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Greek Tourism Body SETE Announces New Board of Directors

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) held elections on Wednesday and elected its new Board of Directors for a 3-year mandate.

Airbnbs in Greece Almost Fully Booked for Holy Spirit Weekend

Airbnb-style rentals in Greece are almost fully booked ahead of the three-day Holy Spirit weekend.

Skyros: Seaplane Port Almost Ready, Operator Installs Passenger Terminal

A seaplane port on the Greek island of Skyros to connect with an island and mainland waterway network is almost ready.

Greece Waterway Network with 30 Ports Moving Forward, Says Seaplane Operator

The largest waterway network in Greece, which includes 30 seaplane ports in the South Aegean, is in the final stretch, according to operator Grecian Air Seaplanes.

Thessaloniki Metro Almost Ready, Greek PM on First Test Run

Thessaloniki’s metro, to serve almost 250,000 commuters a day once completed, is almost ready.

Greek Hoteliers Stavros and Andreas Andreadis Honored with IHIF Lifetime Achievement Award

Greek hoteliers Stavros and Andreas Andreadis were honored for the successful expansion and development of their their Sani & Ikos resorts in Greece and across the Mediterranean.

HotelBrain Opens the Doors to New Hotels Added to Portfolio on Kos

HotelBrain has opened the doors of the five new hotels added to its portfolio on the Greek island of Kos.

Six Senses Luxury Resorts to Make Debut Near Athens

Luxury hospitality giant Six Senses will make its debut in Greece with the Six Senses Megalonisos hotel near the island of Evia.

Hard Rock Acquires Majority Stake in Integrated Resort Casino on Athenian Riviera

Hard Rock has completed the acquisition of 51% stake in the integrated resort casino to be constructed on the Athenian Riviera.

Yiannis Retsos Signs Off as SETE President, Announces Future Plans

SETE President Yiannis Retsos will hand over the reins of the Greek Tourism Confederation on May 31 following two, successive, full terms.

Minister: Greece Sees Longer Tourism Season, Tourists Coming to Athens Non-stop

The extension of the Greek tourism season has become a reality, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Looking to Target New Long-haul Tourism Markets

Greece is looking to broaden its target audience and attract more travelers from long-haul markets, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Golden Visa Investment Limit Increase Pushed Back

Greece has postponed increasing the limit for property investments under its golden visa scheme to July 31.

Greek PM Presents Tourism Goals: 12-month Season, Annual Revenue of €30bn

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis unveiled goals for tourism should New Democracy secure a second term in the upcoming elections.

Greek PM Pledges 260 Upgrade Projects for Ionian Islands

A total of 260 projects, many related to tourism, have been planned for the Ionian islands.

Greece a Favorite Holiday Spot for Cypriot Travelers

Four out of 10 travelers from Cyprus choose to visit Greece every year.

The Hellenic Initiative: Applications Open for 7th Venture Fair

The Hellenic Initiative's 7th Annual Venture Fair is still accepting applications for its startup pitching competition on June 6th in Athens.

Greeks Leave Cities in Droves for Easter Holiday Weekend

Airports, ports, and major highways are packed as Greeks leave the cities in droves ahead of the extended Orthodox Easter weekend.

Greek PM Sees Tourism Performance Going Strong in 2023

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he expected tourism this year to maintain its upward trend.

Travel Agencies Still Holding Strong in Greece

Greeks continue to trust travel agents when it comes to planning organized trips.