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SETE Looks Ahead and Aims to Redefine Greek Tourism

A number of best practices and business models were introduced to Greek tourism professionals during SETE's annual conference held in Athens.

Greek Business Bodies: Restoring Market Trust Key After Banking Limits Lift

Greek business and trade bodies are expressing satisfaction with the government’s decision to do away as of September 1 with capital restrictions.

Attica Region Launches Dynamic Tourism Promo

More than 100 tourism sector stakeholders from all over the world had the chance to learn more on the Attica region and its offerings during the 6th Travel Trade Athens.

Athens to Welcome 100 MICE Buyers for Tourism Trade Event

MICE buyers from across the globe will explore cooperation opportunities with Greek tourism professionals during October 8-9, at the Travel Trade Athens 2018 event.

Five Reasons Why Greek Tourism Professionals Should Exhibit at MITT 2018 in Moscow

The 25th MITT is opening its doors in Moscow this March and its organizer, ITE Group, gives us five reasons why 2018 is the year for Greek tourism professionals to take part.

Respond on Demand Announces List of B2B Events for 2018

Respond on Demand, a Greek company that brings Greek tourism professionals in contact with tour operators and travel agents from all over the world, recently announced its planned actions for 2018.

Travel Trade Athens 2017 Aiming to Promote Greek Capital

Ways to promote the Greek capital and its diverse tourist offerings will be the focus of the 5th Travel Trade Athens, due to take place on October 2-3.

Greek Tourism Professionals Get Ready for B2B Travel Event in Thessaloniki

Greek tourism professionals will promote their services to foreign travel agents and tour operators at the 6th B2B Travel Event in Thessaloniki.

Digital Tips for Better Business @ Grow Greek Tourism Event in Larissa

Tourism sector professionals seeking to gain insight into best practices and how to enhance their product are invited to participate in a free event on Tuesday to be held at the Larissa Chamber (44 Papakyriazi St) at 6.30pm.

Travel Trade Athens 2016 Draws in Crowds, Explores MICE Tourism

Some 100 international professionals, 3,000 meetings and 155 Greek companies and suppliers talked tourism during the 4th Travel Trade Athens (TTA) event which took place in the Greek capital during October 2-3.

‘Travel Trade Athens 2016’ Event to Host Over 2,000 B2B Meetings

During October 2-3, over 95 buyers — tour operators, travel agents, conference and corporate meetings organizers — from 25 countries in Europe, Asia and America, will hold business meetings in Athens with 160 Greek tourism professionals and suppliers.

Respond on Demand Announces Fifth B2B Travel Event in Thessaloniki

A number of travel agents from abroad are expected in Thessaloniki this month to meet and discuss new cooperation opportunities with Greek tourism professionals at Respond on Demand's upcoming B2B Travel Event.

Google to ‘Grow Greek Tourism Online’ in 30 Destinations

Google is aiming this year to educate over 30,000 Greek tourism professionals on the sales potential of the Internet through its ambitious Grow Greek Tourism Online initiative.

Salvation Army: Temporary Accommodation and Goods Needed for Refugees Entering Greece

The international movement Salvation Army has reached out to Greek tourism professionals in an effort to secure temporary accommodation for refugees entering Greece on their journey to other European countries.

Greece @ WTM 2015 – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

Greek tourism is expected to enjoy further growth in 2016 it was understood during the 36th World Travel Market (WTM), held November 2-5 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London. The WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry.

Greek Tourism Sector Promises to Soften VAT Increase Blow on Hotels, Islands

Tourism professionals in Greece will make efforts to absorb costs of the recent increase of value-added tax (VAT) rates on hotels and islands, a measure that "clearly affects the competitiveness of Greek tourism", the president of SETE, Andreas Andreadis, recently said in an...

Hotline Opened for Greek Tourism Professionals

A hotline has been set up for Greek tourism professionals that may need assistance with operational and functional issues that have arisen due to the recent developments in Greece.

Greece Continues to Welcome Tourists but Sees Halt in New Hotel Bookings

Arrivals to Greece are proceeding smoothly, with few cancellations, but new bookings have not been entered in hotel booking systems so far, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told Greek SKAI TV on Monday night.

Destination Athens: Travel Trade Gather in Greece in April

International and Greek tourism professionals have expressed a high interest to participate in the third edition of the annual Travel Trade Athens event to be held 26-27 April in the Greek capital.

Possible Hotel VAT Increase in Greece Sparks Reactions

Greek tourism professionals are up in arms over the government’s intention to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent at present to 13 percent. The news has caused a number of reactions from Greek tourism bodies, hotel associations and...