connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Greece’s Deal with Creditors Puts Tourism, Business Sectors at Ease

Greek tourism professionals hope that the deal reached between Greece and its lenders will lift the lingering uncertainty and allow tourism to grow.

Eurogroup: Greece Gets New Lease on Life, Tourism, Business Sectors Relieved

Greece clinched additional loans from its international creditors to the tune of 10.3 billion euros on Wednesday, while Eurogroup finance ministers agreed to offer debt relief extending the repayment period and capping interest rates.

Greece Suggests 13% VAT Rate for Hotels in its Bailout Proposal to Creditors

A value-added-tax (VAT) rate of 13 percent on Greek hotels and the elimination of discounts on the country's most popular islands, are included in the proposal the Greek government submitted to its international creditors on late Thursday, in hope of reaching an agreement on a...

Eurogroup: Referendum Result ‘Very Regrettable’ for Future of Greece

"I take note of the outcome of the Greek referendum. This result is very regrettable for the future of Greece", Jeroen Dijsselbloem, head of the Eurogroup, said in a statement following a 'no' vote in a Greek bailout referendum.

VAT Rate on Greek Hotels: Lenders Want 23%, Greece Says 13%

Greece's creditors seem determined to impose the value-added-tax (VAT) rate of 23 percent on both accommodation and food services and do away with the reduced VAT rate that currently applies to the Aegean islands.

Επιστολή ΣΕΤΕ προς τον Υπ. Οικονομικών σχετικά με τη διατήρηση των συντελεστών ΦΠΑ των τουριστικών καταλυμάτων

Σε επιστολή προς τον υπουργό Οικονομικών κύριο Γιάνη Βαρουφάκη ο Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Τουριστικών Επιχειρήσεων (ΣΕΤΕ) υπογραμμίζει τη σημαντικότητα της διατήρησης των συντελεστών ΦΠΑ των τουριστικών καταλυμάτων στο σημερινό επίπεδο....

Greece Privatization Projects Move Ahead as Scheduled

The privatization of regional airports as well as of the Piraeus port will move ahead as scheduled, the Greek finance ministry said in a document it sent to the Eurogroup on Monday.

SETE Lauds FinMin’s Pledge for No VAT Hikes in Tourism

SETE president Andreas Andreadis expressed his satisfaction with Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis' latest attitude during talks between Greece and eurozone finance ministers on Monday, against the increase of VAT rates that apply on the Greek islands.
off

Greek Tourism Sector Applauds Eurogroup Agreement

Greek tourism professionals today, 27 November, applauded the agreement Eurozone finance ministers reached with the International Monetary Fund on how to make Greece’s debt sustainable.