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Porto Carras Grand Resort: Discover Elegance and Luxury at its Finest this Summer

Are you looking to play golf, dive into crystal clear waters, sample the finest wines or simply relax? Visit the Porto Carras Grand Resort this summer!

NBG Says €6bn Needed for Greece Hotel Sector Growth 

The National Bank of Greece says that a competitive tourism product, new destinations, extended season and investments for upgrades or new hotels are necessary to boost travel revenue by 40%.

Athens Hotels Report Positive Performance in First Half of 2017

Hotels in Athens recorded an overall positive performance during the first six months of the year, according to the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Crete’s Nana Beach Hotel Sets ‘Green’ Example

The Nana Beach Hotel on Crete is setting the good example participating in the “Clean Up the Med” and “Make Holidays Greener” campaigns.

All Inclusive Resorts Account for 2.2% of Greece Total

All inclusive resorts account for 2.2 percent of Greece’s total accommodation units, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greece Hotels Under Public Revenue Authority Scrutiny

Greece's independent Authority for Public Revenue said it would begin inspections of hotel businesses across the country in efforts to curb tax evasion.

Greece Hospitality Tax to Hamper Small Hotel Upgrades

A new accommodation tax set to take effect next year is expected to put a damper on plans by smaller hotel units to renovate or upgrade.

Levy on Short-term Rentals to Boost Greek State Coffers by €48 million

Annual income earned from Airbnb-style rentals is set to be taxed up to 45 percent, boosting state coffers by some 48 million euros in 2018.

One in 10 New Hotels in Greece a Five-Star

Hospitality and accommodation in Greece is becoming better than ever with one in five new hotels offering five-star services.

Atalanti Hills Tourism Project Gets Long-awaited Ministry Approval 

A stalled 1.3-billion-euro investment by Lokros Real Estate in the Atalanti area has received the approval of the tourism and environment ministries.

Tourism Minister Says Greek Summer ‘Fully Booked’

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said this week that she expects most destinations to be fully booked in the upcoming period.

EKPIZO: Rights and Obligations of Travelers and Hotels

Greek consumer rights organization EKPIZO has issued a report to inform travelers, hotels and rented rooms on their rights and obligations.

Thomas Cook Brings ‘Casa Cook’ Brand to Kos

The Thomas Cook Group recently opened a new member of the luxury boutique hotel chain "Casa Cook" in Marmari on the island of Kos.

Greek Hospitality Sector Welcomes New Hotels

The hospitality sector in Greece this year is welcoming the opening of new hotels in Athens and in different parts of the country.

Home Swapping Platform Aims to Further Expand in Greece – Interview with ‘GuestToGuest’ President

GuestToGuest President Emmanuel Arnaud speaks on the prospects of home swapping in the global and the Greek markets.

Lesante Blue Resort: First in Ionian to Join ‘Leading Hotels of the World’

The Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach Resort on Zakynthos recently became the first hotel in the Ionian Sea to join the "Leading Hotels of the World" collection.

Greek Tourism Sector Riding High in June

Greece's tourism sector is growing more robust than ever with high occupancy rates in June, increased prices and Athens among travelers’ top picks.

Greek Hoteliers Call for Gov’t to Reconsider ‘Stayover Tax’ Before 2018

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) has requested for the government to more closely examine the impact a new levy will have on Greek accommodation.

‘Boutique Hotel’ Certification Now Available in Greece

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has launched a new platform certifying which accommodations in Greece are "Boutique Hotels".

Greece’s Lampsa Teams Up with AccorHotels for Mercure Belgrade Excelsior

Athens-based hotels group Lampsa SA is teaming up with Orbis Hotel Group - AccorHotels for the opening in Serbia of Mercure Belgrade Excelsior in September, the company announced this week.