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A Record 3.2 Million Tourist Arrivals Expected in August

Greece is expecting 3.2 million global visitors this month breaking records and highlighting the tourism sector’s growth, according to recent data cited by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE). SETE, in collaboration with the Hellenic Slot Coordination Authority, have amassed data...

International Air Arrivals up by 10.5% During First Half of 2017

International airport arrivals rose at double-digit rates in the first half of 2017, Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) announced on Wednesday. In a report, SETE noted that international airport arrivals grew 10.9% in June, for a 10.5% growth rate in the...

Archaeological Sites and Museums Start Summer Hours of Operation

It might not have been noticed by many, but over the last weekend, Greece's archaeological sites and museums started their summer seasonal hours of operation. However, the revised opening hours were not clearly coordinated and left many confused. The Culture Ministry...

Greece's GDP Improves Despite Loss of €1 Bln in Tourism Revenue This Year

Greece suffered a one billion euro tourism revenue shortfall this year due to continuous economic and political instability, and the refugee crisis, Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers Head Yiannis Retsos revealed. According to recent data the Association Of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) released,...

Autumn Tourism in Greece to Yield More Than 3 Billion Euros

The snap elections announced mid-August in Greece have caused great concern across the country. However, Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) president Andreas Andreadis believes that the country’s tourism sector will continue to grow if the election results in a...

Greece's 'Rent a Room' Market Has Dropped by 20%

The August 15 Dormition of the Virgin Mary holiday is the peak season for Greek holidaymakers, but this year the number has dropped by 20%, and according to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), despite the traffic this...

87% of Tourism Revenue Stays in Greece

Approximately 87% of total incoming tourist revenue stays in Greece, a survey by the Center of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE) showed on Tuesday. The survey, drafted for the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), noted the importance of tourism in national...

Greek Island Tourism Drops in April

As Greece is struggling to emerge from its liquidity trap and panic is spreading across the globe over a potential default, Greek islands saw a considerable drop in tourism. ​The arrival figures at some of the country’s top tourist...

Greece May Reach Target of 25 Million Tourists in 2015

The target of 25 million international tourist arrivals in Greece in 2015 is attainable, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) said on Wednesday, following the publication of the latest statistics from the country's main airports. SETE said that by the end...

VAT Raise Will Hurt Greek Tourism

The doubling of value added tax on hotel accommodation from 6.5% to 13% will hurt Greek tourism, according to a study on behalf of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE). According to the Ernst & Young audit firm study, the VAT...