The total number of hotel units in Attica dropped by three percent, down from 669 in 2005 to 649 in 2016, due to the crisis in the hotel business, according to the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.
Greece’s hospitality industry is seeing all the more 5-star hotels at major destinations across the country, offering visitors high quality services and at the same time attracting higher income travelers.
The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) has entered partnerships with the Attica region, Marketing Greece and the Beijing International Bloom Travel Service Corp for the inclusion of its e-tourist guide Trip2Athens in their online platforms.
Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.
As part of its ongoing strategy to better promote Athens and Attica, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) entered a deal this week with the Foreign Ministry to include e-tourism platform Trip2Athens under the umbrella of the ministry’s economic diplomacy program Agora.
The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association have joined other trade bodies against a decision to re-install the Organization Against Drugs (OKANA) headquarters in the center of the Greek capital.
The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has launched a new electronic tourism guide for Athens and Attica named "trip2athens" that focuses on online booking, organizing travel and boosting business partnerships within the tourism industry of the Greek capital.
Greece may see an increase in international tourist arrivals this year, though with mixed results across individual destinations, according to the annual study of the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) that was presented to journalists on Wednesday.