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Greece Welcomes 884% Soar in April Tourist Arrivals

Bank of Greece data on Monday showed an 884% increase in tourist arrivals and a 1,000% rise in revenues in April compared to the same month a year ago.

Israel-Greece Conference Focuses on Hotels and Tourism Demand

The strong demand for Greece demonstrates that hoteliers “are doing something right”, according to the head of the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation, Grigoris Tasios.

Individual Hotel Booking Rates in Greece Set to Rise by 10-15%

Individual booking rates for hotels are expected to rise this summer by 10-15%, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Hospitality, F&B Bodies Team Up for Sustainable Future

Seven Greek leading hospitality and F&B services associations have joined forces to establish the “#stirizo_HoReCa alliance” to promote the sectors’ best interests.

Tourism Minister Wants Hoteliers to Offer Greeks Better Prices

Greece’s tourism minister, Vassilis Kikilias, is calling on hoteliers to offer discounts to Greeks after spring in order to ensure that everyone has a chance to holiday.

Greek Hoteliers Say Air Tickets Likely to Rise Due to Ukraine War

Greek hoteliers are waiting to see how Russia’s war on Ukraine will evolve and the inevitable repercussions it will have, including higher costs, on tourism.

Greek Hoteliers to Host, Offer Work to Ukrainian Refugees 

Hoteliers in Greece are ready to open their hotels to host and provide employment to displaced Ukrainians following Russia’s invasion of the country, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greece Sea Tourism, Hotels Top Priorities for Ministry’s New Secretary General

Hotel issues, marine tourism and cruise travel topped the agenda of meetings between newly-appointed Greek Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Olympia Anastasopoulou and stakeholders.

Hotel Occupancy Peaks for New Year’s at Winter Hotspots in Greece

Winter destinations in Greece, including popular places like Arachova, Pelion and Ioannina, are seeing occupancy levels soar to 85-90% for the three-day New Year holiday.

Greece’s Winter Hotels Still Struggling to Increase Occupancy Levels

Hotel occupancy levels at Greek winter destinations are at only 60%, according to the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation.

Greek Hoteliers Urge Health Protocols for Airbnb-style Rentals

Greece’s hoteliers are calling on the government to implement Covid-19 health and hygiene protocols for short-term rentals.

Road Arrivals to Greece Pick Up Pace in August

The number of road arrivals to Greece gained momentum in August exceeding the 1 million mark, according to INSETE data.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Recovery in 3 to 5 Years

Greek hoteliers hit by the Covid-19 crisis will start recovering losses in three to five years’ time, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Tourism Normalcy in 2022

Greek hoteliers are expecting tourism normalcy in 2022, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Hoteliers Call for Revised Covid-19 Health Protocols Due to Changing Weather

In view of autumn and of the changing weather conditions, Greece’s hoteliers are calling on authorities to update the health protocols for Covid-19.

Greek Hoteliers Say Tourism to Reinforce Northern Evia Recovery

Tourism enterprises in Northern Evia face viability challenges after fires ravaged the island this month, with local hoteliers calling for an urgent recovery package.

Greek Hoteliers Offer Hundreds of Rooms in Fire-hit Areas

Greek hoteliers are making available hundreds of rooms as accommodation for victims of the wildfires that have been devastating Greece.

Covid-19: Greece to Increase Quarantine Hotels, Ship Isolation Cabins

Greek authorities have decided to increase the number of Covid-19 quarantine hotels and ship isolation cabins to address the rise of cases in Greece.

Tourism – F&B Boost June Employment in Greece

A total of 73,502 new jobs were created in June, up by an additional 35,954 against June 2020 mostly driven by the re-opening of tourism and F&B businesses.

Mainland Greece Hoteliers Want Additional Aid Due to Covid-19

Hoteliers in mainland Greece and primarily in the north are calling on the government to provide additional support to ensure the operation of hotels impacted by Covid-19.