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Greece to Host ‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event in 2019

The Greek destination of Messinia in April 2019 will host the IRONMAN 70.3, a challenging sports event that takes place in various locations around the world.

Study: Greek Tourism Generates Rising Revenue

The tourism sector has evolved into a driver of the economy, with Greece receiving 27.2 million tourists in 2017, who generated a total of 14.2 billion euros, according to INSETE's latest report.

Greece Aims to Stand Out as Yachting and Marine Tourism Destination

Highlighting the importance of yachting and marine tourism for Greece was the focus of the 17th East Med Yacht Show, which was recently held in Piraeus.

Int’l Air Arrivals to Greece Up by 30.3% in March 2018

Greece in March saw a 30.3% increase in international arrivals by air, compared to the same month in 2017, according to the monthly bulletin of SETE Intelligence.

French Tourists’ ‘Love’ for Greece to Spur Traffic by 10-12%

Inbound travelers from France are set to rise this year by approximately 10-12 percent, according to data of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Tourism to Greece Keeps Up the Momentum Ahead of Summer

SETE Intelligence forecasts increased incoming tourist traffic through Greece’s regional airports in 2018 based on the number of planned seats by airlines.

Greek Hoteliers Chief Urges Vigilance for Stronger Results

The new labor agreement, the country’s rental policy and taxation topped the agenda of talks during the annual general assembly of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX).

East Med Yacht Show 2018 in Piraeus Expected to be Best Yet

The 17th East Med Yacht Show, to run May 3-6 in the Zea Marina in Piraeus, is expected to be the biggest and best to date.

Marketing Greece’s Publicity Actions Shine Spotlight on Greek Tourism in Q1 2018

Athens' Keramikos district was among the destinations that received international promotion through actions of Marketing Greece during Q1 2018.

Greece a Favorite Luxury Travel Destination in 2016, Says SETE Intelligence

Greece welcomed 402,000 luxury travelers in 2016, making it the third most popular destination in this category for European markets after Italy and Spain.

Thessaly’s Nature, History, Experiences Shine in New Promo Videos

The Region of Thessaly has launched three new videos, as part of its “Handcrafted by Time” campaign, aiming to promote the area’s tourism offerings.

Greek Tourism Body Hails New Labor Agreement

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) welcomed the national general labor agreement signed with the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE).

SETE Sees Greek Tourism on the Upswing in 2018

SETE sees 2018 developing into a very good year for Greek tourism as there is a great demand for Greece from "big markets".

SETE: ‘Gastronomy Destinations’ Initiative to Promote Greece’s Culinary Tourism

Greece's culinary tourism offerings will be promoted through “Gastronomy Destinations”, an initiative launched by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and the Greek Gastronomy Guide.

Quality, Stronger Capacity Tops Greek Accommodation Body SETKE Agenda

Increasing room capacity, introducing a new hotel rating system, and laying out quality standards topped the agenda of SETKE's annual conference.

INSETE: ‘OnTour’ Tourism School to Hold Educational Events in April-May

The first educational events of the “OnTour” Tourism School initiative, launched by INSETE, will kick off on Poros and Skiathos as of April.

SETE: Greek Tourism Must Stay Alert

While Greece is seeing a surge in bookings, SETE President Yiannis Retsos says that the Greek private sector should stay alert.

GNTO Chief: 2018 Starts with Increase in Tourism Arrivals by 15-30%

Tourism arrivals to Greece have increased by 15-30% since the beginning of the year, according to GNTO President Charalambos Karimalis.

SETE Empowers Greek Tourism in Brussels

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) recently visited Europe’s decision-making center, Brussels, to highlight the significance of Greek tourism.

Greek Tourism on the Agenda of Delphi Economic Forum 2018

Greece’s potential as a tourism destination and the strategies needed for further growth will be on the focus of the Delphi Economic Forum III, which will take place between March 1-4 in Delphi.