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Greece 10-month Airport Arrivals Outdo 2019 Levels

Airport arrivals to Greece in the January-October period exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels by 0.8% or 169,000 arrivals, according to INSETE data.

SETE Submits Proposals for Regulation of Short-term Rentals

SETE, Greece’s tourism confederation, has submitted a set of proposals to the Greek government aimed at regulating Airbnb-style rentals.

Greek Hotels Outshine Rival Markets in Customer Satisfaction

Greek hotels managed to beat competitor markets in customer satisfaction for eight consecutive months, according to data by ReviewPro.

Greek Hotels Top GRI Guest Satisfaction Index in July

Visitors to Greece were satisfied with the quality and services provided by Greek hotels in July, according to the latest data released by INSETE.

Greece’s New Development Law to Support 3-Star Hotels

Greece’s three-star hotels have been included in a new development law that provides support and tools for upgrade and modernization activities.

Greece Hopes to Become Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism

Greece is aiming to become a leader in sustainable tourism development, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said at the 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit.

August Tourism to Greece Going Strong Despite Virus, Fires

Tourism flows to Greece in August picked up pace despite Covid-19 and the devastating fires this month, driven by a strong demand in Europe.

Greece Prepares for 2021 Tourism Challenges 

The challenges Greek tourism will face in 2021 were discussed during a meeting between Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Athens Backs Businesses with €1m in Support Actions

In efforts to keep businesses hit by the Covid-19 pandemic afloat, the Municipality of Athens has announced the first round of support actions worth 1 million euros.

SETE: Europe Tourism Models Must Change for New Era

Europe's tourism sector can reestablish itself through a transition to a new model that will respect the environment and unique cultural features of each European country, says SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Study Reveals Covid-19 Impact on Greece’s Source Markets

An INSETE study reveals the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Greece's source markets and the rollover effect on tourism.

Greek CEOs: Too Early to Assess Covid-19 Impact

It’s too early to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy but jobs are more likely to be retained, according to Greek CEOs.

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.

Covid-19: Greek Trade & Tourism Bodies Call for Flexible Working Conditions

Greece’s main trade and tourism bodies are calling for flexible working conditions due to the tight measures against the spread of the coronavirus.

INSETE Study Identifies Ways to Link Food with Tourism Experience

Ways to integrate gastronomy into the overall tourism experience of Greek destinations was the object of a study presented recently by INSETE.

Ionian Islands Look Towards a Sustainable Destination Management Plan

The Ionian Islands Region is looking to implement a sustainable destination development plan to drive tourism growth and improve competitiveness.

EBRD-led Sustainable Tourism Plan for Rhodes Underway

Rhodes is next in line for the implementation of a pilot plan for the sustainable development of the destination.

BoG: New Actions Needed to Maintain Greek Tourism Dynamic

Greek tourism stakeholders need to take action in order to maintain the positive momentum of the sector, the Bank of Greece said.

EBRD-backed Destination Management Scheme Sets Greek Tourism Goals

Two destination management plans for Rhodes and Santorini are now open for feedback after the completion of a pilot program by EBRD.

Greece: New Relief Actions for Thomas Cook-affected Businesses

Relief measures were announced for Greek tourism businesses affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook.