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SETE Conference An Eye-Opener For Professionals

The situation of the Greek economy is improving but there still is a long way to go and therefore no excuse for complacency, Bank of Greece Governor Yiorgos Provopoulos said last month at the welcome dinner of the ninth annual tourism and development conference of the Association...

Greek Tourism’s New Identity Outlined At WTM

“Working in international travel and tourism at the moment is certainly no holiday for many of us,” World Travel Market’s Chairman Fiona Jeffery said during her opening speech at the tourism fair at ExCel in London, UK, held this year 8-11 November.

HATTA Awards 2010

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies honored the best travel agency brochures and websites during the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia last November. Best Brochures...

Philoxenia 2010: Council Of Hotel Associations

The VAT reduction on accommodation facilities (from 11 percent to the low rate of 6.5 percent) was the main topic of discussion at this year’s council of hotel associations during Philoxenia. During the council, Andreas Andreadis, president of the Hellenic Federation of...

SETE: “Marketing Greece” To Be Privately Funded

The public-private marketing company for Greek tourism, Marketing Greece, will be financed exclusively by the private sector and is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2013, the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, announced...

2012 SETE Conference Luncheon

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises' hononary president, Nikos Angelopoulos (left) and president, Andreas Andreadis (right) listen to Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni giving her speech at the luncheon that followed SETE's 11th tourism and development conferen...

Andreas Andreadis, President Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE)

Philoxenia 2012 greeting. Whenever anyone refers to Greece, one of the first things that come to mind is tourism. For the international public, Greece is and always has been famous for its rich tourism resources. For us Greeks, our country’s self-evident and perpetual...

Greek Tourism 2010 Overview

Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis recently announced that legislation on alternative forms of tourism should be completed this year and expressed his hope that 2011 would be the development year for Greek tourism.

Optimistic Forecasts For Greek Tourism

Greece may see a double-digit growth in tourist arrivals this year, according to a Reuters report based on data from Europe’s biggest tour operator TUI Travel.

Debate On Greece’s Gain From North Africa’s Tourism

The political turmoil in Egypt and Tunisia may give Greece a 10 percent increase in tourist arrivals this year, the president of the Hellenic Federation of Hotelier’s, Andreas Andreadis, told Bloomberg last month.

Resignation Forces Hotel Sector Leadership Reshuffle

The Greek tourism sector last month saw changes in the leaderships of the country’s key tourism organizations with Yiannis Retsos taking over the chairmanship of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers.

PM Outlines New Tourism Measures

“We must give tourism a leading role in Greece’s effort for development,” the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises’ (SETE) newly elected president, Andreas Andreadis, said to Prime Minister George Papandreou while assuming his presidency during the association’s 19th General...
Greek tourism professionals came back from London's WTM 2012 with positive feedback and are optimistic for next year's tourism season.

UK Market Warms Up To Greece

International public opinion has shifted and is now in favor of Greece due to the efforts of the Greek coalition government and this year’s 16 million international arrivals, Andreas Andreadis, president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), said after his...
Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and SETE President ANdreas Andreadis. Mrs. Kefalogianni said she expects the private sector and SETE to contribute greatly to the ministry’s efforts for tourism.

Greek PM Discusses Tourism Issues With Minister, SETE

Tourism, as a driver of the economic recovery, was the focus of the meeting held on Monday, 19 November, between Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) President Andreas Andreadis.

Greek Tourism Sector Applauds Eurogroup Agreement

Greek tourism professionals today, 27 November, applauded the agreement Eurozone finance ministers reached with the International Monetary Fund on how to make Greece’s debt sustainable.

Chalkidiki Hotel Association Holds Xmas Charity Event

The Chalkidiki Hotel Association held its second annual Christmas charity cocktail event on Friday, 14 December, at the Maison Crystal in Thessaloniki, aiming to support institutions of the Chalkidiki region.
Andreas Andreadis, president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), while addressing Greek journalists during the association's media briefing held today in Athens.

SETE Gives Positive Messages For Greek 2013 Tourism

Early bookings to Greece from the UK and Germany for next year’s tourism season are up some 20 percent while competing countries such as Turkey and Spain are on the same levels as last year, the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis,...
Tourists in Greece.

Greek Tourism Revenue Drops In Jan-Oct Period

Greece’s tourism revenue dropped four percent during the January-October 2012 period, according to data released recently by the Bank of Greece.
President of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.

SETE Becomes Social Partner For Collective Labor Agreement

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) will now take part in the consultation process to determine Greece’s minimum wage and the National General Collective Labor Agreement, according to an announcement made today, Tuesday, 8 January, by Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis.

SETE Responds To Greek Draft Tourism Bill

“The draft tourism bill is moving in the right direction... However, significant improvements are required,” the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, said yesterday, 31 January, in an official letter to Tourism Minister Olga...