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SETE: ‘Who Stands to Win from the Destruction of Greek Tourism?’

"We still can not comprehend the reasons why the lenders insist on imposing an uncompetitive VAT rate on the Greek tourism product and we ask: Who stands to win from that?", the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said in an announcement on Tuesday.

Greece – The Unexplored Tourism Investment Paradise: Opinion

Financial Specialist Kostantinos Xanthopoulos gives us significant reasons to pursue an investment in Greece.

PNO: No Ferries in Greece on June 30 Due to Strike

Greece’s ferry service is expected to be disrupted on Tuesday, June 30, as the Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) has announced a 24-hour strike.

Berlin-based Travel Board Says German Tourists Safe in Greece

With negotiations between Greece and its creditors culminating during the peak of the summer season, German tourists are wondering if it’s safe to visit. "Definitely!" says the German Travel Association (DRV).

‘Grexit’ Scare Sends Greece Holiday Rates Plunging by 50%

Preferring to be safe rather than sorry, tour operators worldwide are cutting rates for package deals to Greece by up to 50 percent for fear of a potential Greek default.

Travelport Wins ‘Best Air Rail Distribution Solution’ at GARA Awards

Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform has won the "Best Air Rail Distribution Solution" title, alongside Heathrow Express, at the recent Global AirRail Alliance (GARA) Awards.

Piraeus Port Authority Contracts ICTS Hellas for Cruise Lines Security Services

The Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) has appointed ICTS Hellas for the provision of security services at the port of Piraeus for the safety of cruise passengers and international ferry lines.

Paros International Archaeology Meet Reveals New Finds, Research

For the first time, archaeologists working on excavations at three ancient Paros colonies presented the results of excavations and studies during the 4th International Conference on the Archaeology of Paros and the Cyclades, which took place in Paroikia, earlier this month.

Young Sailors to Take Spetses by Storm in 1st National Bug Championship

Pint-sized boats known as “Bugs” will be sailing the waters of Spetses on July 9-12, during the 1st National Bug Championship aimed at promoting sports among the young, fair play, sportsmanship and seamanship.