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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.

Aqua Vista Hotels to Present Innovative Services at 100% Hotel Show

Aqua Vista Hotels will present its innovative services and know-how at the 100% Hotel Show, due to take place between November 17-20, in Athens.

London 1st Stop for Athens Roadshow’s MICE Tourism Promo

London was the first stop in a series of actions within the "Athens Roadshow" program aiming to promote the Greek capital, its tourism offerings and conference capacity to a wider market.

Greek Hotel Sector Sees Growth, Athens’ Five-stars in the Lead

Financial indicators are pointing to growth in the Greek hotel sector with Athens hospitality units gaining some lost ground.

‘Heineken Growth Makers’ Discuss Challenges and Opportunities in Greek Tourism

The latest trends in the Greek tourism sector and ways of achieving growth were discussed during the 2nd Heineken Growth Makers Night event held recently in Athens.

Athens Hoteliers Launch Cultural Action, Free Theatrical Performances

Theatrical performances of the works of great writers of Greek antiquity will take place free of charge at select archaeological sites and monuments of Athens.

Athens Hotels Report Positive Performance in First Half of 2017

Hotels in Athens recorded an overall positive performance during the first six months of the year, according to the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

UPDATE: Weekend Strike at Museums, Archaeological Sites Suspended

A 48-hour strike announced by the employees of the Ministry of Culture and Sports during the weekend, July 29-30, has been suspended.

Athens Mayor Says City’s Tourism a Great Success

The Greek capital's rise as a tourism destination this year is a great success, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis said.

Greek Tourism Sector Riding High in June

Greece's tourism sector is growing more robust than ever with high occupancy rates in June, increased prices and Athens among travelers’ top picks.

Greece’s Trade, Tourism Bodies Call for Solution to Garbage Strike

A garbage strike in Greece is coinciding with an expected heat wave as well as with the beginning of the country's tourism season.

NJV Athens Plaza Successfully Embraces ‘We do local’ Initiative

NJV Athens Plaza received the “We do local” certification, after successfully adopting the initiative’s proposed standards to better promote local hospitality.