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GBR: More 5-star Hotels in Greece Running Under Brand Names

The majority - 59 percent - of five-star hotels in Greece are running under a brand name, according to a survey recently released by GBR Consulting.

Athens Hotel Performance Holding Strong in Q3

Revenue and occupancy rates at Athens hotels are holding strong in the third quarter of 2018, with sights now set on the upcoming Athens Marathon next week.

Thessaloniki Overnight Stays Edge Up in Jan-Aug 2018

The number of overnight stays at Thessaloniki's hotels edged up in the first eight months of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Athens Gains Ground as Leisure Destination

Athens has seen the number of foreign vacationers increase by 111 percent between 2012-2017, according to data released by GBR Consulting.

Athens’ Occupancy Rates See Slight Increase Despite Sharp Rise in Airport Arrivals

Despite a sharp rise in tourist arrivals at Athens Airport during the first seven months of 2018, occupancy rates in Athens’ hotels only slightly increased by 3.6 percent.

Investment Activity in Greek Hotel Sector Going Strong

Greece is evolving into one of the most popular global destinations, with investment activity in its hospitality sector picking up pace, according to a GBR Consulting report.

Athens Accommodation Sector Expands with Hundreds of New Rooms

Athens is seeing the opening of new accommodation units and the launch of new projects due to the strong increase in demand for hotel rooms.

Israeli Visitors Boost Thessaloniki Overnight Stays in 1HY

The number of visitors to Thessaloniki edged higher in the first half of the year, with Israeli travelers boosting overnight stays by 113.16 percent.

More Hotels Slated for Athens, Greece, in 2018

A number of new hotels are getting ready to open their doors to guests in Athens and Attica this year.

GBR: Greek Hoteliers Expect Higher Occupancy Rates in 2018

More than half of Greece’s hoteliers are expecting occupancy rates to increase by at least two percent this year compared to 2017, according to GBR Consulting.

New Luxury Hotels to Open on the Greek Islands in 2018

Visitors to the Greek islands this year will find many new luxury hotels to choose from as a number of major investment projects are near completion.

Demand for Athens Still Lagging Behind Rome, Barcelona

Demand for Rome and Barcelona in 2016 was greater than for Athens despite the Greek city’s popularity, according to a recent study.

More Overnight Stays in Jan-Aug 2017 for Thessaloniki Hotels

Hotels in Thessaloniki reported more overnight stays in the first eight months of the year, up by 4.26 percent, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Overnight Stays at Thessaloniki Hotels Rise in First Half of Year

Thessaloniki hotels are seeing a rise in the number of overnight stays for the first half of 2017, according to the city's hotels association.

Greece’s ‘Golden Visa’ Program Deemed a Success

The Golden Visa program for real estate purchases in Greece has seen 1,725 issued visas to foreign investors in the period 2013 - June 2017.

Thessaloniki Rising as Choice Tourist Destination

Thessaloniki is winning over the crowds thanks to the experiences it offers, hotel satisfaction and consistency in its services, according to a survey presented recently by the city's hotels association.

Athens Hotels: 2016 Tourism Season was ‘Marginally Positive’

The Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association said that the 2016 tourism season for hotels in the Greek capital was "marginally positive".

Greek Hotel Market Expects Increase in Occupancy, Room Rates in 2017

Greek hoteliers are optimistic for 2017 with a majority expecting increases in occupancy levels and room rates compared to last year, GBR Consulting says.

Kountoura: Greek Tourism Annual Result to be Better than Expected

Overall annual numbers for Greece's 2016 tourism performance are expected to exceed initial forecasts, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greece’s Conference Tourism Segment On the Rise

Greece is seeing a rise in the number of conferences it hosts on an annual basis, according to the secretary general of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), Dimitris Tryfonopoulos.