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Greek Hoteliers to Host, Offer Work to Ukrainian Refugees 

Hoteliers in Greece are ready to open their hotels to host and provide employment to displaced Ukrainians following Russia’s invasion of the country, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greece Sea Tourism, Hotels Top Priorities for Ministry’s New Secretary General

Hotel issues, marine tourism and cruise travel topped the agenda of meetings between newly-appointed Greek Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Olympia Anastasopoulou and stakeholders.

Covid-19 Pushing Greek Hoteliers to Despair, Aid Needed

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is pushing Greek hoteliers to their limits, with hospitality professionals expecting 2022 to be one more challenging year.

Hotel Occupancy Peaks for New Year’s at Winter Hotspots in Greece

Winter destinations in Greece, including popular places like Arachova, Pelion and Ioannina, are seeing occupancy levels soar to 85-90% for the three-day New Year holiday.

Greece’s Winter Hotels Still Struggling to Increase Occupancy Levels

Hotel occupancy levels at Greek winter destinations are at only 60%, according to the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation.

Greek Hoteliers Brace for Another ‘Cold’ Covid Winter

Greek hoteliers are bracing themselves for a second pandemic winter with low occupancy numbers, according to the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation.

Greece – Turkey Hoteliers Arrange Istanbul Meet for Spring

Hoteliers from Greece and Turkey will be meeting in Istanbul in April 2022 to discuss cooperation and ways to address the challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Hotels Still Have ‘a Long Way to Go’ to Recover from Covid-19 Losses

Greek tourism may have performed better than expected this season, but the country’s hotels still have ‘a long way to go’, says HHF’s Grigoris Tasios.

Halkidiki Tourism Execs Optimistic After WTM London Expo

Halkidiki Tourism Organization executives appear optimistic for the 2022 tourism season as early bookings for 2022 from the UK market are on the up.

Greece’s 2021 Tourism Numbers at 60% of 2019 Levels, Says Hoteliers Chief

Greece’s tourism numbers for 2021 have reached some 60 percent of 2019 levels, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Halkidiki Tourism Organization Meets with Key Players of German Travel Market

Executives of the Halkidiki Tourism Organization met with German tour operators, travel agents and journalists during DRV’s 2021 conference in Messinia, Greece.

Road Arrivals to Greece Pick Up Pace in August

The number of road arrivals to Greece gained momentum in August exceeding the 1 million mark, according to INSETE data.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Recovery in 3 to 5 Years

Greek hoteliers hit by the Covid-19 crisis will start recovering losses in three to five years’ time, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Jet2 to Increase Weekly Flights to Northern Greece in 2022

UK leisure travel group Jet2 in 2022 it will increase its weekly direct flights from England to Thessaloniki’s Makedonia International Airport in Northern Greece.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Tourism Normalcy in 2022

Greek hoteliers are expecting tourism normalcy in 2022, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Hoteliers Call for Revised Covid-19 Health Protocols Due to Changing Weather

In view of autumn and of the changing weather conditions, Greece’s hoteliers are calling on authorities to update the health protocols for Covid-19.

WTD 2021: Greece Looking to Redefine Tourism Goals

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures sent the message that the time has come for changes in order for the sector to face future challenges.

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.