connect with us
Greece's latest tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Greek PM’s Vision for Tourism All About the Experience

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis says redefining the tourism model with a focus on lasting experiences is key to the future of tourism after Covid-19 subsides.

PM Mitsotakis-SETE: Greek Tourism May See Better Days in 2nd Half of 2021

Greek tourism may see signs of improvement in the second half of 2021, as long as there are no unexpected developments on the pandemic front.

SETE: Greek Tourism is Up Against 7 Major Challenges

SETE President Yiannis Retsos has listed seven major challenges Greek tourism will face in the short and long term as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Applications Open June 16 for Greek Tourism Enterprises Subsidy

Starting June 16, Greek tourism enterprises impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic can apply for a working capital subsidy to help them restart operations.

PM Announces €420m in Support to Reboot Greek Tourism Sector

A total of 420 million euros in working capital will go to Greek tourism enterprises impacted by Covid-19 to help them restart operations.

SETE Chief Expects Strong Traveler Flows to Greece from US

SETE President Yiannis Retsos expects booming tourist flows from the US in the coming months after the CDC revised its travel guidelines.

SETE: Protecting Greece’s Tourism Brand is the Aim for 2021

The goal of Greece’s tourism enterprises this year is to operate safely to protect the country’s brand, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Op-Ed: ‘Greek Tourism Today and Beyond 2021’ – George Vernicos

Tourism must be adjusted to the new 'after covid era' reality, emphasizing on quality and sustainability, according to George Vernicos, the Secretary General of SETE and representative of tourism to the European ESC.

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.