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Greece Reshuffles Government, Tourism Ministry Unaffected

Olga Kefalogianni was among the few untouched ministers and remained at her post as Tourism Minister on Monday, 24 June, following the cabinet reshuffle of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
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Greek Tourism Sector To Welcome 10,000 Unemployed Young People

A subsidized internship program targeting 10,000 unemployed young Greeks up to age 29 to offer them the opportunity to gain work experience in the tourism sector, was announced today, 9 May, at a press conference by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Labor Minister...
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Minister Kefalogianni To Present Employment Program For Young Greeks

A program to tackle youth unemployment in Greece's tourism sector will be presented tomorrow, Thursday, 9 May, by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis.
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SETE To Launch Institute For Tourism Training Issues

Following the announcement of SETE's new role as social partner in January, the association will now be involved in training issues for tourism through the SETE Institute (INSETE) soon to operate.
President of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.
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SETE Becomes Social Partner For Collective Labor Agreement

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) will now take part in the consultation process to determine Greece’s minimum wage and the National General Collective Labor Agreement, according to an announcement made today, Tuesday, 8 January, by Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis.

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...

Social Tourism Programs To Make A Comeback In 2013

The subsidized social tourism holiday programs that were cancelled this year are scheduled to re-launch in 2013, according to Labor Minister Ioannis Vroutsis. The social tourism programs provided subsidized vacations to low-income Greeks.

Hotel Chamber Re-Submits Proposal For Social Tourism Programs

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels last month re-submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security to reform and take on the subsidized social tourism holiday programs of the abolished Workers’ Welfare Organization (OEE).

Professionals Slam Social Tourism Program Abolishment

Greek tourism professionals were stunned last month when they were informed that the abolition of the Workers' Housing Organization was included on an agreement of austerity measures demanded by Greece’s creditors in exchange for a new bailout loan.