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Demand for European Short-term Rentals Returning to High levels, Says AirDNA

Demand for European short-term rentals is returning to high levels, despite the challenges of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, an analysis by AirDNA says.

Greece Among Countries Still Slow to Regulate Short-term Rentals

Greece is among a handful of countries in the European Union that has not legislated on short-term rental practices, according to a survey by EY.

Airbnb Announces New Cleaning Protocol for Short-term Rentals

Airbnb has launched its Enhanced Cleaning Initiative, which includes the first overarching standardized protocol for cleaning and sanitization in the home-sharing industry.

Greek Short-term Rentals via Airbnb, HomeAway Generate €1.5bn in a Year

Short-term rentals for hospitality purposes generated €1.15 billion in revenues in Greece over the June 2018-May 2019 period according to INSETE

SETKE: Short-term Rentals Threat to Small Accommodation Facilities, Society

The unregulated expansion of home-sharing practices is negatively affecting the quality of tourism and Greek society as a whole, according to Greece's hospitality body SETKE.

Short-term Rentals a Boon for Greek Property Owners

Greek property owners have been making the best of the sharing economy with revenue from short-term rentals up by 105 percent over the last two years, an AirDNA study reveals.

Study to Reveal Impact of Short-term Rentals on Property Owners – BnB Guest Conference, Athens

The impact of the short-term rental market on property owners will be presented during the BnB Guest Conference in Athens on January 24.

BnB Guest Conference: Booking.com to Present Tools for Short-term Rentals

Booking.com will present the evolution of the short-term vacation rental sector on its platform, during the 1st BnB Guest Conference to be held in January in Athens.

Antiparos, Messini, Kythira Best Places to Invest in Short-term Rentals

Antiparos, Messini and Kythira are considered the best places to invest in short-term rentals in Greece, according to data released by AirDNA.

Greece’s Online Registry for Short-term Rentals Goes Live

The electronic registry for property owners leasing their homes for short-term accommodation via online sharing platforms, is now operational on www.aade.gr.

Quick Guidelines for Short-Term Rentals in Greece

Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) has issued a manual on its e-platform that includes frequent questions and answers regarding short-term rentals.

Greece’s Public Revenue Authority to Decide on Short-Term Rentals

Greece's Independent Authority for Public Revenue is to decide on a series of details with regard to a December 2016 law regulating short-term rentals.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Airbnb Short-Term Rentals Legalized In San Francisco, But With Restrictions

Airbnb, the online platform that allows people to rent out an extra room or their entire home to travelers, will become legal in its headquarters in San Francisco.

Greece Preparing E-platform for Short-term Accommodation Rentals

Airbnb-style hosts in Greece will be required to register their properties on e-platform to take effect in immediate future or face steep fines.