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Study Reveals Athens 2019 Hotel Occupancy Rates Dropping

A recent boom in accommodation options in Athens appears to be impacting the hotel market, a study released by GBR Consulting reveals.

Athens Sees 40 New Accommodation Units Open in First Half of 2019

Athens welcomed at least 40 new accommodation units in the first half of 2019, according to a recent GBR Consulting report.

Athens Sees More Hotels and Airbnbs for 2019 Tourism Season

The growing number of new hotels and increasing Airbnb-style options available in Athens has expanded the city's accommodation sector.

Thessaloniki Wins Points in 2018 Visitor Satisfaction

Visitors to Thessaloniki are giving the northern port city a thumbs up, awarding it a score of 8.2, with 95 percent saying they would return, a survey says.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Seeking to Increase Visitor Numbers and Spending

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki are expressing concern over the number of visitors and tourism-related revenue, which in 2018 came to 420 million euros.

GBR: More 5-star Hotels in Greece Running Under Brand Names

The majority - 59 percent - of five-star hotels in Greece are running under a brand name, according to a survey recently released by GBR Consulting.

Athens Hotel Performance Holding Strong in Q3

Revenue and occupancy rates at Athens hotels are holding strong in the third quarter of 2018, with sights now set on the upcoming Athens Marathon next week.

Thessaloniki Overnight Stays Edge Up in Jan-Aug 2018

The number of overnight stays at Thessaloniki's hotels edged up in the first eight months of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Athens Gains Ground as Leisure Destination

Athens has seen the number of foreign vacationers increase by 111 percent between 2012-2017, according to data released by GBR Consulting.

Athens’ Occupancy Rates See Slight Increase Despite Sharp Rise in Airport Arrivals

Despite a sharp rise in tourist arrivals at Athens Airport during the first seven months of 2018, occupancy rates in Athens’ hotels only slightly increased by 3.6 percent.

Investment Activity in Greek Hotel Sector Going Strong

Greece is evolving into one of the most popular global destinations, with investment activity in its hospitality sector picking up pace, according to a GBR Consulting report.

Athens Accommodation Sector Expands with Hundreds of New Rooms

Athens is seeing the opening of new accommodation units and the launch of new projects due to the strong increase in demand for hotel rooms.

Israeli Visitors Boost Thessaloniki Overnight Stays in 1HY

The number of visitors to Thessaloniki edged higher in the first half of the year, with Israeli travelers boosting overnight stays by 113.16 percent.

More Hotels Slated for Athens, Greece, in 2018

A number of new hotels are getting ready to open their doors to guests in Athens and Attica this year.

GBR: Greek Hoteliers Expect Higher Occupancy Rates in 2018

More than half of Greece’s hoteliers are expecting occupancy rates to increase by at least two percent this year compared to 2017, according to GBR Consulting.

New Luxury Hotels to Open on the Greek Islands in 2018

Visitors to the Greek islands this year will find many new luxury hotels to choose from as a number of major investment projects are near completion.

Demand for Athens Still Lagging Behind Rome, Barcelona

Demand for Rome and Barcelona in 2016 was greater than for Athens despite the Greek city’s popularity, according to a recent study.

More Overnight Stays in Jan-Aug 2017 for Thessaloniki Hotels

Hotels in Thessaloniki reported more overnight stays in the first eight months of the year, up by 4.26 percent, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Overnight Stays at Thessaloniki Hotels Rise in First Half of Year

Thessaloniki hotels are seeing a rise in the number of overnight stays for the first half of 2017, according to the city's hotels association.

Greece’s ‘Golden Visa’ Program Deemed a Success

The Golden Visa program for real estate purchases in Greece has seen 1,725 issued visas to foreign investors in the period 2013 - June 2017.