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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.

SETE Lists Basic Requirements for Greek Tourism’s Full Potential to Unfold

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has listed basic requirements that need to be met in order for the tourism sector's full potential to unfold.

SETE Chief Meets EU’s Moscovici, Highlights Importance of Greek Tourism

Greek Tourism Confederation President Yiannis Retsos held a meeting in Athens with European Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici.

SETE Explores Ways to Link Tourism with Agri-food, Culture

Ways of linking tourism with the agri-food sector and culture were the focus of a workshop held by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) on Lesvos.

North Aegean Region – SETE Join Forces in Tourism

The North Aegean Region and the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) plan to jointly develop tourism training and promotion programs.

SETE: Lack of Transparency, Spatial Planning Curb Tourism Investment in Greece

The lack of a spatial planning framework and long delays in administrative procedures hinder tourism investment in Greece, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Greece’s Axed Special Island Tax Status Causes Stir

Greek tourism sector professionals are calling for the government to not abolish reduced VAT rates for a number of Greek islands as of January 1, 2018.

Kos, Lesvos Tourism Professionals Urge Gov’t to Scrap ‘Stayover’ Tax

Tourism professionals on the islands of Kos and Lesvos are calling on the government to scrap an imminent “stayover" tax.

SETE: First Signs for 2018 Greek Tourism Season are Positive

The first signs for the 2018 tourism season in Greece are positive, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Yiannis Retsos.

Athens Airport Hosts Senior Aviation, Tourism Executives at 5th ‘ACES-Athens’

More than 160 senior executives from the air transport and tourism sectors participated in the 5th Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium organized by Athens International Airport (AIA).

Greece Looks to Connect Tourism with Culture

Ways to connect tourism with culture to promote Greece as a year round destination were discussed during a workshop held by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

SETE Chief: Chinese Market is a Great Opportunity, Big Challenge

Improving air connectivity and creating additional visa centers are key to increase inbound tourism from China to Greece, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Linking Agri-food and Tourism Set to Make Greece Stronger

Bringing together the country’s primary and secondary sectors can generate multiple economic benefits for Greece, it was concluded during a workshop in Athens.