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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.

ΣΕΤΕ: Στις 31 Μαΐου η 26η τακτική Γενική Συνέλευση

Την Πέμπτη 31 Μαΐου θα πραγματοποιηθεί η 26η τακτική Γενική Συνέλευση του Συνδέσμου Ελληνικών Τουριστικών Επιχειρήσεων (ΣΕΤΕ).

New SETE Digital Campaign Highlights Value of Tourism

The value of tourism in terms of employment, growth, revenue and social cohesion takes center stage in the new digital campaign of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

O ΣΕΤΕ ξεκινά καμπάνια με κεντρικό μήνυμα ‘Τουρισμός, αξία για όλους’

Με στόχο την ανάδειξη της ουσιαστικής συμβολής του τουρισμού στην οικονομία ξεκινά η ψηφιακή καμπάνια του ΣΕΤΕ 'Τουρισμός, αξία για όλους'.

Senior Tourists in Greece Spent €2 Billion in 2016

Senior tourists in 2016 accounted for 6.1 percent of all trips to Greece and some 2 billion euros in tourism-related revenue, according to SETE Intelligence.

Central Macedonia Deputy Governor Calls for Sustainable Tourism Practices

Sustainable tourism practices are essential for Central Macedonia, according to the region's deputy governor Ioannis Giorgos.

Study: Greek Tourism Generates Rising Revenue

The tourism sector has evolved into a driver of the economy, with Greece receiving 27.2 million tourists in 2017, who generated a total of 14.2 billion euros, according to INSETE's latest report.

Greece Aims to Stand Out as Yachting and Marine Tourism Destination

Highlighting the importance of yachting and marine tourism for Greece was the focus of the 17th East Med Yacht Show, which was recently held in Piraeus.

ΣΕΤΕ: Με 99% πληρότητα τα σεμινάρια του SETE Training

Με την υλοποίηση 55 σεμιναρίων σε 12 πόλεις ολοκληρώθηκαν οι εκπαιδευτικές δράσεις του SETE Training για την περίοδο Οκτώβριος 2017 - Απρίλιος 2018.

Int’l Air Arrivals to Greece Up by 30.3% in March 2018

Greece in March saw a 30.3% increase in international arrivals by air, compared to the same month in 2017, according to the monthly bulletin of SETE Intelligence.