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SETE: Greek Tourism Should Team Up with Other Sectors to Bolster Economy

Tourism should involve other sectors in efforts to bolster the Greek economy, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Greece Posts Weak Jan-July 2021 Tourism Revenue

Greece’s tourism revenue was down by 62.9% in the first seven months of 2021 compared to the pre-Covid-19 period in 2019.

WTD 2021: Greece Looking to Redefine Tourism Goals

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures sent the message that the time has come for changes in order for the sector to face future challenges.

Athens’ AITE 2021 Tourism Trade Show to Open in November

The 8th Athens International Tourism & Culture Expo (AITE) will take place November 25-27 at the Greek capital’s Zapio Mansion.

SETE: Greek Tourism Representatives Tell Minister What Sector Needs in Covid-19 Times

Greece’s tourism unions have informed Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias on what the sector needs while it is recovering from the unprecedented Covid-19 crisis.

Greek Tourism Sector Meets with New Minister, Lists Priorities

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias had his first meeting with the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and discussed a number of key issues involving the sector.

In Memory of Constantinos Michalos

Constantinos Michalos, the president of the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), died of a heart attack on Friday, August 6. He was 61.

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.