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Greece: New Tourism Campaign Shows the Aegean Islands are ‘Like No Other’

In a move to boost its position in the international tourism market, the South Aegean Region on Tuesday presented a new campaign entitled "Aegean Islands. Like No Other", which lies at the heart of its three-year tourism strategy designed in collaboration with the Greek Tourism...

Tourism Sector Seeks to Capitalize on ‘Cross-Year Greece & Russia’

The tourism sector has its sights set on promoting Greece offerings, forging ties and forming partnerships on the occasion of the “Cross-Year Greece & Russia” events and is calling on the government to ensure that reinforced consular services are in place to handle the growing...

Hellastat Sees Further Rise in Incoming Air Traffic to Greece

Athens-based statistics company Hellastat, says it expects a further rise in incoming air traffic for 2016, which is set to further establish Greece as a prime tourist destination.

Poland Gets a Taste of Greek Tourism at ‘Grecka Panorama’

Greece’s tourism offerings took central stage in Poland last week during the 1st Grecka Panorama-CYPR travel fair held at Warsaw’s Torwar Arena.

Brainstorming Ahead of S. Aegean Region’s Tourism Strategy

South Aegean Region authorities invited Dodecanese tourism professionals to a brainstorming event last week with the aim of collecting as much data and ideas as possible ahead of the official presentation of its three-year tourism strategy.

More than Just a City or a Break: This is the Athens World!

Over 7,000 wristbands, 400 photo posts and dozens of bloggers from six countries brought Athens to the world on United Nations’ World Cities Day on October 31.

Four Greek Airports Blacklisted, Aegean VP Calls for Upgrades

"2015 was the worst year with regard to operations and functionality of Greece’s airports", Aegean Airlines Vice President Eftychios Vassilakis said while speaking at SETE's 14th Greek Tourism Confederation conference. Meanwhile, four Greek regional airports have been listed...

Key Issues for Greek Tourism to be Discussed at SETE 2015 Conference

Greece's travel industry is getting ready to attend SETE's 14th Tourism & Development Conference on October 19-20 in Athens and explore a series of key issues for the development of Greek tourism..

SETE Calls on Minister to Facilitate Procedures, Help Greek Tourism Grow

Highlighting tourism’s overall contribution to the economy and its key role in keeping unemployment figures low, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), representing the majority of the sector, called on Tourism Minister Giorgos Stathakis to ensure that conditions for further and...

SETE’s 14th Tourism & Development Conference to be Held October 19-20 – Program

“Tourism: The Ark of Greek Economy” will be the theme of the 14th Tourism & Development Conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), which will take place on October 19-20 at the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens.

‘Panorama Greece’ Organizers Launch Info Event on Crete, More Planned

Grekland Panorama organizers are visiting the island of Crete, as their first stop in a series of destination events aiming to inform local tourism professionals about the Polish and Swedish markets, where this year’s “Panorama Greece” exhibitions will take place.

Greece’s ‘Green Key’ Eco-Label Hotels to Feature at 3rd Grekland Panorama

Eco-friendly “Green Key” certified hotels will take center stage at this year’s Panorama Greece exhibitions in Poland this December, and in Sweden in February.

Greece Hotels: Satisfaction Guaranteed, Says SETE

Greek hotels, the quality of services offered and the warm welcome are ensuring guaranteed satisfaction for visitors to Greece in the first half of 2015, according to data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Sea Turtle NGO MEDASSET ‘Swears to Care for Clean Seas’

In efforts to safeguard Mediterranean marine and coastal habitats of the sea turtle, non-profit organization MEDASSET is launching its “Clean Seas: Swear to Care” campaign, inviting visitors and residents to respect the environment and take action to keep Greece’s beaches...

S. Aegean Region, SETE Work Together to Revitalize Greek Tourism

Launching a re-imaging campaign to handle last-minute cancellations and regain lost ground resulting from Greece’s tedious negotiation efforts are the priorities of the recently announced collaboration between the South Aegean Region and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

SETE on CNBC: ‘We Believe in the Euro’

Alexandros Lamnidis, general manager of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), told CNBC on Tuesday that SETE wants Greece to remain a member of the currency union.

Greek Labour Ministry Receiving Applications for Vocational Training in Tourism

The Labour and Social Solidarity Ministry is receiving applications through to July 30 for its vocational training in tourism program to offer tuition to 8,000 unemployed individuals aged 18-29.

Why Greeks Should Say ‘YES to Greece, YES to the Euro’, Pro-Europe Movement Founders Explain

The founders of a nationwide movement called "YES to Greece, YES to the Euro", made a call for volunteers to support their effort to secure a "YES" vote at the July 5 referendum on the Greek bailout terms.

Sector Authorities Take Action to Safeguard Greek Tourism

In a letter to Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura earlier this week, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling on relevant ministries and sector professionals to work together to ensure that the tourism market continues to remain operational.

Greek Tourism Says ‘Yes to Greece, Yes to the Euro’

Greece’s Social Partners SETE (Greek Tourism Confederation), SEV, GSEVEE and ESEE, are participating in a newly-launched pro-Europe committee dubbed "Yes to Greece, Yes to the euro", a communication campaign launched to inform the Greek citizens on why the country must remain in...