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Effective Dates of VAT Rate Changes for Tourism-related Services in Greece

The value-added tax (VAT) rates for many basic goods and services in Greece have increased from July 20, 2015, according to a new law recently published in the Greek Government Gazette.

Greek Travel Agencies See Boost in Turnover for Q1 2015

Travel agencies, tour operators, reservation services and related activities in Greece recorded a major increase in turnover during the first three months of the year, according to figures released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greece’s Main Tourism Body Says “No” to VAT Hike

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has expressed concern in regards to the possibility of a VAT hike as a prerequisite to conclude negotiations between the state and the troika of Greece's international lenders.

Greek Tourism Industry Body Hopes For Reduction In Insurance Contributions

A reduction in insurance contributions could be the next best thing for Greek tourism following the lessened value-added tax rate on food services, according to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).

SETE Targets 18 Million Int’l Arrivals To Greece In 2014

Next year will be a record year for Greek tourism as long as the country remains politically stable, the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, said at a media briefing.