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Europeans Want Greece for their Upcoming Trip, Says Study

Greece is the first place European travelers wish to visit for their next trip, according to a study conducted by the Royal Elcano Institute and Spanish tourism institute Turespaña.

Investments in Iconic Projects Key to Greece’s Competitive Edge

Greece must accelerate key infrastructure upgrades and iconic projects that will bring added value to destinations so as to remain competitive, an INSETE study says.

INSETE Study Reveals 2010-2019 Tourist Trends in Greece 

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s research body, has released a study of the average per capita expenditure of incoming tourists in Greece during the 2010-2019 decade.

Study: Greece – Spain Tourist Spending Disparity

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s research body, has released a study that compares the average spending per tourist in both Greece and Spain in 2018 and 2019.

Covid-19 Nearly Halts 10-month International Arrivals to Greece

During the January-October 2020 period, the number of international arrivals to Greece by land and air fell to 8.27 million, according to INSETE data.

Greek Tourism Body SETE Calls for Extra Covid-19 Relief 

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling for additional support measures for tourism enterprises in Greece that have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

SETE: Europe Tourism Models Must Change for New Era

Europe's tourism sector can reestablish itself through a transition to a new model that will respect the environment and unique cultural features of each European country, says SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

INSETE Study: Growing Source Markets for Greek Tourism in 2017-2019

Spain, Canada and Austria were the three source markets to Greece that recorded the highest increases in the 2017-2019 period, according an INSETE study.

Greece Sees Most 2019 Int’l Air Arrivals in April-October, Study Shows

The majority of international arrivals to Greece in 2018 and 2019 was recorded in the April-October period for both years, a study by INSETE reveals.

Greek Tourism Study: Highest-spending Travelers Visited South Aegean Region in 2019

The South Aegean Region won over Greece's highest spending travelers in 2019 marking a 12.7% increase against the previous year, says INSETE.

Role of Tourism for Greece in 2019 Revealed by INSETE

Two studies released by INSETE reveal the significant role the tourism sector had on growth and employment in Greece in 2019, before the Covid-19 outbreak.

Road Tourism to Greece Generates €1.8bn in 2019

Incoming road tourism from Greece’s neighboring countries accounted for 9.6 million arrivals and 1.8 billion euros in revenue in 2019, according to a study by INSETE.

Covid-19: Greek Study Focuses on Previous Tourism Recovery Times After Crisis

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on tourism, Greek research body INSETE looks into previous recovery times for the industry after a crisis.

Study: Greece’s Brand Name Key for Tourism to Recover from Covid-19

Greece's strong brand name will play a key role in the recovery of the country's tourism sector after the coronavirus pandemic subsides, says INSETE.

SETE Proposes Hotel Cancellation Fee Waivers in View of Covid-19

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is proposing a flexible cancellation policy for hotels in efforts to limit the impact from the coronavirus outbreak.

INSETE: Road Arrivals to Greece Up by 35.6% in January 2020

The number of arrivals by road to Greece increased in January by 35.6 percent to 625,600 compared to 462,000 in the same month a year ago.

Five Greek Regions Account for Majority of Tourist Visits to Greece

Central Macedonia, the South Aegean Region, Attica, Crete and the Ionian Islands account for 84 percent of visits to Greece, according to a survey by INSETE.

INSETE-trivago Team Up to Offer More Insight on Greek Hospitality Market

In its ongoing effort to provide the most accurate insight into Greek tourism and travel industry trends, INSETE has joined forces with trivago.

International Arrivals to Greece Soar in January 2018

International arrivals to Greece increased by 22.4 percent in January 2018, according to the latest data released by INSETE.

INSETE: Greece Air Arrivals Up in December 2017

International arrivals at Greece’s main airports grew in December 2017 by 5.3 percent and 8.6 percent since the beginning of the year, according to INSETE.
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