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Op-Ed: ‘Decisions for Tourism will Need to be Strategically Flexible’ – Alexandros Vassilikos

As the world awaits for tourism to restart in the post-coronavirus era, Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos analyzes what we have learned from the industry’s evolution over the past decades.

Santikos and Airotel Launch New Hotel Management Company Named ‘Capital H’

Santikos Collection and Airotel Group have partnered to launch ‘Capital H’, a new hotel management company in Greece.

Covid-19 an Obstacle for 2021 Greek Tourism Forecast, Says Hotels Chief

No forecast can be made at the moment on how Greek tourism will progress this year, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.

HOTREC Rolls Out #TogetherForHospitality Campaign to Support Tourism Recovery

HOTREC, the European umbrella association of hotels, restaurants and cafés, has launched a digital campaign to support the tourism sector.

Grant Thornton: Hospitality Supports Greek Economy, Jobs and Contributes to Other Sectors

The hospitality sector plays a major role in Greece’s economic development and is one of the largest employers in the country, says a Grant Thornton study.

Greece Presents Tourism Campaign at ITB Berlin NOW 2021

Greece's campaign for 2021 is based on a three-year action plan of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Hotels Chamber Launches #filoxeniaMoU Greek Hospitality Action

Greek hoteliers have launched #filoxeniaMoU, a month-long initiative dedicated to the importance of hospitality in the recovery of tourism.

Greek Hotels Work With RES Center for Greener Future

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the Center for Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) have signed a memorandum aiming to tap into renewable energy technologies.

Turnover of Greek Hotels Down by 78% in 2020

Turnover of the Greek hotel industry in 2020 dropped by 78% percent year-on-year to 1.83 billion euros, according to a new report by ITEP.

Digital Transformation to Spearhead Greece’s Tourism Development, Say Experts

Digital transformation has profoundly affected the tourism industry and is spearheading developments in the sector amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Greek experts.

Greece in Process of Forming 10-year Strategic Plan for Tourism

Greece is in the process of putting a 10-year strategic plan for tourism in place following its performance as a safe destination in summer 2020.

Greek Hotels Chief: Covid-19 to Accelerate Tourism’s Digital Transformation

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to accelerate the digital transformation of Greek tourism enterprises in the years to come, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Coordinated Action Needed to Resume Travel, Say European Tourism Experts

European tourism experts and MEPs are calling for an EU-wide coordinated approach that will ensure the seamless restart of travel and tourism.

Greek Tourism Ministry and Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Focus on CSR in Hospitality

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels have launched a cooperation that is expected to further strengthen the country's hospitality offering.

Greece’s Hotel Chamber President Re-elected to HOTREC Executive Committee

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos has been re-elected as an Executive Committee (ExCom) Member of HOTREC, the European umbrella association of hotels, restaurants and cafés.

Covid-19 Kept 40% of Greece’s Hotels Closed in 2020

Only 60 percent of all hotels in Greece managed to operate during this year's tourism season after the country's Covid-19 lockdown, according to a new report by ITEP.

Greek Hoteliers Brace Themselves for a Tough Winter Due to Covid-19 Impact

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos sees a tough winter ahead for hotels in Greece due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Hotel Chamber and Phocuswright Announce Strategic Partnership

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels is joining forces with Phocuswright, a leading global tourism industry research company, for its virtual 4th International Hospitality Forum to take place on November 23.

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.