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Chamber Announces Platform to Assist Greek Hoteliers with New Health Protocols

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has announced the launch of an online platform to help its members properly follow the mandatory Covid-19 health protocols.

Greek Tourism Industry Welcomes Restart Support Measures

Greek tourism stakeholders welcomed sector support measures announced by the Greek government, referring to them as "a first step" to recover lost ground after the Covid-19 health crisis.

Greece Welcomes EU Guidelines to Safely Restart Tourism post-Coronavirus

Greece has welcomed the European Commission's guidelines for EU tourism, announced to help member states cope in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Greek Tourism Bodies Ready to Submit Proposals for Hotel Health Protocols

Greek tourism bodies are getting ready to submit their proposals for the creation of protocols for the safe operation of hotels during the post-coronavirus period.

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.

Greek Hoteliers Request Operation of Airbnb-type Rentals to be Temporarily Suspended

Greek hoteliers have requested for the temporary suspension of short-term rental leases for private properties, citing reasons of public health due to Covid-19.

Greek Hotel Chamber Proposes Measures for Life After Covid-19

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has proposed a series of measures for the country's hotels to stay afloat during the Covid-19 post-pandemic period.

HOTREC: EU Digital Rules Ensure Fair Play for Travel and Accommodation

HOTREC, the umbrella association of hotels, restaurants and cafés in Europe, has welcomed a series of EU measures on digital policy that aim to ensure a balanced and fair market, and effectively manage tourist flows.

Greek Hotels Report Worker Shortage

While thousands of jobs were available in Greece's hospitality sector in 2019, many positions remained unfilled, according to a study by ITEP.

Seasonality Still a Major Challenge for Greece, Says ITEP Study

Greek tourism's seasonality did not decline in 2019 but remained at a consistently high level, according to an ITEP study.

Greek Hospitality Sector Gives Back to Society with ‘Hotels For’ Initiative

The establishment of “Hotels For”, a new hospitality sector social responsibility initiative, has been announced by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Hotel Chamber Chief: Distributing Tourist Traffic Across Greece Top Priority

Distributing tourist traffic evenly across Greece should be a top priority for 2020, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Greek Tourism Startup Guestflip Wins CapsuleT, Phase 2 Opens on Dec. 12

Greek travel startup GuestFlip won a 10,000-euro award after participating in phase 1 of Capsule T, Greece’s first travel and hospitality accelerator.

Healthy Competition Essential in Greek Hospitality, Says Hotel Chamber

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels is calling for a clear and solid framework to regulate the activities of the short-term rental market in Greece.

Greece Needs a New Tourism Model, Says Minister

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis has underlined the need for all to work together towards establishing a new tourism model for Greece.

Xenia 2019 to Open with Record Number of Participants and Innovative Concepts

The Xenia 2019 expo will take place in Athens during November 23-25 with a record number of participants and high-tech innovations for the hospitality industry.

HOTREC: Hospitality Should be Cornerstone of EU Sustainable Tourism Development

HOTREC, the European umbrella association of hotels, restaurants and cafés, has tabled in European Parliament its White Paper for Hospitality.

CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator Presents ‘Phase 1’ Greek Startups

Greek tourism startups that made it into the first cycle of the Capsule T accelerator program presented their projects to sector professionals and angel investors.

Experiential Tourism, Destination Branding on Agenda of ‘StartupNow Forum 2019’

Experiential tourism and destination branding are topics on the agenda of the “StartupNow Forum 2019” that will take place in Athens during October 23-24.

Phocuswright to Share Expertise at Greek Hotel Chamber’s Forum in Athens

Travel industry research authority Phocuswright will share its expertise with Greek hoteliers at the upcoming 3rd International Hospitality Forum in Athens.