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Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Τουρισμού 2016: Δήλωση Προέδρου Ένωσης Ξενοδοχείων Λακωνίας Δημήτρη Ε. Πολλάλη

Δήλωση Προέδρου Ένωσης Ξενοδοχείων Λακωνίας Δημήτρη Ε. Πολλάλη με την ευκαιρία της Παγκόσμιας Hμέρας Tουρισμού στις 27 Σεπτεμβρίου 2016.

Laconia Hotel Association Announces New Board Of Directors

The Laconia Hotel Association recently announced its new Board of Directors. Dimitris Pollalis has been reelected as president of the association.

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”.

Local Hotel Association Aims to Bring Laconia Into the Spotlight

Establishing the southeastern Peloponnesian region of Laconia, which includes some of the country’s major tourist sites such as Monemvasia, Elafonissos, the Diros stalactite caves, Mt Taigetos, Mt Parnonas and Mystras, into an all-year-round tourist destination topped the agenda...

Laconia will Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’ at 10th HORECA Show

Laconia will be among the Greek destinations that will present their “Greek Breakfast” menus at the 10th HORECA show scheduled to take place 6-9 February 2015 at the Metropolitan Expo in Spata.

Possible Hotel VAT Increase in Greece Sparks Reactions

Greek tourism professionals are up in arms over the government’s intention to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent at present to 13 percent. The news has caused a number of reactions from Greek tourism bodies, hotel associations and...

Plan For No-Frills Airlines To Fly From Tripoli

The possibility of Tripoli’s military airport also operating as a civil airport for low cost carriers was recently approved at the Regional Council of the Peloponnese.