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Greece Accommodation Businesses See July 2021 Turnover Soar

Greek accommodation enterprises were back on track in July 2021, recording nearly 1 billion euros in turnover up by 230.3% compared to the same month last year.

MarBella Continues Culinary Festival with Greek Chef Yiannis Kioroglou

The MarBella Collection group is continuing its summer culinary festival into September with unique gastronomy creations by Greek chef Yiannis Kioroglou.

Reopening Economy Boosts Q2 Business Turnover in Greece

The decision to ease Covid-19 restrictions and allow economic activity earlier this year, as well as the opening to tourists contributed to a recovery in Greek business turnover in the 2nd quarter of 2021.

ELSTAT: Greece Accommodation, F&B Services Mark Q2 Turnover Increase

Greek accommodation services providers saw turnover increase in the second quarter of the year by 452.3% over Q2 2020, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Mainland Greece Hoteliers Want Additional Aid Due to Covid-19

Hoteliers in mainland Greece and primarily in the north are calling on the government to provide additional support to ensure the operation of hotels impacted by Covid-19.

MarBella Collection Welcomes Summer with ‘Greek Chefs Abroad’ Culinary Series

The hotels of the MarBella Collection this summer will host their first culinary pop-up events with the participation of renowned Greek chefs from abroad.

Greece’s MarBella Collection Hotels Set for Summer in Safety 

Greece’s MarBella Collection of luxury hotels is ready for summer and welcoming guests with a series of enhanced health and safety protocols.

Greek Hotels Next in Line for Covid-19 Support

The Greek government will release a new round of Covid-19 support measures and “green” incentives for hotels.

Greece’s Airbnbs Rival Hotel Room Capacity, Says Study

Airbnbs in Greece have now rivalled their hotel counterparts in terms of bed capacity, according to a study released by INSETE.

Covid-19 Sends Greek Hotel Revenue Tumbling, Says GBR Report

Hotels in Greece saw revenues nosedive through the end of September 2020 as a result of restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Athens Hotels 7-month Occupancy Down by 49.2% Due to Covid-19

Athens hotels suffered a major blow due to Covid-19 in the first seven months of the year, marking a 49.2 percent decline in occupancy rates.

Report: Hotel RevPAR Up in Thessaloniki, Down in Athens in 2019

RevPAR for hotels in Thessaloniki in 2019 was up by 4.3 percent year-on-year, while a 1.4 percent drop was recorded for hotels in Athens.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Rates Disappoint in 2019

Overall occupancy rates and revenues at hotels in Athens dropped in 2019, with sector professionals remaining reserved about performance in 2020.

Greece Mulls New Measures to Clamp Down on Illegal Home Sharing

Aiming to address tax evasion, Greece is preparing to introduce stringent measures for undeclared home sharing activity.

Greek Gov’t Examining Provisions for Condo Hotels

The Greek government is looking into ways to facilitate investments and simplify procedures for the development of condo hotels in Greece.

Study Reveals Athens 2019 Hotel Occupancy Rates Dropping

A recent boom in accommodation options in Athens appears to be impacting the hotel market, a study released by GBR Consulting reveals.

Greek Inspectors Worm Out Tourism Industry Tax Evaders

Greek tax authorities have tracked down dozens of tourism enterprises that have failed to declare revenue after inspections at popular tourist destinations.

Mykonos Holds Strong as Luxury Destinations Drop Hotel Rates

The popular island of Mykonos continues to hold strong this season, while other favorite jet set destinations appear to have decreased their hotel rates.

Greek Gov’t Re-examines Airbnb Law, to Tighten Measures in Autumn

The Greek government, as of autumn, plans to introduce a series of new regulations regarding Airbnb-style rentals in Greece.

Greek Tax Authorities Zoom in on Illegal Airbnb Operations

Greek authorities recently uncovered some 20,000 undeclared Airbnb properties as well as 130 operators failing to declare taxes from home-sharing services.