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Samothrace Mayor Presses for Actions and Port Investments

Samothrace Mayor Athanasios Vitsas has called for infrastructure upgrades on the island, which recently saw its incoming tourism dwindle due to a lacking ferry service.

Samothrace Ferry Issue Prompts Hoteliers’ Call for Infrastructure

The disruption to transportation to and from the island of Samothrace at the peak of the tourism season has spurred the reaction of Greek hoteliers.

Τουριστικά γραφεία από 22 χώρες στην 1η έκθεση GREEK PANORAMA

Εξειδικευμένα τουριστικά γραφεία θα συμμετάσχουν στο πρόγραμμα επιχειρηματικών συναντήσεων ως hosted buyers της 1ης Greek Panorama.

ΠΟΞ: Πρόγραμμα επανένταξης ανέργων στον ξενοδοχειακό κλάδο

Η ΠΟΞ θα υλοποιήσει πρόγραμμα επανένταξης ανέργων στην αγορά εργασίας με χρηματοδότηση από την Περιφέρεια Κεντρικής Μακεδονίας.

Greek Panorama Expo to Host ‘Paths of Greece’ and ‘Hikers Friendly Hotels’

The Greek Panorama alternative tourism expo, to take place in Athens in November, will host the “Paths of Greece” and the “Hikers Friendly Hotels”.

STR: Increased Accommodation Supply Drives Athens Q1 Hotel Occupancy Levels Down

An increased supply of accommodation options appears to have driven hotel demand levels down in Athens, in the first quarter (Q1) of the year.

Drop in Overnights Expected in Greece this Year, Says Hoteliers Federation

Overnight stays in Greek hotels this season are expected to drop by 5 percent, according to the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation's president, Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Tourism Trade Bodies Calling for ‘Softer’ Measures

Reducing employee insurance contributions is among the proposals tabled by Greek tourism trade bodies with regard to a draft law tabled in parliament.

Popular Greek Destinations Claim Bulk of Orthodox Easter Pre-bookings

Orthodox Easter tourist traffic in Greece is concentrated in popular destinations with lesser-known locations struggling to see figures rise.

Greek Hoteliers, Environmentalists Furious Over Shady Shoreline Bill

Greece’s hoteliers and environmental groups are up in arms over a new shoreline use law, expected to have catastrophic effects on the environment and tourism, if passed.

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation Celebrates 70 Years, Honors Key Sector Entrepreneurs

The Hellenic Hoteliers Federation celebrated its 70th Anniversary and honored 12 entrepreneurs for their contribution to the sector's development.

SETE Calls on Gov’t to Re-examine Taxation on Tourism

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) is urging Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos to re-examine taxation on hospitality, F&B, and transport services.

Πολυάριθμες βραβεύσεις για το Εkdromi.gr και στα φετινά Greek Hospitality Awards

Μία ιδιαίτερα επιτυχημένη χρονιά για το το Εkdromi.gr έκλεισε με τέσσερις σημαντικές διακρίσεις στα φετινά Greek Hospitality Awards.

Aqua Vista Hotels Travels to the US for 2nd Greek Panorama Tourism Roadshow

Aqua Vista Hotels visited the US and presented its portfolio of luxury hotels in California, during the 2nd Greek Panorama Tourism Roadshow.

Agreement Foresees Discount on Intellectual Rights Fees for Greek Hoteliers

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers and the Special Service of Emergency Rights Management - EYED have signed a MoU, in efforts to relieve hoteliers of steep fees for the use of music.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel Wins Gold at Greek Travel Awards 2019

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, located on the island of Astypalea, has been honored as the “Best Boutique Hotel” at the Greek Travel Awards 2019.

Εξέχουσες προσωπικότητες θα απονείμουν τα φετινά Greek Hospitality Awards

Σημαντικές προσωπικότητες από τον χώρο του τουρισμού θα λαμπρύνουν ως απονεμητές την τελετή απονομής των Greek Hospitality Awards 2019.

Greek Airbnb Property Managers Seek Hospitality Know-how from Hoteliers

Short-term rental property managers have reached out to Greek hoteliers seeking to be taught the basics on hospitality and tourism.

Northern Greece Hoteliers Say March Pre-bookings to Set Pace for 2019

Northern Greece hoteliers are cautious when making forecasts for 2019 in view of Brexit and the comeback of rival markets, and expect to have a clear indication after March.