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Hotel Chamber Calls for 3-Year Government Policy

On the occasion of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels' annual New Year's reception, the president of the chamber, Makis Fokas, said that last year proved to be exceptional tourism year for the second time in a row, in both the number of arrivals to Greece and the amount of tourism...

Royal Olympic Transformed Into Majestic Hotel

After almost three years of reconstruction at a cost of more than 20 million euros, the classic Royal Olympic hotel has been transformed into one the capital's three most distinguished hotels. Finishing touches - a superb spa and an alluring roof garden - are set for completion...

New Investment Bill Introduced

The Greek finance ministry recently introduced a draft bill on investment incentives. The bill contains five points that are significant for the tourism sector. First, investment subsidies for comprehensive plans for refurbishing hotels are revised from 4.5 million euros to 10...

Greek Tourism Professionals Sail In Corporate Match Race

The Greek tourism sector was represented by the sailing team of My Publics (tourism marketing and public relations) in the second Corporate Match Race held 10-11 September at the Yacht Club of Greece.

SETE: 9th Tourism & Development Conference

The challenge of adding tourism to the Greek government’s development priorities will be analyzed at the ninth annual tourism and development conference of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) scheduled for 18-19 October.

Unrestrained Optimism For Greek Tourism

If anything was crystal clear at the last month's Destination Greece conference organized by the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, it was that Greece has a fantastic opportunity to develop its tourism sector. All that's needed is the decision.
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Greece And Israel Agree On Tourism Cooperation

“We want to further develop the important market of Israel in Greece,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said after meeting her Israeli counterpart Stas Misezhnikov, today, 5 February, in Tel Aviv.
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Greek Professionals Want Single VAT Rate For The Whole Tourism Sector

Greek tourism professionals applauded the recent announcement of the VAT cut in the food service sector but also underlined that similar tax reductions must be considered for the whole tourism sector for the country's competitiveness to improve.
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SETE Suggests Penalties On Businesses That Fail To Issue Receipts

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) made it clear on 19 July that it is determined for the recently announced VAT cut in the food service sector to become a permanent measure so it will boost the country's tourism sector.

Greece and Kenya To Strengthen Cooperation In Tourism Sector

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Kenya’s Minister for East African Affairs, Commerce and Tourism Phyllis Kandie recently discussed the possibility of signing an agreement for cooperation in the tourism sector.

International Women’s Day: Tourism Sector Can do More to Step it Up on Gender Equality

On the occasion of International Women’s Day on Sunday, UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, called upon the tourism sector to step up policies and businesses practices that promote gender equality and women's empowerment.

‘WSJ’ Sees Swift Comeback for Greek Tourism

The Wall Street Journal is placing its bets on Greek tourism in a story published earlier this week titled “Greece Makes Fast Recovery in Tourism”.

Greek Tourism Sector Opposes Gov’t Pension Plan

The Greek tourism sector has joined a growing number of professionals across the country’s productive forces, including lawyers and farmers, expressing their opposition over the government’s plans to proceed with further pension cuts and increase social security contributions by...

European Commission: Greek Economy Proved Resilient Despite Capital Controls

Greece’s economy proved resilient despite the introduction of the emergency bank holiday, capital controls, and heightened uncertainty related to prolonged programme negotiations, the European Commission noted in its winter economic forecast report for EU member states released...