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Northern Greece’s Finest Wines for Tasting at 15th ‘Voroina’ Event in Athens

Wine producers from Northern Greece will gather in Athens on February 3 to participate in the “Voroina” annual wine tasting event, which will be held at the Grande Bretagne Hotel.

Hotel Grande Bretagne Introduces its Hospitality and Athens Through Art of Film – Videos

The Grande Bretagne in the Greek capital, has released a set of videos that aim to unveil the history of Athens and the landmark hotel’s rich heritage.

Hotel Grande Bretagne Kicks Off Holiday Season

The Hotel Grande Bretagne celebrated the start of the holiday season with the lighting of its Christmas tree and the announcement of charity initiatives.

Spain’s Felipe Gonzalez Honored with City of Athens Democracy Award

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis honored former Prime Minister of Spain Felipe González with the City of Athens Democracy Award.

Greek Capital to Welcome New York Times’ 5th Athens Democracy Forum

The Greek capital between September 13 and 17 will host the 5th Athens Democracy Forum with the participation of world-renowned personalities.

Greek Golden Visa Program to Include Bond Buyers

The Greek economy ministry will expand the investment visa program to include extending "gold visas" to foreign nationals investing at least €250,000 in bonds/shares.

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.

Hotel Grande Bretagne Welcomes The Holiday Season

Hotel Grande Bretagne began its holiday festivities on Thursday, 5 December, with its Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the hotel lobby.

2nd Business of Luxury Conference

A rich roster of international and local speakers with knowledge and experience in management of luxury products and services host the 2nd Business of Luxury Conference.

Grande Bretagne & King George Support UNICEF With Bike Ride Event in Athens

Associates of the Athens-based hotels Grande Bretagne and King George recently supported the Starwood EAME Road to Awareness (R2A) fundraising program for children in the Greek capital.

Starwood To Hold Bike Ride In Athens To Support UNISEF

Grande Bretagne - Exterior NightAthens-based hotels Grande Bretagne and King George will support the Starwood EAME Road to Awareness (R2A) fundraising program for children next month.

Greece Shines In Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Condé Nast Traveler's readers have included Greek islands, hotels and luxury resorts in the latest Readers Choice Awards that were announced on 15 October.
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Grande Bretagne’s Spa Among Top 5 In Europe

The GB Spa of the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, Greece, is among the 5 Best Spas in Europe, according to the "World's Best Awards 2013" of Travel + Leisure magazine.
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GB Roof Garden Restaurant Honored By Wine Spectator Magazine

The Grande Bretagne Roof Garden restaurant was recently named among the “Award of Excellence” recipients of Wine Spectator magazine's annual Restaurant Wine List Awards program.
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King George In Athens Reopens Its Doors

Tomorrow, Wednesday, 5 June 2013, the King George hotel in Athens will reopen its doors following an intensive 3-month renovation.
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Easter Gifts And Events At Hotel Grande Bretagne

The Greek Easter is just around the corner and the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens has prepared two excellent suggestions for Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday.
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Greek And German Travel Agents Launch Cooperation For Greek Tourism

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) and the German Travel Association (DRV) will hold a meeting in Athens today, Tuesday, 26 March, to discuss issues concerning the development of incoming tourism from the German market to Greece.
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Ash Monday 2013 In Athens

Hotels in Athens are offering guests to the Greek capital a journey through taste with inspiring menus created especially for Ash Monday (18 March) or “Kathara Deftera” as the day is known in Greece.
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Athens’ King George To Join The Luxury Collection Brand

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced today, 13 March, that the internationally-renowned King George Hotel in Athens will join The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts’ ensemble of the world’s finest hotels.
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Greek Hotels Shine On Travel + Leisure 500 Best List

Four Greek hotels, two in Athens and two on Santorini, are included in the 2013 compendium of the top-rated 500 hotels around the globe, as selected by Travel + Leisure magazine's best hotel experts: its readers.