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SETE Chief Presents Greek Tourism Strategy to Opposition ND 

Challenges, goals and strategy were the focus of talks between Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and opposition New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Tourism Strategy Takes Center Stage in Kountoura-SETE Talks

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with the newly elected board of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) to discuss joint strategies.

SETE: Greek Tourism on Steady Growth Course

The Greek tourism sector's contribution to the economy has been on a course of constant growth, according to a report released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body.

Manhattan Gets Taste of Greece at 1st Greek Panorama Expo

Hundreds of visitors and over 380 B2B meetings marked the success of the 1st Greek Panorama held at New York's Grand Central Station in Manhattan.

SETE, PM Betting on 2017 for Greek Tourism

Making tourism work in 2017 was at the center of a dinner event hosted by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) in honor of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and attended by Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Thessaly Region Campaign Takes Off in Full Force

An integrated marketing plan for Thessaly that aims to strengthen the region's brand and attract visitors from new markets was presented recently.

AHLA Study Says Airbnb Not Playing Fair

The bulk of Airbnb’s US revenue appears to be coming from whole-unit rentals, an American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) report said recently.

SETE Says Consumer Confidence Index Can Aid in Boosting Tourism

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has added a consumer confidence index to its monthly report to identify key markets as well as travel trends.

Ikos Oceania Ready for Action After €27m Makeover

Holidays in Halkidiki can’t get any better following a 27-million-euro makeover of Ikos Resorts' very own Ikos Oceania, which opens its doors to guests next month.

SETE Chief Says Greece Tourism Revenue May Rise by 9% in 2017

Greece may see its revenue rise by as much as 1 billion euros in 2017, according to Andreas Andreadis, the president of the country’s tourism body, SETE.

Trump & Tourism: The Impact on Greece

Greek tourism experts expect that newly-elected US President Donald Trump’s policies once put in place will have a positive impact on sector figures.

Lingering Debt Talks Keep Greece Tourism Officials Alert

Greek tourism officials are expressing concerns that constantly stalled bailout negotiations are bound to take a toll on the sector particularly now, the beginning of the summer booking season.

Greece Tourism Body Expects Record Arrivals in 2017, Spending Key

Tourist arrivals to Greece are expected to increase yet again this year, according to initial forecasts by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), adding that the decisive factor will be an increase in spending.

Rise in Numbers @ Greek Destinations Over Holidays

Traditional winter destinations across Greece welcomed a rise in visitors over the holidays while tourism professionals are already speaking of positive pre-bookings for the the summer ahead.

Greece Bets on Tourism, Ready for Challenges

Tourism professionals are seeing efforts pay off with data indicating a steady growth and plenty of room for improvement in 2017, according to the latest Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) data.

Greece: Autumn 2016 Tourism Performance Reduces Seasonality

Greece's increased tourist arrivals during the autumn months this year indicate a reduction in the country's seasonality, according to SETE Intelligence.

SETE: Tourism is Third Biggest Employer in Greece

Tourism is Greece's third biggest employer after retail and the primary sector, according to recent data by SETE Intelligence.

Greece Set to Gain in 2017 as Safe Destination

Greece is expected to gain from the instability in the wider Mediterranean region with pre-bookings setting the trend for 2017, according to Alpha Bank analysts.

Draft Law Places 90-day Cap on Short-term Rentals in Greece

In efforts to deal with a growing sharing economy and lost taxes to the tune of 250 million euros annually, the Greek government is expected to table a draft law which foresees a 90-day limit on short-term rentals in the city and 60-day cap for the islands.

Minister Kountoura Invites Obama to Holiday in ‘This Small, Great World’

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited US President Barak Obama to spend his next holidays in Greece, during the dinner held in his honor in Athens recently.