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Xenia 2022 Hospitality Expo is Just Around the Corner

Xenia, a key trade meeting point in Greece for the hospitality industry, is getting ready to welcome a highly specialised audience during November 26-28.

Greece Inches Closer to More Tourist Arrivals, Revenues

Greece is recovering Covid-19 related losses, fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels in terms of arrivals and revenues, recent data shows.

Greek Hoteliers Choose Local Products, Support Greece’s Primary Production

More and more Greek hoteliers are choosing to serve and promote Greek products in their hotels, according to a survey by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Greece Welcomes 884% Soar in April Tourist Arrivals

Bank of Greece data on Monday showed an 884% increase in tourist arrivals and a 1,000% rise in revenues in April compared to the same month a year ago.

Hotels in Greece Sign Deal to Promote Branded Greek Wines

Greece’s hoteliers have joined forces with local wine producers to promote branded Greek wines as part of efforts to upgrade the wine tourism experience.

Greek Hoteliers Ready for ‘Good’ But Challenging Tourism Season

Although an increase in arrivals to Greece is expected, the tourism sector’s post-Covid recovery will face challenges, according to Greek hoteliers.

Blue Flag: Greece 2nd in the World for its Clean Beaches

Greece is second in the world on the 2022 Blue Flag quality award list with 581 beaches, 15 marinas and 6 recreational boats receiving the prestigious eco-label.

Greece Looking to Promote Lifelong Learning Opportunities for Tourism, Hospitality Executives

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to promote lifelong learning opportunities for tourism and hospitality executives in Greece, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Greece Leading the Way Towards MICE Tourism Restart

Greece is taking a leading role globally in the restart of MICE tourism with its health protocols and best practices, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

One in Five Greek Winter Hotels Stayed Shut in Dec-Feb Period

One in five hotels located in remote regions in Greece remained closed in the December 2021-February 2022 period, says research carried out by ITEP.

Greece’s Year-round Hotels See Occupancy Levels Reach 60% During Holiday Season

Hotel occupancy levels at winter destinations in Greece reached 60% during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Turnover to Reach 2019 Levels in 2023

The majority of Greek hoteliers expect their turnover to reach pre-pandemic levels in 2023, according to a survey by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Alexandros Vassilikos Wins Second Term as Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has reappointed Alexandros Vassilikos as its president for a second term.

Phocuswright: European Travelers Already Planning Future Trips – Good News for Greece

Phocuswright’s latest survey shows that European consumers have returned to travel and want much of what Greece has to offer as a destination.

Accor CEO Sébastien Bazin Lauds Greece

Accor CEO Sébastien Bazin has applauded Greece for opening to tourists in an organized manner and described the country as a destination that ‘has everything’.

Xenia 2021 Tourism Expo Ready to Welcome Industry’s Decision Makers

The Xenia 2021 tourism exhibition will welcome thousands of industry experts and decision makers to the Metropolitan Expo in Athens during November 27-29.

Greek Hoteliers to Get the Latest on post-Covid Hospitality at the 5th IHF in Athens

The main drivers and trends that will define the next day of Greek hospitality in the post-Covid 19 era will be presented at the 5th IHF, organized by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and powered by Phocuswright.

Greece’s City Hotels are Waiting for Business Travel to Return

Greece’s year-round city hotels are preparing for a ‘heavy winter’ as the various segments of business travel, mainly conferences, have yet to recover due to Covid-19.

Greek Islands Win Gold as ‘Most Desirable Region’ at Wanderlust Awards 2021

The Greek islands won the gold award as the Most Desirable Region (short haul) at the Wanderlust Awards 2021 in London.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels’ 5th Int’l Hospitality Forum to Take Place as Hybrid Event

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels is once again joining forces with Phocuswright for its annual international hospitality forum, which will take place as a hybrid event this year in November.