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Greece’s Hotel Chamber President Re-elected to HOTREC Executive Committee

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos has been re-elected as an Executive Committee (ExCom) Member of HOTREC, the European umbrella association of hotels, restaurants and cafés.

Arrivals at Greek Hotels, Campsites up 1.3% in 2019

A 1.3 percent rise was recorded in arrivals at hotels and tourist campsites in Greece in 2019, according to final data of the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Xenia Property on Chios to Reopen as Hotel After Decades of Neglect

The historic Xenia property on Chios will reopen to visitors following its renovation as a modern hotel unit by Avlum Enterprises Company Limited of the Tsakos Group.

Federico Santos Shares Philosophy of Puro Hospitality Management: ‘We Want to be a Strategic Partner to Hoteliers’

Federico Santos shares Puro Hospitality Management's vision which is to be a valuable and strategic partner to hoteliers.

Kastro Suites Assures Safe Holidays on Santorini

Kastro Suites Hotel, a luxury accommodation complex situated in Fira on Santorini, is open and providing its guests with safe hospitality services.

Greek Hoteliers Sign Deal with Intellectual Property Rights Society

Greek hoteliers and the country’s main intellectual property rights organization have inked a deal, which clearly defines copyright and related rights fees for the use of music for the retrospective and current period.

Covid-19 Drives Athens Hotel Prices Downward

The Covid-19 pandemic is putting pressure on Athens hoteliers to lower their prices, as indicated by Trivago’s Hotel Price Index.

Almost 80% of Hotels in Greece are Open for 2020 Tourism Season

The percentage of hotels that are operating in Greece at the moment is just under 80%, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Electra Hotels: Gradual Reopening of Properties Under Health and Safety Measures

Electra Hotels & Resorts has announced the gradual reopening of its hotels in accordance to Covid-19 health and safety measures.

Lamway and Hotelising Reopen All Hotels and Villas in Portfolio

Lamway Hotel Management Group and Hotelising have announced the reopening of all the hotels and villas in their portfolio in Greece under health and safety protocols.

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.