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Op-Ed: Yiannis Retsos on SETE’s action plan for Greek tourism 2030

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos introduces a holistic and detailed National Strategy for Greek Tourism, with a 2030 outlook, carried out by INSETE.

SETE: Greek Tourism 2022 Revenues May Reach or Even Exceed 2019 Levels

Revenues from Greek tourism this year may even exceed 2019 levels although 2022 is a “difficult, complicated and unpredictable” year, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Greek Hoteliers Ready for ‘Good’ But Challenging Tourism Season

Although an increase in arrivals to Greece is expected, the tourism sector’s post-Covid recovery will face challenges, according to Greek hoteliers.

Greece Aiming to Find Balance Between Tourism Activity and Sustainability

The Greek Tourism Ministry has an ambitious sustainability tourism plan that aims to tackle overtourism and preserve Greek destinations.

Investment, Destination Management Key for Greek Tourism Growth, Says SETE Chief

Investments, destination management, digital transformation and new experiences are key for the sustainable growth of Greek tourism, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

SETE: No Cancellations in Tourist Bookings to Greece for 2022 Season

Greece has not recorded cancellations for vacations this season but new bookings have stopped at the moment due to the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Greek Tourism Recovery on Agenda of Delphi Economic Forum 2022

The recovery of tourism and the challenges of the 2022 tourism season will be discussed during the 7th Delphi Forum in the Greek city of Delphi during April 6-9.

Greece Concerned About Impact of Russia-Ukraine Crisis on Tourism

Greece is concerned on the impact the Russia-Ukraine crisis will have on tourism, considering that the industry is a major nation-wide generator of income.

Greek Tourism Body Calls on Gov’t to Update Covid-19 Protocols

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is calling on the government to revise Covid-19 health protocols and facilitate travel ahead of the tourism season's opening.

PM: ‘Greek Tourism Will Emerge Stronger from the Pandemic’

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has expressed his confidence that Greece and its tourism industry will emerge stronger from the pandemic crisis.

SETE Chief Sees 2021 Greek Tourism Revenue Coming to €10bn

Greece’s tourism revenues will surely reach 10 billion euros in 2021, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Greek Hotels Still Have ‘a Long Way to Go’ to Recover from Covid-19 Losses

Greek tourism may have performed better than expected this season, but the country’s hotels still have ‘a long way to go’, says HHF’s Grigoris Tasios.

SETE Chief: Positive Greek Tourism Performance a Plus but Liquidity Still a Problem

Greece may have exceeded tourism forecasts for 2021, but hotels are still up against limited liquidity, says SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Greece Hopes to Become Frontrunner in Sustainable Tourism

Greece is aiming to become a leader in sustainable tourism development, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said at the 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit.

SETE: Greek Tourism Should Team Up with Other Sectors to Bolster Economy

Tourism should involve other sectors in efforts to bolster the Greek economy, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

WTD 2021: Greece Looking to Redefine Tourism Goals

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures sent the message that the time has come for changes in order for the sector to face future challenges.

SETE: Greek Tourism Representatives Tell Minister What Sector Needs in Covid-19 Times

Greece’s tourism unions have informed Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias on what the sector needs while it is recovering from the unprecedented Covid-19 crisis.

Greek Tourism Sector Meets with New Minister, Lists Priorities

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias had his first meeting with the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and discussed a number of key issues involving the sector.

August Tourism to Greece Going Strong Despite Virus, Fires

Tourism flows to Greece in August picked up pace despite Covid-19 and the devastating fires this month, driven by a strong demand in Europe.

Op-Ed: ‘Greece is a Strong Brand Asset Among Travelers’ – Yiannis Retsos

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos shares his vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.