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Conference Sheds Light on Greek Tourism

Discussions that concerned the impact of the economic crisis on Greek tourism—according to conclusions from international exhibitions ITB and MITT—highlighted this year's third International Tourism & Property Conference.

Attica Hotels Study Results a Disappointment for 2008

The president of the Athens-Attica Hoteliers' Association, Yiorgos Tsakiris, recently presented the results of a study on Attica hotel progress as well as the level of customer satisfaction for hotels in Attica.

Attica Hotel Association Says Tourism Traffic in Athens is Stagnant

The Attica Hotel Association recently announced the statistics on hotel occupancy for November 2007, and claims "tourism traffic during the holiday period showed neither positive nor encouraging results and remains stagnant.”

Attica Hotel Revenue Down in Jan-Sep 2009

Hotels in Attica saw their average hotel occupancy rates drop by 13.62 percent, 9.26 percent and 9.25 percent in five-, four- and three-star hotels respectively during the first nine months of 2009, according to recently announced figures of the monthly study of GBR Consulting.

Philoxenia 2009 Hangs On Strong

The 25th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, held together with the hotel furnishing exhibition Hotelia, saw trade visitors increase this year by some 28 percent compared to last year's exhibition as 4,782 trade visitors were counted, the exhibition's organizer Helexpo said.

Athens Hotel Revenue Expected To Take A Plunge

As a destination Athens is deteriorating and losing any grounds it had intended to gain and this ultimately cannot be considered a result of the global economic crisis, according to Athens-Attica Hoteliers Association President Yiannis Retsos.

Athens’ Hotels Bookings Continue To Drop

The “highly disappointing” figures of hotel occupancy in the Greek capital were confirmed late June by the Athens-Attica Hotel Association in collaboration with GBR Consulting.

GNTO Joins Forces With Thessaloniki

Destination Thessaloniki is preparing a dynamic promotion and marketing campaign for 2012 with a new business plan and brand strategy, according to the northern city’s mayor and president of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, Yiannis Boutaris.

Athens Continues To Attract Tourists Despite Problems, Study

Athens continued to satisfy its visitors in 2011 despite the serious problems the destination faced in 2010, according to a study by GBR Consulting on customer satisfaction and the performance of hotels in Attica.

Positive Performance Predicted For Greek Hotels In Q3

Greek resort hotels showed an excellent performance during the second quarter this year with an increase of 12.4 percent in revenue per available room compared to the corresponding quarter of 2010 and resulted to a year-to-date of 11.2 percent, recent figures released by GBR...

Overnights And Revenue Down At Athens-Attica Hotels

Athens suffered the biggest losses during the first seven months of the year in regards to the number of tourists visiting Greece, the latest figures released by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) showed.

Greek Capital Sees Poor Customer Satisfaction

The city of Athens continues to attract visitors despite the serious problems experienced in 2010, according to the Athens-Attica Hotel Association’s latest study on customer satisfaction and performance of hotels in Attica. The study was presented at the association’s 41st...

Athens’ Hotels See Improved Figures For October

Hotel occupancy in October 2010 may have dropped 4.4 percent, compared with the same month in 2009, but it was considered an improve­ment as in September 2010 the hotel room occupancy rate was down 9.2 percent, according to the Athens-Attica Hotel Association.

E-Tourism Trends Presented To Greek Market

The “E-Tourism & Travel Distribution in Southern Europe & Mediterranean” conference was the first of its kind in Athens and attracted renowned names from the e-travel world and presented the current challenges and trends in the travel market.

Greek Hotel Performance In Fourth Quarter 2010

Greek hotels continued to lose ground last year while international competition showed clear signs of growth, but Greek tourism’s declining trend saw signs of resistance, recent figures released by GBR Consulting said.

Athens’ Hotels See Ups And Downs In February

Athens’ hotel occupancy in February caused optimism, but also concern, to hoteliers as overnights in five- and four-star hotels recorded an increase while two- and three-star hotels saw a significant decrease.
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Athens’s Bad Image Hurts City Hotels

Occupancy and revenue for hotels in Athens plunged last year and the number of units that have closed down over the past three years has reached 41, according to data released at a press conference held today, Wednesday, 30 January, by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.
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Barometer: Greek Hoteliers Optimistic For 2013

The Greek hotel sector is optimistic for 2013 overall, with increasing occupancy levels and stabilizing room rates, according to the latest tourism barometer report conducted by GBR Consulting on the expectations of the Greek hospitality sector in 2013.
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Barometer: Greek Hoteliers Confident For 2013 Tourism Season

Greek hoteliers overall remain optimistic for 2013 with significant improvements expected in occupancy while expectations on room rates vary depending on the type (city or resort) of hotel, according to the latest tourism barometer report conducted by GBR Consulting on the...
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Report: Tourism Sector On Very Positive Track This Year

Greek tourism picks up in the first half of 2013, with international airport arrivals and revenues up by 10 percent (Q1 and Q2) and 15.5 percent (Jan-May) respectively, according to the latest report conducted by GBR Consulting on the performance and outlook of the Greek hotel...