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Airbnb Joins European Travel Commission to Promote Healthy Tourism

Airbnb has joined the European Travel Commission (ETC) as an associate member to support Europe as a travel destination and promote healthy tourism across the continent.

Airbnb ‘Phenomenon’ Accounts for 5.3% of Rental Market, Say Experts

Airbnb-style rentals account for 5.3 percent of Attica’s home rental market, or 12,000 of the 150,000 properties up for rent, according to recent findings.

Η αρχιτεκτονική συνάντησε το design στο 2ο Architect Show στην Αθήνα

Με μεγάλη επιτυχία πραγματοποιήθηκε για 2η συνεχόμενη χρονιά το The Architect Show, στις 4 και 5 Μαΐου στο εκθεσιακό κέντρο Helexpo Maroussi.

Τι θα δούμε την 1η και 2η ημέρα του The Architect Show 2019

Οι εξελίξεις στην αρχιτεκτονική και η σύνδεσή της με τον τουρισμό στο επίκεντρο του The Architect Show 2019, που θα διεξαχθεί αυτό το Σαββατοκύριακο.

Home Sharing Breathes Life into Underdeveloped Athens Neighborhoods

The growing Airbnb phenomenon in Greece is now penetrating underdeveloped neighborhoods in Athens, breathing life and creating new conditions of safety and business activity.

Greek Gov’t Considers Allowing Municipality Say-so in Airbnb Policies

The Greek government is considering handing over responsibility of short-term home sharing policies to local authorities.

Στις 4-5 Μαΐου το ανανεωμένο The Architect Show

Ο βιωματικός χαρακτήρας, τα σεμινάρια, τα workshops και η σύνδεση με το Airbnb και τον τουρισμό αποτελούν τα βασικά στοιχεία του φετινού The Architect Show.

Greek Authorities Pull in Tax-dodging Airbnb Proprietors

Tax authorities in Greece have reeled in 38 Airbnb owners, who failed to declare some 23,222 euros in earnings from home-sharing practices in 2018.

Airbnb Gains Popularity Among the ‘Over 60s’ Age Group

All the more senior citizens are looking into the vast potential of home-sharing platforms, currently renting their homes via Airbnb or booking as guests.

SETE Chief Says Short-term Rental Boom Needs ‘Same Rules for All’

Rules must apply to all equally, said SETE President Yiannis Retsos referring to actions announced by three home-sharing associations in Greece.

Fraudsters Seeking to Cash in on Greece’s Airbnb Fad

Aiming to profit from the short-term rental fad, all the more individuals posing as realtors are emerging, says Greece's Real Estate Federation.

Home Sharing a Lifeline for Greece’s Middle Class, Says SODIA Association

Short term rentals have played a lifesaving role for struggling middle class Greeks who were hit down by the economic crisis, according to the SODIA association.

Silver Tourism is a Golden Opportunity for Greece, Says DiaNEOsis Study

Greece can become a leading destination for silver travelers, however it is lagging behind in terms of specialized products and services, says diaNEOsis.

Greek Short-term Rental Bodies Join Forces to Promote Interests

Three Greek home-sharing associations have joined forces to promote their common interests and ensure the quality and services offered by their members.

Greece Looking to Add Restrictions to Airbnb-style Rentals

In view of the soaring number of short-term home rentals in Greece, the country's government is reportedly looking into ways to restrict the practice.

More than Half of Greece’s Airbnbs Run by Management Services

More than half of Greece’s properties leased short-term on sharing platforms such as Airbnb, are being run by management companies.

SETKE: Short-term Rentals Threat to Small Accommodation Facilities, Society

The unregulated expansion of home-sharing practices is negatively affecting the quality of tourism and Greek society as a whole, according to Greece's hospitality body SETKE.

Delphi Forum 2019 Looks into Sustainable Tourism and Technology

The ways technology and sustainable practices can shape the future of the Greek tourism industry will be discussed during the Delphi Economic Forum 2019.

Greeks Turned to Airbnb for Extra Income, Study Finds

The economic crisis, which took a bite out of Greeks’ wages or even left them unemployed, has led an ever-growing number to turn to short-term rentals.

PASIDA Aims to Award Best in Greek Short-term Rental Market

The Greek Property Managers Association (PASIDA) has announced plans to create an award to recognize the best short-term rentals in Greece.