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Greece Sharing Economy Bill Set for Parliament

A bill expected - once passed into law - to regulate an ever-growing shadow economy in Greece, is set to be tabled in parliament in the upcoming period.

E-guide Trip2Athens Expands Online Through Partnerships

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) has entered partnerships with the Attica region, Marketing Greece and the Beijing International Bloom Travel Service Corp for the inclusion of its e-tourist guide Trip2Athens in their online platforms.

Greece’s Tourism Ministry to Get Upgrade

The tourism ministry in Greece is set to be upgraded into an independent entity following two Presidential Decrees signed by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras recently believed to be paving the way for an upcoming government reshuffle.

Greek Tourism Sector Urges Air Traffic Controllers to Suspend 4-day Strike

Key figures of the Greek tourism sector on Saturday called for the country's air traffic controllers to suspend announced strike action.

Greece Draft Law: Hefty Fines for Illegal Home Rentals to Tourists

According to a draft law currently being examined at the Greek finance ministry, individuals found renting properties to tourists illegally will be subject to hefty fines.

Kountoura: World Still Has Confidence in Greece, Tourism Figures on the Rise

With the tourism season ready to take off, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expressed her optimism during the recent 24th annual general assembly of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), adding that she expects a record year and sees international interest in Greece...

Rent a Home Legal in Greece

Greek homeowners can now rent out their houses for temporary use without being required to obtain a special operations label following an amendment made to the law last month abolishing rental terms.

Alt. Minister Kountoura Presents Comprehensive Tourism Strategy

Supporting small- and medium-sized tourism enterprise and fostering team work between professionals of the sector through cooperatives, joint initiatives and united fronts, top the government’s agenda for the year ahead, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said in her...

New Greek Cabinet to be Announced Today, Tourism Ministry to Merge

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, sworn in on Monday evening, is set to announce his new cabinet later today, which according to sources will be much smaller after the merging of several ministries into four “super” government bureaus.