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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.

SETE Chief Sets Out Four Priorities for Greek Tourism

SETE President Yiannis Retsos has listed four priorities the Greek Tourism Confederation is setting for the next period to boost the sector.

New SETE Digital Campaign Highlights Value of Tourism

The value of tourism in terms of employment, growth, revenue and social cohesion takes center stage in the new digital campaign of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Greece to Host ‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event in 2019

The Greek destination of Messinia in April 2019 will host the IRONMAN 70.3, a challenging sports event that takes place in various locations around the world.

Crete Region, SETE Team Up to Boost Greek Tourism Presence in Brussels

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is collaborating with the Region of Crete and will be holding its promotional and networking activities at the Region's office in Brussels.

Greek Tourism Body Hails New Labor Agreement

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) welcomed the national general labor agreement signed with the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE).

SETE Sees Greek Tourism on the Upswing in 2018

SETE sees 2018 developing into a very good year for Greek tourism as there is a great demand for Greece from "big markets".

SETE: ‘Gastronomy Destinations’ Initiative to Promote Greece’s Culinary Tourism

Greece's culinary tourism offerings will be promoted through “Gastronomy Destinations”, an initiative launched by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and the Greek Gastronomy Guide.

SETE: Greek Tourism Must Stay Alert

While Greece is seeing a surge in bookings, SETE President Yiannis Retsos says that the Greek private sector should stay alert.

GNTO Chief: 2018 Starts with Increase in Tourism Arrivals by 15-30%

Tourism arrivals to Greece have increased by 15-30% since the beginning of the year, according to GNTO President Charalambos Karimalis.

SETE Empowers Greek Tourism in Brussels

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) recently visited Europe’s decision-making center, Brussels, to highlight the significance of Greek tourism.

Greek Tourism on the Agenda of Delphi Economic Forum 2018

Greece’s potential as a tourism destination and the strategies needed for further growth will be on the focus of the Delphi Economic Forum III, which will take place between March 1-4 in Delphi.

SETE in Brussels – Greek Tourism ‘Speaks Out’ in European Parliament

The European Parliament on Tuesday was informed of the strength, resilience and prospects of Greek tourism, as well as the challenges impending its future.

Aktina Travel Group Shortlisted for ‘Growth Awards 2018’

The Aktina Travel Group is among Greece’s 200 most dynamic enterprises that have been shortlisted for the Growth Awards 2018.

National Development Plan Set to Stimulate Greek Economy

The Economic and Social Council of Greece recently presented a national development plan, aiming to spur financial activity and restore the country to the economic markets.

Interview – Yiannis Retsos: SETE will Give Greek Tourism a Voice in Brussels

SETE President Yiannis Retsos is setting the bar high and moving beyond Greek borders to highlight the importance of Greek tourism.