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New Faces: Christina Mitsopoulou, Sales & Reservations Manager at ‘Mykonos Pearls’

This week, GTP Headlines introduces Christina Mitsopoulou, the Sales & Reservations Manager at 'Mykonos Pearls', a fast-growing company that manages selected villas on Mykonos.

TUI to Debut ‘Adults Only’ Concept Hotel Brand on Santorini

TUI Group in 2019 will debut the "Sensimar" concept hotel brand on the Greek island of Santorini with the opening of the TUI Sensimar Meltemi Blue.

SWOT to Manage New Mykonos Autograph Collection Hotel by Marriott

Greek hospitality experts Simple Way of Tourism (SWOT) will be managing the operations of a new Marriott Autograph Collection hotel on Mykonos, starting in 2019.

Sales Seminars for Greek Hoteliers – Next Stop: Santorini

Five key players in the Greek tourism sector will give tips to hoteliers on increasing revenue, during the third Sales Seminar to take place on October 26 on Santorini.

‘SWOT Aims to be One Step Ahead’ – Interview with Panos Constantinidis

Shortly before SWOT's 6th Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF) B2B event in Athens, Panos Constantinidis talks about his aims as the company's new Senior Partner Sales & Marketing.

Lampsa Takes Over Sheraton Rhodes Resort

Lampsa SA has completed the acquisition of Τouristika Theretra SA - owners of the Sheraton Rhodes Resort - and will proceed with its full consolidation by the end of the year.

‘Teamwork is the Key for Success’ – Interview with Maria Strati, GM of Poseidonion Grand Hotel

Poseidonion Grand Hotel General Manager Maria Strati speaks of the landmark hotel’s constant aim to offer the best guest experiences to visitors.

Greek Small Hospitality Business Owners Call on PM to Ensure Fair Play

Greek small hospitality business owners are calling on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to take action that guarantees fair play as the home-sharing sector grows.

Investors Eye Five-star Hotels as Greek Hospitality Market Changes

All the more investors are setting their sights on Greece, as tourism flows increase and businesses with non-performing loans need a way out.

Eurostat: Greece Sixth in EU Tourist Accommodation Capacity

Greece was the sixth country in the EU with the highest number of bed-places in tourist accommodation establishments in 2016, according to Eurostat.

‘Selina’ Hospitality Brand Announces Plans to Enter Greek Market

Selina, a hospitality company that operates across seven countries in Central and South America, has announced plans to enter the Greek market.

‘Passion is Key in Hospitality’ – Interview with Ioannis Galanis, GM at Infinity Suites-Dana Villas on Santorini

Passion, vision and teamwork are words to live by when working in hospitality, according to Ioannis Galanis, the GM at Infinity Suites-Dana Villas on Santorini.

New Faces: Lydia Tsekoura, Sales & Marketing Manager at Avance Rent a Car

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Lydia Tsekoura, the Sales & Marketing Manager at Avance Rent a Car.

Attica Hoteliers See Rise in Jan-April Occupancy Levels

Hotels in Athens and across Attica welcomed more guests in the first four months of the year, marking a 5.3 percent increase in occupancy rates against 2017.

Greek Hotel Chamber Issues GDPR Guidelines for Members

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has informed its members on the requirements as foreseen by the GDPR privacy law, which comes into force across the EU on May 25.

Grivalia Hospitality Acquires Meli Palace Hotel on Crete

Grivalia Hospitality has acquired the luxury 158-room Meli Palace beachfront hotel in Malia, located on the island of Crete.

Positive 2017 Results Spur Lampsa Group’s Future Activities

Greek hotels group Lampsa is seeing sales, profit and occupancy levels at its units on the rise, paving the way for the further development of its activities.

Greek Hotel Chamber Backs HOTREC’s Call for Slashed VAT Rates

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels welcomed proposals for the reduction of VAT rates for hotels in Europe, during the recent general assembly of HOTREC in Austria.

New Faces: Chara Georgiadou, Industry Manager Greece, Cyprus, Turkey at trivago

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Chara Georgiadou, the Industry Manager Greece, Cyprus, Turkey at hotel search engine trivago.

Thomas Cook to Open First ‘Cook’s Club’ Hotel on Crete

Thomas Cook has announced the launch of its new "Cook’s Club" hotel brand, with the first unit opening in June in Hersonissos on Crete.