The Greek state could have obtained revenues of more than 1 billion euros in total from 2015 to 2017 had it imposed the same tax on properties advertised on short-term leasing online platforms that it imposes on hotels, according to a Grant Thornton survey for the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.


13.09.2017 / 22:59

On average, each visitor to Greece in June spent 45 percent less than their counterparts in Spain in the same month and 20 percent less than those in Cyprus, according to comparisons of official data from the three Mediterranean countries that compete for visitors in the tourism market.

06.09.2017 / 23:01

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts will operate the Astir Palace resort at Vouliagmeni, southern Athens, under the name Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens, it was announced on Wednesday.

04.09.2017 / 22:57

Guest Inn, which organizes bookings and provides promotion for Greece’s biggest network of traditional and agritourism accommodation units, has moved its seat to Paris.

31.08.2017 / 16:26

Lesvos has become a magnet for bicycle-riding Turkish holidaymakers this summer, and municipal authorities say large numbers of Turks have been traveling to the northeastern Aegean island specifically for this purpose over the past few months.

22.08.2017 / 12:06

Greece is missing out on revenues from business tourism as it lags behind its European peers in developing this market, according to the Association of Professional Greek Conference Organizers.

10.08.2017 / 09:44

There has been a dramatic decrease in the number of passengers on cruise ships visiting Greek ports, according to the latest available data. The numbers suggest that the instability in Turkey has led to fewer cruises in the Aegean.

31.07.2017 / 22:07

Employment in Greece owes a lot to tourism, and the potential is there for an even greater contribution to the labor market, according to a study by the Labor Institute of the General Confederation of Greek Labor (INE/GSEE).

17.07.2017 / 21:47

Santorini as well as hotels on the Cycladic island have been included among the top choices of the Travel + Leisure magazine for holidays in Europe in 2017, in a vote by the international publication’s readers.

10.07.2017 / 22:35

Three-star hotels in Greece offer tourists notable opportunities for securing relatively good prices – given the period – even at the most popular destinations, according to several online booking sites monitored by Kathimerini. In contrast, online rates for four- and five-star hotels with available beds are typically beyond what most Greeks can afford.