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SETE: Fine-tuning Tax Policy Key to Stronger Tourism in Greece

Implementing a friendlier-to-investments taxation policy in Greece is key to ensuring the tourism sector’s dynamic future, according to SETE.

Greek PM Repeats Promise to Slash VAT Rate on Hotels in 2020

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reminded the tourism sector of his promise to cut the value-added tax (VAT) rate charged on hotels in 2020.

Greek Tourism Body SETE Calls for Integrated and Permanent Taxation Policy

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has reiterated its call for government planning that will include tax cuts in transportation, among others.

Greek Tourism Body SETE Calls for Tax Cuts in Transport

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling for reduced taxation on transport, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a series of tax relief measures.

Greek PM Announces VAT Cuts Ahead of May Elections

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a series of new relief measures to take effect in 2019-2021 including the reduction of value-added tax (VAT) on restaurants and hotel accommodation.

Bolivia Wants to Learn from Greek Tourism

Bolivian President Evo Morales, during his recent visit to Athens, said he would like for his country to learn from Greece's tourism success.

Greece Tourism, Business Bodies Say Reduced Taxation Must Follow Basic Wage Rise

In response to the Greek government's decision to increase the minimum wage by 11 percent, SETE and SEV are calling for a decrease in taxation and social insurance contributions.

Shipping Slow to Go Digital but New Challenges Set to Spur Action

The shipping industry still has a long way to go towards the adoption of new technologies across its activities, industry experts said during the Posidonia 2018 trade show.

Posidonia 2018: PM Tsipras Lauds Shipping for Contributing to Greece’s GDP

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on June 4 inaugurated the Posidonia 2018 shipping event, one of the longest standing international maritime trade shows.

2018 will be Best Year in History of Greek Tourism, Says PM Tsipras

Expecting Greece to welcome some 32 million foreign visitors this year, PM Alexis Tsipras said 2018 will be "the best year in the history of Greek tourism".

‘EquiFund’ Set to Stimulate Greek Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Contributing to the speedy recovery of the Greek economy, the EquiFund initiative aims through funding to spur innovation and pave the way for new investments.

SETE’s 16th Conference to Explore Tourism’s Role in Sustainable Development

Under the title “Greek Tourism: The Perfect Balancing Act”, the 16th conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will take place on October 16-17 in Athens.

Putin: Greece Could Welcome 3 Million Russian Tourists this Year if Visas are Issued Faster

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Greece could welcome three million Russian tourists this year if the problem of delays in visa issuance is solved.

Minister Varoufakis Pledges Not to Raise VAT on Greek Islands This Tourism Season

Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis gave assurance on Thursday that there will be no increase of the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for the Greek islands amid this year's tourism season.