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Greek Hoteliers Call for Mandatory Covid-19 Testing

Greek hoteliers are urging the government to implement mandatory Covid-19 testing 72 hours ahead of travel to all incoming tourists.

Greek Hoteliers Concerned About post-Covid-19 Reality

Greece’s hoteliers are calling on the government to set clear regulations concerning health protocols so that facilities can return to business in the post-Covid-19 era.

POX: Greek Hoteliers and Hospitality Employees Stand United

The collective labor agreement for hotel employees in Greece has been extended, the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation (POX) has announced.

Greece’s Off-season Hotel Bookings Affected By Coronavirus Outbreak

Hotel bookings in Greece for stay during off-season months have been affected by concerns surrounding the spread of the coronavirus.

Delphi Hotels Association Joins the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation

The Hellenic Hoteliers Federation (POX) has welcomed the Delphi Hotels Association as its new member and has come closer to the destination of Delphi in central Greece.

Greek Hoteliers Expect 2020 to Be a Challenging Year for Tourism

The new year is expected to be one with many challenges for Greek tourism, according to the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation.

Greek Hotels Open their Doors to Accessible Tourism

Greek hoteliers will show extra attention to the rights of tourists with special needs, in order for them to have an unforgettable stay in Greece.

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation Welcomes Three New Members

The Hellenic Hoteliers Federation has welcomed three new members, this way adding hundreds of hotels, operating on the islands and mainland Greece, under its roof.

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation Shares 70 Years of its History Through Photos

The Hellenic Hoteliers Federation shared moments of its 70-year history through a photo collage at its stand at the 35th Philoxenia expo in Thessaloniki.

UK Market Pre-bookings for Halkidiki on Track

Pre-booking activity for Halkidiki from the UK market is on track with limited losses, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization.

Greek Hotels are Facing Three Challenges

The Thomas Cook collapse, the migrant crisis and the lack of infrastructure, are the three challenges Greek hotels are up against, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greece Sees No Brexit Effect on Travel (so far)

Until now, it seems that Brexit is not deterring British holidaymakers from booking and taking overseas holidays to EU destinations, including Greece.
Grigoris Tasios, President Hellenic Hoteliers Federation
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Grigoris Tasios, President, Hellenic Hoteliers Federation

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

Thomas Cook Casts Shadow Over World Tourism Day for Greek Professionals

Thomas Cook's recent collapse prevented Greece's tourism bodies from being in a celebratory mood on World Tourism Day 2019.

Thomas Cook Backlash: Greek Hoteliers Call for Relief Measures

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers estimates that hotels across Greece will face losses of 200 million euros as a result of Thomas Cook’s collapse and calls on the government to take relief measures.

Greek Hoteliers at Odds with Booking.com over Commission Policy

Hoteliers in Greece are expressing their discontent over a policy applied by Booking.com to collect commission based on total room price VAT included.

Greek Hotels Seeing Drop in Overnight Stays for 2019 Season

Greek hotels this season are seeing overnight stays down by 15 percent on the mainland and 10 percent on the islands, according to the president of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation, Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Tourism Sector Applauds PM’s Statements

Greece's tourism heads applauded the recent statements made by the country's Prime Minister that include an announced 10-year strategic plan for the sector.

Greek Tourism Sector Hails Announced VAT Reductions in Food, Hotel Sectors

Tourism bodies in Greece have applauded the government's announced relief measures, which include the reduction of VAT on restaurants and hotels.

Drop in Overnights Expected in Greece this Year, Says Hoteliers Federation

Overnight stays in Greek hotels this season are expected to drop by 5 percent, according to the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation's president, Grigoris Tasios.