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STR: Increased Accommodation Supply Drives Athens Q1 Hotel Occupancy Levels Down

An increased supply of accommodation options appears to have driven hotel demand levels down in Athens, in the first quarter (Q1) of the year.

Attica’s Beaches Can be a ‘Unique Selling Point’ for Athens

Tourism professionals in Athens need to "get the word out" that the Greek capital's city center is in very close distance to beaches and the sea in general, according to leading German tour operators.

Athens Q1 2019 Hotel Performance on the Downside

Athens hotel occupancy rates dropped by 6.8 percent in the first quarter of the year, with RevPAR down by 6.8 percent, according to the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Occupancy and RevPar Drop at Athens Hotels in January

Athens' hotels began 2019 with a slow performance, reporting declines in occupancy, RevPar (revenue per available room) and ARR (average room rate), according to the city's hotel association.

Athens City Issues Top Agenda of Hoteliers-Mayoral Candidate Talks

Safety and cleanliness in Athens were among the main issues discussed between the city's hotel association and Kostas Bakoyannis, who is running for mayor.

Athens Hoteliers: Guest Satisfaction Among Top Priorities

The high satisfaction of guests in Athens is among the top priorities of the new Board of Directors of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

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.

Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association Elects First Female President

Labrini Karanasiou-Zoulovits has been elected president of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Athens Gains Ground as Leisure Destination

Athens has seen the number of foreign vacationers increase by 111 percent between 2012-2017, according to data released by GBR Consulting.

Nelios Upgrades Website of Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Greek digital marketing agency Nelios has undertaken the upgrade of the website of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Greece’s Tourist Arrivals Rise Over 12% in Jan-Aug 2018

Greece’s tourist arrivals increased more than 12% during the first eight months of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017, according to Tourism Ministry Secretary General Evridiki Kourneta.

Athens Hotels Open their Doors to Attica’s Wildfire Victims

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association has announced that it is offering shelter to people displaced by the wildfires that broke out in Attica.

Athens’ Museums and Sites Host Free Theatrical Performances

Athens' museums and sites are hosting theatrical performances with free admission, as part of “The Stones Speak” initiative of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Attica Hoteliers See Rise in Jan-April Occupancy Levels

Hotels in Athens and across Attica welcomed more guests in the first four months of the year, marking a 5.3 percent increase in occupancy rates against 2017.

Strategy Key to Tourism Growth, Says Greek Hotel Chamber Head

Ensuring the sustainability of tourism enterprises through far-reaching strategies is key to a competitive product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Tools for New Era of Accommodation Introduced to Athens-Attica Hotel Owners

Innovation and energy-saving policies were the focus of the “Hotel Services and Strategic Partners” conference held by the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Alexandros Vassilikos Appointed New President of Hellenic Chamber of Hotels

Alexandros Vassilikos, CEO of AIROTEL Group of Hotels, has been appointed as the new president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Demand for Athens Still Lagging Behind Rome, Barcelona

Demand for Rome and Barcelona in 2016 was greater than for Athens despite the Greek city’s popularity, according to a recent study.

‘Xenia’ Expo Founder Tasos Koumanis Honored for Contribution to Greek Tourism

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association honored Xenia expo founder, Tasos Koumanis, for his work and contribution to Greek tourism.

Athens Sees Rise in Demand, Drop in Guest Satisfaction

Despite a rise in demand for Athens as a destination, the Greek capital saw a drop in its customer satisfaction scores, according to a GBR Consulting study.