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Greek Hotels Chamber: Alterations to Stayover Tax a Must

In order for the stayover tax on hotels and rooms-to-let to be effectively collected, a series of adjustments must be made according to the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Greek Casino Law Causes Commotion

Authorities on Santorini and Mykonos have expressed their opposition over revisions to a legal framework, covering the licensing procedures and operation of casino ventures.

Greek Hoteliers Send Minister Notes on Tourism Bill

Greek hoteliers are calling on Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to re-examine a series of revisions to a draft bill, which includes a provision on special tourism infrastructure.

Amsterdam to Impose 30-day Limit on Airbnb-style Rentals

In efforts to rein in short-term home rentals, officials in Amsterdam said the city would be imposing a cap of 30 nights per year as of 2019.

New US Travel Advisory Says Greece Safe Destination

Greece is among the world’s safest destinations, according to a new travel advisory system assessing security conditions for American holidaymakers, announced by the US State Department.

Draft Bill Lays Out Framework for Greece Casino Operation, Taxation

A legal framework covering the licensing procedure and operation of casino ventures in Greece is up for discussion in an omnibus bill tabled in parliament.

North Aegean Region Governor Calls for Island Stayover Tax Exemption

The governor of the North Aegean Region, Christiana Kalogirou, is urging the finance ministry to exclude the islands from the newly introduced stayover tax.

ECTAA Calls on Commission to Protect EU Air Passengers

Following a record number of airline failures in 2017, ECTAA is calling on the European Commission to protect EU passengers against airline insolvencies.

Greek Assets Fund Seeking Ways to Put 10 Ports to Good Use

Ten state-owned regional ports across Greece will soon be open to concessionaires wishing to tap into their potential.

Greek Gov’t Setting the Scene for Foreign Film Productions

The Greek government, through its relevant ministries, is paving the way for a framework that will offer foreign film producers incentives to shoot in Greece.
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Stayover Tax, New Destinations, Airline Links Key to Greek Tourism 2018

It’s going to be a pivotal year ahead for Greece’s tourism sector, which broke all records in 2017 and aims to do the same in 2018.

Greek Omnibus Bill Revisions Aim to Facilitate Business Activity

In efforts to attract investments to Greece, the economy ministry has made five revisions to an omnibus bill set to be voted on in parliament on January 15.

Greek Taxmen May Pose as Tourists to Worm Out Illegal Airbnb Rentals

Greek taxmen may go undercover as tourists and conduct on-the-spot checks to ferret out sharing economy lodgings that are operating illegally.

Greece’s New ‘Stayover Tax’ to Be Charged to Hotel Guests

The new stayover tax, which will be imposed on Greek hotels as of January 1, 2018, will be charged to guests and will not be subject to VAT.

Greek Hoteliers Unclear About New ‘Stayover Tax’

Greek hoteliers are unclear regarding the details surrounding the new "stayover tax", expected to take effect as of January 1, 2018.

Greek Tourism Sector to Shoulder Tax Burden in 2018

Greece’s tourism sector is set to bear the brunt of the country’s economic recovery according to the economy ministry’s latest set of measures set to take effect in 2018.

Greek Recreational Craft Laws to Take Effect End of January

Laws regulating recreational craft, boats and watercraft are set to take effect at the end of January, the Greek shipping ministry announced.

Greek Ministry to Extend Marine Areas Under Natura Protection

The Greek environment ministry announced that it would be increasing the total area of designated marine Natura sites from 6 percent to 22 percent.

Schengen Zone Airport Checks Legal, Biometric IDs a Requirement

European Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos recently stated that Schengen zone checks were both legal and carried out in most countries regularly.

Tusk’s Migrant Quota Action Causes EU Rift, Reactions

A move by European Council President Donald Tusk to review the mechanism of mandatory quotas for the redistribution of asylum seekers has created a stir in the EU.