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Προτάσεις ΞΕΕ για την είσπραξη του φόρου διαμονής

Το Ξενοδοχειακό Επιμελητήριο Ελλάδος (ΞΕΕ) εκθέτει τα προβλήματα που έχουν δημιουργηθεί από τη νομοθέτηση του φόρου διαμονής και προτείνει άμεσες λύσεις.

Santorini Cruise Ship Controls Kick Off

In efforts to decongest the world-famed caldera, Santorini's local authorities announced the launch of a new berthing management system for incoming cruise ships.

Greek Hotels Chamber: Alterations to Stayover Tax a Must

In order for the stayover tax on hotels and rooms-to-let to be effectively collected, a series of adjustments must be made according to the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Ellaktor Sells Stake in Athens Resort Casino

Greek construction firm Ellaktor has sold a 30 percent share of Athens Resort Casino SA to Karenia Enterprises Company Ltd for 13.5 million euros.

UNWTO: 2017 Int’l Tourist Arrivals Up by 7%, Reach 1.32 Billion

International tourist arrivals increased by 7 percent in 2017 and reached a total of 1.32 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Piraeus Port Upgrade Master Plan Soon Up for Public Discussion

A master plan for the development of the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) is set to go up for public discussion with municipalities and local stakeholders in February.

Greece’s Regional Airports See 10.3% Passenger Increase

Arrivals at Greece's 14 regional airports currently run by Fraport increased by 10.3 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, reaching a total of 27.6 million passengers.

First Steps Towards Kaiafa Lake Area Overhaul 

The invitation for the modernization of infrastructure at Kaiafa Lake in southwestern Greece, including the area’s thermal springs, was issued on Monday.

UK Survey Says Box-office Blockbusters Spur Travel Bookings

A survey carried out across the UK showed that one in five Britons went ahead and booked a vacation, days after watching a film. 

Hilton Athens’ ‘Aethrion’ Combines Fine Tastes and Art

Hilton Athens' all-day coffee and lounge bar Aethrion has reopened to provide its guests with a unique experience, combining unique flavors and art.

Entrada Welcomes Egypt Express Travel to its Network

Entrada, a global central reservation and travel sales system, recently welcomed Egypt Express Travel to its network of associates.

Greek Shipping Giants Purchase Most Second-hand Vessels in 2017

Greek shipping magnates spent over 4.47 billion dollars in second-hand vessels, accounting for 23 percent of all investments in used ships in 2017.

Greek Hoteliers Send Minister Notes on Tourism Bill

Greek hoteliers are calling on Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to re-examine a series of revisions to a draft bill, which includes a provision on special tourism infrastructure.

New Flights Link Thessaloniki with Destinations in Europe, Asia

New flights connecting Thessaloniki’s Macedonia Airport - currently run by Fraport Greece - with popular destinations in Europe and Asia are expected to launch in 2018.

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Cancel, Reschedule Flights Due to Strike on Jan. 15

Flight cancellations have been announced by AEGEAN and Olympic Air for Monday, January 15, due to strike action announced by Greece's air traffic controllers.

Four Suitors Vying for Athens Metro Line 4 Shortlisted

Four contractors have been shortlisted to take on one of the Greek capital’s major infrastructure works, the expansion of Athens metro Line 4.

Amsterdam to Impose 30-day Limit on Airbnb-style Rentals

In efforts to rein in short-term home rentals, officials in Amsterdam said the city would be imposing a cap of 30 nights per year as of 2019.

SWOT Enters into Partnership with ‘Dinner in the Sky’

SWOT | Simple Way Of Tourism has entered into a partnership with Dinner in the Sky, an award-winning culinary proposal in the center of Athens.

Pioneering Greeks: Konstantinos Machairas, Director of Organization Earth

This week the Pioneering Greeks column introduces Konstantinos Machairas, director of Organization Earth, a Greek NGO focusing on the environment.

Limotours Hellas Receives ‘Signum Virtutis’ Seal of Excellence

Limotours Hellas SA was recently honored for its chauffeur services with the Signum Virtutis seal of excellence at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.