Greek tourism

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

     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 …

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

     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 …

  • Greek tourism on an upswing; expects better in 2019

     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 …

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

     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 …

  • Greek tourism body expects revenue to plateau in 2019

     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 …

  • Greece can attract upscale tourists to earn more from tourism

     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 …

  • Greek tourism making comeback post migrant crisis

     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 …

  • Massive growth in Greek tourism employment

     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 …

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

     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 …

  • Greek tourism body focuses on sectoral contribution to economy

     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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