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Spetses’ Poseidonion Grand Hotel Sets the Table for a Special Easter

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel on Spetses, is sending out an invitation for Easter as it opens its doors on March 29, ready to usher in the spring season.

Santorini’s Santo Maris First to Get ‘Boutique Hotel’ Seal

Santo Maris is the first hotel in Greece to receive the "Boutique Hotel" seal by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH), with eight more units in line.

Greek Hoteliers Reach Out to Markets in Southeastern Europe

Greek hoteliers are reaching out to Southeastern Europe by starting with a strong presence at Serbia’s International Fair of Tourism held in Belgrade, and at Romania’s TTR.

Zeus International Expands to Italy with Milan’s Hilton Garden Inn

Athens-based investor and developer Zeus International has taken on the management of the Hilton Garden Inn located in Malpensa, Milan.

Greek Parliament Passes ‘Stayover Tax’ Amendment

Greek Parliament has passed an amendment to the law of the "stayover tax", which is charged to guests at hotels in Greece.

Workathlon’s ‘1st Interactive Hospitality Fair’ a Great Success

More than 400 hospitality talents attended Workathlon's "1st Interactive Hospitality Fair" that took place in Thessaloniki.

Eurostat: Overnight Stays in Greece Up in 2017

The number of overnight stays in tourist accommodation establishments in Greece in 2017 is expected to exceed 106 million, according to Eurostat.

Applications Open for Seasonal Hotels Subsidy in Greece

Hotel operations in Greece wishing to remain open in winter can now apply for state subsidies going towards their staffing needs until March 23.

Hospitality, Top-notch Services Priorities for Karystion Hotel on Evia

Easily accessible from Athens, the Karystion Hotel located on the Greek island of Evia is undergoing renovations while ready to usher in 2018.

‘Rouista Tzoumerka Resort’ Celebrates a Year of Great Hospitality

It’s been a year already and the Rouista Tzoumerka Resort, in the Region of Epirus, is celebrating with the warmest hospitality and the finest service.

Hotel Sector Trends Revealed at 1st Int’l Hospitality Forum in Athens

New developments and challenges in the hospitality and tourism sector were discussed during the 1st International Hospitality Forum in Athens.

Study: Greek Hospitality Sector Shows Signs of Financial Health

The Greek hospitality industry is leaving the crisis years behind, as it increased earnings by 3.6 percent and gross profits by 44.4 percent in 2016.

Athens’ Historic King George Hotel Goes to Lampsa SA

Eurobank has accepted the pre-emption right of Lampsa SA for the acquisition of the five-star King George Hotel for 43 million euros.

New Faces: Panayiotis Melissiotis, Executive Assistant Manager at Radisson Blu Park Athens

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Panayiotis Melissiotis, the Executive Assistant Manager i/c Sales & Marketing for Radisson Blu Park Athens.

Greece’s Public Revenue Authority to Decide on Short-Term Rentals

Greece's Independent Authority for Public Revenue is to decide on a series of details with regard to a December 2016 law regulating short-term rentals.

Thomas Cook Boosts Greece Presence with New Hotels

It’s a busy year ahead for British travel company Thomas Cook with ambitious plans to expand its presence in Greece with four new hotels.

King George Hotel Owner Set to Be Announced

The new operator of Athens’ King George hotel currently run by Greek hotels group Lampsa SA is set to be announced in the next two weeks.

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.

Over 450 Exhibitors to Participate in Xenia 2017 Expo in Greece

The relaunch of the Xenia trade show in Greece has been welcomed by all major suppliers and institutional bodies of the hotel industry.

More Luxury Hotels Planned for Santorini, Kos

Tourism and hospitality groups Sani/Ikos and Gencom have received the green light to proceed with major tourism investments on the islands of Kos and Santorini, respectively.