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Starwood Group Launches New Website

The chain of Starwoord hotels, of which the Grande Bretagne and Astir Palace Vouliagmenis are members, recently announced the redesign of its website spg.com. The website is dedicated to the members of the program Starwood Preferred Guests (SPG).

The Grande Bretagne Draws International Recognition

The Hotel Grande Bretagne, located in the center of Athens, received recognition by a host of international publications. In the special annual publication by the editors of the U.S. luxury lifestyle magazine, Robb Report, it was listed as one of the 87 best luxury hotels in the...

Mont Parnes Completes First Phase of Major Renewal

At a press call last month, executives from the Mont Parnes Casino complex outlined the many changes that have taken place and that are underway at the complex. Owners intend to invest more than 110 million euros in renewal projects.

Athens to Celebrate the Rebirth of Hotel de la Grande Bretagne

On the first of next month, Athenians celebrate the rebirth of the capital's most magnificent lodging unit: The Hotel Grande Bretagne. After spending some 70 million euros during the past year and one-half and literally gutting the old "palace," owners rebuilt the GB, as it is...

Grande Bretagne Does It with Style and Finesse

Sometimes, not often, publications receive promotional material that makes the reader sit up and take notice. Over the years Greek Travel Pages has received carloads of various Greek tourism-related brochures and publications from both home and abroad. Last month the publication...

Athens To Welcome Leading German Tour Operators Next Month

Germany's leading travel industry media group FVW Mediengruppe will hold its annual workshop in Athens next month and give Greek hoteliers the opportunity to discuss strategies to strengthen the tourism demand from Germany to Greece, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels announced last month.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Greece Hold 2011 Xmas Party

Peter Alatsas, Costa Navarino’s general manager; Christina Papathanassiou, Grande Bretagne’s director of public relations; Kalia Iliopoulou, owner of Vedema and Mystique hotels; and Tim Ananiadis, Grande Bretagne’s general manager, at the annual Christmas party of Starwood Hotels...

Plans Underway To Merge Grande Bretagne And King George Hotels

The Hyatt group of Thessaloniki, which has acquired a majority of shares in the Grande Bretagne hotel, and the Latsis-owned Eurobank are said to be close to finalizing an agreement to merge the classic Athens-center hotel and the defunct King George Hotel that sits empty next to it.

Grande Bretagne Among Best Hotel Restaurants In The World

The GB Roof Garden restaurant of the Hotel Grande Bretagne is one of the 101 best hotel restaurants in the world, according to an article of renowned US site “The Daily Meal." The GB Roof Garden restaurant is the only Greek restaurant on the list.

SETE: 9th Tourism & Development Conference

The challenge of adding tourism to the Greek government’s development priorities will be analyzed at the ninth annual tourism and development conference of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) scheduled for 18-19 October.

Greek Capital Sees Poor Customer Satisfaction

The city of Athens continues to attract visitors despite the serious problems experienced in 2010, according to the Athens-Attica Hotel Association’s latest study on customer satisfaction and performance of hotels in Attica. The study was presented at the association’s 41st...

Grande Bretagne Offers Special Athens Marathon Package

For the second continuous year, Hotel Grande Bretagne is participating in the 30th Athens Classic Marathon on 11 November 2012 and is offering a special package for before and after the race that includes accommodation, nutrition and relaxation to boost the performance of athletes.

Authentic Local Greek Cuisine Attracts Tourists

The importance of the food experience for the traveler was focused on at the seventh International Meetings and Incentives Conference (IMIC), which took place last month at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center.

Hoteliers Agree To Bookings For 2004 Games

After promises by government quarters to hold off on any new hotels other than those already approved or being approved (4,500 rooms), the Athens Hoteliers Association agreed to book another 10% of available rooms in luxury hotel units for officials of the 2004 Olympic Games....

Christmas Magic In Athens

Hotel Grande Bretagne, in Syntagma Square, Athens, tells us that every Thursday will be a surprise!
Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens
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Christmas 2012 At The Grande Bretagne

Hotel Grande Bretagne in Syntagma, Athens, will once again enliven the Christmas spirit and stay of its visitors.
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Christmas Magic In Athens… Continues

Hotel Grande Bretagne, in Syntagma Square, Athens, continues its Christmas in Athens surprise! “In a storehouse in Athens, the journey begins. It’s this time of the year, when everything comes to life. After a year’s sleep GB Nutcracker has woken up and started...
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.
GB Nutcracker
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Christmas Magic In Athens… the continuation

The Hotel Grande Bretagne reveals its Christmas 2012 surprise!
Hotel Grande Bretagne
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Beauty Xmas Celebration In Athens

The Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens invites all to get introduced to Valmont beauty products at the "Boutique Valmont" it will host in the hotel lobby as of tomorrow, Tuesday, 4 December, until 31 December.