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Turkey Comeback, Brexit May Impact Greek Tourism in 2019

Brexit and Turkey’s comeback are among key challenges ahead of 2019 for the Greek tourism industry, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Real Estate Study Says Bad Hotel Loan Portfolios a Hidden Opportunity

Investment groups handling non-performing loan portfolios stand to gain from the hidden value of the properties serving as collateral.

Destination Management Essential for Greek Tourism, Says SETE

Destination management is essential for the future of Greece's tourism sector, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

SETE to Support Wine Tourism Initiatives

Integrating wine activities into tourism to create a comprehensive product and bring added value to the overall Greece tourist experience, was the focus of a SETE workshop.

Santorini Mayor Calls for Closer Cooperation on Crucial Issues

A brighter, healthier future for Santorini depends on ensuring closer cooperation, tighter regulations and upgraded infrastructure, according to the island's mayor Nikos Zorzos.

Greece Revenue Body Says Short-term Rental Registry Bearing Fruit

The registry for property owners leasing their homes for the short-term via online platforms, is producing results, according to Greece's revenue body AADE.

New Destinations, Fresh Products Key to Stronger Greek Tourism Dynamic

Promoting lesser-known destinations and introducing innovative products are the next step if Greece wants to capitalize on the strong dynamic of its tourism sector.

INSETE Study Looks into Greek Crisis Years Tourism Figures

The number of arrivals to Greece grew by 89 percent over the the 2005-2017 period, with average spending decreasing by 3 percent, according to a new study released by INSETE.

INSETE: Majority of Tourists to Greece Book in Advance

An increased number of Europeans visited Greece last year for their holidays, stayed longer and 93 percent booked in advance, according to a new study released by INSETE.

Record Number of Visitors Expected for Philoxenia and Hotelia Expos

The 34th Philoxenia and the Hotelia expos are ready to welcome a record number of visitors from 47 countries, during November 9-11, at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.

‘Athens & Partners’ Announce €15m Plan to Boost Tourism in Greek Capital

The Municipality of Athens, SETE, AEGEAN and Athens Airport have joined forces to establish the Greek capital as a top European destination.

Greece Sees Arrivals by Air Rise and by Road Fall in September

Greece in September saw air arrivals up and road arrivals down compared with the same month in 2017, according to data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Yiannis A. Retsos, President SETE

SETE President Yiannis A. Retsos shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Marine Tourism Big Boost to Greece’s GDP, INSETE Finds

Marine tourism accounts for a considerable part of Greece’s GDP and employment, according to a study released by INSETE.

Greece Expecting Short-term Rental Tax Declarations Next Month

Property owners in Greece leasing homes for short-term accommodation purposes via online sharing platforms must submit rental statements by November 30.

#someTHINKdifferent: SETE’s Revamped Tourism Conference Gets Big Round of Applause

The annual conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) this year sported a new look and concept that included a number of interesting keynote speeches and fireside chats focusing on destination management and digital skills.

SETE ‘Thinks Different’ and Spreads the Word on Importance of Technology for Greek Tourism

Greece needs to move quickly to respond to the new challenges of the digital revolution, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Visit Greece Website to ‘Speak’ 10 Languages

Visit Greece, the official tourism website for Greece, run by the GNTO, is undergoing a revamp and will be available in 10 languages.

Zakynthos Looking to Raise the Bar, Eyeing Alternative Tourism

Aiming to take the popular island of Zakynthos to the next level, tourism authorities are looking into ways to tap into alternative forms of tourism.

Crete Examines Yachting Potential Under iBLUE Program

Crete officials are looking into ways to tap into the potential of yachting and luxury boating tourism during the three-day iBLUE event, which is taking place on the island.