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New ‘Azur Suites’ Aparthotel to Open in Glyfada

Azur Suites, a new aparthotel located in the suburb of Glyfada, on the Athenian Riviera, is ready to open its doors for the summer of 2019.

Vazeos Limousine Tours Appoints Lydia Tsekoura as Operations Manager of New Branch

Vazeos Limousine Tours has appointed Lydia Tsekoura as the Operations Manager of its newly established branch in the suburb of Glyfada, south of Athens' city center.

Athens Gets a ‘Taste’ of Kenshō at ‘Symposio at Ark’ Dining Event

Athens’ dining scene got a taste of the Kenshō gastronomy experience during the “2nd Symposio at Ark” event in Glyfada, Athens.

Glyfada Beach Accessible to People with Disabilities

Aiming to make the beach of Glyfada accessible to all, the local authority has once again installed the special SEATRAC mobility ramp for people with disabilities.

Smile Acadimos Expands to Athens’ Southern Suburbs with New Branch

Aiming to further expand its activities and operations in the Greek market, Athens-based travel agency Smile Acadimos has opened a new branch in the suburb of Glyfada.

Athens Hosts Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup 2018 Qualifying Tournament

The Glyfada Golf Club in Athens was one of the stops included in the 2018 edition of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup event.

Grivalia Acquires 80% Stake in Nafsika SA, Plans to Open Luxury Resort in Glyfada

Grivalia Hospitality SA has completed the acquisition of 80% of Nafsika SA, which holds the long-term lease of the Asteria property in Athens’ seaside district Glyfada.

Greek Travel Agents Meet Ellinair at Athens Event

More than 100 representatives of major tourism enterprises attended an event in Athens held by Ellinair to present its products and services.

Rotterdam to Help Greece in Oil Spill Cleanup

A team of Dutch experts is expected to arrive in Athens to support Greek authorities in efforts to contain the oil spill in the Saronic Gulf.

Athenian Riviera Projects Worth €10bn Pick Up Pace

Already home to some of the country’s finest hotels, recreational and cultural spaces, the Athenian Riviera is set to see impressive growth in the coming years.

City Branding in the Spotlight at 5th Xinis Tourism Meet

City branding and the potential of the Athenian Riviera tops the agenda of the 5th Xinis Tourism Conference on March 9 to be hosted at the Glyfada City Hall.

Athens-based Mideast Up for World Travel Award

Mideast Travel has been nominated for a third consecutive year as Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company for the World Travel Awards, which reward excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

Mideast Travel Opens Three New Branches In Greece And Turkey

Greek company Mideast Travel has opened new branches in Glyfada, Mykonos and Istanbul, aiming to strategically expand its network in these three important tourist generating markets.

The Guardian Travels Along The Athenian Riviera

UK newspaper The Guardian takes a road trip in Greece: to the coastal zone of Athens from Glyfada to Sounion, known as the "Athenian Riviera."

30 Investment Plans for Golf Courses

Not too long ago, government said that a law would be implemented to encourage the construction of golf courses in Greece.

Travel Agents No Longer Issue Passports

Greek travel agents soon will no longer be able to issue passports to customers. As of this coming January, Greeks will have to visit one of the 90 new centers being set up around the country where they can obtain or renew their passports, government announced last month. The new...

Esser Travel Moves to New Quarters

Due to increases in staff and business, Esser Travel recently moved from Glyfada to bigger, better and brighter quarters in the Ano Glyfada area. Joergen Esser, owner and managing director of Esser Travel, says that this is just another step in the constant expansion of the business.

Two of Greece’s Biggest Travel Agencies Initiate Merge

Two of Greece's major travel enterprises took the plunge last month and started off the new year with a merger announcement. Panagiotis Zerzivilis of Aktina Travel and Giorgios Economou of Marine Tours said they merged their consolidation departments and formed a new company...

New Crete Golf Course Opens July 5

Greece's newest golf course opens this month on the island of Crete. Owners say it is the most challenging golf course in Greece and one that will be meticulously maintained. The course takes in the typical ancient landscape of Crete and will host many of the visitors that come...

Attica Beach Properties Ready For Modern Development Projects

Most of the organized beach properties in the Athens region are soon to be leased to the private sector for development and management. So far, 10-year lease agreements have been signed for the beach properties at Alimos and Vouliagmenis between Hellenic Tourism Properties and a...
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