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Sharing Economy, Taxation Taking a Bite Out of Greek Tourism

Overtaxation and the sharing economy are taking a toll on small tourist enterprises with many going under, the president of the Confederation of Greek Entrepreneurs for Tourism Lodges (SETKE), Konstantinos Brentanos, recently said.

Konstantinos Brentanos, President Confederation of Greek Entrepreneurs for Tourism Lodges

The objective is to upgrade infrastructures and boost the local economy within the margins of a balanced development.

Greece Marks World Tourism Day 2015

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Greek key tourism figures give their messages to mark the contribution of the sector to Greece's economy.

Greece’s ‘Rent a Room’ Market Takes a Fall

The August 15 Dormition of the Virgin Mary holiday is the peak season for Greek holidaymakers to travel, but this year the number has dropped by 20 percent.

Konstantinos Brentanos, President Confederation of Greek Enterprises for Rented Villas & Apartments

Tourism is the only industry in the country, along with Shipping, that can become a pillar for the recovery of the Greek economy.

Konstantinos Brentanos, President Confederation of Greek Enterprises for Rented Villas & Apartments

Greek tourism today, following a good year during which a record of foreign tourist arrivals were recorded, faces the challenge to maintain and strengthen its position in an increasingly competitive environment.
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Confederation For Rented Villas & Apartments Announce New Board Of Directors

The Confederation of Greek Enterprises for Rented Villas & Apartments (SEEDDE) recently announced its new Board of Directors.
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Greece’s Rented Rooms and Apartments Expect Promising Summer Season

Things are looking up for Greek tourism as early bookings for this season are showing an increase of some 15-20 percent from the country’s basic markets, Greek Secretary General of Tourism Anastasios Liaskos said yesterday, 15 April, during the 16th annual general assembly of the...
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Konstantinos Brentanos, President Hellenic Federation of Rented Rooms & Apartments

Philoxenia 2012 greeting. The total effect on the economy from tourism spending in Greece was estimated at 34.4 billion euros or 15.1 percent of GDP in 2010, according to a recently published report of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE). This fact clearly...

Konstantinos Brentanos

Philoxenia was for many years and still remains the place to meet and exchange ideas and experiences with colleagues, business associates and companions on this difficult road known as “Greek Tourism.”