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Individual Hotel Booking Rates in Greece Set to Rise by 10-15%

Individual booking rates for hotels are expected to rise this summer by 10-15%, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

One in Five Greek Winter Hotels Stayed Shut in Dec-Feb Period

One in five hotels located in remote regions in Greece remained closed in the December 2021-February 2022 period, says research carried out by ITEP.

ITEP: Konstantina Svinou Re-elected President of Greece’s Tourism Research Institute

Greece’s Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) has re-elected Konstantina Svinou as its president.

Greece’s Year-round Hotels See Occupancy Levels Reach 60% During Holiday Season

Hotel occupancy levels at winter destinations in Greece reached 60% during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Turnover to Reach 2019 Levels in 2023

The majority of Greek hoteliers expect their turnover to reach pre-pandemic levels in 2023, according to a survey by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Greece’s City Hotels are Waiting for Business Travel to Return

Greece’s year-round city hotels are preparing for a ‘heavy winter’ as the various segments of business travel, mainly conferences, have yet to recover due to Covid-19.

Santorini Breaks Tourist Records Despite Covid-19

The world-famous Greek island of Santorini broke all tourism records in September despite Covid-19, according to data released by the South Aegean Tourism Initiative.

Tourist Arrivals to South Aegean Stay High in September

Tourist arrivals at the five international airports of the South Aegean stayed high throughout September, exceeding half a million.

INSETE: Greek Tourism 2020 Performance in Numbers

The INSETE research body has released data showing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Greece's tourism industry in 2020.

Covid-19 Kept 40% of Greece’s Hotels Closed in 2020

Only 60 percent of all hotels in Greece managed to operate during this year's tourism season after the country's Covid-19 lockdown, according to a new report by ITEP.

Over Half of Hotels on South Aegean Islands Follow Covid-19 Health Protocols

Over half of the hotels on the Greek islands in the South Aegean Region are operating under health protocols against Covid-19, says an ITEP analysis.

Greek Hotels Report Worker Shortage

While thousands of jobs were available in Greece's hospitality sector in 2019, many positions remained unfilled, according to a study by ITEP.

Seasonality Still a Major Challenge for Greece, Says ITEP Study

Greek tourism's seasonality did not decline in 2019 but remained at a consistently high level, according to an ITEP study.

Greece’s Tourism Research Institute ITEP Enters New Era

Greece's Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) has announced plans to offer even more research on the Greek hotel sector to professionals.

Greek Hotels Spent €1.6 Billion on Upgrades in 2017-2018

Investments of Greek hoteliers for upgrades in their units during 2017-2018 amounted to over 1.6 billion euros, according to the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

ITEP Study: Greek Hotels See Growth but Lag in Profits

Seasonality, failure to upgrade, and tourism concentrated in certain destinations have taken a toll on Greek hotels, according to an ITEP report.

One in 10 New Hotels in Greece a Five-Star

Hospitality and accommodation in Greece is becoming better than ever with one in five new hotels offering five-star services.

Greek Hospitality Sector Welcomes 5-star Hotel Boom

Greece’s hospitality industry is seeing all the more 5-star hotels at major destinations across the country, offering visitors high quality services and at the same time attracting higher income travelers.

ITEP: Greece May See Increase in Tourist Arrivals this Year, but Not in All Destinations

Greece may see an increase in international tourist arrivals this year, though with mixed results across individual destinations, according to the annual study of the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) that was presented to journalists on Wednesday.

Corfu Hoteliers Event Explores Challenges to Hospitality Sector

The challenges of the hospitality sector took center stage during a meeting of the Corfu Hotels Association on Tuesday, which also revealed the findings of a recent Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) report for the Ionian Islands.