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Greece’s Tourism Chief Urges Immediate Actions for Sector Support

SETE President Yiannis Retsos is calling for the immediate implementation of EU funding tools to support tourism enterprises impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Athens: Tourism Included in €40m Action Plan to Support City’s Economy

The Municipality of Athens has announced an action plan that includes a number of support measures for the city center's economy.

SETE Chief: Greek Tourism May Possibly Recover in Second Half of 2021

Greece may possibly see its tourism industry recover from the Covid-19 crisis from the second half of 2021, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

SETE: Europe Tourism Models Must Change for New Era

Europe's tourism sector can reestablish itself through a transition to a new model that will respect the environment and unique cultural features of each European country, says SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

SETE Forecast: Greece’s Revenues from Foreign Tourists to Reach Only €3bn

Greece's travel receipts from abroad are expected to reach only €3 billion in 2020 due to the impact of Covid-19, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

SETE: Greece’s Tourism Sector Needs Support into 2021

As the tourist season comes to a close and the Covid-19 effect lingers, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has tabled six proposals to help businesses survive.

Greek Civil Protection Staff Gifted Free Vacations for Efforts Against Covid-19

Greek airline company AEGEAN and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) are offering holiday packages, including flights and accommodation, to Greece's Civil Protection staff.

Renovated Electra Palace Thessaloniki Opens its Doors

The historic Electra Palace Thessaloniki hotel reopened its doors and is ready to welcome guests from all over the world and the people of Thessaloniki.

Greek PM: More Liquidity Measures for Covid-hit Businesses

Dozens of tourism enterprises will be able to benefit from a 3.5-billion-euro set of liquidity measures announced by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greek PM Pledges to Take Added Tourism Support Measures if Needed

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he would not hesitate to take added measures to support the tourism industry should the need arise.

Greece Needs to Change its Tourism Model, PM and SETE Agree

Greece is looking to establish a strategic plan to further develop its tourism model with a focus on sustainability.

SETE Chief: Time is Ripe for Greek Tourism Product Upgrade

The time is ripe for Greece to enrich its tourism product and invest in a new future, says SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Greek Tourism Industry Welcomes Restart Support Measures

Greek tourism stakeholders welcomed sector support measures announced by the Greek government, referring to them as "a first step" to recover lost ground after the Covid-19 health crisis.

Greece Welcomes EU Guidelines to Safely Restart Tourism post-Coronavirus

Greece has welcomed the European Commission's guidelines for EU tourism, announced to help member states cope in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek CEOs: Too Early to Assess Covid-19 Impact

It’s too early to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy but jobs are more likely to be retained, according to Greek CEOs.

Covid-19: Greek Tourism is More United than Ever, Says SETE

The Greek tourism sector is moving forward together, more united than ever, "in an unprecedented crisis", the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said.

Covid-19: SETE Chief Lists Requirements for Hotel Reopenings in Greece

SETE President Yiannis Retsos has referred to necessary requirements for Greek hotels to open and operate following their temporary closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greece Looks Into Safe Entry Documentation Options After Covid-19

Greek authorities are exploring the possibility of safe entry documentation to be shown at airports upon arrival after Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted.

SETE Reviews Situation in Greek Tourism Amidst Covid-19

SETE President Yiannis Retsos reviews the impact of Covid-19 on Greek tourism and refers to ways the sector could try to bounce back from the setbacks caused by the pandemic.

Greece Launches Financial Support Plan for All Covid-hit Businesses

A package of relief measures for all coronavirus-hit businesses in Greece - that includes the suspension of tax contribution payments - has been announced by the government.