Representing thousands of tourism professionals countrywide, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is urging Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos to re-examine taxation on hospitality, F&B, and transport services, warning that the current policy will impede Greece competitiveness.
The impact on the travel and tourism sectors of various countries due to the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on March 29 (Brexit) was among the main topics of discussion during this year’s ITB Berlin 2019 exhibition, held last week in Germany.
Speaking at last weekend’s Delphi Economic Forum, leading figures in Greek tourism called for the industry’s quality and national policy on the sector to be upgraded while ensuring sustainability.
Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Saturday said she is optimistic about Greece’s progress in the tourism sector in 2019, following the country’s record year in 2018, when 33 million travelers were recorded.
The year 2018 ended with a new historical record for Greek tourism, with 33 million international arrivals and revenues of more than 16 billion euros, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said on Tuesday in an interview.
Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura in an interview on Sunday said that the 2019 main target is to maintain high growth rates in Greek tourism for a fifth consecutive year.
The tourism ministry's aim is to maintain the momentum of Greek tourism and develop it further with products that are linked to education and digital technology, as well as to new packages creating the appropriate framework for new private…
Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with tourism and air transport officials in Shanghai to discuss ways of boosting Greek tourism and links between the two nations, the Greek ministry said on Friday.
Greek tourism's contribution to the national economy grew in 2017, the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE) said in a report released on Tuesday.
Greek Secretary-General of Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas highlighted the attractive investment opportunities currently offered by Greek tourism, speaking at the Adria Hotel Forum held in Zagreb on Feb. 14-15.