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Greece to Boost Promotion of Winter Tourism Destinations to Help Year-round Hotels

A campaign is expected to launch to promote Greece’s winter tourism destinations in an aim to support hotels that are open all year round.

Greek-German Chamber Appoints Grigoris Tasios as Chairman of Tourism Committee

Greek tourism professional Grigoris Tasios is the new chairman of the Tourism & Culture Committee of the Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Greece’s 2021 Tourism Performance a ‘Pleasant Surprise’, Says Head of Hoteliers

Greece’s tourism revenue this year has already reached half of 2019 earnings, which is a ‘pleasant surprise’, says HHF President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Hoteliers Say Tourism to Reinforce Northern Evia Recovery

Tourism enterprises in Northern Evia face viability challenges after fires ravaged the island this month, with local hoteliers calling for an urgent recovery package.

Op-Ed: ‘We All Must Highlight Greece as a Leading Force in Global Tourism’ – Grigoris Tasios

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios shares his vision for the day after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Hoteliers Offer Hundreds of Rooms in Fire-hit Areas

Greek hoteliers are making available hundreds of rooms as accommodation for victims of the wildfires that have been devastating Greece.

Greece’s Head of Hoteliers Sees Appetite for Travel in August

As August nears, people are showing that they are in the mood to travel, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Covid-19: Greece to Increase Quarantine Hotels, Ship Isolation Cabins

Greek authorities have decided to increase the number of Covid-19 quarantine hotels and ship isolation cabins to address the rise of cases in Greece.

Greek Experts Warn of More Mykonos-style Measures for Other Islands

Greek health experts are warning that Covid-19 measures like those imposed on Mykonos over the weekend may be ordered for other Greek islands.

Greek Tourism Recovery on Agenda of Xenia 2021 Expo

Greece’s tourism professionals will gather in Athens during November 27-29 to participate in the Xenia 2021 trade event at the Metropolitan Expo.

Hotels: ‘Last-second’ Bookings to Make or Break Greek Tourist Season

Greek hoteliers are betting on late July and August tourist flows to stimulate the market hoping that vaccinations proceed and the Covid-19 pandemic subsides.

Mainland Greece Hoteliers Want Additional Aid Due to Covid-19

Hoteliers in mainland Greece and primarily in the north are calling on the government to provide additional support to ensure the operation of hotels impacted by Covid-19.

PM Announces €420m in Support to Reboot Greek Tourism Sector

A total of 420 million euros in working capital will go to Greek tourism enterprises impacted by Covid-19 to help them restart operations.

Greek Hoteliers Seek Measures to Avert Employee Dismissals

Citing near to zero bookings, Greek hoteliers are calling on the government to introduce a new round of support measures in order to prevent employee dismissals. 

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.