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Astir Beach Open Again to Public

Astir Beach, Vouliagmeni, reopened last month after an extensive refurbishment process that began in October 2007 and cost some seven million euros.

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.

Athens No Longer Considered A Saturated Area For New Hotel Units

Some 20 new hotels with a total capacity of some 5.000 beds and costing an estimated 100 billion drachmas are expected to be built in Attica over the years leading up to the 2004 Olympics, Development Minister Nikos Christodoulakis said last month.

Greece’s SkyTeam Leaders Inform Travel Trade

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance founded by Aeromexico, Air France, Delta Air Lines and Korean Air, as well as its newest member, CSA Czech Airlines, held a major bash at the Astir Place last month to inform the Greek travel trade on the many customer benefits available...

Athens’ King George To Join The Luxury Collection Brand

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced today, 13 March, that the internationally-renowned King George Hotel in Athens will join The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts’ ensemble of the world’s finest hotels.

Greece Shines In Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Condé Nast Traveler's readers have included Greek islands, hotels and luxury resorts in the latest Readers Choice Awards that were announced on 15 October.

Four Bidders Short-Listed For Astir Palace

TAIPED announced on 26 November that four consortiums were short-listed in the tender for the majority stake in the Astir Palace luxury resort at Vouliagmeni, southern Athens.

Best Offer For Astir Palace Luxury Resort Announced

Investment firm Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP made the best offer for the majority stake in the Astir Palace luxury resort at Vouliagmeni, southern Athens.

Greek State Council Halts Asteras Vouliagmenis Sale

The Greek Council of State rejected last week plans for the sale of a majority stake in the historic coastal hotel resort Astir Palace to consortium Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP.

Astir Palace Counts Honors at 2015 World Travel Awards

Astir Palace’s units "The Westin Athens" and "Arion Resort & Spa" came out winners at the prestigious 2015 World Travel Awards (WTA) held recently in Sardinia, Italy.

Passion for Tennis @ the 3rd Astir Open

Tennis lovers will have the chance to enjoy their favorite sport by the beach at the coastal luxury Astir Palace resort in Vouliagmeni, on October 26, when the 3rd Astir Tennis Open kicks off.

Have A Happy ‘Astir Palace’ Thanksgiving

Let Astir’s spectacular seafront location provide an unforgettable backdrop to experience the festive atmosphere of Thanksgiving 2015 and share memorable moments with your loved ones for lunch or dinner.

Astir Palace Sale to Pick Up Pace

The sale of a majority stake in the highly coveted Astir Palace Resort to consortium Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund is set to start anew this week.

Stars’ Favorite ‘Astir Palace’ Goes All Out with New Media Push

The historic Astir Palace is shooting the works with a sweeping promo campaign that highlights its cosmopolitan legacy via two new films, a voguish brand name, a revamped internet site and much more.

City Branding in the Spotlight at 5th Xinis Tourism Meet

City branding and the potential of the Athenian Riviera tops the agenda of the 5th Xinis Tourism Conference on March 9 to be hosted at the Glyfada City Hall.

Astir Palace: Athenian Riviera a la française

The Astir Palace will participate in the "Gout de France" initiative of the French Embassy and celebrate French culture and cuisine through flavors on March 19, 20 and 21 at the Alia Brasserie.

‘Tourism Awards 2016’ Spotlight Shines on Greece’s Best Practices

The best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism were rewarded on Wednesday, April 6, at the glitzy awards ceremony of the Tourism Awards 2016.

Athens Riviera Astir Palace Resort Sale Gets Green Light

The Greek Council of State has approved amended plans for the sale of the historic coastal hotel resort Astir Palace to consortium Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP.

Best of the Bunch Bid for Athens Hilton

The binding offers for the sale of the historic Athens Hilton came to a close on Friday, with media speculation hinting that Greek luxury resorts developer TEMES SA and Turkey’s Dogus Holdings will join forces and step in as the hotel’s new owners.

First-half Turnover Tops for Astir Palace Group

The Astir Palace Group, owners of the Astir Palace Resort located in the southern Athens suburb of Vouliagmeni along the Athenian Riviera, has posted first-half turnover to the tune of 15.2 million euros, up by 42 percent compared to 10.7 million euros a year ago.