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ICAP: Changes Expected in Greek Short-term Rental Market

Income from short-term rentals in Greece is expected to show small annual changes over the 2019-2021 three-year period, according to an ICAP study.

EU Parliament Warns Unregulated Tourism May ‘Hurt’ Santorini

A European Parliament report on overtourism is warning that if tourism flows continue to increase on Santorini, the island will suffer dire consequences.

Planning Needed to Address Increased Tourism Flows to Europe

Greece and other leading European tourism destinations will be working in the coming months on addressing the sector’s main challenge: overtourism.

Quick Guidelines for Short-Term Rentals in Greece

Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) has issued a manual on its e-platform that includes frequent questions and answers regarding short-term rentals.

Greek Hoteliers Say Short-term Rental Law Null

Greek hoteliers expressed their doubts over whether a new law can control Airbnb-like operations and curb illegal activity.

Kountoura Pledges Support for Tourism SMEs at SETKE Congress

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expressed her support for tourism SMEs, which form the “backbone of Greek tourism”.

Airbnb Hosts in Greece to Face Hefty Fines for Failure to Enroll in Registry

Hosts in Greece leasing out their properties through sharing economy platforms are now required by law to enroll in an electronic registry.

Morgan Stanley Says Airbnb Momentum in US, Europe Slowing Down

Airbnb’s penetration rate in Europe and the US appears to be slowing down, according to Morgan Stanley’s annual AlphaWise survey.

Halkidiki Hoteliers: Sharing Economy Accounting for €30m in Losses

Hotels and rented room owners in Halkidiki are being deprived of 30 million euros in revenue from the operation of Airbnb-style properties, the Halkidiki Hotel Association said.

Central Athens Neighborhoods Top Airbnb Choice

The historic center of Athens and surrounding districts are the areas with the highest concentration of apartments being leased out short term.

AHLA Study Says Airbnb Not Playing Fair

The bulk of Airbnb’s US revenue appears to be coming from whole-unit rentals, an American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) report said recently.

How to Rent Out your Flat on Airbnb in Greece

Those interested in renting out their properties, homes or flats in Greece through online platforms such as Airbnb, must meet a series of requirements.