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Mykonos Holds Strong as Luxury Destinations Drop Hotel Rates

The popular island of Mykonos continues to hold strong this season, while other favorite jet set destinations appear to have decreased their hotel rates.

‘Plugged-in’ Millennials Forcing Hotels to Turn ‘Smart’

For millennials - the computer-savvy 20- to 30-somethings - life is all at your fingertips, and with new technology mushrooming at unspeakable speeds, it’s time the hospitality industry take heed, especially of a group that's been predicted to become its biggest customers by 2020.

Seasonality In Tourism Demand Puts A Strain On Hotel Industry In Greece

Greece's seasonality causes a major disadvantage to the country's regional hotels and measures must be taken to lengthen the tourism season, according to a study conducted by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Greece’s Main Tourism Body Partners With ReviewPro To Analyze Visitor Feedback

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) has announced a strategic partnership with online reputation and social media analytics provider for the hotel industry ReviewPro.

The Role of Hotel General Managers Studied

The work relations between hotel owners and appointed general managers were analyzed at the sixth Panhellenic Hotel Management Conference held recently in Athens by the Action for the Development of Tourism and Tourist Education (DRATTE).

Prime Minister Announces Tourism Measures

Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis in late December announced 14 measures to support the Greek tourism industry.

Andreas A. Andreadis

Tourism, as an activity that focuses on the human factor in all parameters that relate to social trends and attitudes, is currently against a complex situation that is a result of the international financial crisis.

WTO Suggests International Hotel Classification System

The World Conference on New Trends and Measures in the Hotel Industry, jointly organized by the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and the International Hotel and Restaurants Association (IH&RA), last month suggested a cautious, albeit systematic approach to hotel...

Greek Hotels Look To International Management

With the recent agreement between the Chandris hotel group and the French hotel group Accor, whereby Accor takes over the management of the Chandris group, the Greek capital's major hotels are for the most part managed by multi-national hotel units. This is in stark difference to...