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Turnover of Greek Hotels Down by 78% in 2020

Turnover of the Greek hotel industry in 2020 dropped by 78% percent year-on-year to 1.83 billion euros, according to a new report by ITEP.

Greek Hoteliers Chief Calls for Common EU Plan to Ensure Safe Travel

An EU plan for travel would ensure the free movement of people amid the Covid-19 pandemic, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Coastal Shipping Sector Sees Challenging Year Ahead

Greece's coastal shipping sector is up against a number of challenges ahead of the 2021 tourism season, according to a survey by IOBE.

Greece’s Passenger Shipping Sector Sees Heavy Revenue Loss in 2020

Greece’s passenger shipping sector has been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic with lost revenue expected to exceed 300 million euros in 2020.

Ancient Greek Experience Group Appoints Angelos Samolis as Sales Manager

Athens-based travel agency "Ancient Greek Experience" has appointed Angelos Samolis as its new sales manager.

DayTrip4U Named World’s Leading Tours & Activities Website at WTA 2020

The DayTrip4U online travel agency has been honored as the “World's Leading Tours & Activities Website" for 2020 at the World Travel Awards.

Greece Needs to Reposition its Tourism Product, Say Hospitality Experts

Greece needs to reposition its tourism product and improve connectivity in order to emerge stronger from the coronavirus crisis, according to hospitality experts.

Greek Professionals Expect New Tourism Trends After Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to bring new trends in travel and tourism, emerging from the desire of travelers for safe and vivid experiences.

Brown Hotels to Open 20 Properties in Greece and Cyprus

Brown Hotels is planning to expand its portfolio of properties with the opening of over 20 new properties in Greece and Cyprus.

Hellinikon’s ‘INSPIRE Athens’ Project to Boost Int’l Tourism in Attica by 10%

INSPIRE Athens, Greece’s first integrated resort and casino to go up in Hellinikon, is expected to increase international tourism arrivals to Attica by 10%.

Greece to Make a Bid to Host 2030 Mediterranean Games

Greece will make a bid to host the 2030 Mediterranean Games in the city of Heraklion on the island of Crete.

Digital Transformation to Spearhead Greece’s Tourism Development, Say Experts

Digital transformation has profoundly affected the tourism industry and is spearheading developments in the sector amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Greek experts.

Komotini Receives Special Honor for Accessibility Initiatives

Komotini in northern Greece received a special mention at the 2021 Access City Award for its efforts to ensure equal access to city life for people with disabilities.

Greek Hotels Chief: Covid-19 to Accelerate Tourism’s Digital Transformation

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to accelerate the digital transformation of Greek tourism enterprises in the years to come, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Coordinated Action Needed to Resume Travel, Say European Tourism Experts

European tourism experts and MEPs are calling for an EU-wide coordinated approach that will ensure the seamless restart of travel and tourism.

Domestic Tourism Brings ‘Good News’ for Employment, Says WTTC Head

The Covid-19 impact on tourism jobs will be milder than expected thanks to domestic travel that has started to recover in some countries.

Anastazia Luxury Suites & Spa Offers Safe Hospitality Near Athens

The Anastazia Luxury Suites & Spa remains open, offering a safe accommodation experience in Athens, while Greece is facing the challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic.

New Growth Opportunities to Lead Recovery of Travel, Says Oxford University’s Ian Goldin

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought travel to a standstill but new growth opportunities are expected to lead recovery in 2021 and beyond, says Oxford University Professor Ian Goldin.

Travel Demand Will Bounce Back After Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution, Says Emirates President

The approval and distribution of a Covid-19 vaccine will help the aviation industry bounce back, according to Emirates Airlines President Tim Clark.

Ryanair’s O’Leary Says Air Travel Will Return to pre-Covid-19 Volumes in 2021-2022

Air travel may go back to pre-Covid-19 volumes sooner than expected - by 2021-22, Ryanair Group CEO Michael O’Leary predicts.