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Greek Ports See Ferry Activity Skyrocket for Easter

For the first time in the two years of Covid-19, island-bound traffic from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio soared with the Cyclades, Crete and Rhodes winning over a large share of Easter travelers.

Greece’s Tour Bus and Travel Services Providers Calling for Support

The General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises presented Finance Minister Christos Staikouras with 8 proposals during a recent working meeting, citing the challenges of Covid-19.

SETKE Re-elects Panagiotis Tokouzis as President

The Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises (SETKE) has re-elected Panagiotis Tokouzis as its president for a three-year term.

Greece Launches ‘Smotel’ Brand for Small Hospitality Units

Small hotel operations in Greece will now be represented under the brand “Smotel” launched by the Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises (SETKE).

Greek Travel Agents Want to be Included in New Development Law

Greece’s travel agents are calling on the government to include their enterprises in a new development law, which foresees support for upgrade activities.

More Greek Tourism Enterprises Call for Inclusion in New Development Law

Owners of tourism agencies and tourist buses are calling on the Greek government to include their services in a new development law recently tabled in parliament.

WTD 2021: Greece Looking to Redefine Tourism Goals

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures sent the message that the time has come for changes in order for the sector to face future challenges.

Activity Slow for Greece’s Small Accommodation Facilities, Says SETKE

Activity at Greece’s small and medium-sized accommodation facilities is slow as Covid-19 continues to affect intent for travel, according to the Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises (SETKE).

SETKE Creates New ‘Alternative Holiday Experience’ Greek Offerings

The Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises (SETKE) has presented a new project for its members to specialize in one or more of four key special interest tourism areas.

Greece’s Small Accommodation Facilities Face Liquidity Troubles

Occupancy levels at Greece’s small accommodation facilities this year stood at only 25 percent, due to the impact of Covid-19 on tourism.

Greece’s Small Tourism Accommodations to Get Access to EU Funds

Small tourism accommodations in Greece are expected to have access to EU funds in the first quarter of 2021, according to the hospitality body SETKE.

Greece’s Lodging Professionals Not Satisfied with 2019 Results

The Hellenic Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Entrepreneurs (SETKE) is calling on the government to ease taxation citing below par performance in 2019.

Τουριστικά γραφεία από 22 χώρες στην 1η έκθεση GREEK PANORAMA

Εξειδικευμένα τουριστικά γραφεία θα συμμετάσχουν στο πρόγραμμα επιχειρηματικών συναντήσεων ως hosted buyers της 1ης Greek Panorama.

Alternative Tourism to Star in ‘Greek Panorama’ Expo in Athens

Greece’s alternative forms of tourism will be in the spotlight of the Greek Panorama exhibition, that will be held for the first time in Athens.

Greece’s Non-hotel Accommodation Sector Welcomes Collective Labor Agreement

SETKE has welcomed a one-year collective labor agreement covering wages and rights of employees working in non-hotel accommodation facilities.

Greece’s Hospitality Body SETKE Re-elects Panagiotis Tokouzis as President

Panagiotis Tokouzis has been re-elected as president of the Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises (SETKE).

Greek Room Rental SMEs Set for Upgrades, Certification

The Tourism Ministry has carried out efforts to safeguard Greek small and medium-sized businesses active in room or apartment rentals.

Greek Tourism Trade Bodies Sign Labor Deal for 2019 Wages

Some 25,000 individuals employed in room and apartment rentals, and in the F&B sector, will now be receiving monthly wages of up to 771 euros.

SETKE Paves Way for Experiential Travel on Dodecanese Islands

Greece's hospitality body SETKE has invited the South Aegean Region to join forces in setting the groundwork for the development of experiential tourism products in the Dodecanese.

Greece’s Hospitality Body SETKE Welcomes New Tourism Legislation

The Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises (SETKE) has warmly received a new law covering thematic and special interest tourism.