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Turnover of Greek Hotels Down by 78% in 2020

Turnover of the Greek hotel industry in 2020 dropped by 78% percent year-on-year to 1.83 billion euros, according to a new report by ITEP.

GNTO Supports Promotion of Over 200 Greek Tourism Businesses in Virtual Expos

A total of 209 Greek tourism enterprises in 2020 had the opportunity to participate in leading international virtual tourism fairs with the support of the GNTO.

Greek Startup Tourmie Among Winners of CapsuleT Hospitality Accelerator Program

Greek tourism startup Tourmie came in second among the winners of the 3rd cycle of the CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator program.

Greece to Showcase Tourism Startups at ITB Berlin 2021 Virtual Event

Greek tourism startups that were announced winners of the CapsuleT accelerator program will be showcased at the ITB Berlin 2021 virtual event to take place in March.

Investors Have Their Eye on Greece, Says Accor CEO Southern Europe

Accor CEO Southern Europe Maud Bailly highlights Greece's attractiveness as a destination for tourism investments.

Phocuswright: Travel Not Expected to Fully Recover from Covid-19 Before 2025

Travel will start to pick up in 2021 but the sector is not expected to fully recover from the impact of Covid-19 before 2025, according to Phocuswright.

Greece’s 4th International Hospitality Forum Opens on November 23

The program for the 4th International Hospitality Forum, to be held on November 23 by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels in partnership with Phocuswright, has been announced.

Coordinated Action Needed to Resume Travel, Say European Tourism Experts

European tourism experts and MEPs are calling for an EU-wide coordinated approach that will ensure the seamless restart of travel and tourism.

Greek Tourism Ministry and Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Focus on CSR in Hospitality

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels have launched a cooperation that is expected to further strengthen the country's hospitality offering.

GNTO Takes Part in Virtual Greek Tourism Workshop for Danish Market

The GNTO is taking part in the 1st Virtual Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop that is focusing on the Danish market.

Covid-19 Kept 40% of Greece’s Hotels Closed in 2020

Only 60 percent of all hotels in Greece managed to operate during this year's tourism season after the country's Covid-19 lockdown, according to a new report by ITEP.

Greek Hoteliers Brace Themselves for a Tough Winter Due to Covid-19 Impact

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos sees a tough winter ahead for hotels in Greece due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Hotel Chamber and Phocuswright Announce Strategic Partnership

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels is joining forces with Phocuswright, a leading global tourism industry research company, for its virtual 4th International Hospitality Forum to take place on November 23.

Nantin Hotel Promises Safe Stays in Ioannina

The Nantin Hotel has reopened its doors to provide its guests with safe accommodation in the city of Ioannina in western Greece.

Covid-19: Greek Hotels See Low Demand in July, Can’t Predict August Occupancy

Almost a month after Greece reopened to tourism, hotels in the country are seeing sluggish demand and are unsure of what will happen in August.

‘Vivere a Plakes’ is Welcoming Experiential Travelers to Milos

The Vivere a Plakes apartment hotel on Milos has opened its doors and is welcoming Greek and international travelers that search for experiential holidays.

Greek Hoteliers Expect 67% Drop in 2020 Turnover

Greek hoteliers are expecting to see their turnover drop by 67% this year with 6.4% opting to remain closed due to lagging demand and lack of liquidity.

Makedonia Palace Hotel Thessaloniki Reopening in July

The five-star Makedonia Palace Hotel will begin welcoming visitors of Thessaloniki as of July 1.

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.