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Greece Suspends Year-round Hotel Operations

Greece is suspending the operation of year-round hotels until the end of April, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Booking Management Company ‘Upgraded’ Steps in to Assist Hospitality Professionals

Upgraded, a Greek hospitality reservations management company, has stepped in to help small hotels better manage their reservations and have a more attractive online image.

Interview – Takis Papaspyrou: Hospitality is Unlimited with Modus & Amplio

Modus & Amplio's founder, Takis Papaspyrou, introduces the hospitality management and consulting services of his company and gives his expert opinion on issues concerning the industry.

Academias Hotel: An Academy for the Senses Opens in Athens

A new five-star hotel has arrived in Athens that strives to offer unique hospitality experiences within luxurious facilities: the Academias Hotel.

Delphi Hotels Association Joins the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation

The Hellenic Hoteliers Federation (POX) has welcomed the Delphi Hotels Association as its new member and has come closer to the destination of Delphi in central Greece.

Seasonality Still a Major Challenge for Greece, Says ITEP Study

Greek tourism's seasonality did not decline in 2019 but remained at a consistently high level, according to an ITEP study.

Thessaloniki Welcomes ONOMA, the New Hotel Concept of Anatolia Hospitality

Greek hotel company Anatolia Hospitality is getting ready to introduce its new hotel in Thessaloniki: ONOMA, the first to open under the company's new 'ONOMA' brand.

Siteminder: Airbnb Among Top 2019 Hotel Booking Channels in Greece

Airbnb made an appearance for the first time among the top hotel booking channels in Greece in 2019, according to SiteMinder.

Travelers Give Greek Hotels Thumbs Up for Quality in 2019

Travelers gave Greek hotels thumbs up for quality and services with Greece holding the first position on the Global Review Index (GRI) for 2019, with a rating of 87.1%.

New Provision for Greece’s Thomas Cook-hit Tourism Businesses

Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue will allow an income tax deduction for businesses affected by the Thomas Cook collapse.

More Israeli Travelers Seeking Greek Hotel Services in October

All the more Israeli travelers are booking hotels in Greece, making Israel one of Greece’s top five booking markets for the first time.

‘Athens Capital Hotel – MGallery’ Brings Accor Hospitality to Syntagma Sq

Central Syntagma Square is set to welcome in 2020, the Athens Capital Hotel – MGallery, a new addition to the Lampsa Hellenic Hotels SA portfolio.

Greek Accommodation Ranking Deadline Extended

A deadline for hotels, accommodation and camping facilities to be included in a mandatory classification system has been extended to 31 December 2021.

China’s Fosun Acquires Thomas Cook for $14.2m

Chinese conglomerate Fosun said it would be purchasing Thomas Cook for $14.2 million, weeks after the travel giant collapsed leaving thousands of holidaymakers stranded.

Greeks Choose Athens, Thessaloniki and Tinos for Travel in September

Athens, Thessaloniki and Tinos topped the list of the most popular destinations in Greece for Greek travelers during September, according to INSETE.

Panos Leontopoulos Presents ‘Hotelistas’, a Company Devoted to Maximizing Hotel Sales

Panos Leontopoulos introduces Hotelistas, a company that assists hoteliers boost their profit through sales or consulting management.

Expert: Greek Hoteliers Must Limit Reliance on Tour Operators

Greek hoteliers must expand their partnerships in the wake of Thomas Cook’s collapse, according to tourism industry expert Andreas Papatheodorou.

Thomas Cook: Greece Aims to Cover Lost Ground via Tourism Promo Drive

A new tourism campaign to launch in Greece in January, is one of many emergency measures taken in the aftermath of Thomas Cook’s collapse.

OAED: Scheme to Secure Jobs for Greek Tourism Businesses after Thomas Cook Ruin

OAED has announced another support measure for Greek tourism professionals affected by the ruin of Thomas Cook.

Thomas Cook Default Impacts 38 Countries, 8.6m Flight Seats

Thirty-eight countries and 8.6 million seats will be affected by the bankruptcy of UK tour operator Thomas Cook, says a recent analysis.