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Brexit to Determine 2019 Pre-bookings from UK to Greece

The United Kingdom's exit from the EU (Brexit) is among the main factors expected to affect pre-bookings from the UK to Greece in 2019.

2nd Int’l Hospitality Forum: Investments and New Technologies Take Center Stage

The investment opportunities in the Greek hospitality sector will be discussed during the 2nd International Hospitality Forum on November 24 in Athens.

Με Ρεκόρ Συμμετοχών Ολοκληρώθηκαν οι Εργασίες του 6ου BTPF

Με συμμετοχή ρεκόρ σε επισκέπτες και συμμετέχοντες, ολοκληρώθηκαν οι εργασίες του BTPF, που διοργανώθηκε για 6η συνεχή χρονιά από την SWOT.

Tourism Flows to Zakynthos Strong, No Quake Impact, Say Hoteliers

Zakynthos hoteliers confirmed that a 6.8 magnitude earthquake that rattled the island last month has had no impact on tourism flows.

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.

Zakynthos Looking to Raise the Bar, Eyeing Alternative Tourism

Aiming to take the popular island of Zakynthos to the next level, tourism authorities are looking into ways to tap into alternative forms of tourism.

Marketing Greece Launches New Corporate Website

Marketing Greece, a private marketing company for Greek tourism, has redesigned its website as part of its plan to revamp its corporate image and promote its philosophy.

Στις 8 Οκτωβρίου ξεκινάει το Travel Trade Athens για την τουριστική προώθηση της Αθήνας

Την Δευτέρα 8 Οκτωβρίου ο δήμαρχος Αθηναίων Γ. Καμίνης κηρύσσει την έναρξη του Travel Trade Athens 2018 για την τουριστική προώθηση της Αθήνας.

Attica Region Unveils New Tourism Website

The Region of Attica has unveiled its new tourism website, aiming to attract a wide range of users, including residents, travelers, journalists and professionals.

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.

Greek Tourism Ministry Approves Revised Rating Scheme for Rooms to Let

The Greek Tourism Ministry has approved a revised rating scheme for rooms to let, laying out the terms for classification.

Greek Hoteliers Seek Clarifications for Copyright Levies

Greek Hoteliers are calling on the government to set a framework, which will define copyright fees that accommodation facilities are required to pay for the use of TVs in the rooms. 

Marketing Greece Clinches World Travel Award for Innovative Campaigns

Marketing Greece has been honored as Greece’s Leading Innovative Destination Marketing Organization at the 25th World Travel Awards 2018.

Athens’ Museums and Sites Host Free Theatrical Performances

Athens' museums and sites are hosting theatrical performances with free admission, as part of “The Stones Speak” initiative of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

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.

‘We do Local’ and ‘Greek Breakfast’ Initiatives Certified by TÜV Hellas

The initiatives "We do Local" and "Greek Breakfast", which aim to promote Greek gastronomy and culture, have been certified by certification body TÜV Hellas.

‘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.

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.