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Greece’s Year-round Hotels See Occupancy Levels Reach 60% During Holiday Season

Hotel occupancy levels at winter destinations in Greece reached 60% during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Greek Hoteliers Expect Turnover to Reach 2019 Levels in 2023

The majority of Greek hoteliers expect their turnover to reach pre-pandemic levels in 2023, according to a survey by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Greece’s City Hotels are Waiting for Business Travel to Return

Greece’s year-round city hotels are preparing for a ‘heavy winter’ as the various segments of business travel, mainly conferences, have yet to recover due to Covid-19.

South Aegean Hotel Occupancy Reaches Up to 85% in August

The occupancy rate of hotels in the Cyclades and the Dodecanese reached up to 85 percent in August, according to ITEP data.

Greek Hotels Embrace Technology as Tool for Development

Greek hoteliers have embraced new technologies and are providing guests with advanced tools in efforts to upgrade the hospitality experience.

Greek Hospitality Industry Not an Attractive Employer, Says Survey

Greece’s hospitality industry is not considered an attractive employer due to its demanding working conditions and high seasonality, an ITEP survey has revealed.

HCH: Greek Hotels Can Play Leading Role in Greece’s Recovery

Greek hotels can play a leading role in Greece’s recovery in the post-Covid era with proper planning and support, says HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

INSETE: Greek Tourism 2020 Performance in Numbers

The INSETE research body has released data showing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Greece's tourism industry in 2020.

Turnover of Greek Hotels Down by 78% in 2020

Turnover of the Greek hotel industry in 2020 dropped by 78% percent year-on-year to 1.83 billion euros, according to a new report by ITEP.

Covid-19 Kept 40% of Greece’s Hotels Closed in 2020

Only 60 percent of all hotels in Greece managed to operate during this year's tourism season after the country's Covid-19 lockdown, according to a new report by ITEP.

Greek Hoteliers Expect 67% Drop in 2020 Turnover

Greek hoteliers are expecting to see their turnover drop by 67% this year with 6.4% opting to remain closed due to lagging demand and lack of liquidity.

Covid-19: Greek Hotels Send Out SOS Call

The total estimated loss in turnover for Greece's hotels in 2020, due to Covid-19, has been estimated at some 4.5 billion euros, the latest report of ITEP reveals.

Greek Hotels Report Worker Shortage

While thousands of jobs were available in Greece's hospitality sector in 2019, many positions remained unfilled, according to a study by ITEP.

Seasonality Still a Major Challenge for Greece, Says ITEP Study

Greek tourism's seasonality did not decline in 2019 but remained at a consistently high level, according to an ITEP study.

Greek Hotels: Losses from Thomas Cook Collapse Add Up to €315 Million

Total losses in Greece's accommodation sector from the collapse of Thomas Cook are estimated at 315 million euros, says the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.
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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.
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