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Study: Online Conversations About Greece and Athens Going Strong

Greece’s online reputation remains strong as the tourism season warms up with internet conversations focusing on culture, sea and sun, according to the findings of an INSETE study.

Greek Hoteliers Ready for ‘Good’ But Challenging Tourism Season

Although an increase in arrivals to Greece is expected, the tourism sector’s post-Covid recovery will face challenges, according to Greek hoteliers.

Individual Hotel Booking Rates in Greece Set to Rise by 10-15%

Individual booking rates for hotels are expected to rise this summer by 10-15%, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greece Speeds Up Efforts to Fill Staff Shortages in Tourism

Greek authorities are accelerating efforts to address staff shortages in tourism inviting sector businesses to declare open positions for the June-August period until May 31.

Greece’s Online Reputation Strong in March

Greece saw its online reputation improve in March, recording the best level achieved over the past two years, according to data provided by SETE Intelligence.

Longer Tourism Season, More Destinations are SETE’s Goals for Greece

Extending the tourism season and introducing lesser-known destinations are at the core of the Greek Tourism Confederation’s plan for the next years.

Greek Ports See Ferry Activity Skyrocket for Easter

For the first time in the two years of Covid-19, island-bound traffic from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio soared with the Cyclades, Crete and Rhodes winning over a large share of Easter travelers.

Greek Tourism Sector Facing Staff Shortages Ahead of Season

Greek hospitality professionals are expressing concern as Greece’s tourism season is beginning and more than 50,000 jobs are said to be still open.

Le Monde Wins 2nd Prize at Trophée Mille International 2022 Gastronomy Contest

Le Monde, the Institute of Hotel Tourism Studies, won the second prize at the Trophée Mille International 2022 gastronomy contest held in France.

Greece Leading the Way Towards MICE Tourism Restart

Greece is taking a leading role globally in the restart of MICE tourism with its health protocols and best practices, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Investment, Destination Management Key for Greek Tourism Growth, Says SETE Chief

Investments, destination management, digital transformation and new experiences are key for the sustainable growth of Greek tourism, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Greece’s ‘E-reputation’ Exceeds European Average in February

Greece in February was one of the leading topics of discussion on the internet with its online reputation exceeding rival destinations in terms of popularity, says a recent study.

Greece’s Tourism Body Tables Actions to Regulate Airbnb-type Rentals

Greek tourism stakeholders are calling for the government to regulate Airbnb-style activities which, they say, are distorting healthy market competition.

SETE Urges Greek State to Support Russia-reliant Tourism Enterprises

 The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is requesting state measures that will support enterprises reliant on tourism from the Russian market.

SETE: No Cancellations in Tourist Bookings to Greece for 2022 Season

Greece has not recorded cancellations for vacations this season but new bookings have stopped at the moment due to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Greece Tourism Gradually Covering Lost Ground, Shows INSETE Data

Greece’s tourism industry is slowly but steadily recouping losses incurred by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data by INSETE.

Study: Greek Hotels Found it Hard to Find Staff in 2021

Greek tourism enterprises found it hard to find employees to meet the demands of the tourism season in 2021, according to a report released by INSETE.

Greece Can Become World Yachting Leader

Greece can become a global leader in luxury yachting in 2022, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) Secretary General George Vernicos.

Greek Tourism Body Calls on Gov’t to Update Covid-19 Protocols

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling on the government to revise Covid-19 health protocols and facilitate travel ahead of the tourism season's opening.

German, UK and US Tourists Top Spenders in Greece Before Covid-19

Travelers from Germany, the UK and the US were the top spenders in pre-pandemic 2019, according to a report by SETE Intelligence (INSETE).