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Grecotel Wins Gold Award for its Technology Innovations in Tourism

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has been honored with the gold award at the Impact Bite Awards 2019, for offering unique hospitality experiences through cutting edge technologies.

SWOT Announces New Senior Partner Sales & Marketing

Greek hospitality management company SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism) has appointed Panagiotis Constantinidis as its Senior Partner Sales & Marketing.

Investors Eye Five-star Hotels as Greek Hospitality Market Changes

All the more investors are setting their sights on Greece, as tourism flows increase and businesses with non-performing loans need a way out.

Rhodes’ Historic Capsis Returns as Akti Imperial Resort

The legendary Capsis Hotel on Rhodes is back completely renovated and will open its doors under the name Akti Imperial Deluxe Resort & Spa on May 23.

German-Hellenic Chamber Sets Goals for 2018

The German-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce will hold business missions to Latin America, Asia and the Arab Gulf to promote Greece's investment opportunities.

New Owner to Take Over Capsis Hotel on Rhodes

The historic luxury Capsis Hotel on Rhodes has now slipped into the ownership of entrepreneur Nikos Koutras for the amount of 30 million euros.
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Makedonia Palace Back In Business

Greece’s renowned Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki reopened its doors for this year’s tourism season under the new management of company Black and White of Greek-Russian Ivan Savvidis.
Makedonia Palace, Thessaloniki.
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Public Tender For Makedonia Palace Announced

Greece’s main social security fund, IKA, announced that a sealed bid public tender for the short-term (12-month) lease of the Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki, will take place on Monday, 4 February 2013.
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King George Palace: Eurobank Seals The Deal With Lampsa

Eurobank recently reached an agreement with hotel group Lampsa SA for the leasing of the King George Palace on Syntagma Square. Lampsa is the owner of the adjacent Hotel Grande Bretagne.
The King George Palace overlooking Syntagma Square.
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King George Palace Gets New Management

Hotel group Lampsa SA will operate the 91-room King George Palace on Syntagma Square, according to a recent agreement the group signed with the hotel’s owner Eurobank. Lampsa is the owner of the adjacent Hotel Grande Bretagne.

Makedonia Palace Hotel Calls It Quits

The Greek tourism sector was shocked and deeply saddened last month when the Daskalantonakis Group announced the permanent closure of the historic Macedonia Palace hotel as of 27 December 2011.

Grecotel Shuts Classical Acropol In Athens Center

Centrally located hotel Classical Acropol on Omonia Square was recently closed down due to Greece’s economic crisis, according to an announcement of the Daskalantonakis Group in late January. The group controls the Grecotel chain of hotels.

Hotel Brands in Greece On The Rise

Over the past years hotel brands in Greece have expanded although their share still remains low when compared with other European countries, says tourism and hospitality consultant, Dr. Dimitris Koutoulas.

Classical Hotels Apply Green Policies

Daskalantonakis Group recently announced the application of Green initiatives—within the framework of its GreenPolicy—at its Classical Hotels chain. The group aims to co-produce electricity with the aid of natural gases and with a special procedure of frost absorption.

Tourism Units Head For Stock Market

At least four tourism enterprises head for the Athens Stock Exchange this year in search for cash. The Astir Group wants 18 billion drachmas, the Divanis group 20 billion, the Club Hotel Loutraki 55 billion, and the Casino Xanthis two billion drachmas.