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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.

Greek Seasonal Hotels and Resorts Closed Until End of April

Seasonal hotels and resorts in Greece will remain temporarily closed from March 15 until April 30, according to a government decision taken due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: Trump Cuts Off Travel from Europe Apart from UK

Citing coronavirus fears, US President Donald Trump announced that travel from Europe is off limits for 30 days with the exception of the UK.

Covid-19 Pandemic Prompts Greek Tourism Body SETE to Call for Backup

Greece’s tourism professionals are calling on the government to immediately implement emergency measures to safeguard the sector and keep businesses afloat.

Marketing Greece: More Digital Campaigns and Partnerships for Greek Tourism in 2020

More digital campaigns and partnerships with local tourism stakeholders are included on the agenda of Marketing Greece for 2020.

Greek Tourism Body Chief Says ‘Time is Ripe’ for Structural Changes

Securing the competitiveness of the Greek tourism product through a series of measures is the top priority for the year ahead, said SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

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.