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Hotel Chamber Informed On Labor Issues

Employer contributions to the national health insurance fund IKA-ETAM will be cut by five percent next year, Labor Minister Ioannis Vroutsis informed the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels on Monday 10 September. The reduction next year will follow an already announced reduction of 1.1...

Continued Upward Trend Forecasted for Tourism

The year 2005 was characterized as the turning point and the beginning of an upward trend for Greek tourism with incoming tourism increasing by about eight percent was the conclusion of the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts' (ITEP) recent study.

World Tourism Day Celebrated Quietly

Celebration of World Tourism Day came and went in late September with little fanfare. Greece's tourism minister welcomed some dignitaries at Cape Sounio and local professional organizations made some announcements. The Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts, for example,...