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AHLA Study Says Airbnb Not Playing Fair

The bulk of Airbnb’s US revenue appears to be coming from whole-unit rentals, an American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) report said recently.
Posted On 14 Mar 2017

Eurocert Sticker to Certify Hotels Serving Greek Breakfast

Accreditation agency Eurocert has been selected by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels as the body that will certify hotels serving traditional Greek breakfast.
Posted On 03 Mar 2017

Greek Hospitality Sector Welcomes 5-star Hotel Boom

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.
Posted On 13 Feb 2017

Visitor Numbers Up for HORECA 2017 Expo

The 12th International Hotel, Restaurant and Cafe Show HORECA opened its doors at the Metropolitan Expo Center in Athens with a rise in visitor numbers.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Greek Hoteliers Discuss Challenges at 6th General Assembly

Greek hoteliers discussed the challenges of the industry during the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels' 6th general assembly on Friday.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

HORECA 2017 Gets Ready to Open with 550 Exhibitors and Must-attend Special Events

With 550 exhibitors in a 55,000 square-meter exhibition area and a program of over 240 hours of special events, the HORECA 2017 show is ready to open.
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels: Topics of 6th General Assembly

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has announced the topics to be discussed at its 6th General Assembly on February 10 during the HORECA 2017 exhibition.
Posted On 01 Feb 2017

Greece’s Short-term Rentals Bill Raises Professional Concerns

Hospitality professionals in Greece have expressed their concerns over an adjusted bill set to regulate an ever-growing shadow economy in the country.

Bill for Short-term Rentals Goes to Greek Parliament

A bill set to regulate an ever-growing shadow economy in Greece, resulting from short-term rentals of residential properties, was tabled in parliament.
Posted On 13 Dec 2016

‘Greek Breakfast’ Currently Served in 800 Hotels in Greece

Since the launch of the "Greek Breakfast" initiative in 2010, a total of 800 hoteliers across Greece have incorporated local products into their morning offerings, upgrading their quality, promoting local gastronomic traditions and paving the way for financial benefits for local...
Posted On 07 Dec 2016

E-guide Trip2Athens Expands Online Through Partnerships

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.
Posted On 28 Nov 2016

Draft Law Places 90-day Cap on Short-term Rentals in Greece

In efforts to deal with a growing sharing economy and lost taxes to the tune of 250 million euros annually, the Greek government is expected to table a draft law which foresees a 90-day limit on short-term rentals in the city and 60-day cap for the islands.
Posted On 23 Nov 2016

Greek FinMin May Slap Short-term Rentals with 5% Tax

In efforts to tackle illegitimate home rentals, stem the practice which appears to be taking a bite out of the accommodation business and bring in much-needed cash to state coffers, the Greek finance ministry is considering taxing short-term leases by 5 percent.

Greeks Renting Out Homes Short-term the Latest Fad

All the more cash-strapped Greeks are renting out their properties to tourists in efforts to make ends meet while taking advantage of a vague legal framework, according to a survey by Danos Real Estate, Consulting & Valuation.
Posted On 17 Oct 2016

Greek Gov’t to Clamp Down on Unregistered Short-term Rentals

In efforts to ensure fair play, Greek finance ministry officials are examining measures to tackle a growing shadow hospitality sector resulting from unregistered short-term rentals which cost the economy some 250 million euros annually in lost taxes.

Greek Hotel Chamber, Foreign Ministry Join Forces via Tourism Tool Trip2Athens

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.

Hotel – Trade Bodies, Locals Say ‘No’ to Drug Rehab Center in Athens

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.
Posted On 21 Jul 2016

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Presents New e-Tourism Guide for Athens

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.
Posted On 19 Jul 2016

Extra Tax Measure Sparks Reaction in Greek Hotel Industry

Greece’s hoteliers are up in arms over a new indirect tax that is part of the structural reforms required as part of the country’s debt deal with its lenders.
Posted On 19 May 2016

Hotel Chamber Calls for Greek PM’s Intervention Over Rumored New Tax on Accommodation

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Yiorgos Tsakiris has sought Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' intervention to prevent the rumored new tax on hotel accommodation per night from becoming a reality.
Posted On 09 May 2016