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Greece Among Countries Still Slow to Regulate Short-term Rentals

Greece is among a handful of countries in the European Union that has not legislated on short-term rental practices, according to a survey by EY.

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Airbnb Announces New Cleaning Protocol for Short-term Rentals

Airbnb has launched its Enhanced Cleaning Initiative, which includes the first overarching standardized protocol for cleaning and sanitization in the home-sharing industry.

GlobalData: Former Airbnb Hosts Turn to Long-term Rental Platforms

A growing number of Airbnb hosts around the world have deleted their Airbnb listings and turned to long-term leasing, says GlobalData.

Airbnb and EODY Team Up to Give Frontline Medical Staff in Greece Places to Stay

Airbnb is working with EODY, Greece's public health organization, to help house frontline medical staff while they carry out their vital work against the coronavirus.

Airbnb to Pay $250 Million to Hosts for Covid-19 Cancellations

Airbnb has announced that it will pay $250 million to hosts all over the world to help cover the cost of Covid-19 cancellations.

AirDNA: Covid-19 Hits Short-term Rental Market

The first signs of Covid-19’s effect on the short-term rental market have emerged with thousands of cancelations worldwide, according to AirDNA.

Airbnb Allows No Penalty Cancellations to Bookings

Airbnb has activated its Extenuating Circumstances Policy that allows hosts and guests affected by COVID-19 to cancel bookings with no charge or penalty.

Greece Aims to Close Loopholes in Airbnb-style Rentals Law

The Greek Tourism Ministry is preparing a draft bill to regulate the short-term rental market, do away with "loopholes" and establish fair competition.

Greece Cracks Down on Illegal Airbnb Activities

Short-term rental operators who fail to declare their properties by February 28 will be faced with stiff penalties.

Study: Greeks Still Not Keen on Sharing Economy

Greeks still haven’t warmed up to the sharing economy with a mere 15 percent opting to book a short-term rental online, a Eurostat survey says.

Siteminder: Airbnb Among Top 2019 Hotel Booking Channels in Greece

Airbnb made an appearance for the first time among the top hotel booking channels in Greece in 2019, according to SiteMinder.

Πλήρης ανάλυση της αγοράς βραχυχρόνιας μίσθωσης στο 2ο BnB Guest Conference

Με αθρόα συμμετοχή πραγματοποιήθηκαν οι εργασίες του 2ου BnB Guest Conference, του μοναδικού συνεδρίου αφιερωμένο στην αγορά βραχυχρόνιας μίσθωσης στην Ελλάδα.

Short-term Rental Expert AirDNA to Present Data at Athens Conference

AirDNA will present data on the Greek short-term rental market, during the BnB Guest Conference 2020 in Athens.

Greece’s Lodging Professionals Not Satisfied with 2019 Results

The Hellenic Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Entrepreneurs (SETKE) is calling on the government to ease taxation citing below par performance in 2019.

Greek Tourism Body Chief Says ‘Time is Ripe’ for Structural Changes

Securing the competitiveness of the Greek tourism product through a series of measures is the top priority for the year ahead, said SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Airbnb Remains 100% Committed to Partnering with Cities

Airbnb says it remains 100 percent committed to partnering with cities, following the ruling of the EU’s highest court, which rejected a French hotels association suit against the home sharing platform.

EU Court Rules Against French Hoteliers’ Airbnb Claim

The EU’s highest court has rejected a French hotels association suit against Airbnb, ruling that the home-sharing platform is not required to hold a real estate agent's licence in order to operate in France.

Greece’s Short-term Rental Market Uneasy over Legal Actions

An unclear framework governing short-term rentals in Greece, has led dozens of home owners to take legal action against Airbnb-style activity.

INSETE: Greece’s Airbnb-frenzy Needs Regulating

Greece’s short-term rentals may have saved many struggling Greeks during the economic crisis years, but the practice needs immediate regulation, says INSETE.