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Greece’s Tourism Body SETE Calls for Solution to Sept. 3 Ferry Strike

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has called for the Shipping Minister to intervene and prevent a 24-hour ferry strike announced by the country's seamen for September 3.

Greek Tourism Ministry Approves Revised Rating Scheme for Rooms to Let

The Greek Tourism Ministry has approved a revised rating scheme for rooms to let, laying out the terms for classification.

Greek Tourism Figures for June Continue Upward Trend

Greece tourism is riding on a wave of strong interest as demonstrated by the increase in the number of arrivals to the country, stronger revenue, and growing investor interest.

INSETE: Greece’s Commitment to Reforms Key to Growth

Improved competitiveness and successful fiscal adjustment have contributed to the Greek economy’s positive performance in the first quarter of 2018, according to INSETE.

Marketing Greece Clinches World Travel Award for Innovative Campaigns

Marketing Greece has been honored as Greece’s Leading Innovative Destination Marketing Organization at the 25th World Travel Awards 2018.

Applications Open for Tourism Training Programs in 13 Greek Cities

Waged-workers or short-term unemployed seeking to further their education can apply as of Monday, July 16, for state-run post-graduate programs in tourism.

Greek Tourism Creates Most Jobs in June

Accommodation and food services created the most new job openings in June, according to the Greek labor ministry's Ergani system.

DNA Travel Expands Network of Partners in Athens and the Cyclades

DNA Travel is expanding its network of associates in Athens and the Cyclades, aiming to offer advanced transportation services to Greek and international travelers.

Greek Tourism Developments on SETE Brussels Agenda

Ways to attract higher quality visitors and bring in investments topped the agenda of talks between the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and EU officials.

SETE Study: Tourism Greece’s Main Employer

Tourism is the sector that supports employment more than any other in Greece, with the number of employees reaching 398,700 in the third quarter of 2017.

Juncker: EU Should Avoid Mistakes Made in Greece for Italy

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is calling on the EU to avoid the same mistakes it made in the Greece debt crisis in the case of Italy.

SETE Lists 12 Steps Needed for Greek Tourism to Further Develop

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos listed 12 specific steps Greece's development program for tourism should include.

2018 will be Best Year in History of Greek Tourism, Says PM Tsipras

Expecting Greece to welcome some 32 million foreign visitors this year, PM Alexis Tsipras said 2018 will be "the best year in the history of Greek tourism".

Tourism Minister: Demand for Greece is Now Stronger than Ever

Demand for Greece as a destination is now stronger than ever, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during the 26th General Assembly of SETE.

SETE Chief Sets Out Four Priorities for Greek Tourism

SETE President Yiannis Retsos has listed four priorities the Greek Tourism Confederation is setting for the next period to boost the sector.

New Democracy Promises to Slash Taxes in Greek Tourism Sector

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has promised to reduce taxes in the Greek tourism sector, once his party comes to power.

South Aegean Region Goes Digital, Highlights Uniqueness of Dodecanese Islands

A digital campaign for the promotion of the Dodecanese islands of Rhodes, Kos, Patmos, Karpathos, Astypalea and Leros recently wrapped up with great success.

New SETE Digital Campaign Highlights Value of Tourism

The value of tourism in terms of employment, growth, revenue and social cohesion takes center stage in the new digital campaign of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

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.