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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.

Greek Hoteliers Say Short-term Rental Law Null

Greek hoteliers expressed their doubts over whether a new law can control Airbnb-like operations and curb illegal activity.

Halkidiki Tourism Pros Call on Gov’t to Clamp Down on Illegal Campers

Tourism professionals in Halkidiki, northern Greece, are calling on the government to take measures and as of 2018 effectively deal with illegal campers.

Fears for Thessaloniki Tourism Due to Works on Airport Runway

Greek professionals are calling for the postponement of works on Thessaloniki's airport runway, fearing that incoming tourism in summer 2017 will be hit.

WTM 2015: Halkidiki Gets Ready for ‘Year of Aristotle’

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) this year promoted the region's "other face" to the UK market at the recent World Travel Market trade show in London.

Russian Pre-bookings in Halkidiki Drop

Halkidiki authorities expressed their concern over the significant drop in the number of pre-bookings by Russian tourists this year, following the region’s participation in the 22nd Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT) held in Russia, earlier this month.

Halkidiki, Greece, To Welcome Major Hotel Investments

A series of hotel investments are expected to take place in Halkidiki, Greece, which will give the destination great added value, improve its competitiveness and strengthen the local economy and job market.

Porto Carras Honored For Participation In EU Project For Sustainable Hotels (ShMILE 2)

The eco-tourism complex Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki was recently honored with the EU Ecolabel, within the framework of the completion of the "ShMILE 2 project – from experimentation to dissemination of the Ecolabel in the Mediterranean."

Halkidiki Presented As Part Of “Via Egnatia” Project

Visitors at the ITB Berlin international tourism exhibition this year were informed that Halkidiki has joined Thessaloniki and is part of the "Via Egnatia" project.

Philoxenia 2013: Halkidiki Welcomed More Visitors This Year

Halkidiki recovered somewhat from a setback in 2011 to 2012 as this year the destination saw a 10 percent increase in overnight stays and a growth of seven percent in tourism revenue, according to the president of the Halkidiki Tourism Organization, Grigoris Tassios.
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ITEP Announces New Board Of Directors

The new Board of Directors of the Research Institute for Tourism (ITEP) was announced 23 May by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.
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GTP @ ΙΤΒ Berlin 2013 – Photo Report

"We expect this year’s ITB to again set the tone for a successful year in tourism by stimulating further growth in this sector… Travel destinations that are traditionally popular among Germans will benefit especially, among them Greece, which has good chances of celebrating a...

Halkidiki Hotel Association Holds Xmas Charity Event

Grigoris Tassios, president of the Halkidiki Hotel Association (right-standing), welcoming hoteliers, tour operators, political figures and local government representatives and friends who attended the association’s Christmas charity cocktail event.

Greece and Israel Explore Closer Ties

Greek Prime Minister Yiorgos Papandreou and his visiting Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu agreed last month to form a joint committee to strengthen ties between the two countries.