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HotelBrain to Give Tips for F&B Success, Spa Profitability @ 100% Hotel Show

HotelBrain will give tips to Greek hoteliers on how to increase their overall revenue and boost the sales of their restaurants and spas during a workshop to be held this Saturday, November 28, as part of the 100% Hotel Show.

Greek Hoteliers Express Concern on Possible VAT Hike

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) has expressed deep concern regarding a possible increase of the value-added tax (VAT) rate on accommodation.

Greek Hoteliers are Generally Optimistic for Second Quarter 2015

Greek hoteliers remain optimistic for 2015 in regards to occupancy and room rates, regardless the economic uncertainty, according to the latest tourism barometer report by GBR Consulting for 2015 Q2.

Greek Hotel Federation President Calls for Measures to Rekindle Domestic Tourism

The political instability, Greece’s troublesome and tedious negotiations with the EU and the resultant negative media reports are taking a toll on Greek tourism, Hellenic Hotel Federation (POX) President Yiannis Retsos said in a recent interview.

GTP Island: The Meeting Point for Greek Tourism Professionals at 100% Hotel Show

GTP is holding a first-time event at this year's 100% Hotel Show to strengthen the communication between the country's hoteliers and local travel agents and tour operators.

Greek Hoteliers Get Ready for ‘100% Hotel Show’ in Athens

100% Hotel Show, Greece's exhibition addressed exclusively to hoteliers, intends to pass on innovative ideas for the professional growth of hoteliers and reveal ways to strengthen the development of Greece’s tourism industry. The exhibition will run 7-9 February at the MEC...

Leading Russian Tour Operator That Works With Greek Market Goes Bust

Labirint, one the largest Russian tour operators working with the Greek market, was officially declared bankrupt in Moscow on 2 August.

Grand B2B Travel Event Announced For 2015 In Thessaloniki, Greece

Greek hoteliers will discuss new cooperation opportunities with travel agencies from abroad at Respond On Demand's* fourth B2B Travel Event to be held in March 2015 in Thessaloniki.

Greek Hoteliers Set Bar High For 2014 Tourism Revenue

Hoteliers in Greece are setting the bar high for tourism revenue this year, according to statements made by the president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Yiorgos Tsakiris.

Greeks To Spend More On Travel In 2014

Greeks are planning to spend more money on trips this year, a new study has found.

4-Star Greek Hoteliers Most Positive On 2014 Second Quarter Outlook

Together with a very optimistic forecast for the upcoming Q2 of 2014, the Greek hotel sector remains very optimistic for 2014 as a whole with significant improvements in occupancy levels and - to a lesser extent - in room rates.

B2B Travel Event To Bring Greek Hoteliers Together With Foreign Travel Agents

Greek hoteliers will come in contact with travel agencies from abroad at the upcoming B2B Travel Event in Thessaloniki.

Presidents Of Greek Hotel Associations Speak Out

Greek hoteliers recently spoke of the problems and obstacles that interfere with the operation of hotels and tourism in general, during the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers' annual council of hotel associations.

Barometer: Greek Hoteliers Remain Positive On Fourth Quarter Outlook

Greek hoteliers are optimistic for the last quarter of this year, according to the latest tourism barometer report on the expectations of the Greek hospitality sector for the fourth quarter of 2013, conducted by GBR Consulting.
Tourists seen at the monumental gateway of Hadrian's arch in the center of Athens. Upon releasing data on bookings in the Greek capital, the Athens-Attica Hotel Association recently referred to “a depressing performance of the destination and its hotels.”
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Athens Tourism Sees Slight Increase Due To Calm Image

The fact that Athens is showing a calmer image and no longer making headlines that refer to strikes, demonstrations and street riots has contributed to the rise in tourism in the Attica region, Greek hoteliers informed journalists during a recent press conference.
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Thessaloniki Aims To Lure Indian Tourists

Thessaloniki-based hoteliers recently attended a workshop and presented their hotel services to a group of Indian tour operators visiting the Greek northern city.
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Barometer: Greek Hoteliers Confident For 2013 Tourism Season

Greek hoteliers overall remain optimistic for 2013 with significant improvements expected in occupancy while expectations on room rates vary depending on the type (city or resort) of hotel, according to the latest tourism barometer report conducted by GBR Consulting on the...
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Thessaloniki To Host B2B Travel Event In April

Greek hoteliers will have the opportunity to come in contact with travel agencies from abroad at the second B2B Travel Event to be held 8-9 April 2013 at the Capsis Hotel in Thessaloniki.
Although domestic tourism is in a continuous drop, incoming tourism to Greece seems to be looking at a recovery as the number of foreign tourists is seen to be increasing by 10 percent compared with last year.
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Coastal Shipping Problems Trouble Greek Island Hoteliers

Greek ferry connections will not be reduced this year, the secretary general of the shipping ministry, Athanasios Bousios, assured Greek hoteliers at the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels’ Board of Directors meeting held yesterday, 27 February.
Tourists in Athens
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Greek Hotels In Favor Of Shops Opening On Sundays

Greek hoteliers in Athens and Thessaloniki are in favor of the government's intention to allow the optional opening of Greek retail shops on Sundays as it would benefit city break tourists on holiday in the country. Sunday opening is a long-standing taboo in Greece.