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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.

Aqua Vista Hotels Travels to the US for 2nd Greek Panorama Tourism Roadshow

Aqua Vista Hotels visited the US and presented its portfolio of luxury hotels in California, during the 2nd Greek Panorama Tourism Roadshow.

Greek Tourism on a Steady Path in 2019, SETE Chief Says

Greek tourism in 2019 is expected to remain at steady level after a record of arrivals in 2018, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

‘Tool’ Honored at Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

Greek digital marketing services company Tool won two silver awards at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019 event that was recently held in Athens.

Greece Sees Int’l and Domestic Passenger Numbers Rise in January

Greek airports in January saw an increase in both international and domestic arrivals, according to data provided by the INSETE research institute.

Crowne Plaza in Athens Named Best Greek MICE City Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre was named Best Greek MICE City Hotel at the recently held Greek Hospitality Awards 2019.

Kallichoron’s ‘Grandma’s Breakfast’ Wins at Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, located on Astypalea, has been honored at the Hospitality Awards 2019 for its unique “Grandma’s Breakfast”.

New Greek Tourism Campaign Unveiled… ‘Oh My Greece’

Greece's diversity, nature, culture, gastronomy and lifestyle, are showcased through the country's new tourism promotional campaign: “Oh My Greece | Unlock the Feeling”.

Airlines Slash Scheduled Seats to Greece by 7% in 2019

Airlines have slashed the number of scheduled seats to Greece by 7 percent, or 1.3 million, this year compared to 2018, according to findings released by INSETE.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel Wins Gold at Greek Travel Awards 2019

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, located on the island of Astypalea, has been honored as the “Best Boutique Hotel” at the Greek Travel Awards 2019.

Attracting More ‘City Breakers’ to Athens on Agenda of Mayoral Candidate

Athens mayoral candidate, Kostas Bakoyannis, informed Greece’s tourism body SETE that increasing city break tourists to the Greek capital is at the heart of his plan.

Delphi Forum 2019 Looks into Sustainable Tourism and Technology

The ways technology and sustainable practices can shape the future of the Greek tourism industry will be discussed during the Delphi Economic Forum 2019.

Bloomberg: Greece Working to Keep UK Travelers Coming After Brexit

The Greek government is reportedly taking measures ahead of a no-deal Brexit, in efforts to facilitate incoming tourism from the UK.

Quality, Service, Cleanliness Give Greek Hotels Advantage Over Rivals

Hotels in Greece took the lead in 2018 over accommodation facilities at rival destinations in terms of overall quality and service, according to INSETE.

Greece Tourism, Business Bodies Say Reduced Taxation Must Follow Basic Wage Rise

In response to the Greek government's decision to increase the minimum wage by 11 percent, SETE and SEV are calling for a decrease in taxation and social insurance contributions.

Greece Increases Share in South Europe-bound Tourism

Greece increased its share in the South Europe tourism market to 10.8 percent in 2016 compared to 8.7 percent in 2012, according to data released by INSETE.

IATA: Travel Up in the Air After Brexit Deal Rebuffed

Travel may be affected after UK lawmakers turned down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit agreement, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).