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Fears for Thessaloniki Tourism Due to Works on Airport Runway

Greek professionals are calling for the postponement of works on Thessaloniki's airport runway, fearing that incoming tourism in summer 2017 will be hit.

SETE: Positive Signs for 2017 Greek Tourism

Demand for next year's tourism season is showing an increase, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.

Ioannina in Greece Fully Booked for the Holidays

Hotels and accommodation facilities in Ioannina, northern Greece, are fully booked for the holiday season.

Rough Waters Ahead for Greek Cruise Travel

Despite forecasts of robust growth for the international cruise travel industry, the sector in Greece is barely keeping its head above the water with local industry insiders speaking of a 25 percent decline in traffic for 2017 and the same trend in 2018.

Turkish Lira’s Nosedive a Blow to Tourism, Economy

The Turkish lira's record low in the first week of the year has come on top of extremist attacks, a failed and fatal coup, and a diplomatic row with Russia, to take a toll on the country’s tourism.

Documenta 14 Contemporary Art Show Ready to ‘Learn from Athens’

One of the world’s leading contemporary arts shows, the “documenta 14: Learning from Athens”, is set to kick off in Athens on April 8 and run through to July 12, bringing the Greek capital into the international spotlight.

Main Greek Court Says Shops to Stay Closed on Sundays

Greece's Council of State has ruled against a 2014 decision by the serving development minister to allow the optional operation of shops across Attica and elsewhere on random Sundays throughout the year.

Porto Palace and Aegli Hotels Join SETE Tourism Body

The hotels Porto Palace in Thessaloniki and Aegli in Volos have announced their membership within the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

SETE: Greece 2016 Tourist Arrivals Break Record

Greek tourism is going strong, marking some 30 million tourist arrivals in 2016, according to tentative figures released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

SETE Urges Greek Tourism Professionals Not to Rest on Their Laurels in 2017

Although forecasts on incoming tourism to Greece in 2017 are encouraging, SETE has urged sector professionals not to rest on their laurels this season.

SETE-BoG: Tourism can Help Greece Meet its Fiscal Targets

Pre-bookings for the 2017 tourism season reveal a "dynamic" demand for Greece, a fact that can help the country achieve its fiscal targets.

Signs are Encouraging for Tourism in Greece, SETE says

SETE on Thursday informed the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos that signs are encouraging for tourism in Greece this year.

Athens Airport: January Passenger Numbers On the Up

Passenger numbers at Athens International Airport (AIA) in January continued the successful course of the previous year, at 1.2 million.

SETE and HAPCO Plan to Boost Greece Business Events Sector

SETE and HAPCO will work closely to boost Greece's image as an ideal MICE destination and attract more international events to the country all year round.

SETE: The Vision is for Greece to Emerge as Best Tourism Destination Worldwide

"The vision is for Greece to emerge as the best tourism destination worldwide", SETE President Andreas Andreadis said during the 2nd Delphi Economic Forum.

Syntagma Square Open-to-all Art Work to Give Foretaste of documenta14

Syntagma Square is currently 'hosting' an open-to-all creation to go on show during the opening of “documenta 14: Learning from Athens” in April.

PM Tsipras, SETE Say Greek Tourism Stronger than Ever

The prospects of Greek tourism and the actions required to keep the momentum going topped the agenda of a meeting held between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Andreas Andreadis.

Greek Archaeological Sites, Museums Still to Announce Extended Hours

The Culture Ministry has said that 1,314 employees would be hired in order to extend visiting hours at major sites across Greece.

Tourism Bodies Focus on Attracting More Conferences to Greece

SETE and HAPCO are in the process of forming a strategy for the development of conference tourism in Greece.

East Med Yacht Show 2017 Aims to Showcase Greece’s Tourism Strength

Over 50 craft, including motor yachts, sailing yachts, catamarans and bareboats will participate in the 16th East Med Yacht Show on May 5 at the Zea Marina in Piraeus.