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Athens Gains Ground as Leisure Destination

Athens has seen the number of foreign vacationers increase by 111 percent between 2012-2017, according to data released by GBR Consulting.

Nelios Upgrades Website of Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Greek digital marketing agency Nelios has undertaken the upgrade of the website of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Athens’ Occupancy Rates See Slight Increase Despite Sharp Rise in Airport Arrivals

Despite a sharp rise in tourist arrivals at Athens Airport during the first seven months of 2018, occupancy rates in Athens’ hotels only slightly increased by 3.6 percent.

Greece’s Tourist Arrivals Rise Over 12% in Jan-Aug 2018

Greece’s tourist arrivals increased more than 12% during the first eight months of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017, according to Tourism Ministry Secretary General Evridiki Kourneta.

HotelBrain Launches New Mid-term Management Solution for Hotels

Hotel management company HotelBrain has announced the launch of the "HB Bridge Operation Contract", an innovative mid-term management solution for hotels.

Apollo Travel: New Flight from Oslo to Samos for Summer 2019

Apollo Travel has announced the launch of a new flight from Oslo to Samos for summer 2019, which is expected to bring some 13,000 Scandinavians to the island next year.

Astypalea’s Kallichoron Hotel to Donate to Wildfire Victims of Attica

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea has announced its support to the victims of the wildfires in Attica through its Room2Give CSR program.

Best Beaches in Greece Revealed by ‘Beach Inspector’

Beaches on Crete, Corfu, Rhodes, Mykonos and Kos are are among the best in the world for 2018, according to online platform Beach-Inspector.com.

First ‘Wyndham Residence’ Opens in Athens, Greece

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Zeus International have launched the Wyndham Athens Residence in the Greek capital, the newest addition to the group's global portfolio of properties.

Athens Wins Three Honors at World Travel Awards Europe Gala 2018

Athens has received three honors in the 25th World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2018, which was recently held in the Greek capital.

NBA Champion Giannis Antetokounmpo Promotes Greece in New Video

The Tourism Ministry has unveiled a new video that stars NBA basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo showcasing Greece's tourism offerings.

Grecotel Renovates and Upgrades its Resorts in Greece

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts is welcoming guests this season in its upgraded and renovated hospitality units throughout Greece.

AEGEAN Invests €30m in Aviation Training Center at Athens Airport

Greek carrier AEGEAN has announced the establishment of a new aviation training center at the Athens International Airport for its aircrew.

AEGEAN Chief: Airbus A320neo Deal will Take Us Farther

AEGEAN signed an agreement with Airbus for the purchase of up to 42 A320neo Family aircraft, an investment valued at $5 billion at list prices.

World’s First Hydrogen Vessel ‘Energy Observer’ Arrives in Athens

Energy Observer, the world's first vessel powered by hydrogen and renewables, has arrived in Athens, the 20th stopover of its global tour.

‘Thematic Tourism Key to Boost Arrivals to Greece’ – Interview with Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos

Greece should focus on thematic infrastructure in order to further develop its tourism product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Athens Mayor: City Break Visitor Numbers Soar by 600% Since 2013

Tourism arrivals to Athens are on the rise, with the number of city break visitors increasing by 600% since 2013, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Targets French Travelers, Offers Exclusive Experiences

The Municipality of Athens has launched a digital campaign, in collaboration with Mastercard, aimed at attracting more French holidaymakers to the Greek capital.

Novotel Athènes Marks 30th Anniversary with Revenue Growth

Novotel Athènes recently celebrated its 30th anniversary in the Greek hospitality industry, which was marked by a significant rise in revenue during the first months of 2018.

Greece to Host ‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event in 2019

The Greek destination of Messinia in April 2019 will host the IRONMAN 70.3, a challenging sports event that takes place in various locations around the world.