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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.

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.