Just maybe, 2020 will be the year Greece sets sail for a sustainable economy and future. It all depends on Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.
The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and other tourism geniuses in Greece continue losing their collective minds over Airbnb’s successes.
Crete taverna owners should be rejoicing at the news Airbnb is making inroads into the monopoly hotels and resorts have.
Alexandros Vassilikos, who’s President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, is calling a solid framework to regulate the activities of the short-term rental market in Greece. On the opening day of the Xenia 2019 exhibition, one of Greece’s most successful hoteliers presented the forum and the Greece Hospitality with a unique potential. Here’s my take. aaa Speaking […]
Airbnb, the online brokerage dreamed up by schoolmates Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia has apparently eclipsed Expedia’s booked room nights.
Here is the latest date on how Airbnb stacks up against key hotel competition from an article posted on trends.edison.tech.
The Greek economy benefited from Airbnb by 1.4 billion US dollars in 2018, the online rental platform pointed out in statistics released for over 30 countries.
Bad news for Greek property owners intent on squelching on Airbnb revenue taxes. Authorities are proceeding with pre-announced cross-inspections in efforts to ferret out tax-evading property owners leasing out their accommodations. In the latest news Greek tax men will use “search robots” deployed by the revenue authority. The move may put an end to the Airbnb bonanza that has supported thousands through tough times in Greece.
The Center of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE) has announced Airbnb listings in Greece skyrocketing to more than 126,000 short-term rentals as of June.
Regulation, implementation, and supervision of the short-term rental market in Greece are key to maintaining balance in the tourism sector, said Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos
Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) has announced an electronic registry so property owners leasing their homes as short-term rentals can do so online.
This morning I was reading a report on Ekathimerini about relative hotel stay value in Greece, when I recalled a personal “economic parallax” we ran into last year. While generalizations and statistics can help travelers to narrow their holiday choices, it pays to dig deeper than the media “suggestion box” if you want real deals. Here’s a look at the Ekathimerini comparative, in contrast with what a simple Airbnb hunt can provide.
Avantio is the first vacation rental management software to join forces with Receptio powered by SysPay, a payment institution specialized in the hospitality industry.
Getting a leg up on hiring qualified people in the hospitality space, a couple of new startups are hoping to solve the problem of connecting skilled hospitality workers with the businesses that need them on-demand. Here’s a brief take on how apps and services are intersecting the hiring space too.
Home rental company AirBnb has just got another $1 billion (£821 million) cash injection to be used for expansion. The company, which disclosed the funding in a securities filing on Thursday, raised the money in a financing round that began last summer. The company is now valued at soem $31 billion, but this filing did not list new investors.