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WEF: Greece Still Needs to Work on Economic Progress

Greece ranks last among 29 advanced economies in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

SEV: Greece Tourism Infrastructure Needs Upgrade Now

The Greek tourism sector is showing healthy signs of recovery but for growth to continue infrastructure should be upgraded immediately, according to SEV.

Greece Drops Five Places in WEF Competitiveness Ranking

Greece dropped five places in the rankings of 138 countries from 81st place to 86th in the Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017, released by the World Economic Forum.

Can Women in Greek Tourism ‘Make it Happen’?

"You've come a long way, baby” …that’s how US cigarette company Philip Morris marketed its lady-like smokes, the Virginia Slims, to young professional women in 1968. Today, some 48 years later, female empowerment through employment can’t say the same.

Alpha Bank Bets on Greek Tourism

Greek tourism is moving in the right direction, with 2016 set to be a promising year, according to a recent Alpha Bank report.

WEF Top Economist Says Greece Can Get Back on Track… As Long As…

Improving the quality of education, ensuring the broad-based participation of all its citizens in real employment, cutting red tape for new businesses and doing away with corruption, should be top priorities if Greece ever wants to recover from its current “economic malaise”,...

World Economic Forum: Greece Ranks 31st in Travel and Tourism Competitiveness

Greece rose one position in the sixth Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report released by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and ranked 31st among 141 countries.
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Greece’s Competitiveness Improves, Still Lowest-Ranked E.U. Country

This year Greece, after falling over the past several years, improves in the rankings of 148 countries from 96th place to the 91st in the Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014, released on 4 September by the World Economic Forum.

Greece Remains Lowest-Ranked E.U. Country In Competitiveness

Greece this year dropped another six places in the rankings of 144 countries from 90th place to 96th in the Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013, released by the World Economic Forum last month.

UNWTO To Advance Common Agenda On Visa

UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, last month called on the tourism sector to unite around the issue of travel facilitation as a means to stimulate demand and, as a result, create jobs.

Greece’s Competitiveness Continues To Plunge

Greece this year fell another seven places in the rankings of 142 countries from 83rd place to 90th in the Global Competitiveness Report 2011-2012, released by the World Economic Forum last month. Greece remains the lowest-ranked country of the European Union and is below...

Διασκεδάζοντας με τους αριθμούς

Σε αυτό το τεύχος μπορεί κάποιος να διασκεδάσει με τους αριθμούς. Ο τουρισμός στη χώρα μας συνεισφέρει περί τα 27 δισεκατομμύρια ευρώ στο ΑΕΠ (στοιχεία του 2010), ήτοι 15% του ΑΕΠ, με προοπτική το ποσοστό αυτό, εφόσον γίνουν οι ανάλογες μεταρρυθμίσεις και αλλαγές, να αυξηθεί στα...

Joint Report: High Prices Hit Greece’s Competitiveness

Greece dropped five places in the fourth Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011 as it ranked 29th among 139 countries. The report was released by the World Economic Forum at the Global Tourism Forum 2011 held in Andorra last month.

Greece Lags Behind In Competitiveness

Greece dropped 12 places in the Global Competi­ti­veness Report 2010-2011, released by the World Economic Forum last month, as it slid from 71st place to 83rd in the global ranking of 139 countries.

SETE’s Facts And Figures On Greek Tourism

“Our statistical data on Greek tourism clearly shows that the country’s tourism is entering a new state of recession of unknown duration,” General Manager of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) George Drakopoulos said.

Greece’s Competitiveness Drops

Greece dropped two places in the third annual Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009, published by the World Economic Forum, as it ranked 24th among 133 countries.

Greece Shifts Two Positions on TTCI

The Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises (SETE) and the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) jointly announced Greece has shifted up two positions on the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) released annually by the World Economic Forum. Greece has moved...

Greece Shines at ITB Berlin

Greece shined from beginning to end at the 42nd ITB Berlin travel trade show (5-9 March) last month. During the inauguration of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) stand, Tourism Development Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos announced Greece has gone up two positions (from...

Greece Ahead of Direct Competitors

Official data from local and international tourism organizations shows that Greece is not a low-cost tourism destination despite an overall opinion that Greece does not attract high-income tourists.

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...
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