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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.
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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,...
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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.
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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.
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.
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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 professionals came back from London's WTM 2012 with positive feedback and are optimistic for next year's tourism season.
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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...
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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...

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...

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...

Russia Deemed Among Prospective Source Markets For Greece

Greece seems to be focusing more and more on attracting Russian tourists and prospects are positive since arrivals from Russia are expected to exceed one million this year as it was announced at the Greek-Russian tourism forum “Chartering the Future” held 3-4 September on Crete....

Last-Minute Bookings Boost Incoming Tourism To Greece

“Greece is back in business… There is great value for money, holiday prices are competitive and we still offer very good quality,” Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni recently told the foreign media. And it would seem that the tourism minister is right since the picture of Greek...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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....

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).

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...

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.

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...

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...