All posts tagged: Greece

Bidrooms Recent Conference Adventures – With Marcin Wesolowski and The Italian Team

Recently our Director of Operations and renowned travel blogger, Marcin Wesolowski has been on a small adventure after being invited to give a speech at three conferences around the world. Spreading the word about Bidroom and what we offer to the industry and travellers alike as well as giving an expert insight into how the industry is changing for all of us.

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Family Holidays – Where and Why?

When you think of traveling, you probably have in mind young people of similar age, friends, couples, etc. However, that excludes families. Since everyone deserves to see the beautiful world we live in, today we want to focus on families. Sit down, relax and enjoy Bidroom’s guide to the best family holidays destinations.

Athens

Athens – Following the Myths

Athens is undoubtedly one of the most important cities in the history of humanity. Many refer to it as the “cradle of European civilization”. It is also one of the most complex ones. Here the concrete jungle is overlooked by the ancient Acropolis. While the modernity seems to be taking over the city, you can still feel the history all around you. Today we will walk the trail of myths in one of the oldest cities of the Old Continent.

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The Spectacular Greek Islands

Greece is one of the most popular destinations in Europe. The mainland is, of course, stunning, but for many people what truly makes Greece special are its islands. Each of them is different, but they are all absolutely spectacular. In today’s post, we will take you on a trip through some of the most popular of them.

Greece Crisis

Has There Ever Been a Crisis in the Greek Hotel Industry?

The Recent decade has been startling for many countries. The crisis of 2008 and the events that came after it shook the World. Many nations were left in disarray. One that had a particularly hard time was Greece. It was one of the countries most affected by the crisis. But with so many tourists visiting it each year we have to ask ourselves a question. Has there been a crisis in the Greek hotel industry? The Overview of the Crisis The debt crisis in Greece was a result of the financial crisis of 2008. Its results came in the form of sudden reforms as well as saving measures and as a result impoverishment of the society and the collapse of the domestic market The crisis has shaken the Greek economy. Still, to this day it cannot escape the consequences. And they are devastating. The debt reaches 180% of the country’s GDP. And despite receiving €326 bn in bailout loans, it still struggles. The unemployment rate of nearly 25% is the highest in Europe, and Greece …

The hidden treasure of Greece

Most tourists visiting Greece choose Athens or one of the islands. Few are looking for alternatives. By doing so, they lose the opportunity to discover such extraordinary places as Halkidiki. This peninsula on the northern Aegean coast is one of the most beautiful parts of Greece, and an ideal alternative to the usual tourist destinations. According to legend, it was here that the Titans lived – the rivals of the gods. The history of this place begins about 600,000 years ago. By choosing it you can not only enjoy the extraordinary scenery but also avoid the crowds.     It is actually a peninsula with three small peninsulas, known as the three legs of Halkidiki Greece. The first leg is Kassandra, the second Sithonia, and the third is Mount Athos. Discovering all three of them is the perfect way to spend your holidays.     Sithonia is the middle peninsula famous for its mountainous terrain and colorful beaches with azure water. Thanks to its beauty the whole peninsula is often called the “Greek Caribbean”. For …