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1st International Hospitality Forum

The 1st International Hospitality Forum, to be held at the Metropolitan Expo, on November 25, will highlight the latest developments in the field of hospitality, as well as international hotel trends.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Georgios A. Tsakiris, President Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Despite the fact that Greece is worldwide known as an ideal summer destination, thanks to its weather is an ideal holiday destination throughout the year.

Tourism on Eastern Aegean Islands Regains Momentum

Tourism flows across the Eastern Aegean islands, which bore the brunt of the refugee crisis, have begun to pick up pace, according to sector professionals.

120 Κορυφαίοι Hosted Buyers στην φετινή Greek Tourism Expo

Η Greek Tourism Expo, η επίσημη τουριστική έκθεση της Αθήνας, η οποία θα πραγματοποιηθεί 25-27 Νοεμβρίου στο υπερσύγχρονο Εκθεσιακό κέντρο Metropolitan Expo, συνεχίζει δυναμικά την προετοιμασία της διοργάν...

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Georgios A. Tsakiris, President Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

I want to invite and ask all of those that form the Greek tourism product, state and private sector, not to regard the past two – three years as the end of an effort, but as the beginning.

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros Now Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’

Hotels on Amorgos and Syros will now include Greek products and dishes on their breakfast menus as the two Cycladic islands recently became the latest destinations to join the “Greek Breakfast” program, an initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Halkidiki Goes 5-star as 25 New Hotels Pop Up Since 2000

The popular Halkidiki peninsula in Northern Greece has grown into a hot luxury destination with more than 25 new hotel units constructed in the last 15 years, according to a study released by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Greek Tourism Expo Takes Sector a Step Further

One-hundred hosted buyers from 25 countries talked tourism and more in over 3,800 Β2Β meetings during the 2nd Greek Tourism Expo held in Athens earlier this month.

Philoxenia 2015 Wrap Up – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

Among the largest sector events in Greece, the Philoxenia - Hotelia - Polis fairs this year jointly held on November 12-15 in Thessaloniki, won over the crowds, reporting a 17 percent increase in participation for 2015 with the number of foreign buyers up by 39 percent for...

Kountoura Says Gov’t Eyeing Offsetting Measures for Tourism Industry

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura announced changes to the criteria that accommodation facilities in Greece must meet in order to be awarded relevant classification following her meeting with the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) in Thessaloniki, last week.

Pieria Hoteliers Team Up to Discuss Quality vs Illegal Board

A total of 228 hoteliers from the Pieria prefecture met on Thursday, during the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) 2nd workshop in the town of Katerini, central Macedonia, to discuss the procedure and legal framework of the new classification system.

Georgios A. Tsakiris, President Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

It is imperative to make every effort to upgrade our infrastructure, to raise our services to higher standards, whether we work in the public or private sector and thus to ensure the best possible satisfaction of the visitors in our country.

Research Body ITEP: Still Many Pressing Issues in Greek Tourism

Mismatching revenues with increasing number of arrivals, a decline in spending, fewer overnight stays and seasonal demand, continue to be pressing issues affecting Greece’s tourism sector.

Hotels Chamber: Why is Tourism Off the Greek Election Agenda?

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) is expressing its concern over why the political parties vying for votes in the upcoming elections this Sunday, are not discussing tourism - one of the country’s few money-making industries.

Greek Hotel Chamber Presents New Classification System

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) has introduced a new classification procedure for accommodation in Greece, which aims to ensure reliability, innovation, transparency and accountability.

Tourism to Zakynthos Slightly Up in May but Unpredictable

The negative media portrayal of Greece and the lingering talk of a potential tax hike in tourism are the making it impossible to draw conclusions for the upcoming tourism season on Zakynthos.

Greek Hoteliers to Bear Brunt of Proposed Taxes by up to 147.6m Euros

Greek hoteliers may be faced with up to 147.6 million euros in additional taxes should the government decide to go ahead with the proposed levies on tourism it has announced recently.

Greece’s Hotel Chamber to Evolve into a Tourism Chamber

The decision of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) to broaden its membership by including Greek travel agents paves the way for the evolution towards it becoming a Tourism Chamber.