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The Boutique Hotel Workshop Tour 2019 – Corfu

The Boutique Hotel Workshop Tour 2019 event series will have its third stop on Corfu on March 1st, at the Corfu Palace Hotel.

The Boutique Hotel Workshop Tour 2019 – Thessaloniki

The Boutique Hotel Workshop Tour 2019 event series will have its second stop in Thessaloniki on 25 February, at the MET hotel.

Greece Breaks All Tourism Records, Welcomes 33 Million Travelers in 2018

A total of 33 million people visited Greece in 2018, generating more than 16 billion euros in revenues and breaking all performance records to date.

The Boutique Hotel Workshop Tour 2019 – Athens

The Boutique Hotel Workshop Tour 2019 event series will be launched in Athens during 9-10 February 2019, at the Sofitel Athens Airport.

New Destinations, Fresh Products Key to Stronger Greek Tourism Dynamic

Promoting lesser-known destinations and introducing innovative products are the next step if Greece wants to capitalize on the strong dynamic of its tourism sector.

Posidonia Expo Boosts Greece’s Reputation as a MICE Tourism Destination

The prestigious Posidonia shipping exhibition contributes greatly to Greece's image as a MICE tourism destination, according to Theodore Vokos, Executive Director of Posidonia Exhibitions.

NJV Athens Plaza: Giving Guests Best Value for Their Money is Top Priority

The NJV Athens Plaza hotel is continuing renovation works to provide its guests with a real sense of value for their money.

Int’l Air Arrivals to Greece Up by 30.3% in March 2018

Greece in March saw a 30.3% increase in international arrivals by air, compared to the same month in 2017, according to the monthly bulletin of SETE Intelligence.

ICAP: Escalating Tourist Flows Keep Greek Hotels Afloat

Increasing tourist flows are breathing life into the Greek hotel sector which recorded stronger revenues in 2017, according to a survey by ICAP Group.

European Tourism Online Sales Grow, Opportunity for Improvement in Greece

Greece has a large opportunity for further growth in tourism related online sales, according to a study by Oxford Economics.

Greek Hotels Losing Millions from the ‘Sharing Economy’

The direct impact of the so-called sharing economy on the Greek hotel industry has been estimated at 525 million euros a year in lost lodging revenue.

South Aegean Region Authorities Say Tourism in Good Shape

Tourism to the South Aegean Region is on the right track with the positive trend expected to continue into September and October.

Greek Tourism Sector Created 7 in 10 New Jobs in May

The tourism sector accounted for seven in ten new jobs for the month of May, according to data from the Greek Labor Ministry’s Ergani system.

Axia Hospitality Rising High in Greek Tourism Industry

In only five years of operation, reservation management company Axia Hospitality has managed to gain a significant share of the Greek hospitality market.

SWOT Strengthens Ties Between Greece’s Small Hotels and Industry Professionals

Hospitality consultant SWOT recently held the 1st Forum for Small Lodgings in Greece in an effort to boost partnerships between the country's small hotels and industry professionals.

Hospitality Startup blueground Receives €5.5m in Funding

blueground has received additional funding of 5.5 million euros that will help it expand into new markets and invest in further technology development.

TUI Group Headline Partner of WTM Buyers’ Club

World Travel Market London has announced TUI Group as headline sponsor of its prestigious WTM Buyers’ Club, the business club for senior travel industry decision makers with direct purchasing responsibility.

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.

Report: China’s Desire to Travel Abroad Remains Unbroken

China registered by far the highest growth in outbound travel in 2015, consolidating its position as one of the world’s most important source markets for international travel, according to a special analysis by the World Travel Monitor, conducted by IPK International.

Greek Island VAT Hike Not Paying Off

The increase in value-added tax (VAT) on Greek islands has not paid off, according to comparative data examining VAT revenues at 20 island destinations.