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Wyndham Grand Athens Honored at Greek Hospitality Awards 2018

Five-star hotel Wyndham Grand Athens, operated by Zeus International, received two honors at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

‘Tool’ Wins Silver as Best Greek Hotel Website Developer for 2018

Digital marketing services company "Tool" won the silver award in the Best Greek Hotel Website Developer category at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

Makedonia Palace Named Top Hotel in Greece for 2018

The Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki won the gold award in the "Top Greek Hotel 2018" category at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

Novotel Athens Wins Gold and Silver at Greek Hospitality Awards 2018

Novotel Athens received the gold award in the "Best International Hotel Brand" category at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

Mideast Travel Receives Silver, Named Best Tour Operator in Greece

Mideast Travel Worldwide has received the Silver Award in the Best Tour Operator category at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

Crete’s ‘Avra Collection’ Wins Six Accolades at Greek Hospitality Awards 2018

The Avra Collection group, located in Chania on Crete, was honored with six accolades at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

‘Greek Hospitality Awards 2018’ Announces Best Hotels and Resorts

Greece’s very best hotels and resorts were honored during the Greek Hospitality Awards 2018 gala dinner, which took place recently in Athens.

Konstantinos Palaskonis, President Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises

Greece, despite its problems, is starting to establish its brand as a top tourist destination.

Konstantinos Palaskonis, President General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises

It is a fact that 2014 was the year of turnaround for domestic tourism and yet remains to be seen how the market is going to react.

In Memory of Marios Trivizas

Marios Trivizas, tourism entrepreneur and president of the General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) passed away at the age of 85 on Saturday, 28 June, following recent surgery complications.

Marios Trivizas, President General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises

The international exhibition of Philoxenia is held during a time with mixed feelings on the progress of our country, the prosperity of its people and of course Greek tourism.
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Marios Trivizas, President General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET)

Philoxenia 2012 greeting. The international exhibition of Philoxenia is held during the hardest times for our country, our people and of course Greek tourism. Despite the unprecedented crisis, the 28th Philoxenia stands as a major tourism Forum. It remains the annual meeting...

GEPOET Discusses Tourism Issues With Transport Minister

A bill that will regulate the legal details in regards to the pending liberalization of land passenger transport will be tabled in parliament in April 2013 by the Transport Ministry, the General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) said. By 2015 the market...

New Tourism Ministry Has Work Cut Out

The re-establishment of the new Tourism Ministry in June was welcomed by the vast majority of Greek tourism professionals who are expecting a series of chronic issues to be solved by the new leadership.

Tourism Professionals Reassure Foreign Travelers

“Greece remains one of the top destinations in the world and we reassure holidaymakers that this summer remains business as usual,” the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), said in an announcement to foreign visitors.

Tour Bus Profession Opens, KTEL Bus Profession Stays Closed

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Yeroulanos sparked an angry reaction from tourism professionals recently when he signed a ministerial decision in November, which liberalized the tour bus profession so licenses would be easier obtained while the profession of KTEL intercity...

GEPOET Calls For Independent Tourism Ministry

The General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) last month called for tourism to gain full independence and be separated from the culture sector.

New Greek Cruise Ship Fees Unfair, GEPOET

If the increase of port charges are passed on to the consumer, cruise passengers would most likely cancel their bookings and prefer other locations because the Greek product will have become too expensive, according to the General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises...

“Selective” VAT Cut To 6.5% Causes Mixed Reactions

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) last month welcomed the news of a reduction on the Value Added Tax for accommodation facilities but at the same time expressed its dissatisfaction on the VAT increase on other tourism services.