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Greek Hoteliers Choose Local Products, Support Greece’s Primary Production

More and more Greek hoteliers are choosing to serve and promote Greek products in their hotels, according to a survey by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).

Hotels in Greece Sign Deal to Promote Branded Greek Wines

Greece’s hoteliers have joined forces with local wine producers to promote branded Greek wines as part of efforts to upgrade the wine tourism experience.

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.

Study: Greek Hoteliers Still Need to Learn About Sustainable Practices

Greek hoteliers have a long way to go when it comes to environmental sustainability issues, according to a study by Greece's Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts.

ITEP: Konstantina Svinou Re-elected President of Greece’s Tourism Research Institute

Greece’s Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP) has re-elected Konstantina Svinou as its president.

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.