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Greek Hotel Sector Sees Growth, Athens’ Five-stars in the Lead

Financial indicators are pointing to growth in the Greek hotel sector with Athens hospitality units gaining some lost ground.

UPDATE: Weekend Strike at Museums, Archaeological Sites Suspended

A 48-hour strike announced by the employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports during the weekend, July 29-30, has been suspended.
Posted On 26 Jul 2017

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 Gaining Ground as Winter Destination

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with professionals saying this is the best December performance in a long time.
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

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.
Posted On 01 Dec 2016

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.
Posted On 21 Oct 2016

Hotel – Trade Bodies, Locals Say ‘No’ to Drug Rehab Center in Athens

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association have joined other trade bodies against a decision to re-install the Organization Against Drugs (OKANA) headquarters in the center of the Greek capital.
Posted On 21 Jul 2016

«Όχι» επιχειρηματιών στην επανεγκατάσταση ΟΚΑΝΑ στο ιστορικό κέντρο της Αθήνας

Με κοινή τους ανακοίνωση οι κάτοικοι και οι επαγγελματικοί φορείς της Αθήνας αντιδρούν στην επιστροφή των δομών του ΟΚΑΝΑ στο κέντρο της Αθήνας.
Posted On 20 Jul 2016

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.
Posted On 13 Jul 2016

Athens Hotels See No Rise in Q1 Occupancy Levels, Urge Crackdown on Unlicensed Accommodation

Hotels in Athens saw no increase in occupancy in the first quarter of the year despite a growth of 6.1 percent in arrivals to the Greek capital during the same period, the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association said on Thursday.
Posted On 19 May 2016

Athens Hotel Occupancy Rates Waning

Athens hotels have been seeing the numbers of their clientele drop since last fall through to February this year, according to the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.
Posted On 31 Mar 2016

‘Business as Usual’ for Athens at ITB 2016

Despite the ongoing publicity of the refugee crisis, Athens has not lost ground as a leisure tourism and city break destination, according to the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB).
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Hoteliers Bearing Gifts, Special Offers ‘Join’ Athens Half Marathon

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association in collaboration with some 138 private and public institutions including museums, art spaces, galleries, shops and eateries are yet again lending their hands-on support to the Athens Half Marathon, which takes place in the Greek...
Posted On 15 Mar 2016

Greece: New Tourism Action Plan to Support Islands Struggling with Refugee Influx

Greece has announced a tourism action plan in view of the new season, which sets out a series of actions required in order to strengthen market share, secure revenue growth and assist the country's islands that are under pressure due to refugee flows.
Posted On 04 Mar 2016

Athens Meet Gives Residents a Say

Dozens of Athens residents voiced their concerns, ideas and proposals recently during a special event held at the Electra Palace Hotel in Plaka, where they presented Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis with the findings of a study for a viable city center.
Posted On 15 Feb 2016

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!
Posted On 10 Dec 2015

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.
Posted On 08 Dec 2015

In Spirit of Sports Titania Hotel Team Runs @ Athens Marathon

Titania Hotel’s team of runners took to the streets on November 8, for the 33rd Athens Marathon - The Authentic, joining athletes of the Make-A-Wish Foundation in the 5km run.
Posted On 18 Nov 2015

Greece @ WTM 2015 – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

Greek tourism is expected to enjoy further growth in 2016 it was understood during the 36th World Travel Market (WTM), held November 2-5 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London. The WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry.
Posted On 11 Nov 2015

Interior Minister Inaugurates ‘Tourist Police Visitors Help Office’ in Athens

Greek Interior Minister Panagiotis Kouroublis inaugurated on Thursday the long-awaited police-manned tourist help office in Athens. The new office aims to support Greek tourism by providing assistance and necessary information to visitors and tourists.
Posted On 05 Nov 2015