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Greek Hoteliers Sign Deal with Intellectual Property Rights Society

Greek hoteliers and the country’s main intellectual property rights organization have inked a deal, which clearly defines copyright and related rights fees for the use of music for the retrospective and current period.

Covid-19: Greek Hotels See Low Demand in July, Can’t Predict August Occupancy

Almost a month after Greece reopened to tourism, hotels in the country are seeing sluggish demand and are unsure of what will happen in August.

Greek Hoteliers Expect 67% Drop in 2020 Turnover

Greek hoteliers are expecting to see their turnover drop by 67% this year with 6.4% opting to remain closed due to lagging demand and lack of liquidity.

Chamber Announces Platform to Assist Greek Hoteliers with New Health Protocols

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has announced the launch of an online platform to help its members properly follow the mandatory Covid-19 health protocols.

Greek Tourism Industry Welcomes Restart Support Measures

Greek tourism stakeholders welcomed sector support measures announced by the Greek government, referring to them as "a first step" to recover lost ground after the Covid-19 health crisis.

Greece Welcomes EU Guidelines to Safely Restart Tourism post-Coronavirus

Greece has welcomed the European Commission's guidelines for EU tourism, announced to help member states cope in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Hoteliers Concerned About post-Covid-19 Reality

Greece’s hoteliers are calling on the government to set clear regulations concerning health protocols so that facilities can return to business in the post-Covid-19 era.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Donates €1m to Fight Against Covid-19

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will donate 1 million euros to support Greece's healthcare system in its battle against the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Greek Hotel Chamber Proposes Measures for Life After Covid-19

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has proposed a series of measures for the country's hotels to stay afloat during the Covid-19 post-pandemic period.

CapsuleT: Greece’s Tourism Startup Accelerator Makes Plans for Next Day

Capsule T, Greece’s first travel and hospitality accelerator, celebrated its first birthday and announced that it is already in its second cycle and making plans for "the next day".

Covid-19: Greek Hotels Send Out SOS Call

The total estimated loss in turnover for Greece's hotels in 2020, due to Covid-19, has been estimated at some 4.5 billion euros, the latest report of ITEP reveals.

Greek Hotels Report Worker Shortage

While thousands of jobs were available in Greece's hospitality sector in 2019, many positions remained unfilled, according to a study by ITEP.

Seasonality Still a Major Challenge for Greece, Says ITEP Study

Greek tourism's seasonality did not decline in 2019 but remained at a consistently high level, according to an ITEP study.

Greek Hospitality Sector Gives Back to Society with ‘Hotels For’ Initiative

The establishment of “Hotels For”, a new hospitality sector social responsibility initiative, has been announced by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Greek Hotel Chamber Teams Up with Regions to Promote Tourism

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the Association of Greek Regions have agreed to work together towards the balanced development of tourism and the equal distribution of sector benefits among local communities.

Hotel Chamber Chief: Distributing Tourist Traffic Across Greece Top Priority

Distributing tourist traffic evenly across Greece should be a top priority for 2020, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Greek Tourism Startup Guestflip Wins CapsuleT, Phase 2 Opens on Dec. 12

Greek travel startup GuestFlip won a 10,000-euro award after participating in phase 1 of Capsule T, Greece’s first travel and hospitality accelerator.

Healthy Competition Essential in Greek Hospitality, Says Hotel Chamber

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels is calling for a clear and solid framework to regulate the activities of the short-term rental market in Greece.

HOTREC: Hospitality Should be Cornerstone of EU Sustainable Tourism Development

HOTREC, the European umbrella association of hotels, restaurants and cafés, has tabled in European Parliament its White Paper for Hospitality.

Greece Sees No Brexit Effect on Travel (so far)

Until now, it seems that Brexit is not deterring British holidaymakers from booking and taking overseas holidays to EU destinations, including Greece.