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Sweden Invited To Invest In Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni invited the Swedish business world to explore the investment possibilities offered by the tourism sector in Greece. You, the business world, are invited to take advantage of the opportunities that exist for everyone's benefit:...

Munich Based Think-Tank Receives Update On Greek Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni presented Greece's action plan for tourism to representatives of the Southeast Europe Association (Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft - SOG), a Munich based think-tank.

Greece Makes Plans For Improved Sea Tourism Infrastructure

Greece’s new Zoning Plan for Tourism provides for an increase in the network of marinas, small ports and harbors in the Ionian Sea, the eastern and southeastern Aegean, and the Saronic, Argolikos and Pagasitikos gulfs, among others.

New Tourism Zoning Plan In Greece Aims For Investments, Quality Tourists

Greece's new Special Zoning Plan for Tourism is expected to result to large investments, attract quality tourists and big spenders from abroad and extend the tourism season.

Kefalogianni Optimistic About 2014 Tourism Season In Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni sent a message of optimism for next year’s tourism season during the 12th Tourism & Development Conference of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) held in Athens on 22 October.
Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni
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Key Actions For Effective Greek Tourism Policy Announced

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni referred to key actions for a unified and effective tourism policy during her speech on the strategic plan for the country’s tourism development at the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce 23rd annual conference “The Greek Economy: State...
The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers’ President Yiannis Retsos (second from right) with vice presidents Kostas Leventis, Andreas Metaxas, Aristotelis Thomopoulos and secretary general, Andreas Fiorentinos.
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Greek Hotels Under Strain

“This year is not only a difficult year but it is the fourth difficult year for the hotel sector,” the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers president, Yiannis Retsos, said during the federation's annual council of hotel associations. The council was held on the sidelines of the 28th...

New Zoning Plan To Open Tourism Investment Projects

The new special zoning plan for tourism that will promote tourism development alongside environmental protection in Greece, is expected to be ready by the end of the year, Greek press reports said recently.

Greek Tourism’s Expectations From New Government, SETE

Five steps are needed to support Greek tourism, SETE said prior to the country’s parliamentary elections in May.

SETE Awaits Progress Of Ministers On Tourism Issues

Recent data showed that incoming tourism to Greece increased last year (10 percent increase in arrivals and revenue) but nothing guarantees that the same will happen in 2012, the general director of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), George Drakopoulos, said at...

Hotel Chamber Opens First Branch On Crete

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels established its first branch in Heraklio, Crete, last month and announced in a meeting that the establishment of other regional offices in key Greek tourism destinations would soon follow.

Minister On Tourism Policy For 2011

A draft bill that will simplify procedures of Greek tourism investments will be promoted by the Culture and Tourism Ministry in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos said last month.