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Athens Hoteliers: Guest Satisfaction Among Top Priorities

The high satisfaction of guests in Athens is among the top priorities of the new Board of Directors of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

PCOs Call for Development of Conference Tourism in Greece

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) recently called for necessary actions to further develop and promote Greece's conference tourism.

Greece Drops Four Places In World Conference Destination Rankings

Greece dropped four places in the world rankings of conference and meeting destinations for 2013 having hosted 14 conferences less than the year before, according to data from the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA).

HAPCO Urges Government To Pay More Attention To Conference Tourism

“The socio-political events and the effects of the economic crisis that has plagued our country and its citizens, has transformed Greece into an undesirable destination that frightens organizers, sponsors and conference delegates and presents Greek professionals as unreliable and...

Congress Tourism Needs A Boost, HAPCO

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) recently warned representatives of the Greek tourism leadership in regards to the “dangerous” downward course of Greek congress tourism and what ever that implies for the already “plagued” Greek economy.

Greek Tourism 2010 Overview

Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis recently announced that legislation on alternative forms of tourism should be completed this year and expressed his hope that 2011 would be the development year for Greek tourism.

Tender For Tae Kwon Do Venue Launched

The Culture and Tourism Ministry’s aim is to create an international conference center in the Tae Kwon Do facility and establish Athens as a potential destination for international conferences every month of the year, according to a press release of the ministry.

Athens’ Hotels See Low Revenue In 2010

Athenian hoteliers saw a 6.7 percent drop in hotel occupancy this past September, along with a 9.2 percent decrease in the revenue per available room in five-, four- and three-star hotels, President of the Athens-Attica Hotel Association Yiannis Retsos said last month during his...

Second Chance for Metropolitan Congress Center

Minister of Tourism Development, Fani Palli-Petralia, during her opening speech at last month's conference on congress tourism said that the private sector was accountable for the delay in creating a Metropolitan Congress Center. She explained that over a ten-month period, while...