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Changing Trends Alter Tourism Outcomes for Greece

The changing trends in Greece's source tourism markets and duration of stay appear to have changed the sector’s outcomes, according to INSETE.

Athens Gains Ground as MICE Destination

Athens is gaining ground as a global MICE destination, according to the ICCA - International Congress and Conference Association 2018 list.

Greek Tourism Body SETE Calls for Tax Cuts in Transport

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling for reduced taxation on transport, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a series of tax relief measures.

Greek PM Announces VAT Cuts Ahead of May Elections

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a series of new relief measures to take effect in 2019-2021 including the reduction of value-added tax (VAT) on restaurants and hotel accommodation.

Marketing Greece’s 2018 Tourism Campaign Grabs Attention of Global Media

Focusing on the multi-dimensional character of Athens and lesser known destinations, Marketing Greece’s 2018 tourism campaign attracted the interest of international media.

Cyclades, Epirus Top Hotel Satisfaction Index in March

Greece is in the lead in terms of hotel services for the month of March, followed by Cyprus and Croatia, according to INSETE's monthly bulletin.

Η Aqua Vista Hotels φέρνει στο προσκήνιο την καινοτομία και την ανάπτυξη με τα Sales Seminar του 2019

Η καινοτομία και η ανάπτυξη των ξενοδοχείων στο επίκεντρο των Sales Seminar, που διοργανώνει η Aqua Vista Hotels σε συνεργασία με πέντε σημαντικές εταιρείες του ελληνικού τουρισμού. ...

Kavala and Thasos Come Together for Tourism

Marketing Greece has launched the new “Tourism Partnership for Kavala-Thasos” in efforts to further develop and promote the tourism offerings of both destinations.

ABTA: New Brexit Deadline Creates Confidence for Summer Travel

The extension granted to British Prime Minister Theresa May for Brexit by October 31, has provided travelers with confidence, according to ABTA.

Athens Revamp Phase 1 Complete, Says Mayor

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis recently presented a series of completed city upgrade projects, which are part of the municipality’s multi-phase urban regeneration program. 

Athens Holds 1st Meeting with its ‘Partners’

With the common goal to establish Athens into a top tourism destination, the city's mayor opened the 1st executive council of 'This is Athens & Partners'.

‘Oh My Greece’ Tourism Campaign Targets Int’l Travelers

Following the launch of its “Oh My Greece” video, Marketing Greece has announced actions, aiming to attract more foreign holidaymakers to the country.

This is Athens – Polis Initiative to Clean City Building Facades

Athens is set to get a much-needed facelift with the cleaning of dozens of building facades across town on the initiative of the "This is Athens - Polis" pilot program.

Sales Seminar…on Tour με δυο νέους προορισμούς!

Το Sales Seminar, μετά την περσινή πολύ δυνατή χρονιά, επιστρέφει πιο δυναμικά με ανανεωμένη ομάδα ομιλητών και δύο νέους προορισμούς στο πρόγραμμά του.

INSETE: City Breaks, Winter Destinations ‘Hot’ in February for Greeks

Αthens, Thessaloniki and Arahova welcomed the most Greek visitors in February, according to recent data released by INSETE.

Greece Excels in Hospitality, Lags in Destination Management – Study

Greece outperforms its competitor destinations on top satisfaction pillars, but falls behind in other factors that influence the visitor experience.

Greece Needs to See the ‘Bigger Picture’ for Tourism, SETE Chief Says

SETE President Yiannis Retsos underlines the importance of destination management for Greece to maintain its steady tourism course and see more success in the future.

SETE Calls on Gov’t to Re-examine Taxation on Tourism

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is urging Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos to re-examine taxation on hospitality, F&B, and transport services.

INSETE to Hold Athens Seminar with Lausanne Hospitality Consulting

INSETE and Lausanne Hospitality Consulting during March 18-21 will hold a seminar in Athens on revenue management for hospitality professionals.

Greek Destinations Rivaling Each Other, Says Study

Greece’s destinations are in competition with each other in terms of winning over the potential holidaymaker exploring his options online, an INSETE study reveals.