Thomas Cook Group CEO Peter Fankhauser met with Greek Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura recently at ITB in Berlin to discuss Thomas Cook’s plans for continued investment in Greece.
Greece is now among the top 10 European countries attracting the interest of investors seeking to tap into the hospitality market, according to a survey released last week by property brokers Tranio.
One of Crete’s most successful beachside developments tells of the expansion of SeaScape Luxury Residences at Agia Pelagia. The new development by Heraklion businessman Dimitris Markakis was warmly received by travelers headed to one of the island’s most sought-after destinations, so the announcement of this new expansion comes as no real surprise. Agia Pelagia is a former fishing village transformed into a beach lover’s Mecca over the past few years because of its special geography. SeaScape’s second phase aims to complete a harmonious enclave in a very special tourist community.
Hyatt will open its first Grand Hyatt in Greece through a franchise agreement signed with Henderson Park and Hines for the Grand Hyatt Athens hotel.
Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa is now the first officially certified “Boutique Hotel” in Greece, based on the demanding standards of the “Boutique Hotel” classification inaugurated by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.
Europe’s hotel industry posted growth across the three key performance metrics during January 2018, according to data from STR.
EyeWide Digital Marketing participated in three categories at the 2018 Greek Hospitality Awards, and was distinguished in all at the Greek winning one Gold and two Silver awards.
News from GTP this week tells of Aegean islands about to sink under heavy taxation that appears to be a punishment levied by the EU.
The brand new Olive Green Hotel has just opened in Heraklion, Crete.
hotelBrain, Greece’s largest hotel management company, has taken aim on ramping up the branding and management of existing hotels. With Greek tourism revenues and economies at the forefront of the resurfacing economy there, the marketing company with gray matter shows promise in a land of largely unwired hotels. With some additives, this management firm could […]
In news from one of Greece’s most popular luxury beach resorts, Domes of Elounda has unveiled 20 newly constructed luxury villas and more.
News last week from Grace Hotels revealed still more Greece developmental planning. The hotel group announced the intention to start a hotel and villa property in the Peloponnese near Kalamata.
For travelers destined for Crete, Lato Boutique Hotel in Heraklion has just completed the 3rd phase of a renovation that will enhance guest services and experience greatly.
Today’s hotel spotlight is on the newest of the new Greek getaway possible, a Grace Hotel that has yet to open. Being developed on the Isle Kea, known locally as Tzia, the Grace Kea Hotel and Residences will be a boutique paradise affair quite unlike any other. Slated for 32 rooms and two restaurants, this Island accommodation promises to be a new breed of elegance. Let’s look at what we can expect.
As Greece slides further into the unknown, many European travel companies are reportedly preparing for the country to exit the eurozone. Yesterday the government announced new elections to be held in June after efforts to hammer out a new government failed this week. Thomas Cook, and other major travel players, are preparing for the eventuality of a Greek withdrawal.