Greece is expected to record some 22.5 million foreign tourist arrivals (including cruise passengers) this year, compared to 19.9 million visitors in 2013, according to a recent report released by Alpha Bank.
The large increase of international arrivals at Athens International Airport began in June 2013 and will continue with a strong growth pace this year, analysts have said in a recent report. International arrivals at Athens Airport were up by 28.3 percent during the first nine...
Greek tourism will receive 500 million euros per year for investments in the form of European Union subsidies, according to an announcement made by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras during the 13th Tourism & Development Conference of SETE.
The head of the centrist party POTAMI, Stavros Theodorakis, and representatives of the party were briefed on the progress of Greek tourism, during a meeting with a delegation from the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), headed by Association President Andreas Andreadis.
Following the clean bill of health that Greek banks secured from the recent European Central Bank stress tests, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has called for the real economy to be financed and for healthy and sustainable tourism businesses to receive immediate support.
SETE is working towards the implementation of a thorough plan aimed at improving the standards of products and services offered, while investing in education and training, both for those working in the industry and Greek society as a whole.
This year’s Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF), set to take place on 11-12 December at the Divani Caravel Hotel in central Athens, aims to provide a relationship-building platform for local tourism industry professionals.
The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has updated its 2014 international arrival forecast after processing new data for the month of October. The new forecast of total visitor arrivals by all means of transport is shifting to the level of 23 million.
The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has expressed concern in regards to the possibility of a VAT hike as a prerequisite to conclude negotiations between the state and the troika of Greece's international lenders.
An increase of the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent to 13 percent would start a domino effect of consequences, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE). The association said such a move would be "suicidal" for Greek tourism.
Greek tourism professionals are up in arms over the government’s intention to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent at present to 13 percent. The news has caused a number of reactions from Greek tourism bodies, hotel associations and...
Greek opposition leader Alexis Tsipras said that if elected, SYRIZA's tourism policy would focus on boosting domestic tourism, enhancing the quality of special and alternative tourism forms and supporting small and medium tourism enterprises.
The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) will hold an emergency board meeting on Tuesday 16 December to discuss possible "devastating effects" on the economy and tourism due to the unsettled political situation in Greece.
International arrivals to Greece increased by 22.2 percent during the first nine months of 2014 compared to the previous year, according to a border survey carried out by the Bank of Greece and released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).