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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.

Alexandros Vassilikos Wins Second Term as Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has reappointed Alexandros Vassilikos as its president for a second term.

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.

Covid-19 Sends Greek Hotel Revenue Tumbling, Says GBR Report

Hotels in Greece saw revenues nosedive through the end of September 2020 as a result of restrictions to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Athens Hotels 7-month Occupancy Down by 49.2% Due to Covid-19

Athens hotels suffered a major blow due to Covid-19 in the first seven months of the year, marking a 49.2 percent decline in occupancy rates.

Greek Hoteliers Expect 67% Drop in 2020 Turnover

Greek hoteliers are expecting to see their turnover drop by 67% this year with 6.4% opting to remain closed due to lagging demand and lack of liquidity.

Report: Hotel RevPAR Up in Thessaloniki, Down in Athens in 2019

RevPAR for hotels in Thessaloniki in 2019 was up by 4.3 percent year-on-year, while a 1.4 percent drop was recorded for hotels in Athens.

Athens Hotel Occupancy Rates Disappoint in 2019

Overall occupancy rates and revenues at hotels in Athens dropped in 2019, with sector professionals remaining reserved about performance in 2020.

Revamp Works Key for Development of Urban Tourism in Athens, Says Deputy Minister

Revamp works are key for the development of Athens as an urban tourism destination, says Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Athens Heads for €270 Million Revamp

Athens is set to undergo a €270 million revamp with works to focus on improving the everyday life of citizens and the overall experience of tourists.

Athens Hoteliers Call for New Strategy, Improved Tourism Policies

Hoteliers in Athens are calling for a new strategy and improved policies in order to meet current challenges and further enhance tourism in the Greek capital.

Athens Keeps Guests Satisfied with Culture, Locals and Hotels, Says GBR

Athens' guests appear satisfied with the city's culture, locals and hotels, with the satisfaction index reaching 8.1/10 in 2019.