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Accor Appoints Georgios Kritikopoulos as New GM of Novotel Athens Hotel

Accor has appointed Georgios Kritikopoulos as the new general manager of the Novotel Athens hotel, located near the center of the Greek capital.

Accor and Alibaba Group Enter into Strategic Partnership

Hospitality group Accor and the Alibaba Group have partnered to develop new digital applications and loyalty programs to improve the traveler experience.

Athens’ Titania Hotel Announces Afroditi Arvaniti as New Managing Director

The Titania Hotel, a 385-room property located in the heart of Athens, has appointed Afroditi Arvaniti as its new managing director.

Israel’s Fattal Hotels Highest Bidder for Athens’ Esperia Palace

Israel's Fattal Hotel Group is the highest bidder for the historic Esperia Palace Hotel, which is located in the heart of Athens.

Athens Hotel Performance Holding Strong in Q3

Revenue and occupancy rates at Athens hotels are holding strong in the third quarter of 2018, with sights now set on the upcoming Athens Marathon next week.
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Stayover Tax, New Destinations, Airline Links Key to Greek Tourism 2018

It’s going to be a pivotal year ahead for Greece’s tourism sector, which broke all records in 2017 and aims to do the same in 2018.

UK Manufacturer ‘Chelsom’ Honored with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Chelsom has been honored with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the "International Trade" category, in recognition of its outstanding export achievements.

Sunny Forecast for Greek Tourism by SETE Intelligence

Incoming traffic to Greece, including cruise travelers, is forecast to reach 28 million in 2017, according to SETE Intelligence.

Accor Becomes AccorHotels, Asserts Desire to Make Guests ‘Feel Welcome’

Accor has been officially renamed AccorHotels and aims at increasing the clout and visibility of the brand by connecting it to its digital platform AccorHotels.com.
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Sébastien Bazin Appointed Chairman And CEO Of Accor

The Board of Directors of Accor that convened on 27 August 2013, chaired by Philippe Citerne, decided to appoint Sébastien Bazin as Chairman and CEO of Accor.

Tourism and Development Conference Set for October

The Association for Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) is holding its fifth Tourism and Development Conference in Athens on October 16 and 17.

Starwood Chosen to Manage Astir Palace Hotel

Astir Palace's board of directors finally chose Starwood after an intense selection process that began with 20 proposals in September 2005. Starwood was among four companies short-listed, including Marriott, InterContinental and Accor.

Luxurius Sofitel Adds Creative Class To Airport

From the outside, this does not appear to be a particularly distinctive premium hotel. Its classical style, however, designed to blend in with the intentional blandness of the new El.Venizelos airport at Spata, does grab your attention. Once inside, the change is mind boggling.

Mediterranean Travel Fair Spotlights Greece

The Mediterranean Travel Fair, MTF, held in Cairo, proved a success. Some 1,200 senior buyers were invited to attend and meet with a host of suppliers during the three day show held in 'The Cairo International Conference Center'. The first two days were reserved for buyers and...