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Culture, Gastronomy Central in Attica Region’s New Tourism Promo Plan

Culture and gastronomy will play a central role in promoting Attica as a leading tourism destination, according to the regional authority’s strategic plan.

Hotel Revamp Hints and More at Athens Event

Secrets and tips on how to best renovate a hotel business, the latest trends in design and client/visitor needs were the focus of the “Hotel Renovation & Supplies” day event held in Athens.

Destination Athens Gains Ground at WTM London 2016

Greece's capital Athens won over the crowds at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM) London, held November 7-9, as a major city break destination offering diverse options for today’s traveler.

Athens Hotel Association Signs Agreement to Promote Sustainable Tourism Practices

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association and the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) have signed a cooperation agreement to promote Greece's natural wealth and sustainable practices in tourism.

Hotel – Trade Bodies, Locals Say ‘No’ to Drug Rehab Center in Athens

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association have joined other trade bodies against a decision to re-install the Organization Against Drugs (OKANA) headquarters in the center of the Greek capital.

Study: Tourists in Athens are ‘Satisfied Customers’

Ninety-five percent of last year’s visitors in Athens said they would recommend the destination to others, according to the latest study on customer satisfaction presented by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Occupancy Down Across Athens Hotels for January-June, Hoteliers Express Concern

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association expressed concern on Tuesday after presenting data showing that the performance at hotels in the Greek capital took a tumble in the first half of the year.

Athens Hotels Head Reviews Six Years of ‘Working Together’ for the Greek Capital

At the “Six years of actions for Athens” special event, held on Tuesday at the Acropolis Museum, the president of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association, Alexandros Vassilikos, presented the results of a series of activities carried out for the promotion of destination...

Athens Hotels See No Rise in Q1 Occupancy Levels, Urge Crackdown on Unlicensed Accommodation

Hotels in Athens saw no increase in occupancy in the first quarter of the year despite a growth of 6.1 percent in arrivals to the Greek capital during the same period, the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association said on Thursday.

Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotels Team Up with ‘We do local’ Initiative

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association recently joined forces with the "We do local” initiative in an aim to upgrade the quality of the Greek capital's tourism product.

‘Business as Usual’ for Athens at ITB 2016

Despite the ongoing publicity of the refugee crisis, Athens has not lost ground as a leisure tourism and city break destination, according to the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB).

Hoteliers Bearing Gifts, Special Offers ‘Join’ Athens Half Marathon

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association in collaboration with some 138 private and public institutions including museums, art spaces, galleries, shops and eateries are yet again lending their hands-on support to the Athens Half Marathon, which takes place in the Greek...

Alexandros Vassilikos, President Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Athens re-gained the interest of international visitors and at the same time remained one of the most affordable capitals in Europe and one of the most “value for money” destinations for 2016.

Athens-Attica Hotel Body Backs Authentic Marathon with Strong Initiatives

The Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association is proud to announce that it has actively contributed to the promotion of the 33rd “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, which kicks off on November 8, through a series of initiatives in the run-up to the mega sporting event.

Athens Sees Rise in Jan-May Visitor Numbers

Visitor numbers were positive for Athens and Attica during the first five months of the year, the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association said in an announcement on Thursday.

Alexandros Vassilikos Re-elected President of the Athens’ Hotel Association

Alexandros Vassilikos was re-elected as the president of the Athens - Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association on Monday, April 27.

Athens Hotel Occupancy to Sustain Upward Trend in 2015

Athens proved to be an attractive city break destination in 2014 as occupancy rose in the city's hotels by 21 percent compared to 2013, reaching 2008 levels.

Alexandros Vassilikos, President Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Sectoral meetings and exhibitions should be the ground of new ideas targeting the future of our sector, not short term solutions.

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.

Athens Hotels Record 68.3% Occupancy In First Half Of 2014

Hotel room occupancy in Athens, Greece, during the January-June period, increased from 55.2 percent last year to 68.3 percent this year, according to the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.