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Greece Gains Ground with Canadians, Australians in 2016-2018

Canada, Australia, Denmark, the US and Poland were the top source markets for Greece over the 2016-2018 period, according to INSETE.

Greek Hotels Top GRI Satisfaction Index in August

Greek hotels hold the top position in terms of quality and services with an August GRI score of 86.9 percent, according to data released by INSETE.

SETE Calls for Tourism Alliance Between Sector and Ministry

SETE has called for an "alliance" between the tourism sector's stakeholders and the Tourism Ministry in order for crucial issues to be resolved.

INSETE: Stable Financial Ecosystem Key to Greece’s Economic Growth

Sustainable development and reducing taxation should be the key components of a new post-bailout economic policy for Greece, says a report by INSETE.

Butterfly Stories to Share Expertise with Tourism Professionals on Skiathos

Greek food management company Butterfly Stories will share its know-how with travel professionals on the island of Skiathos, during the “OnTour” Tourism School event, on September 21.

Mitsotakis’ Meeting with Trade Bodies Focuses on Investments

Attracting investment and ensuring employee rights topped the agenda of talks between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and trade representatives.

INSETE: Five New Greek Destinations Winning Over Travelers in June

Skiathos is one of five new most sought-after Greek destinations entering the top 10 for June 2019, according to a monthly bulletin by INSETE.

Tourism Among Greece’s Top Job Creators

Greek tourism services providers in accommodation and F&B accounted for 10.6 percent of all employment for the July-September 2018 period, according to INSETE.

SETE Updates Greek Finance Minister on Key Tourism Matters

Key tourism issues and challenges were addressed during a meeting between SETE President Yiannis Retsos and Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras.

Tax Cuts, Boosting Competitiveness Top SETE – Labour Ministry Talks

Cutting taxation and boosting tourism business competitiveness topped the agenda of talks between the labour ministry and SETE.

Greek Business Bodies: Restoring Market Trust Key After Banking Limits Lift

Greek business and trade bodies are expressing satisfaction with the government’s decision to do away as of September 1 with capital restrictions.

Athens Airport Ready to Host 4th Plane Pull Fundraiser

Athens International Airport will be hosting its 4th annual Plane Pull fundraiser on September 18, as part of its corporate social responsibility program.

‘Greek Panorama’ Expo to Bring Hosted Buyers from 22 Countries to Athens

Travel agencies and tour operators from 22 countries, specializing in alternative tourism, will participate in the hosted buyers program of the 1st Greek Panorama to be held in Athens in November.

Tourist Numbers from Albania to Greece Mark Impressive Rise

Albania holds the lead among the top traveler markets in three Greek regions for 2018, according to a report released by INSETE.

US Travelers Back in Greece Spending More

Americans are choosing Greece again as a top destination for their holidays, spending in the first three months of the year 75.5 million euros.

Mykonos Holds Strong as Luxury Destinations Drop Hotel Rates

The popular island of Mykonos continues to hold strong this season, while other favorite jet set destinations appear to have decreased their hotel rates.

SETE Briefs Development Minister on Pending Tourism Issues

Aiming to resolve pending issues involving the Greek tourism sector, the Development and Investments Ministry has launched a dialogue with the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Greece’s Top Tourism Spenders in 2018 – Study

Greece's top tourism markets for 2018, in terms of spending, were Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Italy and Russia, according to INSETE.

INSETE: Greece’s Hotel Performance on a Decline

Greece's hotels are not following the upward trend of the country's tourist arrivals and revenue, according to INSETE.

UK Travelers Lead Greece’s June Hotel Bookings

The United Kingdom was the first market in terms of hotel bookings in Greece for the month of June, according to data from trivago.