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Greece’s Alexandros Vassilikos Elected to HOTREC Executive Committee

HOTREC, the European umbrella association of hotels, restaurants and cafés, has elected Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos as an ExCom Member.

Athens’ Occupancy Rates See Slight Increase Despite Sharp Rise in Airport Arrivals

Despite a sharp rise in tourist arrivals at Athens Airport during the first seven months of 2018, occupancy rates in Athens’ hotels only slightly increased by 3.6 percent.

‘Rhodes’ is the Name of TUI’s New Boeing 737 MAX 8

German travel giant TUI Group has given the name of "Rhodes" to the second new 737 MAX 8 aircraft it has ordered as part of the renewal of its fleet.

Greek Hoteliers See Short-term Rental Phenomenon Growing Excessively

The short-term rental phenomenon is growing excessively in Greece, creating unfair competition for the country's hotel industry, according to Greek hoteliers.

Athens to Host 2nd International Hospitality Forum in November

The latest trends and developments in the global hospitality industry will be discussed during the 2nd International Hospitality Forum, which will be held on November 24, in Athens.

Greek Hotel Chamber Supports Startup Cluster for Tourism Businesses

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels is taking the Travel Startups Greece cluster under its wing, aiming to establish innovation in Greek hotels and the tourism sector.

‘Thematic Tourism Key to Boost Arrivals to Greece’ – Interview with Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos

Greece should focus on thematic infrastructure in order to further develop its tourism product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Strategy Key to Tourism Growth, Says Greek Hotel Chamber Head

Ensuring the sustainability of tourism enterprises through far-reaching strategies is key to a competitive product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

GDPR: Greek Hotel Chamber to Help Members Prepare for Europe’s New Privacy Law

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will carry out actions to provide help to its member hotels regarding the upcoming new privacy law, known as GDPR.

Santorini’s Santo Maris First to Get ‘Boutique Hotel’ Seal

Santo Maris is the first hotel in Greece to receive the "Boutique Hotel" seal by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH), with eight more units in line.

GNTO Chief: 2018 Starts with Increase in Tourism Arrivals by 15-30%

Tourism arrivals to Greece have increased by 15-30% since the beginning of the year, according to GNTO President Charalambos Karimalis.

Greek Tourism on the Agenda of Delphi Economic Forum 2018

Greece’s potential as a tourism destination and the strategies needed for further growth will be on the focus of the Delphi Economic Forum III, which will take place between March 1-4 in Delphi.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Appoints Giorgos Tsakiris as Honorary President

In recognition of his continuing years of dedicated service to the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Giorgos Tsakiris has been appointed Honorary President of the chamber.

Greek Hotels Chamber Sets Out Goals for 2018

Key issues that must be addressed so as to "unlock" the Greek hotel sector’s full potential were underlined at the 7th Hellenic Chamber of Hotels General Assembly in Athens.

Alexandros Vassilikos Appointed New President of Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Alexandros Vassilikos, CEO of AIROTEL Group of Hotels, has been appointed as the new president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Demand for Athens Still Lagging Behind Rome, Barcelona

Demand for Rome and Barcelona in 2016 was greater than for Athens despite the Greek city’s popularity, according to a recent study.

Athens Sees Rise in Demand, Drop in Guest Satisfaction

Despite a rise in demand for Athens as a destination, the Greek capital saw a drop in its customer satisfaction scores, according to a GBR Consulting study.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Alexandros Vassilikos, President Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Athens tourism can lead beyond the traditional city destination and become a Mediterranean hub, not only for travelers but also for entrepreneurs and investors.

‘Heineken Growth Makers’ Discuss Challenges and Opportunities in Greek Tourism

The latest trends in the Greek tourism sector and ways of achieving growth were discussed during the 2nd Heineken Growth Makers Night event held recently in Athens.

Athens Hoteliers Launch Cultural Action, Free Theatrical Performances

Theatrical performances of the works of great writers of Greek antiquity will take place free of charge at select archaeological sites and monuments of Athens.