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Greece: Renewal of Hotel Sector’s National Collective Agreement

A new national collective agreement for workers in Greece's hotel industry was signed on Tuesday between the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) and the Panhellenic Federation of Catering Workers and Tourist Profession Employees.

Greek Hotel Sector, Tourism Employees See Eye to Eye – Opinion

"For the first time in many years, the hotel sector and its employees have managed to see eye to eye and ensure that the interests of all parties involved are safeguarded, paving the way for a fruitful collaboration and future growth,” according to Hellenic Federation of...

Greece Hotel Units in the Red

Greek hotel owners seem to be unable to pay back the loans they've taken out, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) deputy governor Theodore Mitrakos. Out of a total of 7.6 billion euros in loans granted to tourist accommodations, approximately half (49.8 percent) have been recorded...

Greek Tourism Sector Urges Air Traffic Controllers to Suspend 4-day Strike

Key figures of the Greek tourism sector on Saturday called for the country's air traffic controllers to suspend announced strike action.

Greek Hoteliers Seeking Ways to Offset ‘Stayover Tax’

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) is negotiating package deals for 2018 with tour operators in efforts to find ways to offset a new levy that will be charged on Greek accommodation units as of 2018.

Greek Hoteliers Call for Gov’t to Reconsider ‘Stayover Tax’ Before 2018

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) has requested for the government to more closely examine the impact a new levy will have on Greek accommodation.

Antonis Kambourakis to Serve as President of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers

Antonis Kambourakis will serve as the president of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers, replacing Yiannis Retsos who was elected to head SETE.

Greek MEPs, Hoteliers Up in Arms Over More Airport Checks

Greek MEPs and hoteliers recently expressed concerns over the tight security screenings imposed on travelers from Greece at German airports.

Greek Hoteliers Unclear About New ‘Stayover Tax’

Greek hoteliers are unclear regarding the details surrounding the new "stayover tax", expected to take effect as of January 1, 2018.

Greece’s New ‘Stayover Tax’ to Be Charged to Hotel Guests

The new stayover tax, which will be imposed on Greek hotels as of January 1, 2018, will be charged to guests and will not be subject to VAT.

Greek Hotels Chamber: Alterations to Stayover Tax a Must

In order for the stayover tax on hotels and rooms-to-let to be effectively collected, a series of adjustments must be made, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels says.

Amendment for ‘Stayover Tax’ Tabled in Greek Parliament

An amendment to the law of the "stayover tax", already being charged since January 1 at hotels and rooms-to-let across Greece, has been tabled in Greek Parliament.