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Electra Metropolis: A Year of Success, Guests and Awards

More than 100,000 visitors and three awards later, the 5-star Electra Metropolis Hotel marks its one-year anniversary with plans to continue winning over the crowds.

Greece Condemns Barcelona Van Attack

Greece condemned the attack that took place in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, on Thursday, August 17, during which a van struck pedestrians.

SETE: Quality Over Quantity Key for Future of Greek Tourism

Over-taxation, no capital controls and upgrading infrastructure are vital to ensuring a healthy future for Greek tourism, says SETE chief Yiannis Retsos.

UPDATE: Weekend Strike at Museums, Archaeological Sites Suspended

A 48-hour strike announced by the employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports during the weekend, July 29-30, has been suspended.

Attica’s Archaeological Sites, Museums to Remain Closed on July 29-30

Archaeological sites and museums in Attica will remain closed on July 29 and 30 due to a 48-hour strike called by Culture Ministry employees.

Antonis Kambourakis to Serve as President of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers

Antonis Kambourakis will serve as the president of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers, replacing Yiannis Retsos who was elected to head SETE.

Tax Cuts Will Boost Greek Tourism’s Competitiveness, SETE Says

Tax cuts are among the main factors that can improve the competitiveness of Greek tourism and contribute to its steady growth, according to the sector's tourism body SETE.

Private Sector, Society to Foster Growth, SETE Head Retsos Says

Growth can only come from the private sector and society, Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos said.

SETE Chief, Santorini Mayor Discuss Island Challenges

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and Thera Mayor Nikos Zorzos discussed the challenges posed by the growing tourism flows to Santorini.

Greece’s Trade, Tourism Bodies Call for Solution to Garbage Strike

A garbage strike in Greece is coinciding with an expected heat wave as well as with the beginning of the country's tourism season.

SETE Chief Presents Greek Tourism Strategy to Opposition ND 

Challenges, goals and strategy were the focus of talks between Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and opposition New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Tourism Strategy Takes Center Stage in Kountoura-SETE Talks

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with the newly elected board of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) to discuss joint strategies.

Marketing Greece Appoints Ioanna Dretta as CEO and Managing Director

Marketing Greece, the private marketing company for Greek tourism, has appointed Ioanna Dretta as its new CEO and Managing Director.

Greece’s Deal with Creditors Puts Tourism, Business Sectors at Ease

Greek tourism professionals hope that the deal reached between Greece and its lenders will lift the lingering uncertainty and allow tourism to grow.

SETE: Greek Tourism on Steady Growth Course

The Greek tourism sector's contribution to the economy has been on a course of constant growth, according to a report released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body.

Dragasakis: Omnibus Bill will Help Boost Investments in Greece

Greece's new omnibus bill will help pave the way for investments in the country, according to Deputy Prime Minister Yiannis Dragasakis.

Andreadis Passes Leadership Torch for Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE)

Andreas Andreadis has stepped down from leading the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), where he served as president since 2011.

Yiannis Retsos Elected New President of Greek Tourism Body SETE

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has elected Yiannis Retsos as its new president. Retsos, who previously served as first vice president, succeeds Andreas Andreadis.

Greece on Course to Break Records in Hotel Occupancy in 2017

Hotel occupancy is on the rise in Greece and is expected to break all previous records, according to Hellenic Hotel Federation President, Yiannis Retsos.

Greek Hotel Federation Head Yiannis Retsos Shares Insight with TEI Tourism Graduates

Hellenic Hotel Federation President Yiannis Retsos gave a lecture on "Strategic Hotel Design and Human Resource Management” at the TEI of Athens.