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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.

CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator Presents ‘Phase 1’ Greek Startups

Greek tourism startups that made it into the first cycle of the Capsule T accelerator program presented their projects to sector professionals and angel investors.
Alexandros Vassilikos, President Hellenic Chamber of Hotels
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Alexandros Vassilikos, President, Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Experiential Tourism, Destination Branding on Agenda of ‘StartupNow Forum 2019’

Experiential tourism and destination branding are topics on the agenda of the “StartupNow Forum 2019” that will take place in Athens during October 23-24.

Phocuswright to Share Expertise at Greek Hotel Chamber’s Forum in Athens

Travel industry research authority Phocuswright will share its expertise with Greek hoteliers at the upcoming 3rd International Hospitality Forum in Athens.

Greek Hotels: Losses from Thomas Cook Collapse Add Up to €315 Million

Total losses in Greece's accommodation sector from the collapse of Thomas Cook are estimated at 315 million euros, says the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Thomas Cook Backlash: Greek Hoteliers Call for Relief Measures

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers estimates that hotels across Greece will face losses of 200 million euros as a result of Thomas Cook’s collapse and calls on the government to take relief measures.

Greek Hotels Chief: Biggest Challenge 2020 Gap After Thomas Cook’s Demise

Greek hospitality stakeholders must work together to address the consequences Thomas Cook’s collapse will have on tourism next year, says HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Hotel Chamber Discusses Greek Tourism’s Major Challenges with Minister

The major challenges that Greek tourism is up against - competitiveness, infrastructure and Brexit - were discussed between the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.
Athens, Greece
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Lower H1 Occupancy Rates Concern Athens Hoteliers

Occupancy levels at hotels in Athens recorded a 3.8 percent decline, while revenue per room decreased by 2.9 percent in the first half of 2019.

Greek Hotel Chamber, ReviewPro Offer Guest Experience Data to Tourism Professionals

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) has partnered with ReviewPro, with the aim to offer guest experience data to 10,000 hotels and campsites across Greece.

Greek Hotel Chamber Chief Calls for Consensus, Strong Tourism Strategy

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos cites five areas that are key to ensuring that Greece's strong tourism dynamic continues into the future.

Greek Hotel Chamber – Google Team Up for ‘CapsuleT’ Startup Accelerator

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has joined forces with Google for its CapsuleT initiative, Greece’s first travel and hospitality accelerator, aimed at speeding up the launch of tourism startups.

Greece’s Hotel Occupancy Down in Q1 2019

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels reported lower first-quarter occupancy rates and a drop in early bookings for the 2019 summer season in Greece.

Hotels Chamber Works to Get Greek Hospitality Industry Issues High on EU Agenda

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has tabled the urgent tourism issues that need to go high on the EU agenda ahead of European elections on May 26.

Greece’s Tourism Startup Accelerator ‘CapsuleT’ Goes Live

Aiming to accelerate the launch of tourism startups, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has introduced "CapsuleT", Greece's first Travel – Hospitality Accelerator.

Greek Hotels Spent €1.6 Billion on Upgrades in 2017-2018

Investments of Greek hoteliers for upgrades in their units during 2017-2018 amounted to over 1.6 billion euros, according to the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).