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Year-round Tourism for Greece Included Among Minister’s Priorities

The development of all-year-round tourism in Greece is included among the priorities of the Tourism Ministry.

Athens Accommodation Sector Expands with Hundreds of New Rooms

Athens is seeing the opening of new accommodation units and the launch of new projects due to the strong increase in demand for hotel rooms.

2018 will be Best Year in History of Greek Tourism, Says PM Tsipras

Expecting Greece to welcome some 32 million foreign visitors this year, PM Alexis Tsipras said 2018 will be "the best year in the history of Greek tourism".

‘Stayover Tax’ Charged to Short-day Hotel Stays in Greece

The "stayover tax" in Greece will also be charged to short-day hotel stays and overnights at Airbnb-style rentals that offer additional hospitality services.

Greece Clarifies When Airbnb-type Rentals are Subject to VAT

Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) has issued a circular that clarifies which properties rented for the short-term are subject to VAT.

Interview – Sommet Education’s CEO on Hospitality Trends, Challenges and Greek ‘Philoxenia’

Sommet Education's CEO, Benoit-Etienne Domenget, talks to GTP Headlines on hospitality trends, challenges for the industry and Greek "philoxenia".

SETE: First Signs for 2018 Greek Tourism Season are Positive

The first signs for the 2018 tourism season in Greece are positive, according to the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Yiannis Retsos.

Greek Hoteliers Must Cope with Sharing Economy, Millennials, New Technologies

Three parameters are triggering radical changes in the hotel industry, according to the president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Yiorgos Tsakiris.