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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.

SETE: Greece’s Tourism Sector Needs Support into 2021

As the tourist season comes to a close and the Covid-19 effect lingers, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has tabled six proposals to help businesses survive.

Greek Civil Protection Staff Gifted Free Vacations for Efforts Against Covid-19

Greek airline company AEGEAN and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) are offering holiday packages, including flights and accommodation, to Greece's Civil Protection staff.

Campaign Invites the Greeks to Discover… Greece!

Aiming to boost domestic travel, Marketing Greece has launched a campaign that introduces Greece's popular and lesser-known destinations to Greek travelers.

Michalis Mavropoulos Appointed New CEO of Liknoss

Michalis Mavropoulos has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Liknoss, a leading technology company specializing in reservation systems.

Greek PM: More Liquidity Measures for Covid-hit Businesses

Dozens of tourism enterprises will be able to benefit from a 3.5-billion-euro set of liquidity measures announced by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greek PM Pledges to Take Added Tourism Support Measures if Needed

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he would not hesitate to take added measures to support the tourism industry should the need arise.

Greece Needs to Change its Tourism Model, PM and SETE Agree

Greece is looking to establish a strategic plan to further develop its tourism model with a focus on sustainability.

New Board of Directors for SETE

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) elected its new Board of Directors during its 28th annual general assembly.

Road Tourism to Greece Generates €1.8bn in 2019

Incoming road tourism from Greece’s neighboring countries accounted for 9.6 million arrivals and 1.8 billion euros in revenue in 2019, according to a study by INSETE.

SETE Chief: Time is Ripe for Greek Tourism Product Upgrade

The time is ripe for Greece to enrich its tourism product and invest in a new future, says SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

SETE Slams Misleading Reports About New Greek Tourism Campaign

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has shot down claims relating to the new campaign for the promotion of Greek tourism - “Greek Summer is a state of mind”.