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Lampsa Group Adding to Athens Hotel Market

Lampsa Hellenic Hotels SA, owner of the Grande Bretagne and King George, is expected to open a new upscale hotel in the center of Athens in about two years.

King George Hotel Owner Set to Be Announced

The new operator of Athens’ King George hotel currently run by Greek hotels group Lampsa SA is set to be announced in the next two weeks.

Historic Athens Hotel King George Up for Grabs

The 5-star King George Hotel in Athens, dating back to the 1930s, is up for sale, Eurobank said, calling on interested parties to submit their bids until June 12.

Hotel Grande Bretagne & King George Switch Off Lights for Earth Hour 2017

Athens’ two central hotels Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George will turn off their lights on Saturday, March 25, in observance of Earth Hour.

GB Roof Garden and Tudor Hall Win at 2017 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards

The GB Roof Garden and Tudor Hall restaurants in Athens proudly received accolades at the 2017 Golden Chef’s Hat Awards glitzy ceremony held recently.

Earth Hour 2016: Hotel Grande Bretagne, King George Go Dark for a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 19, the Grande Bretagne and King George hotels will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.

Earth Hour 2015: Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George Go Dark to Give Planet a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 28, the Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George in central Athens will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.

HAPCO / EFAPCO Think FORUM

The HAPCO / EFAPCO Think Forum will be held on 12-13 March 2015, organized by Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) at the King George, a Luxury Collection Hotel, in Athens.

Greek Hotels Grande Bretagne and King George “Ride” to Support UNICEF

Athens-based hotels Grande Bretagne and King George recently organized the 2nd Bike Ride, Road to Awareness – Athens 2014 to raise money for UNICEF until the end of December 2014.

Awards & World Recognition For Greece In Summer 2014

During the summer, Greece received various industry awards and recognition for excellence in regards for sites, hotels, restaurants, sustainability, etc. The following are some of Greece's most important accolades.

Wine Spectator Magazine Honors Two Restaurants In Athens, Greece

The Greek restaurants GB Roof Garden of the Hotel Grande Bretagne and the Tudor Hall of the King George hotel, both located in Athens, were recently honored through the Wine Spectator magazine’s annual Restaurant Wine List Awards program.

The New York Post Reveals Hotspots In Athens, Greece

New York Post's journalist Gisela Williams came to Athens, toured the city's streets, talked with Athenians, went shopping, sampled beverages and food and then wrote up a personal favorites list!

Hotel Grande Bretagne & King George Go Dark For Earth Hour 2014

By spending an hour in the dark on Saturday 29 March, Athens' two central hotels, Hotel Grande Bretagne and King George, will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.

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.
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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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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.

Closures Godsend For Athens Hoteliers

Although most of the major Athenian hotels that have closed for radical renovations had planned to do so long before the September 11 attack, the timing has turned into a godsend for the rest of the sector. And with bookings down to cover only about 35% available beds, hoteliers...

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.