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Historic Athens Hotel King George Up for Grabs

The 5-star King George Hotel in Athens, dating back to the 1930s, is up for sale, Eurobank said, calling on interested parties to submit their bids until June 12.

Athens Gaining Ground as Winter Destination

Tourist flows to Athens are on the rise with professionals saying this is the best December performance in a long time.

Condé Nast Traveler Readers Applaud Hotels Grande Bretagne and King George

The Hotel Grande Bretagne has been included once again among the best hotels in the world, according to the latest “Readers’ Choice Awards” of the Condé Nast Traveler magazine. The King George Hotel is also an honoree on the 2016 list for the first time.

Earth Hour 2016: Hotel Grande Bretagne, King George Go Dark for a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 19, the Grande Bretagne and King George hotels will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.

Lookin’ a Lot Like Christmas at Athens Grande Bretagne & King George Hotels

It’s that time of the year again and the holiday festivities are in full swing at the city’s leading luxury hotels: the Grande Bretagne and its neighbor, the King George.

Luxury & the City: Athens’ Handpicked Hotels for Pampering and Thrills

GTP takes a closer look at luxury travel in Greece. The first in our series focuses on city break hotels. From the lavish hotels in Athens and its surrounding suburbs to the coastline of Attica and the islands...

King George Hotel Receives Two Accolades at 2015 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards in Athens

The Tudor Hall Restaurant of the King George hotel received two important gastronomic awards at the 2015 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards ceremony held recently in Athens.

Earth Hour 2015: Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George Go Dark to Give Planet a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 28, the Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George in central Athens will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.

Greece to Focus on Meetings Industry at ‘HAPCO/EFAPCO Think Forum’

A “Think Forum” addressed to conference and tourism professionals will take place in Athens on Thursday, under the organization of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Greece’s Congress Association to Hold ‘Think Forum’ with Europe’s PCO Leaders

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) has announced that it will hold a Think Forum in Athens with EFAPCO, the federation representing more than 1,500 meetings professionals, companies and institutions in 12 countries.

Greece Comes Closer to Travel Markets of Kuwait and Bahrain

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) introduced Greece as a tourism destination to tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during a familiarization trip in Athens held 4-8 December.

Starwood Shows “Destination Greece” in New Promotional Video

Starwood Hotels & Resorts recently released a new video that introduces Athens, Crete, Santorini, Mykonos, Rhodes and Peloponnese to members of the SPG loyalty program.

Greek Travel Agents Reach Out to Professionals from the Middle East

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will host a familiarization trip in Athens for tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during 4-8 December.

Festive Events at Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George in Athens

The two centrally located hotels in Athens, Grande Bretagne and King George, are preparing to pleasantly surprise their guests with their Christmas stories during the festive period.

Greek Hotels Grande Bretagne and King George “Ride” to Support UNICEF

Athens-based hotels Grande Bretagne and King George recently organized the 2nd Bike Ride, Road to Awareness – Athens 2014 to raise money for UNICEF until the end of December 2014.

Hotels May Reopen In Athens City Center

The tourism comeback of Athens-Attica in 2013, after six years of shrinking occupancy rates and revenues, have entrepreneurs considering opportunities for hotel investments in the Greek capital's city center.
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