Greek tourism

  • Greek tourism is heavily reliant on six markets for visitors and revenues

    Published on : Saturday, August 3, 2019

    As per 2018 data from Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE), Greek tourism relies heavily on six markets for visitors and revenues, and five of the country’s 13 regions accounted for over 80 percent of visits.   The study …

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  • Greek tourism targets high-end consumers to boost revenue, numbers

    Published on : Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    Starting from the late Libyan President Muammer Gaddafi to American pop star Lady Gaga, rich and famous travellers to Athens have chosen the Astir Palace for a long time. The complex of luxury hotels and cabanas on the Vouliagmeni peninsula, …

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  • 6.9 per cent increase in Greek tourism, contributes to economic recovery

    Published on : Thursday, March 14, 2019

    Greek tourism which represents a fifth of the country’s GDP, grew at a rate of 6.9 per cent last year. Considering the national economy which grew by two per cent, the tourism sector outshone over three and a half times. …

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  • Greek tourism this year expected to remain at last year’s levels

    Published on : Wednesday, March 6, 2019

    Greek tourism this year is expected to remain at last year’s levels after record arrivals in 2018, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Yiannis Retsos.   To quote Retsos, “We expect Greek tourism to remain at …

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  • ‘Oh My Greece’ – The new Greek tourism campaign!

    Published on : Thursday, February 21, 2019

    The wide diversity, nature, culture, gastronomy and lifestyle of Greece are showcased through “Oh My Greece | Unlock the Feeling”, the new tourism promotional campaign of the country to the abroad markets.   Introduced on Wednesday by Marketing Greece, a …

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  • Greek tourism on an upswing; expects better in 2019

    Published on : Thursday, February 21, 2019

    In spite of all the economic uncertainty of the last few years, Greece has seen a significant growth in both tourism arrivals as well as revenues.   The tourism sector started faring well overall after the introduction of self-catering accommodation …

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  • The German & American visitors were the top contributors in Greek tourism 2018

    Published on : Friday, January 4, 2019

    German and American visitors accounted for huge volume of positive developments in terms of Greek tourism regarding arrivals and receipts last year. As per the Bank of Greece’s Travel Balance data for the 10-month period January-October 2018, arrivals from Germany …

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  • Greek tourism body expects revenue to plateau in 2019

    Published on : Saturday, December 15, 2018

    According to the head of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Yiannis Retsos,tourism traffic and revenues are expected to remain the same next year as in 2018,in fact, they may even record a slight decline.   Turkey’s recovery as a destination …

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  • Greece can attract upscale tourists to earn more from tourism

    Published on : Saturday, November 10, 2018

    ece The latest report by the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE) reveals that Greece has significant potential to attract luxury tourists.     These high-income tourists can bring the biggest added value to the Greek economy and its …

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  • Greek tourism making comeback post migrant crisis

    Published on : Wednesday, June 27, 2018

    Greece’s primary industry, the tourist sector took a major blow after the migrant crisis. However, by shifting its focus and extending the season, it is coming back bigger than ever. Anyone asked to picture modern-day Greece mostly conjure up media …

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  • Massive growth in Greek tourism employment

    Published on : Thursday, June 7, 2018

    According to the latest study released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence unit – INSETE -this week the number of people employed in tourism grew from 381,000 in 2016 to 398,700 in the third quarter of 2017, making it …

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  • Greek tourism ministry prepares a new legal framework for thematic tourism activities

    Published on : Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    The Greek Tourism Ministry has prepared a new legal framework for thematic tourism activities, based on the guidelines of the UNWTO, said Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura. The new legal framework will be made public soon for stakeholder consultation.   Kountoura said that …

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  • Greek tourism body focuses on sectoral contribution to economy

    Published on : Friday, May 25, 2018

    The Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) new digital campaign launched this week on focuses on the value of tourism in terms of employment, growth, revenue and social cohesion takes centre stage in.   Running under the slogan: “Tourism: Value for …

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  • Greek tourism seeks tourism investment to lure international tourists

    Published on : Thursday, March 8, 2018

    Greek tourism industry is looking huge investment to attract more tourists.   In the year 2017, there were about 30 million tourists visited Greece from the month of May to September, which was in huge number.   Tourism is Greece’s …

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  • Revenue of Greek tourism in first 10 months of 2017 increased by 10.6%

    Published on : Tuesday, December 26, 2017

    According to the provisional data presented by the Bank of Greece, in October of this year, the balance of travel services explain an increase of €996 million, up by 18.2% in comparison to €842 million in October last year. More …

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  • Philoxenia-Hotelia is attracting more than 20000 visitors

    Published on : Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    Philoxenia-Hotelia Thessaloniki Tourism Exhibition is now forming as a greatest tourism extravaganza attracting over 20000 visitors.     It is bolstered by the vitality of Greek tourism, the Philoxenia and Hotelia, the renowned tourism exhibition ‘duo’, hosted a total of …

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  • In October, Greece tourism adds 620,000 abroad visitor arrivals

    Published on : Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    Greek tourism season is on growth, as far as arrivals are concerned. According to the first figures for October, it indicates that this increase has not come with a proportionate growth in terms of occupancy rates at hotels. This is …

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  • New SETE confederation chairman to be elected at annual general meeting of Greek Tourism

    Published on : Thursday, May 18, 2017

    This year’s annual general meeting of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) carries special importance both for the industry and politically, since, it is taking place at a key juncture for Greek Tourism.   President Prokopis Pavlopoulos is set to attend …

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  • Greek tourism professor won international award

    Published on : Thursday, February 16, 2017

    In January, Professor Marianna Sigala, was granted the best IFITTalk of the Year Award during the 24th ENTER2017 e-Tourism Conference which took place at Palazzo Brancaccio in Rome, Italy.   A leader in e-tourism, International Federation for Information Technology and …

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  • International award for Greek tourism professor

    Published on : Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    Greek tourism professor Marianna Sigala, who came to Australia about two years ago and was recently appointed director of the Centre for Tourism and Leisure Management at the School of Management at the University of South Australia, was conferred another …

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