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Most Greek Hotels to Open from mid-June, Says Head of Hoteliers

The majority of Greek hotels are expected to open in the second half of June, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Op-Ed: ‘We Must All Join Forces for Tourism’ – Grigoris Tasios

Grigoris Tasios, the president of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation, tells us how working collectively - the state, companies, employees, local communities - can set the pace for tourism’s recovery in the post-coronavirus era.

Greek Tourism Minister Visits Romania Ahead of Summer Re-opening

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is on an official visit to Romania as part of an awareness-raising effort ahead of Greece’s re-opening to tourists in May.

EU Moves Forward with Greece’s Proposal on Digital Green Certificate for Travel

Greece welcomed the EU's proposal for the launch of a Digital Green Certificate to facilitate travel, an idea first tabled in January by the country's PM himself.

Greek Hoteliers, Ministry Discuss Mountain Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry will set up a special working group to draw up a national strategy for the development of mountain tourism in Greece.

Greek Hotels: Safety of Tourists and Staff is Top Priority

Just like in 2020, Greece's hotel enterprises will open their doors to guests this season with high health protection measures in place.

Halkidiki Tourism Professionals May Cover 50% of Covid-19 Testing Costs for Tourists

Tourism professionals in Halkidiki, Northern Greece, are examining the possibility of paying for part of the cost of Covid-19 testing for tourists.

Greek Hoteliers Hope Easter Holiday will Bring First Arrivals for 2021

Greek hoteliers are hoping that the Easter holiday will bring the first flow of visitors to Greece for 2021.

Greek Hoteliers Chief Calls for Common EU Plan to Ensure Safe Travel

An EU plan for travel would ensure the free movement of people amid the Covid-19 pandemic, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Hotels will be Ready to Welcome Guests When Covid-19 Lockdown Ends

When Greece's lockdown ends, Greek hotels will be open and ready to welcome their customers safely, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Hoteliers Want Tax Exemption on Uncollected Thomas Cook Payments

Greek hoteliers are requesting they be exempt from paying taxes on invoice amounts still owed by Thomas Cook, which declared bankruptcy in 2019.

Greek Hoteliers Chief ‘Rings Alarm Bell’ for Covid-19 Consequences on Sector

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios referred to the "harsh reality" that Greek hotels are facing due to the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Hoteliers Honored for Supporting Entrepreneurship

Greek hoteliers Aristotelis Thomopoulos, Sakellarios Soulounias and Constantinos Leventis have been honored for their dedication to entrepreneurship and to the protection of hoteliers' rights.

Greek Hoteliers Seek Covid-19 Rescue Measures Ahead of Winter

Greek hoteliers are calling on the government to take immediate measures to mitigate losses incurred by the coronavirus pandemic.

GNTO to Start 2021 Tourism Promotion for Greece End of October

The GNTO is preparing for the 2021 tourism season and plans to launch new promotional actions for Greece by the end of October.

Gloomy Outlook Ahead for Greek Hoteliers

The Greek hospitality sector will need four years to cover lost ground with most professionals struggling to survive in 2021.

Hoteliers President Clarifies that Halkidiki is Not in Lockdown

Aiming to clear up any misconceptions regarding Halkidiki, Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios clarified that the destination is not in lockdown due to Covid-19.

Halkidiki Businesses Call on Gov’t for Support After Covid-19 Curfew Decision

Halkidiki's authorities and tourism stakeholders are calling for government support after a curfew was imposed on businesses in the destination due to Covid-19.

Greek Hoteliers See Dismal Year Ahead Due to Covid-19

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios has painted a gloomy picture for Greece’s hospitality sector, which has been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Hoteliers Demand Unified Covid-19 Approach

Citing a drop in bookings in Northern Greece, hoteliers are calling for a single unified Covid-19 approach that will not impact arrivals to the country.