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Arcadia Hotels Association Announces New Board of Directors

Konstantinos Marinakos has been re-elected as president of the hotels association of Arcadia in the Peloponnese.

Tripoli to Hold ‘Shock Price’ Sales Event to Support Local Entrepreneurs

The Greek city of Tripoli will host a “Shock Price” sales event on Wednesday, August 30, in an effort to support local enterprises and promote the area’s culture.

Bad Weather Hype Takes Toll on Greek Hotel Holiday Business

Hoteliers across Greece are expressing their disappointment and blaming TV channel weather forecasts for the decreased bookings mainly to destinations known for their winter offerings over the three-day Theofania holiday last weekend.

Proposed VAT Hike on Greek Hotels and Islands Causes Stir

State Minister Alekos Flabouraris’ statement to increase VAT on accommodation from 6.5 percent to 23 percent set off alarm bells among the country’s hotel industry, with Greek hoteliers calling it the “premeditated murder of tourism”.

Greek City Tripoli Aims to Bid for European Cultural Capital

Local tourism sector entrepreneurs and the Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO) met earlier last week to discuss Tripoli’s bid as European Cultural Capital for 2021.