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SETE Calls for Tourism Alliance Between Sector and Ministry

SETE has called for an "alliance" between the tourism sector's stakeholders and the Tourism Ministry in order for crucial issues to be resolved.

INSETE: Five New Greek Destinations Winning Over Travelers in June

Skiathos is one of five new most sought-after Greek destinations entering the top 10 for June 2019, according to a monthly bulletin by INSETE.

Rodos Palace Hotel ‘Relives’ Dragon Legend at 45th Anniversary Celebration

The re-enactment of the legend of the ¨Dragon of Rhodes¨ was the main event of the 45th anniversary celebration of Rodos Palace luxury resort.

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.

INSETE: Greece’s Hotel Performance on a Decline

Greece's hotels are not following the upward trend of the country's tourist arrivals and revenue, according to INSETE.

Greek Hotels and Campsites See More Arrivals and Overnight Stays in 2018

Arrivals and overnight stays in hotels and tourist campsites in Greece were on the up in 2018, according to final data by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).
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Lower H1 Occupancy Rates Concern Athens Hoteliers

Occupancy levels at hotels in Athens recorded a 3.8 percent decline, while revenue per room decreased by 2.9 percent in the first half of 2019.

Azur Boutique Hotel a Doorway to the Athenian Riviera

Azur Boutique Hotel’s top quality, subtle elegance and warm hospitality are sure to make your stay in Vouliagmeni on the Athenian Riviera, memorable.

Thomas Cook Appoints New Director to Oversee its Hotels in Spain and Greece

Thomas Cook Hotels and Resorts has appointed a new Director of Operations to oversee its managed hotels in Spain and Greece.

Greek Tourism Ministry Updates Terms for Operation of Playgrounds in Hotels

All playgrounds in hotels in Greece must now be licensed prior to their opening to guests, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greece’s Hotel Occupancy Down in Q1 2019

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels reported lower first-quarter occupancy rates and a drop in early bookings for the 2019 summer season in Greece.

Xenia Hotel on Chios Put Up for Auction

The bidding process for a concession for the historic Xenia hotel on the Greek island of Chios has been launched via an e-auction.

Greece’s Grand Forest Metsovo Named ‘Europe’s Leading Landmark Hotel’

The 5-star Grand Forest Metsovo in Ioannina was announced as "Europe's Leading Landmark Hotel" at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe 2019 event.

Selina Hotel Chain Appoints George Liakakos as Country Sales & Marketing Director for Greece

Selina, an international hospitality brand, has appointed George Liakakos as its Country Sales & Marketing Director for Greece.

Feel-good Urban ‘Blend Hotel’ Opens in Athens

Blend Hotel, located in the heart of Athens, is now open and ready to cater to the needs of the most demanding city traveler.

Mitsis Hotels Group Enters Digital Era with Cosmote Solutions

Committed to offering the finest quality services to its clients, Greece’s Mitsis Hotels Group enters the digital era by implementing innovative COSMOTE...

Price, Hotel Category and Visitor Reviews Top trivago User Searches

Price is the leading factor for more than half of users searching for travel options, according to a study recently released by search engine trivago.

Agreement Foresees Discount on Intellectual Rights Fees for Greek Hoteliers

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers and the Special Service of Emergency Rights Management - EYED have signed a MoU, in efforts to relieve hoteliers of steep fees for the use of music.

A Decade of Success for Aldemar’s Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring

Aldemar Resorts’ Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring, a collaborative project promoting Greek gastronomy, recently celebrated 10 years of Greek tastes on tour.

‘Greek Breakfast’ to Take Center Stage at HORECA 2019

The “Greek Breakfast” initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will take center stage at the 14th International Hotel, Restaurant and Cafe Show HORECA, during February 8-11 in Athens.