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Bookings to Kos May Move on 2018 Levels

Tourism professionals of Kos returned from the ITB Berlin 2019 expo with an unclear picture regarding the Greek island's bookings for the 2019 season.

Kos’ Triton Hotel Back in Action after Renovation

The historic Triton Hotel on the island of Kos, has re-opened to the public following extensive restoration works on damage caused by the 2017 earthquake.

Russian Media Highlight the ‘Beauties of Kos’

A number of features in the Russian media have highlighted the beauties and the gastronomy of the island of Kos in the Dodecanese.

Tourism Operating Normally After Earthquake on Kos

Tourism is operating normally on the island of Kos following the 6.6 magnitude earthquake that hit the island on Friday, July 21.

Tourism on Eastern Aegean Islands Regains Momentum

Tourism flows across the Eastern Aegean islands, which bore the brunt of the refugee crisis, have begun to pick up pace, according to sector professionals.

Ministry Takes Action to Boost Tourism to Eastern Aegean Isles

In efforts to stimulate tourism to the Eastern Aegean islands hit by the refugee influx the Greek tourism ministry has announced yet another series of incentives including friendlier prices at hotels.

Special Hotel Discounts for Greek Travellers on Samos, Lesvos, Chios, Kos and Leros

The hotel associations of Samos, Lesvos, Chios, Kos and Leros are joining the Tourism Ministry's efforts to boost domestic tourism and are offering Greek travellers special discounts on room prices and accommodation packages.

FVW Workshop 2016: Kos Hoteliers Get Ready to Strengthen Business Ties with German Tour Operators

Leading German tour operators will participate in the upcoming workshop of FVW, Germany’s leading trade magazine for tourism and business travel, to take place on the island of Kos.

Greece @ ITB 2016 – Photo Report by GTP

Greece received positive and optimistic messages from the German market at the leading trade fair for the worldwide travel industry, ITB Berlin, which marked 50 years.

Greece Hoteliers Up in Arms Over Cancellations Due to Refugee Crisis

Hoteliers associations across Greece, including on the islands and at border regions, are ringing alarm bells, calling on the government to take immediate measures as bookings to these destinations have dropped by as much as 90 percent in some cases due to the ever-growing...

Kos Hoteliers Call for Help as Revenue Slumps Due to Refugee Crisis

The revenue of hotels on Kos has dropped by seven million euros this year due to the massive influx of refugees and migrants to the island, according to the island's hoteliers association

Kos Hoteliers Raise Alarm Over Influx of Migrants

The influx of undocumented migrants reaching the shores of Kos has spun out of control, the island's hoteliers association stressed in a letter sent to Greek Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis.

Minister Kountoura Sets Priorities with Kos Mayor, Sector Authorities

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with Kos Mayor Giorgos Kyritsis, the president of the Kos Marina Sevastianos Maragos and the president of the Kos Hoteliers Association Konstantina Svinou to discuss tourism related matters affecting the Dodecanese island ahead...

Chef Club, Hoteliers Lay Groundwork for “Kos Gastronomy Year 2016”

The Hoteliers Association of Kos and the Chef Club of the Dodecanese & the Cyclades laid the groundwork at a recent workshop for Kos Gastronomy Year, set to take place in 2016.

Hoteliers Association of Kos Announces New Board Of Directors

The Hoteliers Association of Kos recently announced its new Board of Directors following elections held on 5 July 2014.