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Greek Tourism 2021 Revenue Projected at Half of 2019

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has projected that Greece’s tourism revenue this year will reach up to half of 2019 earnings.

Op-Ed: ‘Towards the Recovery of Greek Tourism’ – Yiannis Retsos

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos gives us his view on the recovery of Greek tourism in the post-coronavirus era.

Europeans Want Greece for their Upcoming Trip, Says Study

Greece is the first place European travelers wish to visit for their next trip, according to a study conducted by the Royal Elcano Institute and Spanish tourism institute Turespaña.

Video: Commissioner Schinas and SETE Exchange Views on EU’s Digital Green Certificate

The key elements of the Digital Green Certificate, which is expected to enable restriction-free travel in Europe, were discussed during a teleconference between the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas.

Athens Invites Travelers to Greece with ‘Love Letters’

Aiming to attract travelers to the Greek capital, the "This is Athens & Partners" public-private tourism partnership has launched its “Love Letters from Athens” digital campaign.

INSETE: Greek Hotels Get Positive Traveler Feedback in 2020

Travelers to Greece were satisfied with the hotel services offered in 2020 despite the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey by INSETE.

SETE Urges Further Financial Aid for Greek Tourism Enterprises

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling on the government to extend its new round of refundable financial assistance also to tourism businesses.

Study: Greeks Cut Domestic Holidays Short in 2019

Almost half of all Greek nationals were unable to go on holiday in 2019 for more than a week due to financial reasons, a study by INSETE reveals.

Greek PM Invites Key Stakeholders to Envision Greece of the Future

Fourteen Greek institutions will participate in the Greece 2040 Forum, an event organized by the Greece 2021 Committee that will map out the country's potential in the next 20 years.

Covid-19: Greece May Take Additional Measures to Support Tourism

The Greek government may take further actions to support the country's tourism sector in the near future, according to Labor Minister Kostis Hatzidakis.

Greek Tourism’s Rising 2019 Performance Cut Short by Covid-19, Says Research

The rising performance Greek tourism was recording up until 2019 was cut short by the Covid-19 pandemic, research by INSETE shows.

Mayor: Athens Aiming to Attract Innovators, Investors

Making Athens an attractive destination for investors, visitors and residents, and tapping into new forms of tourism, are municipal priorities for the next day.

Greek Tourism Professionals Expect Slow post-Covid-19 Recovery, Says MRB

Greek tourism professionals are expecting a slow post-Covid-19 recovery, with only 2% appearing optimistic that the sector will bounce back in 2021, says MRB.

Public-Private Cooperation Holds the Key to Greek Tourism’s Future in post-Covid-19 Era

Public-private cooperation in Greece will play a key role in the country's tourism promotion and communication to markets abroad in the post-Covid-19 era.

Investments in Iconic Projects Key to Greece’s Competitive Edge

Greece must accelerate key infrastructure upgrades and iconic projects that will bring added value to destinations so as to remain competitive, an INSETE study says.

INSETE Study Reveals 2010-2019 Tourist Trends in Greece 

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s research body, has released a study of the average per capita expenditure of incoming tourists in Greece during the 2010-2019 decade.

Study: Greece – Spain Tourist Spending Disparity

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s research body, has released a study that compares the average spending per tourist in both Greece and Spain in 2018 and 2019.

Covid-19 Nearly Halts 10-month International Arrivals to Greece

During the January-October 2020 period, the number of international arrivals to Greece by land and air fell to 8.27 million, according to INSETE data.

Greece’s Airbnbs Rival Hotel Room Capacity, Says Study

Airbnbs in Greece have now rivalled their hotel counterparts in terms of bed capacity, according to a study released by INSETE.

European Tourism Federations Urge EU-wide ‘Covid-normal’ Health Code

The tourism federations of the private sectors of Germany, Greece, Italy and Norway are urging the European Commission to establish a unified health and safety protocol for travel.