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New Support Measures for Greece’s Seasonal Tourism Workers

The Greek government has announced five measures to support seasonal employees in tourism, licensed tourist guides, tour leaders, and tour bus staff.

SETE Chief Expects Tourism Action to Pick Up Next Month

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos said he expects tourism to pick up pace later in June, and sector enterprises to recover.

Στις 3 Ιουνίου η απονομή των φετινών Tourism Awards

Στις 3 Ιουνίου θα λάβει χώρα η τελετή βράβευσης των φετινών νικητών των Tourism Awards στο Περιστύλιο του Ζαππείου.

Greece’s MICE Organizers Still Waiting for Health Protocols

Greek organizers of events and conferences are calling on the government to announce health protocols so the MICE tourism sector can restart operations.

Delphi Forum to Analyze the Future of Greek Tourism

The future of Greek tourism will be analyzed during the 6th Delphi Economic Forum that is scheduled to take place in hybrid form between May 10-15.

Greek Tourism 2021 Revenue Projected at Half of 2019

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has projected that Greece’s tourism revenue this year will reach up to half of 2019 earnings.

Op-Ed: ‘Towards the Recovery of Greek Tourism’ – Yiannis Retsos

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos gives us his view on the recovery of Greek tourism in the post-coronavirus era.

Video: Commissioner Schinas and SETE Exchange Views on EU’s Digital Green Certificate

The key elements of the Digital Green Certificate, which is expected to enable restriction-free travel in Europe, were discussed during a teleconference between the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas.

INSETE: Greek Tourism 2020 Performance in Numbers

The INSETE research body has released data showing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Greece's tourism industry in 2020.

SETE Urges Further Financial Aid for Greek Tourism Enterprises

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling on the government to extend its new round of refundable financial assistance also to tourism businesses.

Study: Greeks Cut Domestic Holidays Short in 2019

Almost half of all Greek nationals were unable to go on holiday in 2019 for more than a week due to financial reasons, a study by INSETE reveals.

SETE Expects Slow Recovery for Greek Tourism

The recovery of Greece's tourism industry from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will be a gradual, slow process, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Covid-19: Greece May Take Additional Measures to Support Tourism

The Greek government may take further actions to support the country's tourism sector in the near future, according to Labor Minister Kostis Hatzidakis.

Greek Tourism’s Rising 2019 Performance Cut Short by Covid-19, Says Research

The rising performance Greek tourism was recording up until 2019 was cut short by the Covid-19 pandemic, research by INSETE shows.

Greek Tourism Professionals Expect Slow post-Covid-19 Recovery, Says MRB

Greek tourism professionals are expecting a slow post-Covid-19 recovery, with only 2% appearing optimistic that the sector will bounce back in 2021, says MRB.

Public-Private Cooperation Holds the Key to Greek Tourism’s Future in post-Covid-19 Era

Public-private cooperation in Greece will play a key role in the country's tourism promotion and communication to markets abroad in the post-Covid-19 era.

European Tourism Federations Urge EU-wide ‘Covid-normal’ Health Code

The tourism federations of the private sectors of Germany, Greece, Italy and Norway are urging the European Commission to establish a unified health and safety protocol for travel.

Greece’s Tourism Chief Urges Immediate Actions for Sector Support

SETE President Yiannis Retsos is calling for the immediate implementation of EU funding tools to support tourism enterprises impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

SETE Chief: Greek Tourism May Possibly Recover in Second Half of 2021

Greece may possibly see its tourism industry recover from the Covid-19 crisis from the second half of 2021, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Report: Greece’s International Arrivals by Air Before and After Covid-19 Lockdown

Greece recorded only 5 million international air arrivals during the January - September 2020 period, compared to 18.8 million in the corresponding period of 2019.