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Greek Accommodation, F&B Services See August Revenue Tumble

Accommodation and food & beverage (F&B) businesses in Greece saw revenues plummet in August as a result of Covid-19 disruption.

Covid-19 Hits Greek Accommodation & Food Services in Q2

Greece’s accommodation and food services activities in July suffered the biggest blow to turnover, down by 71.4% as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Turnover Index in Greek Tourism Sector Up in Q2 2018

The turnover index in Greece's accommodation and food service activities sector increased by 11.5 percent during the second quarter of 2018, according to ELSTAT.

Greek Accommodation Body SETKE Slams Short-term Rental Concept

The Greek Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Enterprises (SETKE) has slammed the ​​short-term rental hospitality concept.

Greek Travel Agencies See Boost in Turnover for Q1 2015

Travel agencies, tour operators, reservation services and related activities in Greece recorded a major increase in turnover during the first three months of the year, according to figures released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Positive Q4 Results for Accommodation, Food Services in Greece

Accommodation and food services as well as transport have performed well in the October-December 2014 period, according to figures released recently by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Rural Accommodations In Greece See 35% Increase In Summer 2014 Bookings

A 35 percent increase in bookings at small, family run, traditional and agrotourism lodgings in Greece was noted this summer, compared to last year, according to the Greek network of rural accommodation, Guest Inn.

Greece Sees Demand for Airbnb-type Rentals Continue into October

Recently released data shows that pre-bookings for stays at short-term rental properties on Greek islands are running well into October.

Greece Expecting More Than 1 Million Visitors in First Week of August

Greece is expecting more than one million visitors in the first week of August reflecting a strong rebound of the tourism sector.

January-April Occupancy Rates Disappoint Athens Hoteliers

Hoteliers in Athens are disappointed as occupancy rates, recorded in the first 4 months of the year, marked a 33.6% decline over the same period in pre-pandemic 2019.

ITB Berlin: Germans Picking Greece this Summer 

Greece is among the most popular destinations on the travel ‘wish lists’ of German holidaymakers, according to data by Statista, released by ITB Berlin.

Greek Hotels Support Economy, Jobs in 2021

Greek hotel turnover in 2021 came to 3.8 billion euros demonstrating the hospitality sector’s significant contribution to the economy.

ITB Sees Tourism Recovery ‘In the Horizon’, New Post-Covid Trends

Last-minute decision-making and workations are among the top trends in tourism as the industry looks to achieve 46% growth in 2022, says data presented at the virtual ITB Berlin.

Covid-19 Pushing Greek Hoteliers to Despair, Aid Needed

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is pushing Greek hoteliers to their limits, with hospitality professionals expecting 2022 to be one more challenging year.

SETE Chief: Positive Greek Tourism Performance a Plus but Liquidity Still a Problem

Greece may have exceeded tourism forecasts for 2021, but hotels are still up against limited liquidity, says SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Northern Evia Professionals Launch Tourism Campaign After Fires

Tourism professionals on the Greek island of Evia, which saw thousands of hectares of woodland ravaged by fires, have launched an online campaign to raise awareness and garner support to rebuild their future.

Applications Open June 16 for Greek Tourism Enterprises Subsidy

Starting June 16, Greek tourism enterprises impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic can apply for a working capital subsidy to help them restart operations.

PM Announces €420m in Support to Reboot Greek Tourism Sector

A total of 420 million euros in working capital will go to Greek tourism enterprises impacted by Covid-19 to help them restart operations.

Grant Thornton: Hospitality Supports Greek Economy, Jobs and Contributes to Other Sectors

The hospitality sector plays a major role in Greece’s economic development and is one of the largest employers in the country, says a Grant Thornton study.

NBG: Liquidity Pressures Dropping in 2021 but Tourism Under Strain 

The liquidity gap for Greek businesses will be halved this year with tourism-related activities remaining under strain, says the National Bank of Greece.