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SETE Sees Greek Tourism on the Upswing in 2018

SETE sees 2018 developing into a very good year for Greek tourism as there is a great demand for Greece from "big markets".

Greece Back on Russian Travelers’ Bucket List

Russians are adding Greece to the top of their holiday agenda this summer, with Russian tour operators pointing to a 17 percent rise in the number of visitors for 2018.

German Tour Experts Concerned About Greece Room Capacity

German tour operators are concerned about a shortage of rooms at Greek destinations in view of an increase in summer sales from Germany.

SEEN: Coastal Shipping a Lifeline for Greece’s Islands

Coastal shipping is a lifeline for many of Greece’s island communities, says Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN) President Michalis Sakellis.

Athens Chamber’s New Tourism Committee Sets Goals

The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the activities and actions to be undertaken by its newly set-up Trade and Tourism Committee.

SETE: ‘Gastronomy Destinations’ Initiative to Promote Greece’s Culinary Tourism

Greece's culinary tourism offerings will be promoted through “Gastronomy Destinations”, an initiative launched by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and the Greek Gastronomy Guide.

Quality, Stronger Capacity Tops Greek Accommodation Body SETKE Agenda

Increasing room capacity, introducing a new hotel rating system, and laying out quality standards topped the agenda of SETKE's annual conference.

Peloponnese, DRV to Join Forces in Tourism

German Travel Association (DRV) representatives and Peloponnese governor Petros Tatoulis discussed on tourism issues during the ITB Berlin 2018.

ITB 2018 – Greece Among Top Travel Destinations for Germans

Germany's travel industry has confirmed that Greece will be among the most popular destinations for German travelers in summer 2018.

Chinese Travelers Keen on Greece, Tourist Visas up by 50%

All the more Chinese travelers have their sights on visiting Greece, with the number of tourist visas issued in the first two months of 2018 up by 53.5 percent.

Greece Discusses Cruise Tourism Synergies with Cyprus, Egypt

Common synergies and initiatives in the cruise sector were discussed between the tourism ministers of Greece, Cyprus and Egypt.

Greek Taxi Drivers Up in Arms Over Uber

Greek taxi drivers took to the streets this week demonstrating against Uber cab service, which they claim is depriving them of their living.

SETE: Greek Tourism Must Stay Alert

While Greece is seeing a surge in bookings, SETE President Yiannis Retsos says that the Greek private sector should stay alert.

WTFL 2018: Tourism with a Future in Hands of Local Communities, PPPs

The need for tourism policies that will include local communities and private participation was the conclusion of the WTFL Think Tank 2018.

Peloponnese Tourism in the Spotlight of WTFL Think Tank 2018

The Peloponnese region came into the spotlight on occasion of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL) Think Tank 2018 held at Costa Navarino in Pylos.

International Arrivals to Greece Soar in January 2018

International arrivals to Greece increased by 22.4 percent in January 2018, according to the latest data released by INSETE.

Delphi Municipality, Enterprise Greece Join Forces to Attract Tourism Investments

The Municipality of Delphi and Enterprise Greece have signed a memorandum of cooperation to attract tourism investments in the destination.

PM Tsipras: Greece Has Returned to Growth

“Greece’s economy has returned to growth through difficult but necessary reforms,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said while speaking at the Delphi Economic Forum 2018.

Greek Hoteliers Reach Out to Markets in Southeastern Europe

Greek hoteliers are reaching out to Southeastern Europe by starting with a strong presence at Serbia’s International Fair of Tourism held in Belgrade, and at Romania’s TTR.

Debt Crisis a Real Enemy for Eurozone, Says Hellenic Republic President

Eurozone's real enemy is the debt crisis, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos said during the opening ceremony of the Delphi Economic Forum 2018.