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Andreas Andreadis

This year's Philoxenia exhibition coincides with one of the most difficult periods Greek tourism has experienced (and is still experiencing) over the past decades.

SETE Sees a Gloomy Tourism Season

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises painted a black picture at a press conference last month and called on to the government for additional measures to support the tourism industry.

Greek Hotels Want Loans

The president of the Hellenic Hotel Federation, Andreas Andreadis, recently requested the intervention of Bank of Greece's chairman, Yiorgos Provopoulos, in regards to bank policies that in many cases can cause "unpleasant developments" in the hotel industry.

Greece Targets Russian Market

The 16th Moscow International Travel and Tourism (MITT) exhibition ran from 18-21 March in the atmosphere of the world economic crisis and analysts wondered of overall consumer demand and, first and foremost, if the demand for traveling had dropped.

Hotel Suppliers Face Economic Crisis

Hotel suppliers in the tourism industry may count up to a 275-million-euro fall in revenue this year if, according to a possible scenario, Greek tourism slumps 10 percent in overnights, GBR Consulting reported recently.

Difficult Times for Tourism and Maritime Sector

Andreas Andreadis, chairman of the of the Hellenic Hotels Federation, recently informed the Business & Travel show on “sbc” that a drop in arrivals is expected for 2009 as the tourism sector will be up against a difficult period until 2010, when the market will pick up its...

Bankcards & Internet Portal Priorities for Hoteliers

Bankcards for members and an internet portal are among the priority plans presented by Andreas Andreadis, president of the newly elected board of the Panhellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX).

Harder Times Yet to Come for Small and Mid-size Hotels

Speakers at the last month's general assembly of the Panhellenic Hoteliers' Federation told hoteliers that the worse is yet to come for small and mid-size hotels. "Only the big hotel units that offer a brand-name product and our unique small city hotels will survive within the...

Drop in Easter Holiday Overnights Creates Skepticism

The total outcome in regards to hotel bookings during this year’s Easter holiday did not satisfy Greek hoteliers but hasty conclusions should not be made in regards to the season’s final result, President of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers Andreas Andreadis advised last month.

Bookings To Greece Pick Up Pace After Elections

“The political stability that has resulted from the 17 June elections and the formation of the Government already has influenced recent reservations on a positive level,” Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said while addressing a conference last month.

New Tourism Ministry Has Work Cut Out

The re-establishment of the new Tourism Ministry in June was welcomed by the vast majority of Greek tourism professionals who are expecting a series of chronic issues to be solved by the new leadership.

Tourism Falls Victim To Greece’s Political Scene

International bookings dropped some 50 percent only a few days after Greece’s general elections, according to Andreas Andreadis, president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).

Caretaker PM On Greek Tourism

The aim of the Government is to ensure that Greece has elections amid stability and tranquility, Greek Caretaker Prime Minister Panayiotis Pikramenos said on 19 May. In a meeting with the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, Mr....

Greek Coalition Government Formed, Tourism Unsteady

New Democracy head Antonis Samaras was sworn in as Greece's prime minister last month (20 June) in a three-party coalition government following Greece’s second round of national elections on 17 June.

SETE Holds General Assembly Prior To Second Round Of Greek Elections

“A capable and functional government with pro-European orientation in the Eurozone must arise from Greece’s second round of elections on 17 June,” the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, said last month during the association’s...

SETE On 2012 Tourism Targets

Greek tourism should not diverge from its target of keeping this year’s international arrivals above 16 million and revenue higher than 10 billion euros, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) said last month during a press conference to the foreign media.

German Tourists Encouraged To Holiday In Greece At ITB 2012

The Greek tourism leadership was up against a complex task at the 46th ITB Berlin travel trade show last month while restoring Greece’s reputation as a top and safe destination. Tourism officials were obliged to make a great effort to reverse the negative climate that currently...

Greek Tourism Weighed Down By Uncertainty

“The slander against our country weighs heavily during this particularly sensitive period in which early bookings are in process for this year’s tourism season,” the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) said last month in regards to the violent street...

Tourism Enterprises Participate In Social Intervention

“The new government formed not long ago is offering to turn the page and introduce modern and constructive perceptions,” according to the social intervention text signed last month by 62 Greek businessmen, including the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises...

Google Shows Tourism Potential Via The Internet

“Follow the advice of Woody Allen (US movie actor, comedian and director) that 80 percent of success is just showing up...Go where the users are, go where the users are looking for you,” the general director of Google Greece, Stefanos Loukakos, said last month when he opened the...