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Athens ‘Notorious’ Exarcheia Up for Overhaul

Exarcheia, οne of Greece’s most notorious inner-city neighborhoods, is slated to enter an urban regeneration program to be implemented by the Athens Municipality.

Elia Ermou Athens Hotel’s Rooftop Restaurant Presents New Menu

The Athens View Balcon rooftop restaurant of the Elia Ermou Athens hotel has unveiled its new menu, which blends Greek and Mediterranean traditional cuisine with modern gastronomy, combining both flavor and aesthetic, for the delight of diners.

Passenger Traffic at Athens Airport Up in July

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) recorded a healthy increase in July by 4.5 percent and reached 2.98 million from 2.85 million during the same month last year.

Hotelistas: Tailor-made Services, Business Solutions Designed to Boost Profit of Hoteliers

Hotelistas, a company that offers sales and consulting management solutions, began operations in Greece to assist hoteliers maximize their profits.

Greece Selected as Filming Location for Chinese Travel Show

The Greek islands of Santorini and Kefallonia were selected as locations for the filming of two episodes of the popular Chinese travel TV show, “Slow life: Feel the world”.

7th Athens Democracy Forum Brings Int’l Business Leaders, Policy Makers to Greece

The Greek capital in October is preparing to host the 7th Athens Democracy Forum with the participation of international business leaders and policy makers.
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Athenaeum Hotels Group Welcomes New Member in Athens

The Athenaeum Hotels Group has added a new member to its portfolio in Athens: the Eridanus Hotel located in the Gazi district near the city center.

‘Butterfly Stories’ Announces New Partnerships, Expands Portfolio of Services

Greek food management company Butterfly Stories has expanded its portfolio of services and is now offering product marketing services to companies active in the food industry.

Argo Travel: Luggage Transfer Services with ‘BaggageSafety’

Argo Travel has partnered with BaggageSafety, a new company that offers luggage transfer and storage services for travelers in Greece.

Athens to Host ‘Hola’ Flamenco Festival 2019 in September

Flamenco artists living Greece and popular musicians from Spain will gather in Athens on September 10 for the “Hola” Flamenco Festival 2019.

Greek Panorama Expo to Host ‘Paths of Greece’ and ‘Hikers Friendly Hotels’

The Greek Panorama alternative tourism expo, to take place in Athens in November, will host the “Paths of Greece” and the “Hikers Friendly Hotels”.

New Opening Date for ‘ibis Styles’ Hotel in Athens

Ibis Styles, the economy brand of Accor, has announced that it will open its new hotel in Athens on August 10.

‘The Trip’ TV Series Films Fourth Season in Greece

Greece has been chosen as the film location for the fourth season of "The Trip", a popular TV series on the BBC and Sky Atlantic stations.

‘blueFest Crete 19’ Event Connects Tourism with Culture

Tourism and culture were connected at the “blueFest 19” event, held on the island of Crete by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation.

Strong Earthquake Hits Athens

Athens was hit by an earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude on Friday afternoon, according to the Institute of Geodynamics of the Athens National Observatory.

Athens to Host ‘Fancy Women Bike Ride’ Event in September

Women in 120 cities around the world, including Athens, on September 22, will celebrate the joy of cycling by participating in the “Fancy Women Bike Ride” event.

Greek Airports Welcome 25.5m Travelers in H1 2019

Greek airports handled 25.5 million passengers in the first half of 2019, up by 5.3 percent compared to the same period a year ago.

‘Democracy and Spirituality Weekend’ at Costa Navarino by the New York Times

Prominent personalities, key opinion leaders and influencers from all over the world will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia, in October for the “Democracy & Spirituality Weekend”.

GB Roof Garden, Tudor Hall Restaurants Win ‘Best Award of Excellence’ for 2019

The GB Roof Garden and Tudor Hall restaurants in Athens, have been honored with the 2019 Best Award of Excellence by the Wine Spectator magazine.
Athens, Greece. Photo Source: Visit Greece / Y. Skoulas
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Lower H1 Occupancy Rates Concern Athens Hoteliers

Occupancy levels at hotels in Athens recorded a 3.8 percent decline, while revenue per room decreased by 2.9 percent in the first half of 2019.