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INSETE Handbook to Aid Greek Tourism Enterprises in Waste Management

SETE's research department INSETE has released a handbook on "Recycling and Solid Waste Management” for tourism enterprises.

SETE Chief: Regulation Vital for Short-term Rental Market in Greece

Regulation of the short-term rental market in Greece is key to maintaining balance in the tourism sector, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Tourism to Greece Roars Ahead, Arrivals Up in July

Greece recorded a 9.8 percent increase in international air arrivals in July but a 2.1 percent decline in the number of road arrivals compared to the same month in 2017.

INSETE Re-examines Greek Tourism-Retail Trade Link

SETE's research institute, INSETE, has released a response to findings published by commerce body ESEE, according to which the Greek tourism sector has failed to stimulate trade.

Greece’s Tourism Body SETE Calls for Solution to Sept. 3 Ferry Strike

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has called for the Shipping Minister to intervene and prevent a 24-hour ferry strike announced by the country's seamen for September 3.

Greek Hotel Sector Needs Favorable Tax Policy to Attract Investments, Says Alpha Bank

The Greek hotel sector needs a more favorable tax policy in order to attract investments and improve the quality of offered services, Alpha Bank says.

Greek Tourism Figures for June Continue Upward Trend

Greece tourism is riding on a wave of strong interest as demonstrated by the increase in the number of arrivals to the country, stronger revenue, and growing investor interest.

INSETE: Greece’s Commitment to Reforms Key to Growth

Improved competitiveness and successful fiscal adjustment have contributed to the Greek economy’s positive performance in the first quarter of 2018, according to INSETE.

Marketing Greece Clinches World Travel Award for Innovative Campaigns

Marketing Greece has been honored as Greece’s Leading Innovative Destination Marketing Organization at the 25th World Travel Awards 2018.

INSETE: Greece Received 8.3 Million Road Travelers in 2017

Travelers visiting Greece via road reached 8.3 million in 2017, according to a report released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s intelligence body INSETE.

Greek Tourism Developments on SETE Brussels Agenda

Ways to attract higher quality visitors and bring in investments topped the agenda of talks between the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and EU officials.

SETE Study: Tourism Greece’s Main Employer

Tourism is the sector that supports employment more than any other in Greece, with the number of employees reaching 398,700 in the third quarter of 2017.

SETE Intelligence: Air Arrivals Growth Continues in Greece

International arrivals to Greece by air are continuing to grow, according to the latest monthly bulletin of SETE Intelligence, which includes data for April 2018.

Juncker: EU Should Avoid Mistakes Made in Greece for Italy

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is calling on the EU to avoid the same mistakes it made in the Greece debt crisis in the case of Italy.

SETE Lists 12 Steps Needed for Greek Tourism to Further Develop

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos listed 12 specific steps Greece's development program for tourism should include.

Ministry: Program for Greek Tourism Businesses to Operate All Year Round

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a program entitled "Tourism Businesses Open 365 Days a Year", in efforts to promote Greece as a year-round destination.

Tax Breaks Can Ensure Year-round Tourism for Greece, Says Aegean Airlines Head

In order to ensure tourism all year round, enterprises must be relieved of tax burdens, Aegean Airlines President Eftychios Vassilakis said during SETE's 26th General Assembly.

2018 will be Best Year in History of Greek Tourism, Says PM Tsipras

Expecting Greece to welcome some 32 million foreign visitors this year, PM Alexis Tsipras said 2018 will be "the best year in the history of Greek tourism".

Tourism Minister: Demand for Greece is Now Stronger than Ever

Demand for Greece as a destination is now stronger than ever, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during the 26th General Assembly of SETE.

South Aegean Region Goes Digital, Highlights Uniqueness of Dodecanese Islands

A digital campaign for the promotion of the Dodecanese islands of Rhodes, Kos, Patmos, Karpathos, Astypalea and Leros recently wrapped up with great success.