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Destination Athens: On The Road To Recovery

During the first eight months of the year, hotels in Athens, Greece, saw 390,000 more overnight stays compared to 2013, according to data revealed at a press conference by the head of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association, Alexandros Vassilikos.

The Guardian: Greece Is Drawing In Holidaymakers At Record-Breaking Rates

After six stark years of recession, debt-stricken Greece is drawing in holidaymakers at record-breaking rates, according to UK newspaper The Guardian.

Hotels In Athens, Greece, See Slight Recovery

Average room rates in hotels in Athens, Greece, were 2.7 percent higher in the first five months of the year and reached 77 euros from 74.97 euros in 2013, according to the president of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association, Alexandros Vassilikos.

2014 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards: Greece’s Best Restaurants

Greece presented its emerging modern cuisine to an audience of European Tourism Ministers, foreign journalists, Greek tourism professionals, entrepreneurs and celebrities at the 2014 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards ceremony held recently in Athens.

Tourism: A Main Priority For Greece

Greece’s record-breaking tourism season in 2013 has the Government and tourism professionals seeing eye to eye on the importance of tourism for the country’s economy. This article contains recent statements made by Greek key tourism figures and their expectations for this year's...

Athens Hoteliers Optimistic For 2014

Tourist arrivals and revenue in Athens picked up in 2013 after six years of downward trend, according to data released by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Athens Hoteliers Sign Agreement With Attica Region To Promote Greek Capital

Destination "Athens-Attica" will be promoted to international markets through a series of joint actions based on a protocol of cooperation, signed between the Athens-Attica & Argosaronikos Hotel Association and the Region of Attica.

Athens Hoteliers Team Up With Private Marketing Company To Promote Greek Capital

A cooperation agreement aimed to focus on a common strategy for the promotion of the Greek capital to markets abroad was signed between the Athens-Attica & Argosaronikos Hotel Association and private marketing company Marketing Greece.

Alexandros Vassilikos, President Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

The latest statistics of 2013 that confirm an increase in the Greek capital’s tourist traffic and occupancy, also reveal that more and more travelers are discovering the (until today) unknown (to many) "face" of Athens.

WTM 2013: Athens Receives Warm Reception

“If we continue to show an image of stability and calmness, Athens may have a better tourism season and enter the path of recovery in 2014,” the president of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association, Alexandros Vassilikos, commented after the curtain fell for this year’s...
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Yiorgos Tsakiris Is Re-elected President Of The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

For the second time in a row Yiorgos Tsakiris was elected to head the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.
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AHEPA Hellas: Greece Is Safe For Tourists

Greece is a safe destination for travelers to visit and enjoy their holiday, however its image is severely affected by the over exposure of demonstrations and riots in the city center, according to a round table discussion held recently by AHEPA Glyfada chapter at the University...

Greek Hoteliers Wait To Be Paid By Libyan Government

Several hotels in Athens and Thessaloniki are near a financial crunch as the unpaid bills for the hosting of Libyan rebel fighters are now near some 30 million euros, the Greek press said last month.

Galaxy Hotel Reintroduced To Kavala

“By investing in the city of Kavala and reviving the most historical hotel in the city, Airotel group creates long-term expectations that are much-needed during these times in the city and the country,” Airotel’s CEO Alexandros Vassilikos told the Greek media last month during...