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HAPCO Calls for Support to Restart MICE Industry

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) is calling on authorities to help Greece's MICE industry recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

Greek Tourism Industry Welcomes Restart Support Measures

Greek tourism stakeholders welcomed sector support measures announced by the Greek government, referring to them as "a first step" to recover lost ground after the Covid-19 health crisis.

Greece Welcomes EU Guidelines to Safely Restart Tourism post-Coronavirus

Greece has welcomed the European Commission's guidelines for EU tourism, announced to help member states cope in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Greek Tourism Bodies Ready to Submit Proposals for Hotel Health Protocols

Greek tourism bodies are getting ready to submit their proposals for the creation of protocols for the safe operation of hotels during the post-coronavirus period.

SETE Says Health Protocols Highest Priority for Next-day Travel

Greek tourism's recovery in the aftermath of Covid-19 is dependent on uniform health protocols that will define the terms of hotel and tourism-related business operations, says SETE.

Covid-19: Greek Tourism is More United than Ever, Says SETE

The Greek tourism sector is moving forward together, more united than ever, "in an unprecedented crisis", the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said.

Covid-19: European Tourism Federations Call for EU Health Protocol to Restart Travel

The tourism federations of the private sectors of Germany, Greece, Italy and Norway have called for an EU health protocol for the entire travel and tourism value-added chain.

Covid-19: SETE Working on Health Protocols for Greek Tourism Businesses

SETE is cooperating with inspection bodies to draw up health protocols for the safe operation of tourism enterprises in Greece during the post-coronavirus period.

Covid-19: Greek Study Focuses on Previous Tourism Recovery Times After Crisis

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on tourism, Greek research body INSETE looks into previous recovery times for the industry after a crisis.

SETE: 10 Steps for Greek Tourism to Restart

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has presented 10 targeted actions that are needed to restart and support the country's tourism sector after the Covid-19 crisis.

Study: Greece’s Brand Name Key for Tourism to Recover from Covid-19

Greece's strong brand name will play a key role in the recovery of the country's tourism sector after the coronavirus pandemic subsides, says INSETE.

SETE Reviews Situation in Greek Tourism Amidst Covid-19

SETE President Yiannis Retsos reviews the impact of Covid-19 on Greek tourism and refers to ways the sector could try to bounce back from the setbacks caused by the pandemic.

Greek Tourism Sector Joins Fight Against Covid-19 with Donations

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and member enterprises are contributing to Greece's health system to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Greek Seasonal Hotels and Resorts Closed Until End of April

Seasonal hotels and resorts in Greece will remain temporarily closed from March 15 until April 30, according to a government decision taken due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Tourism Body SETE Calls for Calm as Greece Confirms First Coronavirus Case

"In the coming months, Greece is expected to welcome more than 30 million visitors, and calmness, coordination and cooperation is needed," SETE said in regards to the coronavirus outbreak.

INSETE: Road Arrivals to Greece Up by 35.6% in January 2020

The number of arrivals by road to Greece increased in January by 35.6 percent to 625,600 compared to 462,000 in the same month a year ago.

Central Macedonia Region Winning Over Traveling Crowds Year Round

Greece’s Central Macedonia Region is winning over the crowds as it welcomed 7.9 million tourists in 2018, up by 22 percent from 2016.

INSETE Brings Swiss Hospitality to Athens with EHL Seminar

INSETE and EHL Advisory Services in March will hold a seminar on "Maximizing Revenue & Managing Distribution” for tourism professionals in Athens.

Tourist Numbers to 13 Greek Regions Up by 23% in 2018

Over the 2016-2018 period, the number of visits and tourism receipts at Greece’s 13 regions both increased by 23 percent, according to an INSETE study.

Synergies at Forefront of Marketing Greece 2020 Action Plan

Coordinated actions and public-private partnerships are at the top of private Greek tourism promotion body Marketing Greece’s 2020 strategy.