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Lower H1 Occupancy Rates Concern Athens Hoteliers

Occupancy levels at hotels in Athens recorded a 3.8 percent decline, while revenue per room decreased by 2.9 percent in the first half of 2019.

Greece’s Hotel Occupancy Down in Q1 2019

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels reported lower first-quarter occupancy rates and a drop in early bookings for the 2019 summer season in Greece.

Greece’s Tourism Research Institute ITEP Enters New Era

Greece's Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) has announced plans to offer even more research on the Greek hotel sector to professionals.

Greek Hotels Spent €1.6 Billion on Upgrades in 2017-2018

Investments of Greek hoteliers for upgrades in their units during 2017-2018 amounted to over 1.6 billion euros, according to the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Attica Region, Hotel Chamber Join Forces for Tourism

The Region of Attica and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels have agreed to cooperate towards the development of additional tourism options in Attica.

Greek Hotel Chamber Announces Tourism Startup Accelerator

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will launch a "Travel - Hospitality Accelerator", a first-of-its-kind program to accelerate tourism startups in Greece.

ITEP Study: Greek Hotels See Growth but Lag in Profits

Seasonality, failure to upgrade, and tourism concentrated in certain destinations have taken a toll on Greek hotels, according to an ITEP report.

Greek Hotel Chamber to Focus on Sector Challenges at 7th General Assembly

The latest legislative developments that indirectly or directly affect the operation of Greek hotels will be analyzed at the 7th General Assembly of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

One in 10 New Hotels in Greece a Five-Star

Hospitality and accommodation in Greece is becoming better than ever with one in five new hotels offering five-star services.

Greek Hotels Constantly on the Upgrade, Study says

Hotels in Greece are constantly being upgraded, according to the annual study of the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Greek Hospitality Sector Welcomes 5-star Hotel Boom

Greece’s hospitality industry is seeing all the more 5-star hotels at major destinations across the country, offering visitors high quality services and at the same time attracting higher income travelers.

Study: Number, Size of Greek Hotels on the Rise

Hotels are popping up in Greece with their dynamic marking a 52 percent increase between 1990 and 2015, according to research results announced by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) in Athens recently.

ITEP: Greece May See Increase in Tourist Arrivals this Year, but Not in All Destinations

Greece may see an increase in international tourist arrivals this year, though with mixed results across individual destinations, according to the annual study of the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) that was presented to journalists on Wednesday.

Corfu Hoteliers Event Explores Challenges to Hospitality Sector

The challenges of the hospitality sector took center stage during a meeting of the Corfu Hotels Association on Tuesday, which also revealed the findings of a recent Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) report for the Ionian Islands.

Hotel Chamber Calls for Greek PM’s Intervention Over Rumored New Tax on Accommodation

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Yiorgos Tsakiris has sought Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' intervention to prevent the rumored new tax on hotel accommodation per night from becoming a reality.

Halkidiki Goes 5-star as 25 New Hotels Pop Up Since 2000

The popular Halkidiki peninsula in Northern Greece has grown into a hot luxury destination with more than 25 new hotel units constructed in the last 15 years, according to a study released by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Study: South Aegean Region Sees Mushrooming of 5-star Hotels During 2000-2015

The South Aegean Region has witnessed the development of five-star hotels increase by some 15 percent from 2000 to 2015, according to a study on the characteristics of hotels in Greece conducted by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Research Body Finds Greek Tourism Riding High into 2016

Incoming tourism to Greece continues to be strong despite the political and financial turmoil this year, but domestic tourism is shrinking, the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) found in its latest report.

Chain Hotels Come Up Winners in Greece, Sector Report Finds

Hotels belonging to large accommodation chains recorded 67 percent higher revenue per room in 2014 against independent hotel units in Greece, while occupancy and room rates were significantly higher, an Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) report found.

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).
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