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Athens Hotel Performance Turns Positive in October

Average occupancy at hotels in Athens, Greece, maintained its dynamic in October with a 0.4% increase compared to pre-pandemic 2019.

Greek Hotel Revenues Rise, Overnight Stays Drop in Q3

Greek hotels exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 revenues by 19% in the third quarter of the year but marked a 5 to 7% drop in the number of overnight stays.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Rates Picking Up Gradually

Hotel occupancy rates in Athens showed signs of improvement in September as a result of this year’s tourist dynamic, said the city’s hotel association.

Greece’s Alexandros Vassilikos Elected HOTREC President

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos has been elected president of HOTREC, the umbrella association for Hotels, Restaurants, & Cafes in Europe.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Continues to Lag Behind pre-Covid Levels

Despite Greece’s strong comeback in tourism in 2022, Athens hoteliers are far from satisfied with the occupancy levels in the first eight months of the year.

Hotel Stays More Affordable in Athens Than in Other European Cities

A study found hotel stays in Athens more affordable compared to most other European destinations with average room rates much lower than those offered in rival cities.

Athens Hotels Still Struggling to Boost Occupancy Levels

Hotels in the Greek capital are still struggling to increase occupancy levels, which suffered a blow after the onset of Covid-19, according to the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Athens Hotel Room Rates Cheaper than in Rival Cities

Athens hotel room rates were cheaper than rival cities - Rome, Paris, Vienna, Munich, Barcelona, Madrid and Istanbul - in the first five months of 2022, according to data by GBR Consulting.

January-April Occupancy Rates Disappoint Athens Hoteliers

Hoteliers in Athens are disappointed as occupancy rates, recorded in the first 4 months of the year, marked a 33.6% decline over the same period in pre-pandemic 2019.

Attica’s Coastal Area, Islands Still Unknown to Foreign Travelers

Attica’s coastal area and islands are still unknown to many of the Greek capital’s foreign visitors, according to a survey by GBR Consulting.

Athens’ Hospitality Market Sees Investment Activity Picking Up

Investment activity in Athens’ hospitality industry is picking up pace with some 5,000 hotel rooms currently under construction, says GBR Consulting.

Athens Tourism to Cover Lost Ground in 2nd Semester, Says AIA Chief

Athens’ tourism industry will cover lost ground and start to rebound during the second semester of 2022, according to Athens International Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Athens’ Cultural Sites, Covid-19 Safety Measures Attract Visitors in 2021

Athens’ cultural sites and Covid-19 safety measures were among the main reasons why leisure travelers chose to visit the Greek capital in 2021, a survey reveals.

Athens–Attica Hoteliers Reelect Lambrini Karanasiou-Zoulovits as President

Greek hotelier Lambrini Karanasiou-Zoulovits has been reelected president of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Levels Pick Up in June-Oct but Problems Remain

Despite June-October occupancy levels at Athens hotels indicating positive signs of recovery, the city’s hotel association sees no positive trend in bookings in the coming months.

Athens Hotels Score High for Covid-19 Safety Measures

International and Greek travelers gave Athens hotels a high rating for the Covid-19 safety measures implemented in 2020, a GBR survey has revealed.

Coronavirus Puts Athens’ Hospitality Market on Hold

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, international travel restrictions and low demand have put Athens’ hospitality market on hold.

Athens Hoteliers President Agrees for Covid-19 Vaccination Certificates for Travel

Vaccination certificates could positively affect the intention of people to travel, enhance safety and simplify procedures, according to the president of Athens' hoteliers, Lambrini Karanasiou-Zoulovits.

Athens-Attica Hotels Report €700m Revenue Loss in 2020 Due to Covid-19

Attica's hotels in 2020 saw a revenue loss of 700 million euros after a severe drop of arrivals and occupancy rates due to Covid-19.

Athens Aims to Emerge as Top Health & Wellness Destination in post-Covid-19 Era

Athens could emerge as a top health and wellness tourism destination in the post-Covid-19 era, thanks to its climate, infrastructure and professionals, according to experts.