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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.

Greek Hotels Embrace Technology as Tool for Development

Greek hoteliers have embraced new technologies and are providing guests with advanced tools in efforts to upgrade the hospitality experience.

Greek Tourism Recovery on Agenda of Xenia 2021 Expo

Greece’s tourism professionals will gather in Athens during November 27-29 to participate in the Xenia 2021 trade event at the Metropolitan Expo.

Greek Hospitality Industry Not an Attractive Employer, Says Survey

Greece’s hospitality industry is not considered an attractive employer due to its demanding working conditions and high seasonality, an ITEP survey has revealed.

Medical Tourism: Greece to Host ‘In-MedTouR’ Final Conference in Patra

The Greek Tourism Ministry is organizing the final conference of the InMedTour project that is scheduled to take place in Patra during June 24-25.

Nelios Announces New Partnerships with Greek Hotels

Greek digital marketing company Nelios has launched of series of new partnerships with a number of hotels across Greece.

Op-Ed: ‘Decisions for Tourism will Need to be Strategically Flexible’ – Alexandros Vassilikos

As the world awaits for tourism to restart in the post-coronavirus era, Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos analyzes what we have learned from the industry’s evolution over the past decades.

Covid-19 an Obstacle for 2021 Greek Tourism Forecast, Says Hotels Chief

No forecast can be made at the moment on how Greek tourism will progress this year, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.