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Greek Hotels Seeing Drop in Overnight Stays for 2019 Season

Greek hotels this season are seeing overnight stays down by 15 percent on the mainland and 10 percent on the islands, according to the president of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation, Grigoris Tasios.

‘Greek Panorama’ Expo to Bring Hosted Buyers from 22 Countries to Athens

Travel agencies and tour operators from 22 countries, specializing in alternative tourism, will participate in the hosted buyers program of the 1st Greek Panorama to be held in Athens in November.

Greek Panorama Expo to Host ‘Paths of Greece’ and ‘Hikers Friendly Hotels’

The Greek Panorama alternative tourism expo, to take place in Athens in November, will host the “Paths of Greece” and the “Hikers Friendly Hotels”.

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.

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.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

Northern Greece Hoteliers Say March Pre-bookings to Set Pace for 2019

Northern Greece hoteliers are cautious when making forecasts for 2019 in view of Brexit and the comeback of rival markets, and expect to have a clear indication after March.

Greek Hotel Federation Head Meets with Labor Minister

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation (POX) President Grigoris Tasios recently brought specific issues of the Greek hotel sector to the attention of Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou.

Tourism Investments in Greece Expected to Increase in 2018

Greece is expected to see investment activity increase in the tourism sector this year, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Halkidiki Tourist Arrivals on Continuous Upward Trend, Says Minister

During the last three years, tourist arrivals to Halkidiki, northern Greece, have been on a continuous upward trend, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Halkidiki Hotel Association Announces New Board of Directors

The Halkidiki Hotel Association has announced its new Board of Directors, following elections held during its recent general assembly.

Greek Hoteliers Body Reiterates School Break Proposal

Greek hoteliers are calling on Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to re-examine a 2014 proposal that foresees a fixed vacation period in late winter for schools.

Greek Hoteliers Send Minister Notes on Tourism Bill

Greek hoteliers are calling on Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to re-examine a series of revisions to a draft bill, which includes a provision on special tourism infrastructure.

Central Macedonia Hotels to Hold Fundraiser for Those Affected by Floods

Four hotel associations of Central Macedonia will hold a fundraising Christmas Cocktail Gala to aid those affected by the floods in western Attica.

Kountoura Meets with Hellenic Hoteliers Federation’s New Board of Directors

Issues that concern the Greek hospitality sector were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the newly elected Board of Directors of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation (POX).