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Kountoura Optimistic About Greece’s Tourism Progress in 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is optimistic about Greece’s progress in the tourism sector in 2019, following the country's record year in 2018.

Delphi Forum 2019 Looks into Sustainable Tourism and Technology

The ways technology and sustainable practices can shape the future of the Greek tourism industry will be discussed during the Delphi Economic Forum 2019.

OECD: Steep Taxation Taking Toll on Greece’s Growth

Heavy taxation continues to be the leading obstacle to growth in Greece, according to data released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Athens Mayor Shares Welfare Know-how at OECD Montreal Forum

Social welfare policies, coordination and innovation were the key issues addressed by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis during the OECD forum held in Montreal.

Kountoura Sets Goals for Peloponnese Tourism Growth

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura spoke of ways to enhance the tourism product of the Peloponnese and attract travelers all year round during an event in Tripoli.

Reforms vs Taxes: Doing Business in Greece Still an Uphill Battle

Less red tape and reforms aside, business owners in Greece still have to hand over more than half of their earnings to the state.

Greece-led OECD Meeting Urges Sustainable, Social Inclusive Tourism Practices

Greece chaired the 100th session of the OECD Tourism Committee meeting that focused on “ecologically sustainable and socially inclusive” tourism.

OECD Says Global Economy Picking Up Pace

The global economy is set to grow by 3.5 percent this year and 3.7 percent in 2018 compared to 3 percent last year, according to the OECD’s Interim Economic Outlook.

Greece Preparing to Chair OECD High Level Meeting on Tourism in Paris

Greece is getting ready to chair the OECD High Level Tourism Committee Meeting to take place in Paris during October 2-3.

C. Macedonia Region Looks to Tap into Amphipolis Site as Tourism Asset

The Northern Greece archaeological site of Amphipolis, which had the world on edge two years ago as to the identity of the person buried there, has been proposed by the Central Macedonia Region to be named cultural heritage site within the European Territorial Cooperation Program...

Possible Changes To Greek Tourist Coach Sector Stirs Reactions

Greek tourism professionals have expressed opposition to the government’s new multi-bill that will overhaul the rules that currently exist in the tourist coach sector.

OECD Report: Greek Tourism Up Against Restrictive Provisions That Harm Competition

An 11-month investigation by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) identifies competition-distorting rules & provisions in Greek tourism.