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Greece to Introduce New Laws for Airbnbs

Hotel owners in Greece demanded that the government intervene to impose restrictions on the growth of the Airbnb sector, which has exploded in recent years, in the country. Tourism is Greece’s most important economic activity, accounting for at least a...

Overtourism and the Sustainable Future of Hospitality in Greece

By Phil Butler So-called “overtourism” in Greece and Cyprus has less to do with the destination's desirability than with infrastructure and accessibility. It is a symptom of a broader problem. While it’s easy and convenient to blame businesses or even the...

Syros: The Lady of the Aegean Islands

Most tourists flock to famous Aegean islands like Mykonos, Paros, and Santorini, but overlook some truly spectacular destinations like Syros. This island contains the former capital of the Cyclades, Hermoupolis. Visitors who want a different cultural experience and island atmosphere,...

The Greek Immigrant Who Built a Hotel on a Hawaii Volcano

George Lycurgus created the Sans Souci Hotel and later ran the Volcano House Hotel on the edge of the Kilaeua volcano.

Tourism in Greece Hit by Staff Shortages

Tourism in Greece for summer 2022 is threatened by staff shortages and spiraling energy costs, officials have warned. Tourism is Greece's key industry providing a quarter of Greece's national income. A record number of tourists are expected this year following...

Hilton Opens Two New Hotels in Athens

Hilton confirmed plans this week to open two hotels in Athens, as part of a management agreement with their affiliate the SCD Group LTD. The historic Pentelikon Athens, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, a 117-room hotel in the...

Marriott Set to Open Beachfront Hotel in Costa Navarino, Greece

Marriott is set to open an impressive beachfront hotel in Costa Navarino, Greece, which will be a new luxury destination in the Peloponnese. The "W Costa Navarino," the company's latest foray into the European market, will open this Summer. The...

Iconic Hilton Hotel in Athens Under Renovation, to be Renamed “Conrad”

The iconic Hilton Hotel in Athens, a masterpiece of mid-century modern architecture, will be renamed the "Conrad" and soon undergo extensive interior renovations. The change came after Hilton struck a deal with the Ionian Hotel Enterprises to bring luxury brands...

Mykonos: Open, Safe, Ready for Summer

Along with the rest of Greece, the hospitality industry on the rocky resort island of Mykonos  began opening to welcome back travelersth the rest of Greece, the hospitality industry on the rocky resort island of Mykonos  began welcome back customers on May 14th.

Greek Hotels Plead For Help Amidst Despair Over TUI Debt

Greek hotel owners are facing huge losses this year as Tui AG, the largest leisure, travel and tourism company in the world, is deferring the payment of monies due to them this year — until March of 2021. The Anglo-German...