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Greek Consumer Group Releases Hotel Rights Guide

As the summer holiday season peaks, Greek consumer rights group EKPIZO released a guide of travelers’ rights for hotel stays or rooms to let. 

Greek Tourism Stakeholders Call for National Plan, Coordination

The Greek tourism sector has high expectations of the new center-right government and its leadership, said Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

WebHotelier Introduces New Online Payment Management System ‘PAM’

WebHotelier has launched "PAM", a new one-click online payment management system expected to change the way online hotel booking payments are completed.

SETE: Fine-tuning Tax Policy Key to Stronger Tourism in Greece

Implementing a friendlier-to-investments taxation policy in Greece is key to ensuring the tourism sector’s dynamic future, according to SETE.

SETE: Tourism Supported Greek Economy by €125 Billion Since Crisis

Since the start of the financial crisis in Greece, tourism has supported the economy by 125 billion euros, according to data of SETE.

Athens Sees More Hotels and Airbnbs for 2019 Tourism Season

The growing number of new hotels and increasing Airbnb-style options available in Athens has expanded the city's accommodation sector.

From ITB to #FoodExpo2019 Greek Breakfast Expands Outward

After winning over the crowds at ITB Berlin earlier this month, the ever-growing Greek Breakfast project made its debut at the Greece Food Expo 2019 in Athens.

‘Greek Breakfast’ Project to Debut at Food Expo 2019

The award-winning Greek Breakfast project of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will participate for the first time in the Food Expo event, which will run March 16-18 at the Metropolitan Expo in Athens.

‘Greek Breakfast’ Initiative to Travel Abroad

Following a successful presence in Greece’s hospitality industry, the Greek Breakfast initiative is now ready to promote its vast culinary options to foreign markets.

Reveffect: New Hotel Revenue Management Company Opens in Athens

Reveffect, a new generation revenue management company, which uses predictive analytics and data driven insights, has opened offices in Athens.

Greece Sees Overnight Stays by Domestic Tourists Down in 2018

Overnight stays in Greece by domestic tourists showed a 7.3 percent decrease in 2018, compared to 2017, according to figures released by Eurostat.

Hotels See Decline in Overnight Stays of Greeks

The number of overnight stays of Greeks in hotels in Greece dropped during the first nine months of 2018, according to data by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

GBR: More 5-star Hotels in Greece Running Under Brand Names

The majority - 59 percent - of five-star hotels in Greece are running under a brand name, according to a survey recently released by GBR Consulting.

Five Greek Islands Claim Most Beachfront Hotels in the Med

Five Greek island destinations out of 10 in the Mediterranean, top the list of the holiday locations with the most beachfront hotels, according to accommodation search engine Travelmyth.

‘MTS City Breaks’ Announces New Partnerships with Greek Luxury Hotels

MTS City Breaks, a global supplier for online hotel accommodation, has added a number of luxury hotels in Greece to its network.

Greek Hotels’ Digital Client Roster Getting Bigger in Q1

Online bookings for Greek hotels grew by 57 percent in the first four months of the year, according to data collected by Nelios and Axia Hospitality.

Greek Hotels to Take Part in ‘Goût de France’ Gastronomy Event

A number of Greek hotels on March 21 will celebrate French gastronomy within the framework of “Goût de France / Good France” global event.

STR: Greece Registers Best January Room Rate Since 2009

The average daily rate (ADR) of Greek hotels reached its best level for the month of January since 2009, according to STR, a global data benchmarking specialist.

ICAP: Escalating Tourist Flows Keep Greek Hotels Afloat

Increasing tourist flows are breathing life into the Greek hotel sector which recorded stronger revenues in 2017, according to a survey by ICAP Group.

Liquidity, Return of Rival Markets Break Greek Tourism Spell

Limited access to cash on top of recovering rival markets are taking a bite out of Greece’s tourism sector in terms of arrivals and revenue, according to market experts.