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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.

«Όχι» επιχειρηματιών στην επανεγκατάσταση ΟΚΑΝΑ στο ιστορικό κέντρο της Αθήνας

Με κοινή τους ανακοίνωση οι κάτοικοι και οι επαγγελματικοί φορείς της Αθήνας αντιδρούν στην επιστροφή των δομών του ΟΚΑΝΑ στο κέντρο της Αθήνας.

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.

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 Hotel Occupancy Rates Waning

Athens hotels have been seeing the numbers of their clientele drop since last fall through to February this year, according to the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

‘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...

Greece: New Tourism Action Plan to Support Islands Struggling with Refugee Influx

Greece has announced a tourism action plan in view of the new season, which sets out a series of actions required in order to strengthen market share, secure revenue growth and assist the country's islands that are under pressure due to refugee flows.

Athens Meet Gives Residents a Say

Dozens of Athens residents voiced their concerns, ideas and proposals recently during a special event held at the Electra Palace Hotel in Plaka, where they presented Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis with the findings of a study for a viable city center.

New Athens Campaign Invites All to ‘Speak Athenian’ and ‘Be an Athenian’

"Hipstorical", "Philosofa", "Theatricult", "Bistrocracy"... An exciting new "vocabulary" has arrived to fire the imagination of travellers to Athens and teach them to talk ... Athenian!

Athens: Hotel Occupancy Rates Decline Despite Rising Visitor Arrivals

Hotels in Athens suffered the effects of falling demand during the three-month period of September-November despite a rise in visitors to the Greek capital, according to the Athens-Attica and Argosaronic Hotel Association.

In Spirit of Sports Titania Hotel Team Runs @ Athens Marathon

Titania Hotel’s team of runners took to the streets on November 8, for the 33rd Athens Marathon - The Authentic, joining athletes of the Make-A-Wish Foundation in the 5km run.

Greece @ WTM 2015 – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

Greek tourism is expected to enjoy further growth in 2016 it was understood during the 36th World Travel Market (WTM), held November 2-5 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London. The WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry.

Interior Minister Inaugurates ‘Tourist Police Visitors Help Office’ in Athens

Greek Interior Minister Panagiotis Kouroublis inaugurated on Thursday the long-awaited police-manned tourist help office in Athens. The new office aims to support Greek tourism by providing assistance and necessary information to visitors and tourists.

WTM 2015: ‘Greek Crisis a Positive Side for Athens’, says Alexandros Vassilikos

Alexandros Vassilkos, President of the Athens, Attica and Argosaronic Hotel Association, on Monday suggested that the Greek economic crisis helped bring the public and private sectors together, build partnerships and develop new campaigns and products to woo tourists.

Greece to Roll Out its Best at WTM London 2015

Greece will attend the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, the leading global and must-attend four-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry. WTM 2015 will open its doors on Monday, 2 November, at ExCeL – London and run until Thursday, 5...

Athens Revels in Run-up to Marathon with Weeklong Events

The Athens Marathon may be all about running but it’s also about having fun and the Greek capital is ready to usher in the country’s biggest sporting event in style.

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.

Hospitality Forum & Awards Pave Future for Greek Tourism

With over 250 participants, this year’s Hospitality Forum & Awards, organized last month by Ethos Media events and Hrima magazine, laid the groundwork for tourism to work as a driver of economic growth by indicating funding solutions.

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.