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Grande Bretagne, King George Hotels to Go Dark in Support of Earth Hour Movement

The Grande Bretagne and King George hotels in Athens will go dark for one hour on March 30 to shine a light on climate action in support of Earth Hour 2019.

The ‘Kings Palace’ Hotel to Re-enter Athens Hospitality Market in 2020

The building that once housed the historic Kings Palace in central Athens is expected to reopen its doors as a new upscale hotel by 2020.

Lampsa Thanks Media for Supporting Greek Tourism

Greek journalists covering tourism, gastronomy and lifestyle recently gathered together for the annual Christmas Party held by Lampsa Hellenic Hotels in Athens.

It’s Christmas Time at Grande Bretagne and King George Hotels in Athens

With festive decorations and a number of planned events, it definitely feels like Christmas at the Grande Bretagne and the King George, two centrally located luxury hotels in Athens.

Marriott Greece ‘Runs for Youth’ in Athens

The Marriott Greece & Cyprus Business Council recently held the first “Run for Youth” event in Athens, aiming to raise funds for the SOS Children's Villages Greece.

Lampsa Takes Over Sheraton Rhodes Resort

Lampsa SA has completed the acquisition of Τouristika Theretra SA - owners of the Sheraton Rhodes Resort - and will proceed with its full consolidation by the end of the year.

Athens Honors Laskaridis for Syntagma Square Refurbishment Donation

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis honored Greek shipowner and businessman Thanasis Laskaridis, who covered the cost of refurbishment works at central Syntagma Square.

Positive 2017 Results Spur Lampsa Group’s Future Activities

Greek hotels group Lampsa is seeing sales, profit and occupancy levels at its units on the rise, paving the way for the further development of its activities.

Hotel Grande Bretagne Included on Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Gold List

The Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, is included on the 2018 Gold List of Condé Nast Traveler, which features the best hotels in the world.

Lampsa Completes Hotel Investments in Athens Center

Lampsa Hellenic Hotels SA has completed its investment projects in the center of Athens, marking its long-lasting presence in the tourism sector.

Athens’ Kings Palace Hotel Leased to Lampsa Group for 30 Years

Lampsa Hellenic Hotels SA has completed the long-term lease of the building that once housed the historic Kings Palace Hotel located in Athens.

Athens’ Historic King George Hotel Goes to Lampsa SA

Eurobank has accepted the pre-emption right of Lampsa SA for the acquisition of the five-star King George Hotel for 43 million euros.

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.

Greek Hotel Group Lampsa Eyes Central Athens Ventures

Greek hotels group Lampsa SA is expecting in the immediate future the go-ahead via competitions for two projects in the heart of Athens.

Greece’s Lampsa Teams Up with AccorHotels for Mercure Belgrade Excelsior

Athens-based hotels group Lampsa SA is teaming up with Orbis Hotel Group - AccorHotels for the opening in Serbia of Mercure Belgrade Excelsior in September, the company announced this week.

Three More Central Athens Hotels in the Pipeline

A tender for the long-term lease of three properties in central Athens is expected to be announced by the Bageios Foundation in the coming months.

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.

Condé Nast Traveler Readers Applaud Hotels Grande Bretagne and King George

The Hotel Grande Bretagne has been included once again among the best hotels in the world, according to the latest “Readers’ Choice Awards” of the Condé Nast Traveler magazine. The King George Hotel is also an honoree on the 2016 list for the first time.

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.

Competitive Bidding for Hellenic Seaway Shares

Bid proposals for Minoan Lines' 33.3 percent share in Hellenic Seaways (HSW) were the buzz on the coastal shipping market last month. Proposals have been submitted by ship-owner Panos Laskaridis (Laskaridis Group) who already controls 17 percent of HSW, Apostolos Ventouris of Nel...
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