Newsletter SPRING 2011VOL.2 Issue 1 ’May 2011 J oy N PHOTO : Lesante Hotel & spa The TGE Luxury Hotels Collection
The Luxury Hotel Collection Greece was not only called to respond, but also to adapt, to the new conditions created by the economic crisis, in order to merely maintain, but improve its position in the global tourist market By: Tryfon Georgopoulos MS Greeks are not the only ones that are sanguine for their tourist product. According to forecasts made by Expedia, the world’s largest travel agency, the data for April, May and June are very encouraging, while this is the first time ever that bookings have been made for as late as November 2011. in particular, package tour bookings in Greek islands during 2010 increased by more than 50% year to year, while 36% of the people that visited Greece through Expedia came from the US. This year Greece becomes more competitive in price terms, thanks to the reduction of the VAT rate from 11% to 6,5% for tourist accommodations, which is His optimism stems from two main expected to enable the country’s “heavy industry" to offer more attractive packages reasons a) the organized efforts made for and increase tourist revenues by almost 700 extending the tourist season and b) million Euros, according to preliminary turning Greece into an all-year long estimates. destination that offers good value for money, as well as the fact that the Thus Greece is enabled to compete in price economies of Greece’s most important terms with its rivals, i.e. Spain, Turkey, sources of visitors, such as Germany and Cyprus, Malta, Portugal. The ministry of the U.K, are entering a recovery phase. A Foreign Affairs, has based the effort to main aim in regard to extending the tourist increase tourist flows on the policy for season is to attract low cost carriers expediting visa procedures. According to during the “low period ‘ months, such as preliminary estimates, arrivals from Russia November and December. will be increased by at least 40% in 2011, The Ministry is also developing four reaching 500.000 visitors. distinct programs. Two of them are “city The Deputy Minister of Culture, George break" programs, a Cultural crossroads Nikitiades, views 2011 with optimism, since concerning Thessalonica, the third each market has been separately analyzed advertises the Greek periphery and 90 and the Ministry is quite certain that this year experiences, while the fourth promotes will be a much better one. Greece’s monuments. Our best wishes ! TGE Newsletter Spring 2011
TGE announces Zakynthos as a brand new holiday destination to its portfolio! Exclusive Zakynthos hotel accommodation Lesante Hotel & Spa Luxury accommodation in Zakynthos, reflects the purity of the Ionian Islands in Greece, and features dream-like rooms that are sanctuaries of exclusivity and comfort, a true heaven of splendor and tranquility. Providing luxury accommodation in Zakynthos,Lesante Hotel & spa offers 119 exquisitely appointed deluxe rooms designed to guarantee guests the ultimate in luxury holidays in Zakynthos Greece. Rooms that combine the beauty inherent in Greece for millennia, partnered with every conceivable detail in sumptuous comfort, open out to the crystal blue waters of the Ionian. All hotel rooms are beautifully designed equipped in luxurious fabrics and furnishings reflecting a strong Ionian feeling. Luxurious bathrooms are equipped with jacuzzi and the latest additions to home comfort.
TGE Luxury Hotel Collection proudly welcomes the the Epitome of Refinement in Santorini 1White comes to evolve as a distinctive 2boutique hotel Santorini can be proud of.With its peaceful purity, reflected in itsgracious service, inviting and relaxing spacesand fine decoration of its 9 suites and itsstylish turquoise colour pools, it is a trulycharming retreat amongst the luxuryresidences in Imerovigli Santorini 2
Exclusive Crete hotel accommodation Minos Imperial Luxury Beach Resort & Spa Minos Imperial is set in the Emerald Bay of the traditional fishing village of Milatos which is 45 km from Heraklion Airport, in the heart of Eastern Crete. Minos Imperial is the perfect choice for a memorable luxury hotel experience offering genuine hospitality and a truly unforgettable service.The premium class is in a separate area within the resort, ideal for more casual holidays and family moments in the island of Crete Greece. For those who prefer a day with animation activities, water sports and generous buffets for lunch and dinner.The Select Class Suites Collection. In addition to the exceptional luxury accommodation theSelect Class guests at the same time have other benefits such as an express check-in, their own Fine Dinning restaurant and priority reservation to all a la carte restaurants.
Stands majestically on the edge of the sheer Caldera cliffs, 250m above the sea, overlooking the volcano and Santorini Islandgroup, offering a spectacular sunset view onto the Aegean Sea 1 2 2
Essence of sophisticationIdeally secluded within the dramatic landscape of the Caldera, the Petit Palace luxury suites with Caldera view in the picturesque area of Agia Irini, Fira of the captivating island of Santorini in Greece offer sumptuous comfort and coziness for the ultimaterelaxation. The private suites right by the church of Agia Irini features a private balcony overlooking the awe-inspiring Caldera and the infinite cerulean Aegean Sea.
The Luxury Hotel Collectionpublished in Dolce Vita the 2011 Russian Sales Manual This sales manual, with a print run of 10.000 copies, was distributed : during the MITT fair (3,500 ex.) and will continue to be distributed during different events such as: Workshop in Moscow, Workshop with Russian agencies in Miami, the Winter Island Show case, The World of Dolce Vita in Moscow & ST- Petersburg, during the Volga roadshow and the Leisure fair in Moscow
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