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‘Ikos Aria’ Opens on Kos with Infinite Lifestyle Luxury

Ikos Resorts' new luxury hotel, Ikos Aria, has opened for business on Kos and is ready to offer visitors exclusive services and the finest hospitality.

Ikos Aria Ready to Open on Kos in May 2019

The new 5-star ultra-modern hotel "Ikos Aria", located on the Greek island of Kos, is getting ready to open its doors on May 15.

Corfu Visitors Indulge in ‘Infinite Lifestyle’ …by Ikos Resorts 

Τhe Sani/Ikos Group has announced the grand opening of a 110-million-euro investment on Corfu, set to treat its guests to its Infinite Lifestyle brand of holidays.

Stavros Andreadis on Bloomberg: “Any Government Will Look After Greek Tourism”

Greek tourism will continue its positive performance in 2015, according to the president of Sani S.A., Stavros Andreadis.

SANI President Wins Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Award

The president of Sani Resort, Stavros Andreadis, was honored as the 2013 Pioneer Entrepreneur at the recent Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Gala for Greece.

Greek Tourism From The ’90s Until Today: Former SETE Presidents Gather To Reminisce

The audience of the recent Capital + Vision multi-conference in Thessaloniki took a trip down memory lane during a roundtable discussion attended by the three honorary presidents - Spyros Kokotos, Stavros Andreadis and Nikos Aggelopoulos - of the Association of Greek Tourism...

Tourism Enterprises Participate In Social Intervention

“The new government formed not long ago is offering to turn the page and introduce modern and constructive perceptions,” according to the social intervention text signed last month by 62 Greek businessmen, including the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises...

SETE Conference An Eye-Opener For Professionals

The situation of the Greek economy is improving but there still is a long way to go and therefore no excuse for complacency, Bank of Greece Governor Yiorgos Provopoulos said last month at the welcome dinner of the ninth annual tourism and development conference of the Association...

HATTA Elects A New Board of Directors

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) recently held its annual general assembly and voted for its new board of directors. The general assembly was attended by a plethora of members from the travel sector, tourism industry dignitaries, travel...

Greece Experiences Twenty Percent Rise In Arrivals

At its annual press call to discuss tourism developments the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises said tourism arrivals to Greece have increased more than 19.5 percent in the period 2005-2006 when compared with 2004. It also forecast another major increase this year since the...

Thessaloniki Forum Voices Reservations For Long-Term Tourism Benefits

Greece holds the top spot among 28 destinations in the world with 67 percent of tourists saying that this country is the most attractive place for vacations, according to a survey by the German tour operator TUI, presented at the recent 11th Thessaloniki Forum.

Prime Minster Stresses Environmental Concerns

Environmental concern was one of the key issues in the speech delivered by the Prime Minister Constantinos Karamanlis at the 15th general assembly of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises.

SETE Calls for Tourism Chamber

A general consensus for the prime minister's continued support in overcoming hurdles that continue to harm business potential in the tourism sector was the essence of the speech given by Stavros Andreadis, president of the association of Greek tourism enterprises, during the...

New Tourism Zoning Plan

Government last month introduced a draft proposal for the introduction of land zoning regulations for the tourism sector. The plan, if accepted and passed, is expected to lead to the construction of leisure and retirement villages, which could attract major investment to the...

Tourism Leader Calls for Lobbying Agency

Stavros Andreadis, president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises, last month called for the formation of a single lobbying agency for Greek employers. One, he said, that would represent businesses in proportion to their contribution to the national economy.

Another Strong Year Forecast for Greek Tourism

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises has forecast a rise of around 8 percent in tourism arrivals this year, with more than 14 million tourists visiting Greece. The association says that tourist arrivals were up 7.2 percent from a year ago in January-October, compared with...

POET Joins SETE

The Panhellenic Federation of Tourist Enterprises (POET) became a member of the Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises (SETE) last month to support the association's efforts to more fully represent tourism enterprises in the country.

New Business Model Essential for Tourism

At the Association for Greek Tourist Enterprises’ assembly meeting last month, its president, Stavros Andreadis, pointed out that the ministry of tourism development's role is not as clear as it could be to the public sector in general, and although "coordinated efforts are...

Tourism and Development Conference Stresses Cooperation

The fourth annual tourism conference organized by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises welcomed speakers from 10 countries this year. On opening the conference, the association's president, Stavros Andreadis, said that since the last conference there has been no change in...

Prime Minister Stresses Tourism Priority

Prime Minister Konstantinos Karamanlis, guest speaker at the recent general assembly of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises, told guests that tourism stands at the forefront of government priorities. "Tourism brings us more revenue than the total of all our country's...
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