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Alexandros Vassilikos Appointed New President of Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Alexandros Vassilikos, CEO of AIROTEL Group of Hotels, has been appointed as the new president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Demand for Athens Still Lagging Behind Rome, Barcelona

Demand for Rome and Barcelona in 2016 was greater than for Athens despite the Greek city’s popularity, according to a recent study.

Athens Sees Rise in Demand, Drop in Guest Satisfaction

Despite a rise in demand for Athens as a destination, the Greek capital saw a drop in its customer satisfaction scores, according to a GBR Consulting study.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Alexandros Vassilikos, President Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Athens tourism can lead beyond the traditional city destination and become a Mediterranean hub, not only for travelers but also for entrepreneurs and investors.

‘Heineken Growth Makers’ Discuss Challenges and Opportunities in Greek Tourism

The latest trends in the Greek tourism sector and ways of achieving growth were discussed during the 2nd Heineken Growth Makers Night event held recently in Athens.

Athens Hoteliers Launch Cultural Action, Free Theatrical Performances

Theatrical performances of the works of great writers of Greek antiquity will take place free of charge at select archaeological sites and monuments of Athens.

Greece’s Trade, Tourism Bodies Call for Solution to Garbage Strike

A garbage strike in Greece is coinciding with an expected heat wave as well as with the beginning of the country's tourism season.

Athens-Attica Hotel Numbers Dwindling After 2004 Games

The total number of hotel units in Attica dropped by three percent, down from 669 in 2005 to 649 in 2016, due to the crisis in the hotel business, according to the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Athens Hotels: 2016 Tourism Season was ‘Marginally Positive’

The Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association said that the 2016 tourism season for hotels in the Greek capital was "marginally positive".

Hotel Revamp Hints and More at Athens Event

Secrets and tips on how to best renovate a hotel business, the latest trends in design and client/visitor needs were the focus of the “Hotel Renovation & Supplies” day event held in Athens.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Alexandros Vassilikos, President Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Although tourist arrival numbers are better than last year we don't consider this as a success indicator, as we think quality and growth are factors of success especially in our destination, Athens, with so many aspects still to unfold.

Athens Hotel Association Signs Agreement to Promote Sustainable Tourism Practices

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association and the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) have signed a cooperation agreement to promote Greece's natural wealth and sustainable practices in tourism.

Study: Tourists in Athens are ‘Satisfied Customers’

Ninety-five percent of last year’s visitors in Athens said they would recommend the destination to others, according to the latest study on customer satisfaction presented by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Occupancy Down Across Athens Hotels for January-June, Hoteliers Express Concern

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association expressed concern on Tuesday after presenting data showing that the performance at hotels in the Greek capital took a tumble in the first half of the year.

Athens Hotels Head Reviews Six Years of ‘Working Together’ for the Greek Capital

At the “Six years of actions for Athens” special event, held on Tuesday at the Acropolis Museum, the president of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association, Alexandros Vassilikos, presented the results of a series of activities carried out for the promotion of destination...

Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotels Team Up with ‘We do local’ Initiative

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association recently joined forces with the "We do local” initiative in an aim to upgrade the quality of the Greek capital's tourism product.

New Athens Campaign Invites All to ‘Speak Athenian’ and ‘Be an Athenian’

"Hipstorical", "Philosofa", "Theatricult", "Bistrocracy"... An exciting new "vocabulary" has arrived to fire the imagination of travellers to Athens and teach them to talk ... Athenian!

Athens: Hotel Occupancy Rates Decline Despite Rising Visitor Arrivals

Hotels in Athens suffered the effects of falling demand during the three-month period of September-November despite a rise in visitors to the Greek capital, according to the Athens-Attica and Argosaronic Hotel Association.

WTM 2015: ‘Greek Crisis a Positive Side for Athens’, says Alexandros Vassilikos

Alexandros Vassilkos, President of the Athens, Attica and Argosaronic Hotel Association, on Monday suggested that the Greek economic crisis helped bring the public and private sectors together, build partnerships and develop new campaigns and products to woo tourists.

Alexandros Vassilikos, President Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Athens re-gained the interest of international visitors and at the same time remained one of the most affordable capitals in Europe and one of the most “value for money” destinations for 2016.
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