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Greece’s New Tourism Minister Sets Agenda

Greece's new Tourism Minister Harry Theocharis presented his agenda for the upcoming period, which includes slashing VAT on tourism from 24 percent to 13 percent.

EBRD – SETE Team Up for Destination Management Project

Greece's tourism confederation SETE has joined forces with the EBRD for a pilot destination management plan running on the islands of Rhodes and Santorini.

IOBE Scales Back Greek GDP Growth Outlook to 1.8%

The Greek economy is set to grow by 1.8 percent this year, the Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (ΙΟΒΕ) said, revising downward its previous forecast.

Halkidiki in State of Emergency After Flash Storm 

The Greek government declared a state of emergency for Halkidiki, after gale-force winds stormed through on Wednesday night, leaving at least seven people dead and dozens injured.

Ανοιχτή πρόσκληση σε συνάντηση εργασίας από την Ένωση Ξενοδόχων Ν. Λάρισας

Η Ένωση Ξενοδόχων Ν. Λάρισας προσκαλεί φορείς και επιχειρήσεις του τουρισμού την Τρίτη 16 Ιουλίου σε συνάντηση εργασίας με θέμα την τουριστική ανάπ...

Greek Hotel Chamber, ReviewPro Offer Guest Experience Data to Tourism Professionals

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) has partnered with ReviewPro, with the aim to offer guest experience data to 10,000 hotels and campsites across Greece.

‘Too’ Popular Destinations Off French Travelers’ Bucket Lists

French travelers are steering clear of overly popular destinations that are too crowded citing security concerns and inconvenience as factors, according to a study.

Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives Announces New Board of Directors

The Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) announced its new Board of Directors, following the elections held during its general assembly in early July.

TÜV Austria Academy Becomes IATA Regional Training Partner

TÜV Austria Academy, a leading educational organization operated by TÜV Austria Hellas, has become a Regional Training Partner of the International Air Transport Association, (IATA).

Australia-based ‘Excite Holidays’ Opens New Office in Athens

Australia-based tourism group Excite Holidays has opened a new office in Athens, with the aim to provide Greek tour operators with access to its online platform of travel products and services.