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Greece’s Short-term Rental Market Uneasy over Legal Actions

An unclear framework governing short-term rentals in Greece, has led dozens of home owners to take legal action against Airbnb-style activity.

Greece Sees No Brexit Effect on Travel (so far)

Until now, it seems that Brexit is not deterring British holidaymakers from booking and taking overseas holidays to EU destinations, including Greece.

EBRD-backed Destination Management Scheme Sets Greek Tourism Goals

Two destination management plans for Rhodes and Santorini are now open for feedback after the completion of a pilot program by EBRD.

SETE Looks Ahead and Aims to Redefine Greek Tourism

A number of best practices and business models were introduced to Greek tourism professionals during SETE's annual conference held in Athens.

SETE: Greek Tourism Must Adapt to New Trends

Greek tourism needs to change and adapt to the new international trends, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Greece: New Relief Actions for Thomas Cook-affected Businesses

Relief measures were announced for Greek tourism businesses affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook.

Thomas Cook Casts Shadow Over World Tourism Day for Greek Professionals

Thomas Cook's recent collapse prevented Greece's tourism bodies from being in a celebratory mood on World Tourism Day 2019.

SETE Calls for Tourism Alliance Between Sector and Ministry

SETE has called for an "alliance" between the tourism sector's stakeholders and the Tourism Ministry in order for crucial issues to be resolved.

SETE: Greek Tourism Needs Effective Destination Management Plan

The management of Greece's tourism destinations was among the issues discussed during a meeting of SETE representatives with Interior Minister Panagiotis Theodorikakos.

Mitsotakis’ Meeting with Trade Bodies Focuses on Investments

Attracting investment and ensuring employee rights topped the agenda of talks between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and trade representatives.

SETE Updates Greek Finance Minister on Key Tourism Matters

Key tourism issues and challenges were addressed during a meeting between SETE President Yiannis Retsos and Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras.

Tax Cuts, Boosting Competitiveness Top SETE – Labour Ministry Talks

Cutting taxation and boosting tourism business competitiveness topped the agenda of talks between the labour ministry and SETE.

Greek Business Bodies: Restoring Market Trust Key After Banking Limits Lift

Greek business and trade bodies are expressing satisfaction with the government’s decision to do away as of September 1 with capital restrictions.

SETE Briefs Development Minister on Pending Tourism Issues

Aiming to resolve pending issues involving the Greek tourism sector, the Development and Investments Ministry has launched a dialogue with the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Greek Tourism Sector Applauds PM’s Statements

Greece's tourism heads applauded the recent statements made by the country's Prime Minister that include an announced 10-year strategic plan for the sector.

Greek Tourism Stakeholders Call for National Plan, Coordination

The Greek tourism sector has high expectations of the new center-right government and its leadership, said Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

SETE: Fine-tuning Tax Policy Key to Stronger Tourism in Greece

Implementing a friendlier-to-investments taxation policy in Greece is key to ensuring the tourism sector’s dynamic future, according to SETE.

SETE: Tourism Supported Greek Economy by €125 Billion Since Crisis

Since the start of the financial crisis in Greece, tourism has supported the economy by 125 billion euros, according to data of SETE.

Greek Tourism Body SETE Calls for Integrated and Permanent Taxation Policy

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has reiterated its call for government planning that will include tax cuts in transportation, among others.

Changing Trends Alter Tourism Outcomes for Greece

The changing trends in Greece's source tourism markets and duration of stay appear to have changed the sector’s outcomes, according to INSETE.