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‘Thematic Tourism Key to Boost Arrivals to Greece’ – Interview with Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos

Greece should focus on thematic infrastructure in order to further develop its tourism product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

New Democracy Promises to Slash Taxes in Greek Tourism Sector

New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has promised to reduce taxes in the Greek tourism sector, once his party comes to power.

SETE Lists Basic Requirements for Greek Tourism’s Full Potential to Unfold

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has listed basic requirements that need to be met in order for the tourism sector's full potential to unfold.

SETE Chief Meets EU’s Moscovici, Highlights Importance of Greek Tourism

Greek Tourism Confederation President Yiannis Retsos held a meeting in Athens with European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici.

Greek Parliament Passes ‘Stayover Tax’ Amendment

Greek Parliament has passed an amendment to the law of the "stayover tax", which is charged to guests at hotels in Greece.

Greece’s New ‘Stayover Tax’ to Be Charged to Hotel Guests

The new stayover tax, which will be imposed on Greek hotels as of January 1, 2018, will be charged to guests and will not be subject to VAT.

Greek Hoteliers Unclear About New ‘Stayover Tax’

Greek hoteliers are unclear regarding the details surrounding the new "stayover tax", expected to take effect as of January 1, 2018.

SETE: First Signs for 2018 Greek Tourism Season are Positive

The first signs for the 2018 tourism season in Greece are positive, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Yiannis Retsos.

Controversial ‘Stayover Tax’ Expected to Impact Greek Hotel Sector, Economy

Greece's economy and hotel sector are expected to see losses when the so-called "stayover tax" comes into effect in 2018, says a Grant Thornton study.

SETE Announces Renewed Strategy for Greek Tourism

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has announced its new strategic plans aimed to deliver high growth in the Greek market.

Tax Cuts Will Boost Greek Tourism’s Competitiveness, SETE Says

Tax cuts are among the main factors that can improve the competitiveness of Greek tourism and contribute to its steady growth, according to the sector's tourism body SETE.

Greek Hoteliers Call for Gov’t to Reconsider ‘Stayover Tax’ Before 2018

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) has requested for the government to more closely examine the impact a new levy will have on Greek accommodation.

Minister Talks Tourism with South Aegean Region

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura applauded the significant contribution of the South Aegean Region to the development of tourism in Greece.

Mitsotakis: ‘We Want to Make Greece a Powerful Brand Name in Europe’

"Our aim for the tourism sector is to make Greece a powerful brand name in Europe," Greece's center-right New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis said while addressing the 25th general assembly of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Greece on Course to Break Records in Hotel Occupancy in 2017

Hotel occupancy is on the rise in Greece and is expected to break all previous records, according to Hellenic Hotel Federation President, Yiannis Retsos.

Greek Hoteliers Discuss Challenges at 6th General Assembly

Greek hoteliers discussed the challenges of the industry during the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels' 6th general assembly on Friday.

Greece’s New Hotel Tax to Come Into Effect in 2018

The General Secretariat of Public Revenue on Thursday issued a circular that includes details on how a new levy will be charged to Greek accommodation units.

Greek Parliament Passes Omnibus Bill Full of Tax Hikes

The Greek Parliament on Sunday night approved an omnibus bill which includes indirect tax hikes of some 1.8 billion euros.