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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.

Greek Tourism Professionals Expect Slow post-Covid-19 Recovery, Says MRB

Greek tourism professionals are expecting a slow post-Covid-19 recovery, with only 2% appearing optimistic that the sector will bounce back in 2021, says MRB.

Public-Private Cooperation Holds the Key to Greek Tourism’s Future in post-Covid-19 Era

Public-private cooperation in Greece will play a key role in the country's tourism promotion and communication to markets abroad in the post-Covid-19 era.

Investments in Iconic Projects Key to Greece’s Competitive Edge

Greece must accelerate key infrastructure upgrades and iconic projects that will bring added value to destinations so as to remain competitive, an INSETE study says.

INSETE Study Reveals 2010-2019 Tourist Trends in Greece 

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s research body, has released a study of the average per capita expenditure of incoming tourists in Greece during the 2010-2019 decade.

Study: Greece – Spain Tourist Spending Disparity

INSETE, the Greek Tourism Confederation’s research body, has released a study that compares the average spending per tourist in both Greece and Spain in 2018 and 2019.

Covid-19 Nearly Halts 10-month International Arrivals to Greece

During the January-October 2020 period, the number of international arrivals to Greece by land and air fell to 8.27 million, according to INSETE data.

Greece’s Airbnbs Rival Hotel Room Capacity, Says Study

Airbnbs in Greece have now rivalled their hotel counterparts in terms of bed capacity, according to a study released by INSETE.

European Tourism Federations Urge EU-wide ‘Covid-normal’ Health Code

The tourism federations of the private sectors of Germany, Greece, Italy and Norway are urging the European Commission to establish a unified health and safety protocol for travel.

Greece’s Tourism Chief Urges Immediate Actions for Sector Support

SETE President Yiannis Retsos is calling for the immediate implementation of EU funding tools to support tourism enterprises impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Athens: Tourism Included in €40m Action Plan to Support City’s Economy

The Municipality of Athens has announced an action plan that includes a number of support measures for the city center's economy.

SETE Chief: Greek Tourism May Possibly Recover in Second Half of 2021

Greece may possibly see its tourism industry recover from the Covid-19 crisis from the second half of 2021, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Report: Greece’s International Arrivals by Air Before and After Covid-19 Lockdown

Greece recorded only 5 million international air arrivals during the January - September 2020 period, compared to 18.8 million in the corresponding period of 2019.

INSETE Study: Growing Source Markets for Greek Tourism in 2017-2019

Spain, Canada and Austria were the three source markets to Greece that recorded the highest increases in the 2017-2019 period, according an INSETE study.

Greece Sees Most 2019 Int’l Air Arrivals in April-October, Study Shows

The majority of international arrivals to Greece in 2018 and 2019 was recorded in the April-October period for both years, a study by INSETE reveals.

Greek Tourism Study: Highest-spending Travelers Visited South Aegean Region in 2019

The South Aegean Region won over Greece's highest spending travelers in 2019 marking a 12.7% increase against the previous year, says INSETE.

SETE Forecast: Greece’s Revenues from Foreign Tourists to Reach Only €3bn

Greece's travel receipts from abroad are expected to reach only €3 billion in 2020 due to the impact of Covid-19, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Role of Tourism for Greece in 2019 Revealed by INSETE

Two studies released by INSETE reveal the significant role the tourism sector had on growth and employment in Greece in 2019, before the Covid-19 outbreak.