Greek decision makers are chest bumping one another over the COVID response. Meanwhile, the system is badly broken.
In tourism development news, a new golf tourism project budgeted at €300 million euros is being moved forward for the central Greece region of Fokida.
The tourism situation in Greece calls for new thinking. Meanwhile, Athens decisionmakers are locked into old ways of doing business.
Halkidiki’s famous Porto Carras Grand Resort will reopen its doors on April 29, 2021, under new management and ownership.
A recent survey by Griekenland.net attempts to explain why the Dutch love traveling to Greece so much.
Tripadvisor has released the “Best of the Best” hotels based on pre-pandemic traveler reviews. Greece hotels feature prominently on the list.
The Greeks had high hopes that somehow officials and good luck would help rescue the 2020 tourism season. But, it isn’t happening so far.
Greece’s Minister of Tourism Harry Theoharis is courting German and British tourists to help rescue Summer 2020.
The Aeon Candia Maris resort on Amoudara Beach in Heraklion, is the perfect blend of classical and new age wellness rolled into one.
This week Metaxas Group of Companies announced a new corporate identity, Metaxa Hospitality Group, marking 2020 as “a new era of growth with new investments”. An internationally recognized brand, Metaxa Hospitality Group is a multiple award-winning Group with over 45 international awards and certifications. Launched back in 1975 on Crete, the Metaxas Group of Companies is the […]
Read on and find out how Greece is about to ram a gigantic sustainability iceberg if business and the public do not wise up.
There are hundreds of hotel, resort, apartment, and Airbnb accommodation choices on Crete. And let’s face it, the main attractions of the island are the people and culture, and the natural wonder-scapes. There are, however, a few vacation stays that stand out. Here are a few choices to take in before you book Crete. Fodele […]
Earlier this month, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts announced they will debut Angsana Corfu, the chain’s first Greece resort.
Whoever came up with the idiomatic expression “The devil’s in the details,” must have made a bad hotel choice or two in their lives. Since retiring from the travel public relations and marketing game, I notice an uptick in sloppy marketing efforts that are almost completely reliant on Google ads, OTAs, and the big tour operators. For hoteliers here in Greece, the lost opportunity costs of such reliance will eventually tell. It is with this eventuality in mind that I present the following.
According to a report from the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in the UK & Ireland, pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the United Kingdom to Greece are up by 10 percent over last year. GNTO officials attribute some of the growth to gaining popularity of Greek ski resorts.