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Halkidiki Tourism Body Head Optimistic About 2019

Halkidiki in Northern Greece is seeing tourism flows rise with Germans in the lead followed by the Brits, while authorities prepare to tap into the Irish market.

Greece: No Indication (Yet) of Brexit Impact on UK Bookings for 2019

The booking behavior of British holidaymakers for Greece does not seem to currently have a "Brexit effect".

Halkidiki to Welcome Ireland as New Tourism Market in 2019

Ryanair's new Dublin-Thessaloniki flight, to take off in 2019, has sparked interest for the northern Greek destination of Halkidiki from the Irish market.
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Key Tourism Figures 2018: Grigoris Tasios, President HHF

HHF President Grigoris Tasios shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

Greek Hoteliers Federation Takes Part in Ecocity Forum 2018

The Hellenic Hoteliers Federation will participate in the Ecocity Forum 2018 "Circular Economy in Smart Cities" event, which focuses on circular economy issues.

Greek Hotel Federation Head Meets with Labor Minister

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation (POX) President Grigoris Tasios recently brought specific issues of the Greek hotel sector to the attention of Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou.

Greek Hoteliers See Short-term Rental Phenomenon Growing Excessively

The short-term rental phenomenon is growing excessively in Greece, creating unfair competition for the country's hotel industry, according to Greek hoteliers.

Halkidiki Tourist Arrivals on Continuous Upward Trend, Says Minister

During the last three years, tourist arrivals to Halkidiki, northern Greece, have been on a continuous upward trend, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Increasing Investments Driving Halkidiki Hotel Capacity

The Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece is set to see its hotel capacity grow with an estimated 250 million euros worth of investments in the pipeline.

Halkidiki Getting Ready to Welcome More German Tourists in 2018

The northern Greek destination of Halkidiki is expecting an increase of 8 to 10 percent in arrivals from Germany this year.

Greek Hoteliers Reach Out to Markets in Southeastern Europe

Greek hoteliers are reaching out to Southeastern Europe by starting with a strong presence at Serbia’s International Fair of Tourism held in Belgrade, and at Romania’s TTR.

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.

Halkidiki Hotel Association Announces New Board of Directors

The Halkidiki Hotel Association has announced its new Board of Directors, following elections held during its recent general assembly.

Workathlon’s ‘1st Interactive Hospitality Fair’ a Great Success

More than 400 hospitality talents attended Workathlon's "1st Interactive Hospitality Fair" that took place in Thessaloniki.

Greek Hoteliers Body Reiterates School Break Proposal

Greek hoteliers are calling on Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to re-examine a 2014 proposal that foresees a fixed vacation period in late winter for schools.

Greek Hoteliers Send Minister Notes on Tourism Bill

Greek hoteliers are calling on Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to re-examine a series of revisions to a draft bill, which includes a provision on special tourism infrastructure.

Greek MEPs, Hoteliers Up in Arms Over More Airport Checks

Greek MEPs and hoteliers recently expressed concerns over the tight security screenings imposed on travelers from Greece at German airports.

Grigoris Tasios Elected President of Hellenic Hoteliers Federation

Grigoris Tasios was elected as the president of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation (POX) on Thursday, November 9.

Halkidiki Enjoys Rise in 2017 Overnight Stays

Tourism arrivals in the area of Halkidiki are on the up this season and local officials are expecting to see a rise in overnight stays by five to seven percent.

It’s Business as Usual in Sunny Halkidiki

It's business as usual in Halkidiki, despite the adverse weather conditions that recently hit northern Greece, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization.