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Athens Holds 1st Meeting with its ‘Partners’

With the common goal to establish Athens into a top tourism destination, the city's mayor opened the 1st executive council of 'This is Athens & Partners'.

Greece Needs to See the ‘Bigger Picture’ for Tourism, SETE Chief Says

SETE President Yiannis Retsos underlines the importance of destination management for Greece to maintain its steady tourism course and see more success in the future.

SETE Calls on Gov’t to Re-examine Taxation on Tourism

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is urging Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos to re-examine taxation on hospitality, F&B, and transport services.

Greek Destinations Rivaling Each Other, Says Study

Greece’s destinations are in competition with each other in terms of winning over the potential holidaymaker exploring his options online, an INSETE study reveals.

Greek Tourism Expected to Stabilize in 2019

SETE and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels see 2019 as a year of stabilization for Greece's tourism sector, following six years of growth.

Greek Tourism on a Steady Path in 2019, SETE Chief Says

Greek tourism in 2019 is expected to remain at steady level after a record of arrivals in 2018, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Greek Shipowners to Voluntarily Boost State Coffers by €75m a Year

The Union of Greek Shipowners has agreed to boost state coffers annually by more than 75 million euros for an indefinite period of time.

Delphi Forum 2019 Looks into Sustainable Tourism and Technology

The ways technology and sustainable practices can shape the future of the Greek tourism industry will be discussed during the Delphi Economic Forum 2019.

Planning Needed to Address Increased Tourism Flows to Europe

Greece and other leading European tourism destinations will be working in the coming months on addressing the sector’s main challenge: overtourism.

Turkey Comeback, Brexit May Impact Greek Tourism in 2019

Brexit and Turkey’s comeback are among key challenges ahead of 2019 for the Greek tourism industry, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Destination Management Essential for Greek Tourism, Says SETE

Destination management is essential for the future of Greece's tourism sector, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

SETE to Support Wine Tourism Initiatives

Integrating wine activities into tourism to create a comprehensive product and bring added value to the overall Greece tourist experience, was the focus of a SETE workshop.

Greece: No Indication (Yet) of Brexit Impact on UK Bookings for 2019

The booking behavior of British holidaymakers for Greece does not seem to currently have a "Brexit effect".

#someTHINKdifferent: SETE’s Revamped Tourism Conference Gets Big Round of Applause

The annual conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) this year sported a new look and concept that included a number of interesting keynote speeches and fireside chats focusing on destination management and digital skills.

SETE 2018 Conference to Focus on New Technologies, Destination Management

New technologies and destination management will be among the key issues to be discussed during the 2018 Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) Conference on October 16 in Athens.

SETE Chief: Regulation Vital for Short-term Rental Market in Greece

Regulation of the short-term rental market in Greece is key to maintaining balance in the tourism sector, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

SETE Discusses Tourism Promotion of Naxos, Small Cyclades

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) shined the spotlight on the island of Naxos, the host destination of its 16th regional meeting, and the nearby Small Cyclades.

Greek Hotel Sector Needs Favorable Tax Policy to Attract Investments, Says Alpha Bank

The Greek hotel sector needs a more favorable tax policy in order to attract investments and improve the quality of offered services, Alpha Bank says.

Five Greek Islands Continue to Pay Lower VAT Due to Refugee Situation

The five Aegean islands - Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros - that have received the main burden of refugee flows in Greece, will maintain their special value-added tax (VAT) status.

Greek Tourism Developments on SETE Brussels Agenda

Ways to attract higher quality visitors and bring in investments topped the agenda of talks between the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and EU officials.