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Greece Gets Tough on Employee Rights Violations Ahead of Tourism Season

Special units from Greece’s Labor Inspection Body (SEPE) will be carrying out heightened checks at hotels to ensure that labor laws and security regulations are being implemented.

Individual Hotel Booking Rates in Greece Set to Rise by 10-15%

Individual booking rates for hotels are expected to rise this summer by 10-15%, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greece Speeds Up Efforts to Fill Staff Shortages in Tourism

Greek authorities are accelerating efforts to address staff shortages in tourism inviting sector businesses to declare open positions for the June-August period until May 31.

Greece’s Online Reputation Strong in March

Greece saw its online reputation improve in March, recording the best level achieved over the past two years, according to data provided by SETE Intelligence.

Longer Tourism Season, More Destinations are SETE’s Goals for Greece

Extending the tourism season and introducing lesser-known destinations are at the core of the Greek Tourism Confederation’s plan for the next years.

Greece Sees Big Rise in Airline Seat Capacity on Incoming Flights in May

Greece is getting ready to welcome over one million arrivals this month, according to data from the Recovery Tracker tool of INSETE.

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.

Greek Tourism Sector Facing Staff Shortages Ahead of Season

Greek hospitality professionals are expressing concern as Greece’s tourism season is beginning and more than 50,000 jobs are said to be still open.

Le Monde Wins 2nd Prize at Trophée Mille International 2022 Gastronomy Contest

Le Monde, the Institute of Hotel Tourism Studies, won the second prize at the Trophée Mille International 2022 gastronomy contest held in France.

Greece Leading the Way Towards MICE Tourism Restart

Greece is taking a leading role globally in the restart of MICE tourism with its health protocols and best practices, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Greece’s ‘E-reputation’ Exceeds European Average in February

Greece in February was one of the leading topics of discussion on the internet with its online reputation exceeding rival destinations in terms of popularity, says a recent study.

Greece’s Tourism Body Tables Actions to Regulate Airbnb-type Rentals

Greek tourism stakeholders are calling for the government to regulate Airbnb-style activities which, they say, are distorting healthy market competition.

SETE Urges Greek State to Support Russia-reliant Tourism Enterprises

 The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is requesting state measures that will support enterprises reliant on tourism from the Russian market.

SETE: No Cancellations in Tourist Bookings to Greece for 2022 Season

Greece has not recorded cancellations for vacations this season but new bookings have stopped at the moment due to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Greek Tourism Recovery on Agenda of Delphi Economic Forum 2022

The recovery of tourism and the challenges of the 2022 tourism season will be discussed during the 7th Delphi Forum in the Greek city of Delphi during April 6-9.

Delphi Economic Forum Returning as Live Event: April 6-9

The Delphi Economic Forum 2022 is returning to the historic town of Delphi in central Greece for its seventh edition that will take place as a live event during April 6-9.

Greece Tourism Gradually Covering Lost Ground, Shows INSETE Data

Greece’s tourism industry is slowly but steadily recouping losses incurred by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data by INSETE.

Study: Greek Hotels Found it Hard to Find Staff in 2021

Greek tourism enterprises found it hard to find employees to meet the demands of the tourism season in 2021, according to a report released by INSETE.

Greek Tourism Body Calls on Gov’t to Update Covid-19 Protocols

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling on the government to revise Covid-19 health protocols and facilitate travel ahead of the tourism season's opening.