Yiannis Retsos

Measures for tourism are in the right direction, more will be required, say tourism bodies

The measures announced by the government are in the right direction for the resumption of business in the tourism industry but there was still room for "significant improvements" and initiatives in labour and tax issues, the head of Greece's leading tourism association SETE said on Thursday.

E-Kyklos event to debate Greek economy

The Athens-based E-Kyklos think tank is organizing an online public debate on Wednesday evening titled "The Pandemic and the Strength of the Greek Economy: The Day After," featuring former deputy prime minister Evangelos Venizelos, the chairman and chief executive officer of Mytilineos, Evangelos Mytilineos, Eurobank's CEO Fokion Karavias, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation, Yiann

Time for Greek tourism to diversify its product, says Retsos

Tourism cannot operate on autopilot, Yiannis Retsos, head of the Greek Tourism Confederation, said on Friday.

Speaking at the entity's annual conference, he explained that the future of the sector demands the formation of strategic management and the immediate implementation of plans, with tourism in Greece expanding into spheres beyond the sea-and-sun model.