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Hotels Chamber Works to Get Greek Hospitality Industry Issues High on EU Agenda

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has tabled the urgent tourism issues that need to go high on the EU agenda ahead of European elections on May 26.

Marketing Greece’s 2018 Tourism Campaign Grabs Attention of Global Media

Focusing on the multi-dimensional character of Athens and lesser known destinations, Marketing Greece’s 2018 tourism campaign attracted the interest of international media.

Athens’ Psyrri Quarter Evolving into Airbnb Neighborhood

The once buzzing Athens neighborhood of Psyrri is coming back to life as more and more buyers invest in short-term rentals, boutique hotels and accommodation facilities.

Home Sharing Breathes Life into Underdeveloped Athens Neighborhoods

The growing Airbnb phenomenon in Greece is now penetrating underdeveloped neighborhoods in Athens, breathing life and creating new conditions of safety and business activity.

Kavala and Thasos Come Together for Tourism

Marketing Greece has launched the new “Tourism Partnership for Kavala-Thasos” in efforts to further develop and promote the tourism offerings of both destinations.

Greece’s Tourism Research Institute ITEP Enters New Era

Greece's Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) has announced plans to offer even more research on the Greek hotel sector to professionals.

Greece’s Tourism Startup Accelerator ‘CapsuleT’ Goes Live

Aiming to accelerate the launch of tourism startups, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has introduced "CapsuleT", Greece's first Travel – Hospitality Accelerator.

Greek Authorities Pull in Tax-dodging Airbnb Proprietors

Tax authorities in Greece have reeled in 38 Airbnb owners, who failed to declare some 23,222 euros in earnings from home-sharing practices in 2018.

Conference Tourism a Good Bet for Greece

Special interest tourism products such as meetings or conference tourism can contribute to sustaining the Greek tourism sector’s dynamic, says the Bank of Greece.

Greek Hotels Spent €1.6 Billion on Upgrades in 2017-2018

Investments of Greek hoteliers for upgrades in their units during 2017-2018 amounted to over 1.6 billion euros, according to the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Greek Central Bank Chief Says Tourism, Exports Driving Growth

A rise in exports of goods and services and excellent tourism performance, contributed to Greece's economic growth in 2018, according to Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras.

From ITB to #FoodExpo2019 Greek Breakfast Expands Outward

After winning over the crowds at ITB Berlin earlier this month, the ever-growing Greek Breakfast project made its debut at the Greece Food Expo 2019 in Athens.

‘Greek Breakfast’ Project to Debut at Food Expo 2019

The award-winning Greek Breakfast project of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will participate for the first time in the Food Expo event, which will run March 16-18 at the Metropolitan Expo in Athens.

Greek Tourism Expected to Stabilize in 2019

SETE and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels see 2019 as a year of stabilization for Greece's tourism sector, following six years of growth.

Aqua Vista Hotels Travels to the US for 2nd Greek Panorama Tourism Roadshow

Aqua Vista Hotels visited the US and presented its portfolio of luxury hotels in California, during the 2nd Greek Panorama Tourism Roadshow.

Greece Kicks Off ITB Berlin 2019 with ‘Greek Breakfast’

Greece kicked off ITB Berlin 2019 with a presentation of the award-winning 'Greek Breakfast' initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Promoting Greece High on Tourism Minister’s ITB Berlin Agenda

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will attend the ITB Berlin 2019 trade show with a full agenda that includes her participation in major industry events to represent Greece.

Novotel Athens Honored for ‘Le Club AccorHotels Loyalty’ Program

The Novotel Athens hotel has been honored with a silver award for its Le Club AccorHotels Loyalty program at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019.

‘Tool’ Honored at Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

Greek digital marketing services company Tool won two silver awards at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019 event that was recently held in Athens.

Crowne Plaza in Athens Named Best Greek MICE City Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre was named Best Greek MICE City Hotel at the recently held Greek Hospitality Awards 2019.