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Greek Tourism Body Proposes Actions to Ease Energy Crisis

In view of what many expect to be a hard winter ahead, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) proposed a set of measures to help sector businesses deal with soaring energy costs.

Investing in Brand Name ‘Greece’ Key for Future of Tourism, Say Experts

Investing in Greece’s strong reputation as a leading tourist destination is key for the future of the tourism sector into the new era, according to experts.

Greek Hotels Top GRI Guest Satisfaction Index in July

Visitors to Greece were satisfied with the quality and services provided by Greek hotels in July, according to the latest data released by INSETE.

International Arrivals to Greece Hit 15.4 Million in January-July

A total of 15.4 million people visited Greece in the first seven months of 2022 via air or road fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels, according to data released by INSETE.

Scheduled Air Capacity for Greece Stays Strong in September

Scheduled air capacity for Greece is expected to grow by some 2 million seats in the forthcoming incoming flight schedules for the country.

Report: What the Internet was Saying About Greece and Athens in July

The volume of online social conversations for both Greece and Athens in July saw an important boost as visitation to the country and the city increased.

Athens and Greece Maintain Strong Online Reputation in Q2

Greece and Athens continued to garner positive feedback online in Q2 and June, according to INSETE’s sentiment tracker for the country and its capital city.

Road Tourism to Greece Slow in January-June

Road tourism to Greece is still lagging behind compared to air travel which managed to recoup 2019 levels in June, according to recent data.

Greece Sees Tourist Spending Up in 2021 Due to Longer Stays

Travelers to Greece spent 30% more on their holidays in 2021 compared to pre-Covid 2019 mainly due to extended stays, according to an INSETE study.

Greek Hoteliers Angry Over Inclusion of Airbnbs in ‘Tourism for All’ Scheme

Greek hoteliers are angry over a government decision to include Airbnb-style accommodations in its “Tourism for All” subsidized holiday scheme.

Instagrammable Beaches, Food, Nature Drive Greece’s E-reputation in May

Greece is winning points online with social media conversations pushing the country’s e-reputation up by 64 points in May compared to rival markets under investigation.

SETE: Greek Tourism 2022 Revenues May Reach or Even Exceed 2019 Levels

Revenues from Greek tourism this year may even exceed 2019 levels although 2022 is a “difficult, complicated and unpredictable” year, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Athens Gastronomy, Hospitality Winning Over Tourists

Hospitality and gastronomy are winning points with travelers making Athens a highly sought-after destination, according to findings released by INSETE.

INSETE: Airline Seat Capacity on Flights to Greece Increasing by the Day

The planned total seat capacity airlines to Greece expect to offer in the first 12 days of June has reached 1.5 million, according to data released by INSETE.

Study: Online Conversations About Greece and Athens Going Strong

Greece’s online reputation remains strong as the tourism season warms up with internet conversations focusing on culture, sea and sun, says INSETE.

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.