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Infrastructure Key to Attracting Winter Tourism to Crete

Ways to strengthen tourism flows to Crete in the winter months were the focus of a day event recently organized by the island’s trade associations in Rethymno.

SETE Empowers Greek Tourism in Brussels

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) recently visited Europe’s decision-making center, Brussels, to highlight the significance of Greek tourism.

Greece’s Year-round Tourism Scheme to Take Off from Rhodes

Aiming to establish Greece as a 365-day a year destination, the Tourism Ministry plans to launch its new ambitious campaign from the island of Rhodes.

Greek Tax Squads Set for Audits at Tourist Enterprises

Hotels, yachts, gas stations and all tourism-related businesses will go under scrutiny as special tax squads launch on-the-spot audits across Greece.

UN’s ‘Clean Seas’ Campaign to Run in South Aegean

In efforts to safeguard the marine environment, the South Aegean Region will work with the UN, promoting actions within its Clean Seas campaign.

SETE in Brussels – Greek Tourism ‘Speaks Out’ in European Parliament

The European Parliament on Tuesday was informed of the strength, resilience and prospects of Greek tourism, as well as the challenges impending its future.

National Development Plan Set to Stimulate Greek Economy

The Economic and Social Council of Greece recently presented a national development plan, aiming to spur financial activity and restore the country to the economic markets.

Interview – Yiannis Retsos: SETE will Give Greek Tourism a Voice in Brussels

SETE President Yiannis Retsos is setting the bar high and moving beyond Greek borders to highlight the importance of Greek tourism.

HAPCO: Greece Must Adopt Conference, MICE Tourism Mentality

The challenges that impede the performance of conference tourism in Greece were analyzed during the recent 8th Panhellenic Conference of HAPCO held in Athens.

Greece Expects More Tourists from Israel in 2018

Greece is expecting a higher number of Israeli tourists in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece Shoreline Use Law Revision Paves Way for On-the-Spot Checks

The Greek Economy Ministry is putting the finishing touches on a revised shoreline use law, paving the way for on-the-spot inspections.

Greece Sets Legal Framework for Thalassotherapy Centers

The technical and operational specifications for the development of thalassotherapy centers in Greece have been announced.

Tourism Minister: Impressive Rise in Bookings to Greece for 2018

Bookings to Greece for the 2018 season are seeing an impressive increase compared to last year, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

SETE Lists Basic Requirements for Greek Tourism’s Full Potential to Unfold

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has listed basic requirements that need to be met in order for the tourism sector's full potential to unfold.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Appoints Giorgos Tsakiris as Honorary President

In recognition of his continuing years of dedicated service to the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Giorgos Tsakiris has been appointed Honorary President of the chamber.

Greek Coastal Shipping Body Sees ‘Tough’ Year Ahead

Despite the positive outlook for coastal shipping, the Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN) sees a challenging year ahead.

SETE Chief Meets EU’s Moscovici, Highlights Importance of Greek Tourism

Greek Tourism Confederation President Yiannis Retsos held a meeting in Athens with European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici.

Minister Says Western Greece Ideal for Cultural, Sports Tourism

Sports and cultural tourism can be the driving force of local economies in Western Greece, paving the way for growth, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Vernicos: Innovation, Education Key to Growth for Greece

Greece is failing to adapt to new developments including innovation and education said George Vernicos, president of the Economic and Social Council.

Attica Region Taps into Synergies for Tourism Promotion

The Region of Attica is counting on synergies for the promotion of its tourism options, aiming to reach out to new markets.