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Tourist Arrivals Increase By At Least 7%

Tourist arrivals to Greece are expected to top 12 million in 1999, up 7.0 percent against the previous year despite a slowdown in overland arrivals due to the Yugoslav war.

UNWTO Member States Set Priorities For European Tourism

International tourism in Europe continues to grow above expectations and despite the region's on-going economic constrains, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Reforms vs Taxes: Doing Business in Greece Still an Uphill Battle

Less red tape and reforms aside, business owners in Greece still have to hand over more than half of their earnings to the state.

Greek Gov’t Seeking Way to Put Island VAT Hike on Hold

Α decision to eliminate a special tax status on the Greek isles may be postponed, as the government looks into ways to ease the tax load on its citizens.

Greece’s Economic Chamber Says Reduced Island Tax Status an EU Provision

The Economic Chamber of Greece is calling on the government to retain the special tax status applicable on Greek islands.

Greek Island VAT Rise Not Bringing in Gains

Revenue from the elimination of a special tax status applicable on a number of Greek islands has proven disappointing, according to an October tourism survey.

Greek Tourism Sector to Shoulder Tax Burden in 2018

Greece’s tourism sector is set to bear the brunt of the country’s economic recovery according to the economy ministry’s latest set of measures set to take effect in 2018.