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2nd Int’l Hospitality Forum: Investments and New Technologies Take Center Stage

The investment opportunities in the Greek hospitality sector will be discussed during the 2nd International Hospitality Forum on November 24 in Athens.
Tourists seen at the monumental gateway of Hadrian's arch in the center of Athens. Upon releasing data on bookings in the Greek capital, the Athens-Attica Hotel Association recently referred to “a depressing performance of the destination and its hotels.”
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Athens Tourism Sees Slight Increase Due To Calm Image

The fact that Athens is showing a calmer image and no longer making headlines that refer to strikes, demonstrations and street riots has contributed to the rise in tourism in the Attica region, Greek hoteliers informed journalists during a recent press conference.
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Hotels In Athens-Attica Still Troubled Despite Rise In Arrivals

The number of tourists staying in hotels in Athens-Attica during the first eight months of the year, showed a positive sign for the first time in six years, according to data released by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.
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Athens Showed Its Best At WTM 2012

“Strategic alliances and the joining of forces significantly enhance the effort to reposition Athens on the international tourism map,” the president of the Athens-Attica Hotel Association, Alexandros Vasilikos, said recently after his return from the World Travel Market (WTM)...

HATTA Calls Meeting To Improve Downtown Athens Image

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) called a sudden meeting last month to focus on the image of downtown Athens and discuss the negative impact of the city’s tourism. The purpose of the meeting was to examine interventions to improve the image of the...

Resignation Forces Hotel Sector Leadership Reshuffle

The Greek tourism sector last month saw changes in the leaderships of the country’s key tourism organizations with Yiannis Retsos taking over the chairmanship of the Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers.

Athens’ Hotels See Low Revenue In 2010

Athenian hoteliers saw a 6.7 percent drop in hotel occupancy this past September, along with a 9.2 percent decrease in the revenue per available room in five-, four- and three-star hotels, President of the Athens-Attica Hotel Association Yiannis Retsos said last month during his...

Athens Hoteliers Up Against Mass Cancelations

Almost two weeks after the violent anti-austerity protests in Athens center on 5 May, during which three people died in a fire set by self-styled anarchists, some 28,000 hotel room reservations were canceled in the Greek capital and the trend is steadily rising, Athens-Attica...