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Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa in Corinthos Opens its Doors

The Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa in Corinthos has reopened its doors with new safety standards and health protocols in place, welcoming guests with warm Greek hospitality.

SWOT Announces Openings of Greek Hotels in its Portfolio

A number of Greek hotels under the management of SWOT | Hospitality Management Company will reopen their doors as of July 1.

Travel Medicine Specialists Examine Protocols for Greece to Welcome ‘Coronavirus-free’ Tourists

Travel medicine experts are examining health protocols for Greece to welcome inbound travelers during the post-Covid-19 period.

Covid-19: Greece Covers Canceled Bookings with Vouchers Instead of Refunds

Greek airlines, ferries and tourism enterprises are allowed to reimburse customers with 18-month vouchers for canceled bookings due to Covid-19, instead of cash refunds.

Greece’s Tourism Businesses, Workers Benefit from Covid-19 Support Measures

A number of Greek tourism-related businesses and their workers, impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, will enjoy the latest support measures announced by the Greek government.

Greek Hotels Report Worker Shortage

While thousands of jobs were available in Greece's hospitality sector in 2019, many positions remained unfilled, according to a study by ITEP.

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.

Greek Hoteliers Expect 2020 to Be a Challenging Year for Tourism

The new year is expected to be one with many challenges for Greek tourism, according to the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation.

Crist Partners with Miele Towards a Common Goal: High Quality in Hospitality

Crist, a leading company in the Greek textile sector, has partnered with Miele, one of the world's largest appliances and equipment manufacturers.

Healthy Competition Essential in Greek Hospitality, Says Hotel Chamber

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels is calling for a clear and solid framework to regulate the activities of the short-term rental market in Greece.

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.

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.

Greece’s Thomas Cook Repatriation Operation in Full Swing

The repatriation process of the tourists stranded in Greece due to the collapse of Thomas Cook, should be completed in the next few days.

Greece: New Relief Actions for Thomas Cook-affected Businesses

Relief measures were announced for Greek tourism businesses affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook.

Moody’s Says Thomas Cook Collapse May Take Toll on Greek Banks

Greece's banks may be next to suffer the blow of the Thomas Cook downfall, according to a report by ratings agency Moody’s.

Thomas Cook Backlash: Greek Hoteliers Call for Relief Measures

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers estimates that hotels across Greece will face losses of 200 million euros as a result of Thomas Cook’s collapse and calls on the government to take relief measures.

Greek Hotels Chief: Biggest Challenge 2020 Gap After Thomas Cook’s Demise

Greek hospitality stakeholders must work together to address the consequences Thomas Cook’s collapse will have on tourism next year, says HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.