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Greece Gains Ground with Canadians, Australians in 2016-2018

Canada, Australia, Denmark, the US and Poland were the top source markets for Greece over the 2016-2018 period, according to INSETE.

Tax Policies Taking Toll on Greece’s Competitiveness

Greece is once again lagging behind in competitiveness hindered by its inflexible tax policies, according to the International Tax Competitiveness Index 2019.

Greek Hotels Top GRI Satisfaction Index in August

Greek hotels hold the top position in terms of quality and services with an August GRI score of 86.9 percent, according to data released by INSETE.

Greece Sets October 15 Deadline for Small Business Funding Applications

Very small and small business ventures have until October 15 to apply for funding out of a 150-million-euro program run by the Greek Economy Ministry.

SETE Calls for Tourism Alliance Between Sector and Ministry

SETE has called for an "alliance" between the tourism sector's stakeholders and the Tourism Ministry in order for crucial issues to be resolved.

INSETE: Stable Financial Ecosystem Key to Greece’s Economic Growth

Sustainable development and reducing taxation should be the key components of a new post-bailout economic policy for Greece, says a report by INSETE.

INSETE: Five New Greek Destinations Winning Over Travelers in June

Skiathos is one of five new most sought-after Greek destinations entering the top 10 for June 2019, according to a monthly bulletin by INSETE.

Mykonos Holds Strong as Luxury Destinations Drop Hotel Rates

The popular island of Mykonos continues to hold strong this season, while other favorite jet set destinations appear to have decreased their hotel rates.

INSETE: Greece’s Hotel Performance on a Decline

Greece's hotels are not following the upward trend of the country's tourist arrivals and revenue, according to INSETE.

Greece Tumbles Near to Last on IMD Competitiveness List

Greece still needs to do plenty to become a competitive economy, as the country is almost last on the IMD World Competitiveness Ranking list for 2019, at number 58 out of 63 world economies.

Ministry Revises Small Business Law for Wider Funding Options

The Greek Economy Ministry will revise a law covering funding options for very small and small businesses, offering incentives aimed to boost the real economy.

Greece Almost Last on IMD’s 2017 Competitiveness Ranking

The tedious negotiations between Greece and its lenders have taken a toll on the competitiveness of the country, which ranks 57th among 63 countries.

WEF: Greece Jumps 7 Places in Global Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Rankings

Greece made an impressive climb of seven places in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017.

E. Aegean Islanders Ringing Alarm Bells Ahead of 2017 Tax Hikes

Eastern Aegean island professionals are ringing alarm bells in view of VAT tax hikes to take effect January 1 and are calling on the government to apply taxation rates that were applicable in 2015.

Greece Competitiveness Slumps in IMD 2016 Rankings

Greece’s competitiveness ranking plunged by six spots bringing it in the 56th position among a total of 61 countries, according to the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) yearbook 2016 results released on Monday.

Study: Τax Disincentives Discourage Tourism Investment in Greece

Greece has "created" a series of tax disincentives that discourage the smooth operation of tourism enterprises and the launch of investments in the sector, according to the results of a study announced by the SETE Institute (InSETE).

EU Backs Greek island, Cyprus Entrepreneurship with Funds

The EU approved last week funding amounting to 54 million euros via its Interreg V-A “Greece-Cyprus 2014-2020” program to assist nine border regions in Greece, and all of Cyprus, towards further developing their local economies with measures that will create jobs, improve...