός της Ευρώπης και του Ευρώ

Κοινή Επιστολή προς τον Πρωθυπουργό της Ελλάδας, κ. Αλέξη Τσίπρα απέστειλαν σήμερα οι Κοινωνικοί Εταίροι ζητώντας συνάντηση μαζί του εντός της ημέρας, προκειμένου να του εκθέσουν τις θέσεις και προτά...