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Greek Tourism Sector Hails Announced VAT Reductions in Food, Hotel Sectors

Tourism bodies in Greece have applauded the government's announced relief measures, which include the reduction of VAT on restaurants and hotels.

SETE Calls on Gov’t to Re-examine Taxation on Tourism

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is urging Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos to re-examine taxation on hospitality, F&B, and transport services.

Greek Tourism Expected to Stabilize in 2019

SETE and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels see 2019 as a year of stabilization for Greece's tourism sector, following six years of growth.

Greek Hoteliers See Short-term Rental Phenomenon Growing Excessively

The short-term rental phenomenon is growing excessively in Greece, creating unfair competition for the country's hotel industry, according to Greek hoteliers.

SETE Chief: First Signs for Greek Tourism in 2018 are Positive

The first signs for Greek tourism in 2018 seem to be positive, SETE President Yiannis Retsos said on the opening day of the WTM London 2017.

SETE: July Last Minute Tourist Rush Boosts Arrivals to Greece

A last minute rush of bookings to Greece in July may help achieve the goal of a six percent increase in arrivals to the country this year but is not expected to translate into more revenue, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said on Wednesday.

Greek Hotel Industry Up Against Slow Bookings, Overtaxation and ‘Underground Economy’ this Year

This year has become a challenging time for the Greek hotel industry with many diverse challenges being thrown its way such as lagging bookings, overtaxation and the "underground economy" created by short-term home rentals, according to the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers.